MBAsocial news roundup: January 18, 2011

Posted on January 18, 2011

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Good morning MBAsocial readers – happy day after MLK Jr. day!

Today’s news roundup includes torch-passing at Apple, fancy architects at Columbia Business School, and hiring prospects improve for the class of 2011.

Duke MBA takes over for ailing Steve Jobs while he’s on medical leave from Apple. Lesson: get your MBA and you could run a gazillion dollar software company. Get better Mr. Jobs! [Local Tech Wire]

Columbia hires High Line Park and Lincoln Center architect to design its two new buildings. Awesome. [Columbia Spectator]

Hiring prospects improve for the class of 2011 from 60% to 64%. If the Wall Street Journal says so, it has to be true…right? [Wall Street Journal]