After an increase in its admissions yield, the School of Management faces tight space constraints, espcially in terms of study spaces.

High SOM yield rate limits space

September 28, 2012 • 0
After an unexpected increase in admissions yield for the School of Management’s full-time MBA program, the school is now facing tighter space constraints than ever before. The 4 percent increase in the 2011-’12 admissions cycle yield to 46 percent brought approximately 20 more students than last year into the first-year MBA student body. Though the »
The School of Management is partnering with a third party to provide career counseling services for alumni.

SOM adds new career services for alumni

September 24, 2012 • 0
In an effort to boost its career service offerings, the School of Management is partnering with a third-party organization to provide job counseling to alumni. The majority of career services previously offered were designed for current students or created on an ad hoc basis when an alum returned to the school for career advice, said »
Steinbach Hall, located at 52 Hillhouse Ave., currently houses offices for professors in the School of Management.

Admins evaluate future of SOM facilities

September 21, 2012 • 0
Before the School of Management moves to its new campus in December 2013, administrators are planning how best to repurpose the classrooms and office space that the school will leave behind. The classroom facilities in the school’s main building at 135 Prospect St. will likely remain classrooms, some for use by Yale College, Deputy Provost »
Under SOM Dean Edward Snyder, the school has added administrators in an effort to increase its focus on individual programs.

Snyder restructures SOM administration

September 17, 2012 • 0
As School of Management Dean Edward Snyder pursues his agenda of raising the school’s national and international prominence, he has increased the size of his administrative team in an effort to place greater focus on each of the school’s initiatives. The hires began before Snyder even took office in 2011, when he appointed Jeanette Gorgas »

New law Ph.D. meets national scrutiny

September 13, 2012 • 1
As the Yale Law School prepares to venture into uncharted territory by enrolling Ph.D. students next fall, scholars nationwide are unsure that the school’s new doctoral program will ultimately benefit legal education. The three-year degree Ph.D. program, the first of its kind, is designed to give J.D. graduates an opportunity to broaden their portfolio of »
The lawsuit facing professor Ernesto Zedillo GRD '81 came closer to being dismissed when the State Department proposed immunity for him over the weekend.

State Dept. suggests immunity for Zedillo

September 10, 2012 • 5
The case against Yale professor Ernesto Zedillo GRD ’81, a former Mexican president accused of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity, moved one step closer to dismissal following a State Department suggestion that he receive immunity. The State Department argued for Zedillo’s immunity in a letter issued Friday, claiming his actions — connected to »
SOM Dean Edward Snyder’s unusual Global Network for Advanced Management, which brings 20 MBA graduates from around the world to Yale as SOM collaborates with international business schools, has fully launched with the arrival of its inaugural class.

New SOM degree program launches

September 5, 2012 • 0
In the first test of School of Management Dean Edward Snyder’s unconventional and much publicized Global Network for Advanced Management, 20 MBA graduates from leading schools across the globe have descended on campus to participate in a new degree program. Through the newly created network, which has brought SOM together with 21 business schools from »
SOM Dean Edward Snyder’s tenure has coincided with a spike in media attention devoted to the school.

Snyder’s SOM attracts, fights media glare

September 4, 2012 • 0
In a departure from the practices of previous School of Management deans, Edward Snyder has drawn attention by giving numerous interviews to journalists — but not all have led to favorable press for the school. In a controversial August interview with the New York Times Magazine, Snyder revealed that the school has operated budget deficits »
Phil Moriarty, right, with Don Schollander '68. In addition to captaining the Yale team, Schollander won four gold medals at the 1964 Olympics and added another gold and a silver at the 1968 Games.

Legendary swimming coach Moriarty dies at 98

August 22, 2012 • 299
Phil Moriarty, a Yale swimming and diving coach who led athletes to collegiate championships and Olympic medals over his four-decade career, died of natural causes last Saturday. He was 98. Moriarty, who began coaching in 1939, arrived in New Haven when Yale’s swimming program was a national powerhouse. After serving as assistant to head coach »

With end of Yale-PKU, admins’ hopes unfulfilled

BEIJING — Despite reaffirming its partnership with Peking University seven months ago, Yale decided this summer that it will not continue its program sending undergraduates to live and study at the Chinese school, citing low student enrollment. Yale College Dean Mary Miller, whose office recommended the program’s cancellation, said the Peking University-Yale University Joint Undergraduate »
South Korea's Dongguk University sued Yale for $50 million in 2008, claiming the University had negligently confirmed the authenticity of a doctorate degree forged by one of Dongguk's faculty members.

After four years, Dongguk case closed

June 14, 2012 • 10
Ruling in the University’s favor last week, a Connecticut federal judge ended a four-year battle against Yale by a university in Seoul over a forged degree that sparked a national scandal in South Korea. Dongguk University filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against Yale in March 2008, three years after the University verified the authenticity »

Keegan’s ’12 story spreads

June 1, 2012 • 2
As news of Marina Keegan’s ’12 death last Saturday spread through the Yale community and digital media this week, Keegan’s friends, family and others who read her writing were working to share her story and honor her memory. Although Keegan’s memorial is scheduled for Saturday, the impact of her death has already prompted much action »
Divinity School Dean Gregory Sterling has pursued transparency while addressing the school’s $800,000 budget deficit.