B-School Highlights: Sept. 21

"Jeopardy!" contestant Ken Jennings with IBM computer Watson Photograph by Seth Wenig/AP Photo

Michigan State University and IBM are teaming up to offer a new master’s degree program in business analytics, according to a Sept. 6 announcement. The program includes coursework at the Broad College of Business, the College of Engineering, and the College of Natural Science. Broad also unveiled a new undergraduate curriculum featuring case studies related to the commercialization of IBM Watson, the computer system that scored an historic victory on Jeopardy! last year.

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