MBA News Bites-Part I

Stacy Blackman’s Weekly Roundup of B-School Intelligence

The School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas has published the top 100 worldwide business school rankings based on research contributions between 2003-2007.

Top MBA Scorecard’s recent Expert Chat with Yasiara Ortiz, the International Relations Manager of MIP Politecnico di Milano, offers useful information regarding the admissions process.

Cass Business School at City University in London has announced a new Masters program in management of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), to begin in September, the Economist reports. Cass was moved to introduce the course by the increasing presence of NGOs internationally in aid and development work.

Babson College has secured the services of entrepreneurship expert Julio de Castro. De Castro, former associate dean of research, professor of entrepreneurship and strategy and chair of the strategy department at IE Business School in Madrid, Spain, will become professor of entrepreneurship at the Wellesley, Massachusetts school.

International students at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, especially those whose native language is not English and those who have not studied or worked in an English-speaking country for at least two years, may be required to participate in the U.S. Business Communication and Culture Program, a two-week program exclusively for Vanderbilt MBA and MS Finance students.

The Wharton Adcom blog has been updated this week, with new information on the Idealist.org Philadelphia Graduate Degree Fair for the Public Good, recommendation letters and the MBA admissions holiday schedule.

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