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Mar 21, 2017

  • Harvard Business School takes online education program to the public. CORe, the flagship offering from HBS’s digital platform, HBX, had a limited launch last June. But in February, Harvard Business School launched an innovative new online education program to the public. CORe is made up of three courses — economics for managers, business analytics, and financial accounting — and primarily targets young professionals with liberal arts backgrounds who aspire to rise to management or are considering getting an MBA. Students who pass the program receive a certificate that carries the weight of one from HBS's executive education program.

  • Imperial College London names new dean. The Imperial College of London has named innovation scholar Professor Francisco Veloso the new Dean of its Business School. Professor Veloso joins Imperial from the Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Portugal’s leading business school, where he has served as Dean since 2012. Professor Veloso is a leading authority in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, whose research has focused on how firms and regions develop and leverage science and technology for economic growth.

  • New gift to fund Indiana University environmental fellowships. A $100,000 gift from the McKinney Family Foundation to Indiana University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy will fund fellowships for graduate students with a passion for the environment. Fellows will earn master's degrees in philanthropic studies and serve with environmental nonprofits for two years. Students will also earn a Certificate in Fund Raising Management through the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy's Fund Raising School.