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Stanford University is holding a garage sale. Not the desks-and-chairs kind. Instead, Stanford is selling stakes in funds run by the biggest names in private equity at deeply discounted prices.
A handful of top Russian business figures have created an MBA program that tackles the issues they faced themselves: bribery, relentless bureaucracy, imperfect laws.
In the midst of the "Great Recession," Jordan Goldman launched a startup that has risen to become one of the largest resources for college information on the Web. CNBC sat down with the young entrepreneur at his New York office and asked him where he got the idea for Unigo.com.
A bargain hatched by two school administrators over lunch will give a private Michigan university space to grow and local students a significant perk if they attend their hometown college.
This fall, law students are competing for half as many openings at big firms as they were last year in what is shaping up to be the most wrenching job search season in over 50 years.
The back-to-school shopping season has begun and although spending is expected to decrease in most categories, industry analysts anticipate seeing growth in PCs and consumer electronics.
Shanghai and Beijing are becoming new lands of opportunity for recent American college graduates who face unemployment nearing double digits at home.
With everybody talking about employment numbers we started to wonder, where are the jobs, anyway?
Ready for a good scare? The national debt clock is now online, and it's brought 38 of its evil statistical friends with it to freak you out.
The rising stature of statisticians, who can earn $125,000 at top companies in their first year after getting a doctorate, is a byproduct of the recent explosion of digital data. In field after field, computing and the Web are creating new realms of data to explore — sensor signals, surveillance tapes, social network chatter, public records and more.
You don't have to wait for the Labor Department report on employment. If you want to know the state of the job market, look no further than Trina Thompson. A recent IT grad, Thompson is suing her college because she hasn't found a job yet.
According to recently released reports from the College Board, most students and their families can expect to pay, on average, from $108 to $1,398 more than what they paid in 2008 for this year's tuition and fees, depending on the type of college. And with inflation rates continuing to increase, these costs will likely double and even triple in the years to come. Although these costs are quite daunting, there are ways that parents and kids can prepare themselves for the sticker shock of attending college.
Iowa, Massachusetts and Nebraska can all make a good case for being the most-improved state in our 2009 rankings.
Nine out of the top ten states in the economy category of CNBC's Top States For Business are west of the Mississippi River and that’s largely because their unemployment rates are significantly below the national average in May of 9.5 percent.
If there’s one state that personifies the nations financial and economic problems, it’s probably California, which is something of a nation state. Though California did not suffer a precipitous decline in the 2009 rankings of our Top States For Business, it is now solidly in the bottom half
Those who may have wondered how New Jersey managed to make it to the top in 2008 can rest on their skepticism, because New Hampshire has toppled the Garden State this year.
In calculating this year’s weightings, we found some significant changes in how states pitch themselves as an attractive prospective home to business, which probably reflects stark changes, so we've adjusted our ranking formula, as well.
In our third annual look at the states that put it all together for business, Virginia is back in the No.1 spot, while last year's winner Texas falls to second.
We'll be revealing those at the top of the rankings, culminating with the 2009 winner. Tune in to find out which state is No. 1 at around 2:30 p.m. ET on "Street Signs ."
In ranking the states, we scored all 50 on more than 40 measures of competitiveness, which were then separated into ten broad categories, such as cost of doing business, workforce and quality of life.