Carlson School of Management Dean Sri Zaheer tells Bloomberg Businessweek an advantage of recruiting military veterans into its programs:
“We find that having some percentage of the class as returning from the military influences the classroom culture. They’re more disciplined; they’re used to hard work.”
The article looks at Carlson’s veteran recruitment efforts. You can read it here.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.