people & places
November 01, 2018
Entrepreneurial ecosystems are springing up worldwide as a result of wide-ranging collaborations among local businesses, academic institutions, and government agencies.
November 01, 2018
Two institutions share the outcomes so far for their all-tuition-paid full-time MBA programs.
November 01, 2018
Universities in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific can help implement the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
August 25, 2018
Ripple partners with 17 universities to prepare future executives to work with blockchain.
August 25, 2018

Graduates from Southern New Hampshire University’s College for America can opt to receive immediately sharable, instantly verifiable diplomas.

August 22, 2018
In May, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), a consortium of more than 500 organizations dedicated to streamlining the use of Ethereum blockchain technology, released Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification 1.0. ...View All
August 22, 2018

This past summer, the Waikato Management School at the University of Waikato in New Zealand held its first Executive Innovation Bootcamp, hosted at Waikato Innovation Park, a business campus that houses more than 40 companies. ...View All

August 22, 2018

David Beatty has received a lifetime achievement award from the International Corporate Governance Network. ...View All

August 22, 2018
Purdue University’s new online education platform for adult learners, Purdue University Global, has named Jeffrey M. Buck as the dean of its School of Business and Information Technology. ...View All
August 22, 2018
Nanyang Technological University’s Nanyang Business School in Singapore has partnered with NTU’s Wealth Management Institute (WMI) to create a new master of science with two specialization tracks: asset management and wealth management. ...View All
August 22, 2018

Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, has received a US$10 million commitment from the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation to establish an endowed professorship in social entrepreneurship, fund entrepreneurial education, and launch a fundraising challenge to create a dedicated space for all of the school’s social innovation programming. ...View All

June 23, 2018
Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts, has established the Carol Sawyer Parks Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies, which was endowed by real estate developer and Suffolk trustee Parks. ...View all
June 23, 2018
The National University of Management in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, has launched a Social Innovation Lab with support of the telecom SMART Axiata. ...View all
June 23, 2018
A new initiative at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, will be dedicated to integrating data science education into every student’s learning experience and driving data science research on campus. ...View all
June 23, 2018
Four business professors have been honored with the 2018 Louis W. Stern Award, which recognizes an outstanding article that has made a significant contribution to marketing literature.  ...View all
June 23, 2018
On July 1st, Xavier Ordeñana became the new dean of the ESPAE Graduate School of Management at Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral in Guayaquil, Ecuador. ...View all
June 23, 2018
Florida International University (FIU) College of Business in Miami has entered into a three-year agreement with the University of International Business & Economics (UIBE) in Beijing, China. ...View all
June 23, 2018
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business in Charlottesville has received a US$15 million gift from the Batten Foundation, which has unlocked a matching gift from UVA’s Bicentennial Fund. ...View all
April 26, 2018
The College of Business (COB) at East Carolina University in Greenville will establish the Van and Jennifer Isley Innovation Building thanks to a US$2 million gift from the Isleys. ...View all
April 25, 2018
The Global Business School Network has launched a program for deans and directors at business schools in developing nations. ...View all
April 25, 2018
This fall, the Bryan School of Business and Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro will welcome the inaugural cohort to its online Master of Science in International Business. ...View all
April 25, 2018
Kenneth Freeman and his wife, Janice, have committed more than US$25 million to the College of Management at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. ...View all
April 25, 2018
Misty Johanson has been named dean of the Driehaus College of Business at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. ...View all
April 25, 2018
INSEAD in France has announced a partnership with Station F, a 111,500-square-foot startup incubator in Paris. ...View all
February 26, 2018
Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights began offering an accelerated online MBA in January. ...View all
February 26, 2018
Nicole Tee, director of graduate studies at Nanyang Business School at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, received the 2017 Bud Fackler Service Award from the Executive MBA Council (EMBAC) in October at its annual conference. ...View all
February 26, 2018

NSF grant helps researchers identify the STEM teaching methods that bring in low-income students.

