Based on the results of its pilot program from last year, Olin Library will now be open 24 hours a day for five days a week instead of four. Student feedback led the library to test out 24/4 hours from 10 a.m. Sunday morning to 2 a.m. Friday morning last year.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the Olin Business School is aiming for an interdisciplinary approach by collaborating with the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Amidst strong competition, a group of business students advanced to the final round of the MII University Investment Conference. The Washington University Student Investment Fund (WUSIF) shared its position in the final four with the University of Pennsylvania, George Washington University and Dartmouth College. The University of Pennsylvania won.
Everyone knows we work hard. And everyone knows that we all could use some time to chill out a little bit. But does that mean the University should mandate that we take a break from our studies at a certain hour?
Starting with the Class of 2014, non-business degree students will only need 15 credits to complete a minor from Washington University’s Olin Business School, down from previous requirements of 18-24 credits.
The Weston Career Center has undergone significant changes in the past few years to combat students’ dissatisfaction with job placement services. In light of BusinessWeek’s latest ranking, however, it appears the center is still lagging compared to the services offered by other top universities. Most notable in the 2009 BusinessWeek article is the “C” Wash. U. receives for job placement. This grade ties Wash. U.
Vancouver may be all abuzz with Winter Olympics fever, but some students at Washington University plan to bring the Olympic spirit to St. Louis. On Thursday, the Olin Marketing Association (OMA) began a series of programs dubbed the “OLINpics.” OMA is a career club for MBA students whose membership contains 40 percent of the full-time MBA student body.
On Tuesday, Sir John Major, former U.K. prime minister, came to speak to Olin Business School MBA students in a session about leadership as part of the MBA “Creating Exceptional Value” course co-taught by former Emerson CEO Chuck Knight and Olin professor Anjan Thakor.
Looking at the class profiles for business schools across the country, it becomes quite obvious that the sector is mostly male. Indeed, the Olin Business School displays this trend with over 60 percent of its students being male. Leave it to the women at Washington University, however, to throw statistics aside and to ensure their representation at Olin.
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