SOM group joins global partnership

October 8, 2004 • 0
While students at the Yale School of Management have provided pro bono consulting services to New Haven businesses for years, some are now collaborating with students at other schools to assist entrepreneurs in more distant locales. Global Social Enterprise, a recently-formed group of twelve SOM students, is working with students from Harvard Business School and »

SOM continues its climb up standings

September 24, 2004 • 0
The Yale School of Management placed in the top 10 of two national business school rankings this week, continuing to improve its standing relative to other institutions. The Wall Street Journal, which released its rankings Wednesday, named the SOM number six in the nation overall — up from ninth place last year. The University of »

Faculty represent Yale in Beijing conference

September 20, 2004 • 0
Continuing Yale’s storied relationship with China as well as its history of participation in World Economic Forum events around the globe, three faculty members recently represented the University at a Beijing summit entitled “China’s Development: Balancing Fast and Smart Growth.” School of Management Dean Jeffrey Garten, Law School Professor Paul Gewirtz and University Secretary Linda »

SOM is searching for dean successor

September 16, 2004 • 0
Shortly after School of Management Dean Jeffrey Garten announced his intention to step down last April, a search committee appointed by Yale President Richard Levin began meeting to evaluate candidates for Garten’s replacement. Committee Chair and SOM professor Sharon Oster said this week that the seven-member committee is considering various possibilities and the school hopes »
University faces suit

September 15, 2004 • 0
A lawsuit filed earlier this month against a group of Harvard undergraduates may put an end to one major time-wasting technique for students at Yale and across the country. The suit alleges that founder Mark Zuckerberg, a Harvard sophomore, breached his contract with the founders of rival Web site and made use of »

SOM starts program for execs

September 6, 2004 • 0
As part of its ongoing effort to enhance collaboration among Yale’s graduate schools, the School of Management recently announced that it will launch a new executive business degree program. Set to begin next August, “Yale MBA for Executives: Leadership in the Health Care Sector” will utilize faculty from the School of Medicine and the School »

Brundige and Herald ’02 will Bike the Vote

April 27, 2004 • 0
After Ally Brundige ’02 biked across the country in Habitat for Humanity’s 2001 Habitat Bicycle Challenge, she decided she wanted to make the trip again — this time for a political purpose. Brundige and Vanessa Herald ’02 started Bike the Vote earlier this year. This summer, they will bike from New Haven to Portland, Ore., »

SOM receives human behavior grant

April 23, 2004 • 0
The School of Management announced this week that its International Center for Finance has received the Whitebox Advisors Grant for Behavioral Finance. Administrators said the SOM intends to use the funds to establish Yale as a premier center for cutting-edge research on connections between economics and human behavior. The ICF received the grant — which »

Society chooses Y50K winners

April 20, 2004 • 0
Six seemingly unrelated businesses, providing products that range from restaurant guides to women’s shoes, now have something in common. The Yale Entrepreneurial Society announced the winners of its fifth annual Y50K Business Plan Competition at the Yale Entrepreneurial Summit on Saturday. Approximately 130 people attended the event, which was held in the Law School. Judges »

Homemade cookies make dough for frosh roommates

April 15, 2004 • 0
When Brett Lazer ’07 returned from spring break with 80 homemade cookies, he and his roommates finished approximately 20 one night before going to sleep. In the morning, Lazer was surprised to see that the remaining cookies had vanished. He said that he found the empty Tupperware containers in the suite across the hall and »

Dean of SOM to step down

April 13, 2004 • 0
School of Management Dean Jeffrey Garten will step down in June of 2005, when his second five-year term comes to a close, he said Monday. Garten will spend the coming year working to strengthen the school by recruiting more students and faculty, further involving alumni with the school, and working with the advisory board established »

Dean fires on Trump’s hit show

April 7, 2004 • 0
While NBC’s “The Apprentice” has soared in the ratings — with over 20 million viewers for its most recent episode — one Yale School of Management professor has become a vocal critic of the popular program. SOM Associate Dean Jeff Sonnenfeld is one of twelve commentators who have written weekly evaluations of the show for »