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About NSB USA

Noir sur Blanc is an international communications agency specializing in higher education. Based in Paris and serving the higher ed community for over 20 years, with offices all over the world, the New York office opened in Spring 2010. Noir Sur Blanc USA is the official blog from the Noir sur Blanc New York office. Follow-us to stay informed on hot topics and trends in higher education.

NSB’s new offices

  NSB Paris has moved on to bigger and better places… literally! Beginning of this month, following our recent integration within the Eduniversal Group, the Agency moved its headquarters to the 36th floor of a skyscraper, aptly named Tour Ciel … Continue reading

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No surprises in the 2014 FT Global MBA Ranking

The Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2014 is out. And no surprises here as the big players retain their top spots. The top ten places are as usual dominated by US heavyweights with Harvard and Stanford occupying places 1 and … Continue reading

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Higher Education in BRICS and emerging economies ranked for the first time

Recently, the Times Higher Education (THE) published its BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2014. The ranking is the first of its kind in the world. THE’s  argument behind coming up with this ranking was that its well known World University … Continue reading

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Noir sur Blanc and Eduniversal create the Eduniversal Group

Eduniversal, founded in 1994 and specializing in consulting services for universities, and Noir sur Blanc, a global communications agency specialized in higher education and research founded in 1990, will together, with their 70 employees, form the Eduniversal Group. Universities throughout … Continue reading

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Europe gets on the MOOC bandwagon

  As the US moves on to SPOCS (small private online courses), Europe is hit hard by the MOOCS (massive open online courses) wave. Last month, the European Commission launched Open Education Europa, a portal which aims to be the … Continue reading

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Masters in Management: A popular alternative to the traditional MBA

On 16 September, the Financial Times published their 2013 ranking of Masters in Management (MiM). This year was the 9th edition of the ranking and like most years this year also European Business Schools dominated the list.  HEC Montréal is … Continue reading

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Reims Management School and Rouen Business School merge to become NEOMA Business School

Rouen Business School and Reims Management School today announced the name of the school created by their merger: NEOMA Business School. For the two long-standing partners, the fusion came naturally as a solution in response to the rising stakes that … Continue reading

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