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February 2014 Archives

Moving Forward with Health Reform - Where? - April 14

Simmons School of Management and the Center for Research in Health Policy and Management invite you to: "Moving Forward with Health Reform - Where?" A debate between John McDonough, Harvard University and Joseph Antos, American Enterprise Institute Monday, April 14,...

The "Why Simmons?" Series: Part 1

As a graduate assistant for the admissions team here at the School of Management, I speak with a lot of prospective students. One of the questions I get asked most often is "why did you choose Simmons?" My next few...

Simmons College to Host Public Forums on National Health Care Reform, Feb. 25, April 3 & 14

BOSTON (February 20, 2014) -- In an effort to broaden public understanding of national health care reform, Simmons College will host a series of forums to explore changes in health care legislation from an economic, policy, and provider perspective. The...

Dean Cathy Minehan Quoted in the National Journal

Simmons School of Management Dean Cathy Minehan was quoted in the National Journal on February 18 about the Boston Women's Compact, an initiative to erase the gender wage gap in Boston. Minehan is chair of the Women's Workforce Council, which...

Simmons listed as a "Great MBA Program Option for Women"

Simmons School of Management tops the list Noodle.org developed of the best business schools for women. Noodle based their list on programs which provide "opportunities for women both inside and outside the classroom, including networking opportunities and support systems."...

Homework Time? A Balancing Act

I have gotten several questions on how much home work we have to do in the Healthcare MBA program. It is a very important consideration when weighing the undertaking of such a rigorous program. The question of how much homework...

Simmons Ranked Tier 1 MBA by CEO Magazine

(February 6, 2014) - The Simmons School of Management was ranked a "Tier One MBA" by CEO Magazine and the International Graduate Forum's (IGF). "The rankings are based on key performance indicators considered to be of interest and value to...