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(Businessweek) — Business schools have been actively recruiting minorities for years. Many have been teaming up with organizations to educate young people in underrepresented groups about what they can get out of an MBA. Have these efforts worked? The answer is: sort of. In the last 10 years, top business schools have increased the number of enrolled minority students, but the gains have been modest and not every school improved, according to a Bloomberg Businessweek analysis of the schools’ self-reported enrollment data.
(Wall Street Journal) — Several new programs that aim to help military family members and veterans start businesses were announced this week ahead of Thursday’s observance of Veteran’s Day. The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, along with sponsor Ernst & Young, is offering “boot camp” for entrepreneurs. The program—open to family members who are full-time caretakers of wounded veterans, as well as surviving spouses of those who lost their lives in combat—consists of a four-week online course, followed by a week of classes and a year of mentoring.