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Beware The Lasting Impression Of A ‘Temporary’ Selfie

News from Harvard Business School

“Think that probably inappropriate Snapchat selfie is safe from leaking into your professional life because it disappears? Think again.

“Features on some communication apps like Snapchat and Instagram Stories allow you to share your images and messages with the comfort of knowing that they will disappear quickly from the public eye after having been seen by the intended recipients or after a short period of time.

“Disappearing selfies are seemingly the ideal solution for people who enjoy life on social media but who are also keenly aware that 93% of job recruiters (pdf)check social channels before hiring candidates.”

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Financial Times Ranks LBS As Top European Business School

News from London Business School

“In detailed analysis covering the top 95 graduate business schools in Europe, the Financial Times has ranked London Business School as the top school in Europe for the fourth year running.

“The ranking represents arguably the most comprehensive assessment of European business education today, measuring the quality and breadth of graduate business schools’ programs.

“The FT’s league table assesses both degree and executive education programmes, and covers the MBA, Executive MBA, Masters in Management as well as Open and Custom designed Executive Education programs.”

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McDonough EMBA Program Offers Jesuit Values Course

News from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

“Beginning January 2018, the Georgetown McDonough Executive MBA program will offer a new course, ‘The Problems of Work and Life,’ that ties Jesuit values to the curriculum.

“Many second-year EMBA courses focus on one of Georgetown’s differentiating factors: its location in Washington, D.C.; its Jesuit environment; or its international orientation. ‘The Problems of Work and Life’ is designed to focus on both Georgetown’s Jesuit values and its global concentration.”

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The president of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, visited MIT on Monday, Dec. 4. From left: MIT physicist Marin Soljačić; MIT President L. Rafael Reif; Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović; and the dean of the MIT School of Science, Michael Sipser. Photo by Allegra Boverman

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President Of Croatia, Visits MIT

News from MIT Sloan School of Management

“Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović visited MIT on Monday, December 4, discussing research and innovation policy, and bestowing two medals upon MIT Professor Marin Soljačić.

“The state visit began in the office of MIT President L. Rafael Reif, who greeted Grabar-Kitarović and engaged with her in a discussion, partly about the need to have more women pursue careers in science, engineering, and mathematics. Reif also exchanged formal gifts with Grabar-Kitarović.

“While in the MIT president’s office, Grabar-Kitarović presented Soljačić with two medals. One, for his special contributions to science, is the Order of the Croatian Morning Star, bearing the image of Ruder Bošković (a noted 18th-century physicist and astronomer from Dubrovnik). The other medal, the Order of the Croatian Interlace, is for contributions to Croatia’s development, reputation, and the welfare of its citizens.”

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IU graduates and philanthropists Riley Fuller and Ben Higgins speak at Hodge Hall about their for-profit coffee company, Generous, and nonprofit organization, Humanity & Hope United Fund

Former ‘Bachelor’ Star Says Doing Good And Doing Business Can Go Hand-In-Hand

News from Indiana University Kelley School of Business

“Ben Higgins looked out into a sea of women — and some men, 14 out of a crowd of over 50 people to be exact, too.

“‘I don’t know what your intentions for being here are,’ Higgins said as some girls giggled in the back. ‘But I hope you’ll listen to what I have to say.’

“Higgins, former TV reality star on ‘The Bachelorette’ and ‘The Bachelor,’ returned to campus Friday morning to speak with students about working for fulfillment, not just toward a paycheck.”

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