Independent studies are experiencing a surge in popularity this quarter. Professor On Amir has become the IS lightening rod, followed at a distance by Foit, Krishnan, and Liu. This spring a full 65% of Rady professors are involved in independent studies, which has forced Rady to find innovative ways of crediting professors for this work. Studies have also created valuable linkages between students and industry, potentially evolving into a signature aspect of the Rady MBA. To capture these experiences, the Wire is launching a monthly series of posts about independent studies that will parallel the Alumni Spotlight. Click the graph below to view a larger version.
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