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2014-03-03 16:29:13

SEATTLE, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fargreen, a social enterprise using technology to convert rice straw waste into a product that can be used for mushroom farming, edged out five other finalist teams to win the grand prize of $12,500 at the University of Washington's Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition, held last week in Seattle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/DC75829-a The grand prize, sponsored by Microsoft and the Seattle International...

2014-02-11 08:28:10

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business education and career website TopManagementDegrees.com has published a meta-ranking of the top 50 business schools offering MBAs in the United States. The TopManagementDegrees.com MBA Super Ranking found here - http://www.topmanagementdegrees.com/top-mba-programs - combines the results of the seven most influential rankings of U.S. business schools from around the world to provide the most comprehensive, well-rounded business school...

2010-10-15 18:11:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Washington Foster School of Business dedicated today PACCAR Hall, the first phase of an expanding campus for the school. Hundreds of alumni, faculty, staff, and students joined with Seattle area business leaders to celebrate the occasion. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101015/DC83304) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101015/DC83304) The 132,000 square foot, $95 million, privately funded building is...

2010-01-26 16:37:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business ranks as the best business school in the world for "international experience" in the newly-published Global MBA Rankings by the Financial Times. In the report, released annually by the FT, Moore's MBA program also ranks second in the "International Business" subject area category. The School, which ranks 67th overall, has consistently been rated among the top two in the...

2008-10-06 12:00:33

On several field trips to local businesses, 42-year-old Liza Turley, a 2008 graduate of the University of Washington's Foster School of Business, noticed a recurring misunderstanding. Speakers and business leaders would often assume she was a teacher, not a student. Considering Turley had a good decade on her classmates, it wasn't surprising that onlookers didn't peg her as a student. After all, of all full-time MBA students, 40-and-older students remain a rare subset. And while the MBA is,...

2008-09-11 03:00:20

The Stanford Graduate School of Business formally broke ground on its new business school campus September 10. Designed to fulfill the academic needs of the School's new MBA curriculum and other programs for the 21st century, the 360,000-square-foot campus will comprise eight buildings around three quadrangles and will be named the Knight Management Center. "Leading universities of the 21st century need business schools that foster extraordinary intellectual innovation and collaboration,"...

2008-07-28 03:00:33

By Prestegard, Steve This story begins the Marketplace MBA series, which will take readers each issue through the steps of earning a business-related master's degree. As recently as 15 years ago, a new college graduate wanting to get a Master of Business Administration degree often would proceed from commencement directly to a postgraduate program. A second group of people wanting a master's degree in a business- related field would work a few years, and then take master's classes...

2008-01-30 15:00:42

The Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis, is ranked second in the world for the study of organizational behavior, according to the Financial Times' Global MBA 2008 survey released Monday. It is the second consecutive year the Financial Times has ranked UC Davis among the top two business schools in the world for organizational behavior. Overall, the Financial Times ranked the UC Davis MBA program 28th in the U.S and 58th in the world -- up from last...

2007-12-12 15:00:39

Mount St. Mary's College (MSMC) is launching a Master of Business Administration degree program beginning in fall 2008. The program will be offered on weekends and features a cross-disciplinary curriculum and a study-abroad requirement. Mount St. Mary's College brings a 60-year history of excellence in business education to the new MBA program and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 20 regional universities with master's programs in the west for 2008. "This new...


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