SOM begins plans for new building

September 14, 2006
Consensus is growing at the Yale School of Management regarding plans to create a new educational facility on the four-acre plot of University property between 155 and 175 Whitney Ave. While the planning process is still in its infant stages — the building committee has yet to select an architect, begin building plans or set »

Nooyi boosts SOM’s profile

September 8, 2006
M ’80 as chief executive officer of PepsiCo has heightened the profile of the School of Management, as Nooyi continues to work actively on the Yale Corporation and the SOM Board of Advisors. Nooyi, who will replace chairman and CEO Steve Reinemund on Oct. 1, currently serves as president and chief financial officer of PepsiCo. »

SOM launches new business curriculum

September 7, 2006
The School of Management implemented the first stage of its new interdisciplinary business curriculum Tuesday as students in the Class of 2008 began their courses in the first of the curriculum’s three modules. SOM’s new curriculum for first-year students, which was revised last spring in an effort to better integrate business education into relevant real-world »

Record donation funds new governance center at SOM

June 20, 2006
The Yale School of Management announced the opening of a new center for the study of corporate governance, funded by nearly $20 million in donations including a $10 million contribution from David Nierenberg ’75 LAW ’78 and his wife Patricia, which comprises the school’s greatest single donation received to date. The Yale Center for Corporate »

SOM panel talks internships

April 21, 2006
As part of the School of Management’s ongoing student-led movement to make international involvement a significant part of its evolving curriculum, students presented information to their peers about their internship experiences on a spring break trip to Madagascar at a panel on Thursday. Four teams of five students each presented summaries of the consulting work »

Experts plan for a high-tech globe

April 19, 2006
Experts convened at the School of Management Tuesday to discuss how technology can facilitate globalization across different sectors and how, in turn, to facilitate its advancement. The Symposium to Explore Technology’s Impact on Society was designed to explore the impact of technological advances in the areas of health, education, law, non-profits, media and management, SOM »

SOM sees 11 percent application increase

April 14, 2006
After several years of stagnant applicant pools, the School of Management saw an 11 percent jump in prospective Yale MBAs this year. SOM received 2,272 applications this year, up from 2,032 last year. While such an increase would mandate greater selectivity in any year, the rise also coincides with a decision to decrease the incoming »

School of Management hires two new professors

April 13, 2006
The Yale School of Management announced Wednesday that it will be hiring two professors, James Baron and Joseph Simmons, to join the SOM faculty in July. Baron will leave the Stanford Graduate School of Business to join Yale as a professor of organizational behavior, while Simmons, currently a postdoctoral research associate at Woodrow Wilson School »

SOM ranks 15th again

April 4, 2006
Yale School of Management maintained its status as the 15th top business school in the nation, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2007 ranking of graduate schools. SOM also retained its specialty ranking from last year as the top school in the nation for non-profit training. The school’s ranking in management improved from »

SOM core curriculum draws cautious praise

April 3, 2006
Education experts expressed praise for and some concern about the implementation of the Yale School of Management’s new core curriculum, following the recent release of the school’s plans for the new model. During the past several years, Babson College professors Gordon Prichett and Norean Sharpe have been leading advocates for more interdisciplinary management education in »

SOM overhauls academics

March 23, 2006
The Yale School of Management will implement a new interdisciplinary core curriculum next year as the first step toward a new style of management education that the school hopes to pioneer, following a unanimous faculty vote on Wednesday. The new core curriculum — which will be implemented this fall for the incoming SOM Class of »

School of Management launches new student government

March 22, 2006
Members of the Yale School of Management’s first student government met for the first time this week, after being elected by their classmates just before spring break. The new student government, which consists of nine members of the SOM’s class of 2007, was developed based on the recommendations of a committee of student volunteers and »