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SOM adds new career services for alumni

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 […]

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Admins evaluate future of SOM facilities

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 […]

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Shiller gets Nobel buzz

As the Nobel committee prepares to announce the winners of the 2012 prize in economics, Thomson Reuters has released a set of predictions — and, surprise!, star economics professor Robert Shiller is on the list. Shiller was named one of four academics likely to receive the economics prize this year or in the future. The […]

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Snyder restructures SOM administration

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 […]

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New law Ph.D. meets national scrutiny

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 […]

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State Dept. suggests immunity for Zedillo

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 […]

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Zedillo should have immunity, State Department says

The State Department issued a statement Friday arguing that Yale professor Ernesto Zedillo GRD ’81 should have immunity against civil suit filed against him last September over crimes committed while he was president of Mexico, the New York Times reported today. The suit alleges that Zedillo committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during a […]

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New SOM degree program launches

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 […]

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Snyder’s SOM attracts, fights media glare

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 […]

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Legendary swimming coach Moriarty dies at 98

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 […]

‘Class Roulette’ aims to mimic Bluebooking

As the Yale administration phases out the Blue Book, one student is looking to bring the spontaneity of flipping through the print course catalog into the digital realm. Geoffrey Litt ’14 created the website Yale Class Roulette, which shows students a randomly generated set of Yale classes at the push of the space bar. His […]

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