Shayda Shahbazi

MBA program sees Financial Times ranking dip

The School of Business’s master of business administration program was ranked No. 79 worldwide by The Financial Times Monday – more than a 20-point drop from its most recent position. The international business newspaper’s ranking – which was determined by collecting measures of 150 schools’ diversity, research clout and the progress of 2008 graduates – […]

Lisner anticipates upgrades to weather competition

The University remains a devoted owner of the 68-year-old Lisner Auditorium, a spokeswoman said Friday, despite emerging arts venues that have added competition across the D.C. area. GW’s commitment to its aging theater appeared to waver last month when University spokeswoman Angela Olson said in a Dec. 30 Washington Post article that “Lisner’s plans are […]

Japan reconsiders academic calendar

Japanese educators are considering shifting their academic calendar to align with Western universities to ease the exchange of students. Most Japanese universities begin in April, throwing their calendar out of sync with most colleges in the northern hemisphere, limiting education, employment and internship opportunities for students and faculty. Discussions on standardizing the Japanese academic calendar […]