As construction moves ahead on the new SOM campus, some of its neighbors are apprehensive about the impact of the project on the area.

Local residents weigh impact of new SOM campus

March 29, 2012
With construction of the new School of Management campus on Whitney Avenue now 11 months underway and the structure beginning to take shape, local residents and businesses are coming to understand the impact the campus will have on the surrounding neighborhood. The $230 million project has thus far combined steel with concrete into the looming »

In South Korea, SOM students stir controversy

March 26, 2012
A meeting between School of Management students and a former South Korean dictator over spring break has sparked controversy in South Korea and raised questions about the morality of meetings with controversial figures abroad. During the trip to South Korea — part of a first-year SOM requirement for which students analyze business and management issues »

Div School revises sexuality curriculum

March 23, 2012
Recent efforts to redesign the Divinity School’s curriculum have earned it a place on the Religious Institute’s list of sexually healthy and responsible seminaries. In response to its failure to make the previous list in 2009, the school began requiring students to take at least one sexuality-related course prior to graduation and used a $10,000 »
The Yale School of Management is pushing ahead on the construction of its Whitney Avenue campus, but it has not finished raising the funds for the $230 million complex.

SOM still funding construction

March 22, 2012
Even as workers assemble millions of pounds of steel, concrete and glass to build the School of Management’s new campus, SOM has not yet covered the hefty price tag of the construction. SOM Dean Edward Snyder told the News that the school has raised all but $20 to $40 million of the roughly $230 million »
Yale’s SOM has among the lowest student-to-faculty ratios of schools of its kind.  The ratios above were calculated by dividing figures for total full-time business school faculty by full-time enrollment in MBA programs at each school.

Class size to rise at new SOM campus

March 20, 2012
The six-to-one student-to-faculty ratio at the School of Management is among the lowest of top business schools nationwide, but that will soon change. The SOM student body will increase from roughly 450 to 600 students by fiscal year 2017, which SOM Dean Edward Snyder said will raise tuition revenue and ensure sufficient enrollment in the »

Friends remember Foucher LAW ’14

March 10, 2012
Nina Foucher LAW ’14, described by friends and family as a gentle, thoughtful person, died March 5 in an apparent suicide. She was 25. Foucher attended the University of Chicago on a full academic scholarship before coming to Yale Law School. As an undergraduate majoring in Fundamentals, a self-study program at UChicago, she was a »

Sterling named new Divinity School dean

March 2, 2012
Roughly 10 months after Divinity School Dean Harold Attridge announced that he would step down this summer, University President Richard Levin named the next dean at a Thursday ceremony at the Divinity School. Gregory Sterling, the current dean of the Graduate School at the University of Notre Dame, will assume leadership of the Divinity School »

Law School aims for faculty diversity

March 1, 2012
At a town hall on faculty diversity held Tuesday afternoon, more than 140 Yale Law School students gathered to learn about the school’s faculty hiring process. But early in the hourlong meeting, Dean Robert Post LAW ’77 made an announcement: a Hispanic woman had been offered tenure. Six attendees of the meeting, who requested anonymity »

Snyder looks to bolster scholarships

March 1, 2012
In an effort to make the School of Management more competitive among admitted students, SOM Dean Edward Snyder has identified scholarships as a fundraising priority. As SOM currently pays about 6 percent of the student body’s annual tuition costs through merit-based scholarships — roughly one-third the percentage at its peer institutions — Snyder said he »
The School of Management’s Global Network for Advanced Management will span roughly 20 business schools from around the world.

SOM network follows unconventional model

February 28, 2012
Though the School of Management is leading efforts to create a network of foreign business schools, SOM Dean Edward Snyder has emphasized that institutions in the network will operate as equals. The new Global Network for Advanced Management that Snyder is planning for SOM and roughly 20 other business schools from around the world will »
Marie Colvin ’78 (second row, third from left) poses with editors and fellow staffers of the Yale Daily News Magazine.

Foreign correspondent, Yale alum killed on assignment

February 23, 2012
Marie Colvin ’78, a prolific foreign correspondent who covered war zones ranging from the Balkans to the Middle East for the past two decades, was killed Wednesday in a mortar strike while on assignment in Syria. She was 56. A Yale Daily News Magazine staffer during her years at the University, Colvin took a job »

SOM degree builds off World Fellows

February 22, 2012
As the School of Management creates a new degree program for international students, it is building on a model of global education established by Yale’s World Fellows program. In 2001, University President Richard Levin launched the World Fellows program, which brings roughly 20 “rising leaders” from around the world to Yale each year, trains them »
Divinity School Dean Gregory Sterling has pursued transparency while addressing the school’s $800,000 budget deficit.