JAG uproar does not deter some students

January 26, 2005
Despite the outcry, partially led by the Yale Law School, against Army Judge Advocate General recruiters in law schools across the nation, the Army JAG program has actually seen an increase in applicants in recent years and JAG recruiters plan to return to the University this year, recruiters said. On Yale’s campus, military recruiters said »

SOM climbs to ninth spot

January 25, 2005
The Yale School of Management has risen to become the ninth-best business school in the world according to a survey released Monday by the Financial Times — a welcome announcement for a school that is pushing to cultivate a reputation for global excellence. In its 2005 worldwide M.B.A. survey, the international newspaper ranked the SOM »

Students await decision on JAG

January 19, 2005
Although 2004 brought both good and bad news for the Yale Law School students involved in suits against the Department of Defense over the Solomon Amendment, as 2005 begins those students once again find themselves in limbo. Following developments in November and December, students are still awaiting a judge’s decision, and the University remains undecided »

Lopez-de-Silanes case rattles community

January 14, 2005
When one of the Yale School of Management’s rising-star professors was pressured to resign due to alleged financial misconduct this week, many were struck most by the irony of it all — the internationally acclaimed expert on corporate governance had been working, after all, on a paper entitled “Theft Technologies.” After a Yale investigation found »

New SOM center will examine consumer behavior

January 11, 2005
Expanding its core base of research think tanks, the Yale School of Management has opened a center dedicated to studying consumer behavior. Last week, the SOM inaugurated the Yale Center for Consumer Insights, where experts in the fields of economics, psychology, marketing and finance will use an interdisciplinary approach to study connections between customer satisfaction, »

Search for SOM dean continues

December 1, 2004
As the first semester of Jeffrey Garten’s last year as dean of the Yale School of Management draws to a close, the committee chosen to find his replacement is hard at work, committee chairwoman Sharon Oster said. While the seven-member committee chosen to search for the new dean is still considering various possibilities, Oster said »

Law School move to HGS called unlikely

November 30, 2004
With the Yale Law School eyeing a physical expansion, graduate students, faculty members and administrators were in general disbelief about talk by some at the Law School about taking office space in the Hall of Graduate Studies. The Law School is looking for additional space for student housing, offices and classrooms, as its current Wall »

Court allows recruiter ban

November 30, 2004
A federal appeals court issued a clear reversal of the controversial Solomon Amendment in Philadelphia Monday, ruling that the federal government cannot revoke funding from universities that ban military recruiters from campus. The ruling provides a welcome boost for Yale Law School professors and students, who are plaintiffs in separate but similar suits against the »

Yale Law School looks to expand

November 19, 2004
As the Yale Law School approaches its centennial anniversary, administrators and professors said they are looking to expand the school’s facilities to sites possibly including the Hall of Graduate Studies. Despite a comprehensive multi-million dollar renovation completed in 2001, professors, students and administrators said space constraints have led to a lack of classroom space, smaller »

Yale profs claim no role in milk case

November 17, 2004
By Jocelyn Courtney STAFF REPORTER Louisiana dairy farmers may believe that Yale professors are helping the U.S. Department of Justice in an antitrust battle against the Dairy Farmers of America cooperative — but at Yale, professors say they are not involved in the investigation. In response to allegations of anti-competitive practices by independent farmers in »

Museum on web teaches economics

November 12, 2004
History buffs have their history museums, art connoisseurs have their galleries and scientists have their science museums, but economists and financiers are seemingly at a loss. Yale School of Management professor Martin Shubik plans to change that. Almost four years ago, Shubik and several colleagues created the online Museum of Money and Financial Institutions in »

Koh reflects on year as dean

November 10, 2004
In the year since Yale tapped Harold Hongju Koh to steer the Law School, he had been pegged as a potential Supreme Court appointee by Democratic Sen. John Kerry ’66. But the fervor has died down since Kerry lost the election, and Koh, who said he loves his current post, has no desire to leave »