B-School Twitter Roundup

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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.

University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School hosts its first annual health-care conference (@DeanJimDean, 3/21)

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)

George Washington University School of Business live tweets about Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s lecture series at the school (@gwbusiness, 3/22)

University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management launches a new economic development plan that will help small business owners in South Tucson build their businesses (@EllerCollege, 3/22)

A group of Thunderbird School of Global Management MBAs head to India to assist non-governmental organizations working to prevent gender-based violence among teenage girls (@Thunderbird, 3/22)

Lucy Reuben, a professor of business administration at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, leads effort to get more minorities in the business school faculty pipeline (@DukeFuqua, 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)

Carol Bartz, former chief executive officer of Autodesk and Yahoo!, will be the keynote speaker at Wharton’s Executive MBA graduation in San Francisco in May (@wharton, 3/23)

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)

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