Goizueta in the News: March 17, 2011

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Goizueta Newsroom: U.S. News and World Report Ranks Programs
U.S. News & World Report released its rankings of graduate business schools today which included MBA programs at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.”

Goizueta Newsroom: Executive Education Sees Upsurge in Enrollments
“The university-based executive education industry is viewed by some as a leading indicator of economic downturns and a lagging indicator of economic recovery. By this measure, a global economic resurgence clearly is underway.”

PBA Online: Loan on Atlanta’s Biltmore In ‘Special Servicing’
“‘[Atlanta’s iconic Biltmore on West Peachtree is] a great property,’ says Roy Black, Director of the real estate program at Emory’s Goizueta Business School. ‘It just needs someone to step in and put some money into it; however, in this particular market, that’s probably not going to happen’.”

11Alive.com: Violence in Middle East Spiking Gas Prices
“You’ve seen all the B-Roll. You’ve seen and heard from the talking heads. Another gas story in the news. But why is this all happening? 11Alive’s Bill Liss went to an expert in international affairs and finance, Jeffrey Rosensweig, Professor of International Finance at Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business, and a noted author, for some answers.”

Goizueta Newsroom: Lloyd Talks Entrepreneurship in Healthcare
“As the keynote speaker for the Goizueta Business School’s Healthcare Forum, Lloyd spoke about opportunities in the healthcare industry due to an aging population in need of various medical services. Founded in 2004, Extrakare now services 13 counties surrounding the metro Atlanta area.”

Press-Citizen.com: Career Moves
“[Melinda] Pradarelli was part of a team at Stamats Communications that won Best of Show in the 26th annual Educational Advertising Awards for work with Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business MBA program.”

Yahoo! News: Reinventing the M.B.A.
Three years ago, Emory University’s Goizueta Business School introduced a 10-day break during spring semester so students could earn credit by traveling abroad with a faculty member to explore a topic relevant to the host country in association with local and multinational firms. Students visit Costa Rica, for example, to help develop the local coffee farm industry.”

Goizueta Newsroom: India Navigates Path as Growing World Power
“Transforming India’s challenges into opportunities was the theme of the second annual Emerging India Summit, ‘Crossing Borders,’ held Feb. 24-25 at Goizueta Business School and Emory’s School of Law. Organized by the student-led Emerging India Forum, the Halle Institute and Goizueta and Emory College faculty, the summit convened scholars, diplomats, corporate leaders and medical experts to tackle India’s complexity on multiple fronts.”

The Emory Wheel: Our Opinion: Goizueta Climbs the Rankings
“Whether we like it or not, rankings are important for any institution, and we are pleased to see that Businessweek has ranked the Goizueta Business School at Emory the third best undergraduate business schools for 2011…”

Goizueta Newsroom: Alum Gives $1M to Help Improve Graduation Rate
Rick Rieder, a New York business leader and member of the Emory University Board of Trustees, has made a gift of $1 million to Emory to help create a program that will address some of the academic and socio-economic challenges that can affect high school dropout rates.”

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