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Jargon Genesis: “Vis-à-vis”

Ah, the French. How we love to borrow from their language! À la carte, à la mode, à propos, art déco, au gratin, au jus, au naturel, blonde, bon appétit, bon voyage, carte blanche, chic, crème brûlée...
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Bike Walk Week & Bike Sharing Launch

via City of Minneapolis Bicycle Program and Secrets of the City Bike Walk Week begins this Saturday, June 5th, and last through next Friday, June 11th. In addition, Bike Walk to Work Day will be Thursday,...
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Appraising the reappraisal of the MBA

It's good to question the value of expensive business school programs. But if you are looking for the best innovators in this field, look beyond the top-tier players. In today's Star Tribune Business Forum...
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Ethics and the Gulf oil disaster

MPR's Midmorning today had a great segment on business ethics: Corporations spend millions on assuring the public that they are helping the environment and/or acting as ethical citizens. But can a company...
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Jargon Genesis: “Think Outside the Box”

Remember all the magical worlds you created inside those enormous refrigerator boxes when you were a kid? And much of the world’s greatest creative expression happens within the rectangular confines of a...
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Thinking outside the (Mentos) box

Remember that fad a few years ago where you could drop Mentos in a bottle of Diet Coke and it would shoot up a geyser? Well, it's back. USA Today's On Deadline says "Mentos mixed with Coke Zero offers new...
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Importing Opportunity

Kate Herzog '09 M.B.A. builds a 'House of Talents' to help alleviate poverty in Ghana
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Preparing for the GMAT: How long should you study?

One of the questions our admissions team hears frequently from applicants is “How long should I study for the GMAT?”  While there is no official consensus, we generally recommend that applicants start...
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Dr. Jay Ebben Wins 2010 Hays Award

The Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas has announced that Dr. Jay Ebben is the first winner of the newly instituted Julie Hays Teaching Award. Dr. Ebben, who has taught at St. Thomas...
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UST MBA Team Wins ACG Cup

The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) has announced the winning teams of the 2010 ACG Cup. This year’s competition included a record 1,200 MBA students from 115 business schools.
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Haiti Waits

Graduate student provides update after earthquake
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Importing Opportunity

Kate Herzog '09 M.B.A. builds a 'House of Talents' to help alleviate poverty in Ghana