Bulldogs look to hop the pond

January 16, 2004
Last year, when University Career Services began its British Bulldogs internship program, competition for the positions was fierce as 385 students applied for 14 jobs. At a Thursday evening meeting attended by about 60 interested students, UCS director Philip Jones said he expects the number of applications to increase this year, despite the fact that »

Garten creates SOM Board of Advisors

January 15, 2004
As part of the School of Management’s effort to raise funds and gain recognition as one of the world’s top business schools, Dean Jeffrey Garten announced last week that he has created a new Board of Advisors to guide the SOM. Garten said the 40-member board, which will hold its first meeting Feb. 3, includes »

UCS reports job market optimism

January 13, 2004
Even though the number of students who use Undergraduate Career Services continues to rise, UCS peer counselors said students do not seem concerned about difficulty finding employment in the current job market. Several counselors attributed the increased use of UCS services to outreach efforts and better publicity. They also said they think more underclassmen, not »

SOM profs reflect on leadership problems at major corporations

December 10, 2003
As leadership upheavals rock major corporations like Boeing, Delta Airlines and Disney, some Yale School of Management professors have published widely-read reflections on what they perceive to be the causes of the problems and on the adequacy of the measures the companies’ boards have taken in response. While professors did not unanimously agree on the »

Activist-athlete Klaber ’04 receives Marshall

December 4, 2003
The night before Andrew Klaber ’04 interviewed for the Marshall Scholarship, he received 40 e-mails from his lightweight crew teammates wishing him luck. The next day, Nov. 14, Klaber attended the interview and learned shortly afterward that he had won the scholarship. It is this kind of support from friends, professors and family to which »

Technology poses problems for journals

November 21, 2003
Technology has revolutionized the way many researchers access the latest information in their fields. But the transition has not alleviated all the problems that plague print journals, and has even presented some new ones, Yale faculty members said. Members of the Advisory Council on Library Policy, or ACLP, and other faculty say subscribing to online »

SOM apps increase by 7.3 percent

November 19, 2003
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. First-round applications to the School of Management increased by 7.3 percent this year, SOM Director of Admissions Anne Coyle said. SOM officials said they are optimistic that the number and quality of applicants will remain high for the year’s three remaining deadlines and »

Social regulation can reduce spam, SOM prof’s study says

November 14, 2003
As the House of Representatives considers proposed legislation that would regulate Internet privacy, particularly with respect to unsolicited e-mail, or “spam,” a study written in part by a Yale School of Management professor is shedding new light on the debate. The study compares e-commerce practices in the United Kingdom, which has heavily regulated Internet privacy, »

Unemployment rate continues to decrease

November 13, 2003
Job prospects for graduating seniors look better according to numbers released by the U.S. Department of Labor last week, Yale economics professors said Wednesday. But they said it is hard to predict at what pace the unemployment rate will decline and which sectors will benefit most from the improving market. Reflecting a general perception that »

SOM looks to expand facilities

November 7, 2003
Numbers are not the only thing being crunched at the Yale School of Management, according to some of its students and employees. Students and administrators said this week that lack of space in the school’s facilities has become a problem in recent years, especially because of crowded classrooms, a paucity of study rooms and the »

Coaching minds, not just bodies

November 5, 2003
Melanie Loftus ’05 was hush-hush about her mind coach at first; her friends were curious. Loftus works with her mind coach, Marilyne Woodsmall, in both personal sessions and by means of CDs Woodsmall has produced. Loftus said the purpose of a mind coach is to help achieve wellness and balance at the spiritual, emotional and »

SOM venture capital group helps fund start-ups

October 29, 2003
When Mark Volchek ’00, Miles Lasater ’01 and Sean Glass ’03 decided to start Higher One, a company which provides financial transaction services to higher education institutions, a significant part of their initial funding came from a unique source. Sachem Ventures, a venture capital firm at Yale’s School of Management, is one of the nation’s »