February 26, 2018
Grenoble Ecole de Management in France has partnered with the Glion Institute of Higher Education, a hotel management school in Montreux, Switzerland, to offer a dual MBA/MSc in international hospitality. ...View all
February 26, 2018
The University of San Diego in California has received a leadership gift of US$20 million from former Clorox CEO Donald Knauss and his wife, Ellie. ...View all
February 26, 2018
Soumitra Dutta has stepped down as dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. ...View all
February 26, 2018
Dominican University’s Brennan School of Business in River Forest, Illinois, has announced the Norman and Ruth Carroll Endowed Chair in Business and Economics. ...View all
February 26, 2018
Wits Business School at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, has launched the African Energy Leadership Centre (ELC) to address issues of energy shortages in Africa, as well as the skills deficit of managers in the energy industry. ...View all
January 02, 2018
Purdue program shows young African leaders how social entrepreneurship can solve national challenges.
January 01, 2018
The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business in Charlottesville is offering a new fulltime dual degree program, a master of business administration/master of science in data science. ...view all
January 01, 2018
ESSEC Business School in Cergy, France, has launched a new web series called ESSEC Knowledge Live. ...view all
January 01, 2018
Fred Phillips has received the 2017 N.D. Kondratieff Medal (the gold medal) from the Russian Academy of Sciences. ...view all
January 01, 2018
The Mannheim Business School at the University of Mannheim in Germany has opened a new study and conference center in the former coal cellar of Mannheim Palace, one of Europe’s largest baroque palaces.  ...view all
January 01, 2018
Georgia State University in Atlanta is opening the Legal Analytics Lab, an initiative of the Robinson College of Business with support from the school’s College of Law. ...view all
January 01, 2018
Reto Steiner is the new dean and managing director of the ZHAW School of Management and Law in Winterthur, Switzerland. ...view all
January 01, 2018
Warwick exec ed program teaches business how behavioral “nudges” can have dramatic effects on employees and customers.
December 07, 2017
ESSEC Business School in Cergy, France, has launched a new web series called ESSEC Knowledge Live. ...view all
December 07, 2017
The Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has embarked on a US$11 million construction project to convert three floors in its facility into a vertically connected educational space called the Learning Commons. ...view all
December 07, 2017
Kent State University in Ohio has received a US$3.1 million gift for a College of Business Administration scholarship endowment from the estate of Kent State alumnus Joseph Stevens. ...view all
December 07, 2017
Georgia State University in Atlanta is opening the Legal Analytics Lab, an initiative of the Robinson College of Business with support from the school’s College of Law. ...view all
December 07, 2017
The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business in Charlottesville is offering a new full-time dual degree program, a master of business administration/master of science in data science. ...view all
December 07, 2017
In October, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences named Richard H. Thaler of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in Illinois as the 2017 recipient of its Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. ...view all
December 07, 2017
Reto Steiner is the new dean and managing director of the ZHAW School of Management and Law in Winterthur, Switzerland. ...view all
October 30, 2017

In September, Michigan State University’s Broad College of Business hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its Business College Pavilion, a new facility that will be built on the campus in East Lansing. ...view all

October 30, 2017

Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has received a US$50 million gift from insurance professional James J. Maguire and his wife, Frances. ...view all

October 30, 2017

Mannheim Business School in Germany will collaborate with professional soccer club TSG Hoffenheim on numerous projects in research, teaching, and knowledge transfer. ... view all

October 24, 2017

The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning is launching Financial Planning Review, a double-blind, peer-reviewed academic journal that will be published quarterly by John Wiley & Sons beginning in mid-2018. ... view all

October 24, 2017

Beginning in fall 2017, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in College Park will launch a STEM-certified master of quantitative finance program. ... view all

October 24, 2017

Franklin Allen has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy. Allen, a professor of finance and economics at Imperial College Business School in London, was recognized for his research on issues relating to financial crises, corporate finance, and financial innovation. ... view all

October 24, 2017

At the end of the 2017–2018 academic year, Sally Blount will step down as dean of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, Illinois. ... view all

August 28, 2017
Three business schools launch programs to help businesses better understand, employ, and keep up with the latest digital innovations.
August 11, 2017
The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has announced a new Global Executive MBA program with a focus on healthcare and life sciences      ...view all
August 11, 2017
The University of Delaware in Newark has reappointed Bruce Weber as dean of the school’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics.      ...view all
August 11, 2017
The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware in Newark has partnered with the Delaware Financial Education Alliance to launch a trust and wealth management minor.       ...view all
August 07, 2017
The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning has announced that the Northwestern Mutual Best Paper Award will be presented at the Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines.      ...view all
August 07, 2017

Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has received a US$50 million gift from insurance professional James J. Maguire and his wife, Frances.        ...view all    

March 01, 2017
Open University’s FutureLearn platform is partnering with Deakin University to deliver postgraduate degrees.
January 01, 2017
KPMG LLP has partnered with Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business in Columbus and the Villanova University School of Business in Pennsylvania to develop master’s degree programs emphasizing data analytics in accounting.
November 01, 2016
Professors at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management and the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business receive the American Accounting Association 2016 Innovation in Accounting Education awards.
November 01, 2016
In August, the Academy of Management honored business professors with its 2016 All-Academy Awards, which were presented at the organization’s Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California.
November 04, 2015
Changes in the market inspire the school to adopt a new online strategy for its MBA.