Dartmouth, D-H Expected to Detail Geisel Restructuring

Hanover — Uncertainty continues regarding the restructuring plan that Dartmouth College is developing for its Geisel School of Medicine, where annual budget deficits had been headed toward $30 million. There is particular worry over the fates of the unspecified number of faculty and staff whose jobs will be eliminated . Some employees may be laid off. Others expect to be hired at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the medical system that is...

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City Property Values Point to Wealth Divide  Within U.S. Cities
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City Property Values Point to Wealth Divide Within U.S. Cities

Washington — It’s still possible in Boston for a mail carrier, an accountant and a Harvard-trained psychiatrist — basically, the crowd from Cheers — to live as neighbors. That finding by the real estate brokerage Redfin makes the capital of Massachusetts a rarity at a time when neighborhoods in most U.S. cities are increasingly isolated from each other by income and home values. Redfin analyzed home sales over the past 24 months in 20...

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Tech Jobs Flourishing Outside Silicon Valley

Technology has started to catch up to banking and consulting as one of the top industries for business school graduates, and it’s not just Silicon Valley schools producing tech-hungry MBAs. A handful of B-schools in unlikely regions graduated more of their students into technology jobs in 2014 than any other industry, according to data the schools provided to Bloomberg for its 2015 business school rankings. A few schools in Utah,...

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Giant College Chain Fined $30 Million

Los Angeles — U.S. Department of Education dealt a $30 million fine Tuesday to California-based Corinthian Colleges Inc., a for-profit college operator that has been on the brink of collapse following a federal crackdown last year. The Education Department said Corinthian misrepresented job placement rates to students in its Heald College system, which operates campuses in California, Hawaii and Oregon. Placement rates often play a...

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