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2009-03-31 12:12:00

MIT Faculty Joined by IT Industry Leaders Esther Dyson, Diane Greene, Jascha Franklin-Hodge CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2009 MIT Information and Communication Technology Conference will examine the many opportunities that come from adapting robust technologies beyond their intended purpose. How is cloud computing, noted for its ability to streamline and reduce computing costs, adapted to serve dynamic web services to mobile devices? What technologies are being...

2009-02-24 14:15:00

Community development, regional programming and sponsorship focus of agreement CANTON, Mass., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CrossTech Partners LLC (www.crosstechpartners.com) and New Marketing Labs LLC (www.newmarketinglabs.com) today announced a strategic partnership with the MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Boston, creators of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium program to launch an online community program, regional MIT Sloan CIO event programs, and increased sponsorship opportunities within the community....

2008-10-17 12:00:21

In the first such competition of its kind, MBA students from business schools across the nation and globe will gather at the MIT Sloan School of Management tomorrow month where they will compete for cash prizes, recognition and on-the-spot recruiting opportunities. The event is hosted by the MIT Sloan Sales Club, which promotes sales as a critically important and fundamental skill necessary for any business career. The International MBA Sales Competition is designed to challenge the...

2008-10-07 12:00:42

The Siebel Foundation today announced the recipients of the annual Siebel Scholars scholarship awards. The Siebel Scholars program recognizes outstanding graduate students from the world's most prestigious business and computer science schools. Based on academic merit and leadership excellence, five graduate students from each institution are honored as Class of 2009 Siebel Scholars and received a $25,000 award for their final year of graduate studies. The Siebel Scholars program was...

2008-10-03 15:00:11

Reporters seeking informed context and fresh insight into fast-developing financial and economic developments can now turn to http://mitsloan.mit.edu/baseline/, a website created by MIT Sloan School of Management Prof. Simon Johnson. The new web site offers frank assessments of the current situation and analyzes strategies to deal with it. In addition to Johnson, who draws upon his experience at the International Monetary Fund as well as his extensive Washington contacts, the site features...

2008-09-25 12:00:24

MIT's Leaders for Manufacturing (LFM) program has announced the appointment of Vahram (Vah) Erdekian as industry co-director, effective September 22, 2008. Erdekian brings over 30 years of manufacturing and operations experience to LFM, including executive leadership positions at several leading technology companies. In addition to his role with LFM, Erdekian also serves as Distinguished Executive in an advisory role to the global supply chain management organization at Cisco Systems,...

2008-08-27 12:01:10

Applications to business schools are surging, buoyed by a shaky economy and lingering fears over job security, the organization that administers the main business-school admissions exam said Aug. 26. The Graduate Management Admission Council [GMAC] said that 77% of business schools surveyed by the group reported an increase in application volume in 2008, up from 64% in 2007. It's the second-largest year-over-year surge in applications to full-time programs since 2002, and the highest level...

2008-08-18 12:00:45

On a recent warm day in Pittsburgh, as one attendee recounts it, a middle-aged man with tufts of white hair and a broad grin, elicited a pledge of loyalty from about 200 incoming MBA students at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business. "He talked about commitment, and he asked, 'are you ready?'" says Wendy Hermann, the school's director of student services. "And they all said, 'we are ready!'" No, this was not a tent revival, nor a motivational seminar. John Mather is the...

2008-08-04 15:00:45

By George Hohmann, Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. Aug. 4--CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The University of Charleston announced it has recruited two experienced professors to head the Master of Business Administration and Leadership program in its new Graduate School of Business. Philip Pyburn and Kim Shin are a formidable team and "understand what we're trying to do with our problem-based curriculum," said Dean Charles Ryan, who announced the appointments. "It was our desire at the outset to...