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Universities challenge immigration ban

2/17/2017

Seventeen higher-education institutions this week signed an amicus brief taking issue with President Donald Trump's executive order barring citizens from certain countries from entering the US. The signatories -- which include Harvard, Stanford and Yale Universities -- cited "damaging effects" of the order already suffered by US institutions.

Ginsburg dishes out life advice at Stanford

2/7/2017

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told an audience at Stanford University that "doing something outside yourself" was the key to living a meaningful life. She also lamented the loss of compromise and collegiality among lawmakers, likened retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor to "a big sister" and jokingly said she wished Justice Anthony Kennedy would eat more kale.

MBA employers rank their top b-schools

1/27/2017

Top companies that hire MBA graduates say the US business schools they prefer to recruit from include those at Harvard, Stanford and Wharton, a survey shows. European schools ranked the highest include London Business School and INSEAD, the survey finds.

MBA employers rank their top b-schools

1/20/2017

Top companies that hire MBA graduates say the US business schools they prefer to recruit from include those at Harvard, Stanford and Wharton, a survey shows. European schools ranked the highest include London Business School and INSEAD, the survey finds.

Which b-schools have the highest yield rates?

1/13/2017

Top-rated business schools at Harvard and Stanford universities have high yield rates, meaning students accepted to the programs actually enroll. However, data show many lower-ranked schools, such as West Texas A&M University, also have top yield rates.

Which b-schools have the highest yield rates?

1/6/2017

Top-rated business schools at Harvard and Stanford universities have high yield rates, meaning students accepted to the programs actually enroll. However, data show many lower-ranked schools, such as West Texas A&M University, also have top yield rates.

Wires three atoms wide conduct electricity

1/3/2017

Superconducting materials and fabrics that conduct electricity are among the possibilities envisioned for super-thin wires developed by Stanford researchers. The wires are the width of three atoms comprising the interlocking cages of carbon and hydrogen known as diamondoids, the smallest components of a diamond.

Wires three atoms wide conduct electricity

12/27/2016

Superconducting materials and fabrics that conduct electricity are among the possibilities envisioned for super-thin wires developed by Stanford researchers. The wires are the width of three atoms comprising the interlocking cages of carbon and hydrogen known as diamondoids, the smallest components of a diamond.

How can empathy improve an MBA program?

12/16/2016

Students at the University of Richmond's Robins School of Business are learning how empathy can improve business transactions, interpersonal communication and management decisions. Similar programs are being offered at universities such as Berkeley, Georgetown and Stanford.

Which business schools offer the best value?

12/16/2016

When it comes to offering MBA students the best value for their money, Brigham Young University comes out on top, followed by business schools at Villanova and Stanford universities, in rankings from SoFi. According to data from the Graduate Management Admission Council, it should take, on average, 3.5 years for students to see a return on their investment.