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Professors at top business schools usually aren’t lacking in accolades, but only some of those accolades speak directly to their effectiveness as teachers. Those, of course, are teaching awards.

Two professors at Yale School of Management will now be adding such awards to their lists of accomplishments, with the school announcing the 2019 recipients of its Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards.

Each year, Yale SOM students vote on two recipients of the awards. The winner of the core curriculum teaching award is selected by first-year MBA students while the winner of the elective teaching award is selected…

University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has announced that, starting July 1, Martine Haas will be the director of the school’s Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies.

The Lauder Institute gives an international bent to Wharton’s MBA program. Students who enroll in the Lauder Institute’s program earn both an MA in International Studies and an MBA.

Alternatively, students can earn a JD from Penn Law instead of an MBA. Each cohort includes about 70 students.

Haas is newly appointed as the institute’s director, but she isn’t new…

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School is one of the top business schools that have embraced the trend toward big data. Now, the school has announced that it is bringing all its data initiatives together under one big program, Analytics at Wharton.

This move is being made with the support of an anonymous $15 million gift. The gift comes as part of Wharton’s More Than Ever fundraising campaign, which is now 77 percent of the way to its lofty goal: $1 billion.

Analytics was identified as one of five core areas of focus in the More Than…

Sometimes the best resource MBA students have is each other, and the William P. Lauder Leadership Fellows Program at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School puts that idea into action. The program trains second-year MBA students at Wharton to teach and mentor first-year students.

 Now, the Leadership Fellows Program is going to have a little extra cash to work with thanks to William P. Lauder, who has endowed the program with a $4 million donation.

Lauder, former CEO and current executive chairman of The Estée Lauder Companies, is already highly involved in the Wharton community. He…