This week’s Twitter roundup of happenings in the business school world includes an B-school alum’s journey to the Olympics in London, a business inspired by MBA classroom doodles, and one professor’s efforts to get more minority teachers in the PhD pipeline.
Katrina Blunt, a graduate of the U.K.’s Aston Business School, has been selected as an Olympic torch bearer in this summer’s Olympics in London for her service in the local community (@AstonBusiness, 3/22)
Stanford University opens a new research and education center at China’s Peking University, making it the first American university to open a building for its use on a major Chinese university campus (@StanfordBiz, 3/22)
Anant Agarwal, an electrical engineering and computer science professor at MIT, will head up the university’s ambitious online learning initiative (@CSNewsUpdate, 3/22)
Gawin Wedell, a recent MBA graduate from University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School, turns his classroom doodles into a business with the launch of Doodleslide, a PowerPoint add-in (@CambridgeJBS, 3/26)