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Nasdaq Welcomes RISE Education Cayman Ltd. (Nasdaq: REDU) to the Nasdaq Stock Market

Nasdaq Welcomes RISE Education Cayman Ltd. (Nasdaq: REDU) to the Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — RISE Education Cayman Ltd. (Nasdaq:REDU), a leader in China’s junior English Language Training (ELT) market, rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/f59490cf-9a81-4114-92a1-05edcb3f5694 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/5692f99d-9ed0-4be2-928d-9c94f4b152e8 RISE [...]

2017 Online Journalism Awards Winners Include Le Temps, The Washington Post and STAT

2017 Online Journalism Awards Winners Include Le Temps, The Washington Post and STAT

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Superlative reporting on leaked data, prison reform and undue police force led coverage that garnered top honors for 29 media organizations Saturday night at the 2017 Online Journalism Awards, which closed the Online News Association Conference.  At the 17th annual awards dinner, emceed by host of WAMU and NPR’s [...]

The Graduate Management Admission Council Welcomes Three New Business Schools to Its Global Membership

The Graduate Management Admission Council Welcomes Three New Business Schools to Its Global Membership

RESTON, Va., Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a nonprofit organization of leading graduate business schools, is pleased to welcome three new graduate business schools to its membership. The addition of McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management (Canada); University of Mannheim, Mannheim Business School (Germany); and University of St. Gallen [...]

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

FORT LAUDERDALE and CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference scheduled for 11 a.m. Mon., Sept. 25 at NSU’s Terry Bldg., 3301 College Ave., Main Campus (Steele Auditorium) and will be live-streamed nova.edu/patelgift Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announces the largest philanthropic gift in its history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran [...]

Senegal and France to Host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

Senegal and France to Host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is delighted that the governments of Senegal and France will co-host its financing conference, which will take place on February 8, 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d3003cff-ee20-409f-9729-9a9cef1d4d3e A video accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/0a7eebb6-66b3-438b-904e-efeff83d94cf The announcement of the co-hosting was [...]

Largest, Most Popular Business School Programs Worldwide See Application Growth While Smaller Programs Experience Declines

Largest, Most Popular Business School Programs Worldwide See Application Growth While Smaller Programs Experience Declines

RESTON, Va., Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly 3 in 4 (73 percent) graduate business programs with 201 or more class seats report increased application volumes this year compared to 39 percent of the smallest programs (50 or fewer class seats), according to a new application trends survey from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). [...]

Nearly 9 in 10 Companies Plan to Hire MBA Graduates in 2017

Nearly 9 in 10 Companies Plan to Hire MBA Graduates in 2017

RESTON, Va., Jun. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Corporate hiring plans for 2017 point to robust employment opportunities for graduates of MBA and business master’s programs, according to a new employer survey report from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Globally, 86 percent of companies plan to hire recent MBA graduates this year, up from 79 [...]

New GMAT Exam Feature Offers Greater Control and Flexibility

New GMAT Exam Feature Offers Greater Control and Flexibility

RESTON, Va., Jun. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — In a continuing effort to enhance the GMAT exam experience for test takers, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) today announced the upcoming launch of Select Section Order, a new feature that will provide candidates the flexibility to customize their GMAT experience by choosing the section order in [...]

Business Master’s Degree Not a Substitute for an MBA

Business Master’s Degree Not a Substitute for an MBA

RESTON, Va., May 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Three in 4 prospective graduate business school candidates who hold a prior master’s degree are considering enrolling in MBA programs, according to new research from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Findings from the Council’s 2017 mba.com Prospective Students Survey Report released today show that the MBA remains [...]

What Women Want and Why a Larger Share of Them Enroll in Business Master’s Rather Than MBA Programs

What Women Want and Why a Larger Share of Them Enroll in Business Master’s Rather Than MBA Programs

RESTON, Va., Mar. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Globally, women represent a greater share of the applicant pool than men in many of the business master’s programs, such as marketing, accounting and management. Women, however, are still underrepresented in MBA classrooms in the United States and around the world. What Women Want: A Blueprint for Change [...]