SOM’s new institutes aim for business elite

With two new institutes, School of Management Dean Jeffrey Garten hopes to woo the corporate world’s elite to Yale’s business school. The Chief Executive Leadership Institute, which started this summer, will try to gather business executives on a regular basis for workshops and conferences on leadership. The International Institute for Corporate Governance, which Garten hopes […]

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SOM to increase loan forgiveness

Students at the nation’s top-ranked non-profit business program will now have a better chance to enter the non-profit sector without the burden of debt. The Yale School of Management will revamp its loan forgiveness program for graduates who go into non-profit work, a move that ends years of what many say is administrative neglect. A […]

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Law School professors join terrorism debate

As experts across the country sit down to discuss how America can respond to Tuesday’s attack, Yale Law School professors have begun to discuss the legal options open to the United States in its quest to administer justice to those responsible. Law School professors said the United States could attempt to capture and try those […]

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Number of minorities in SOM faculty lags behind

As issues of affirmative action in higher education return once again to the American spotlight, and universities and top business schools strive to diversify faculties and student bodies, the Yale School of Management seems to be stuck in another era. A recent study by the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education reported that SOM is […]

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Searching for justice after war

Chimene Keitner LAW ’02, who travelled to Africa with two other Yale Law School students this summer, witnessed firsthand the aftermath of the war between Ethiopia and Eritrea. As part of her job collecting war crimes evidence for an upcoming trial at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, Keitner met one man […]

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Law students launch civil rights group

At a law school known for producing some of America’s brightest law faculty, some students are getting a head start. This semester two third-year students at the Yale Law School will launch the Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project, a program designed to bring Yale undergraduate and Law School students and youth from the local community to […]

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Journal ranks SOM third-best in nation

On the heels of a four-spot jump last spring in the U.S. News and World Report Magazine’s business school rankings, the Yale School of Management shocked the business world early this summer by landing a third-place finish in the Wall Street Journal’s first annual graduate business program rankings. The Journal accorded its top three slots […]

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Some gift money may be used inefficiently

Somewhere amid the knots of Yale’s bureaucratic red tape, alumni gift money may be being wasted, one Law School administrator said. When Yale’s professional schools receive donations, they turn the money over to the University to invest. Yale Law School Associate Dean Steve Yandle, who oversees the budget and directs financial matters for the Law […]

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Law School tenures first minority female professor

In one fell swoop, the Yale Law School demonstrated last week its commitment to both international development and diversifying its faculty by appointing Amy Chua to a tenured position. Chua, whose work focuses on international development in Asia, will be the first woman of color to become a tenured non-clinical faculty member at the law […]

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As rank rises, is SOM losing its public focus?

It has been nearly a decade since disgruntled School of Management alumni hired a pilot to fly a banner proclaiming “15 Lousy Years” over the Yale Bowl during a Yale-Harvard football game. The students were voicing their frustration at then-SOM Dean Michael Levine, whom alumni and students accused of trying to convert the innovative business […]

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From competition, SOM snags top prof

The Yale School of Management has beat out the likes of Stanford, Princeton and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to grab renowned economist Judy Chevalier ’89, who will join Yale economist Ben Polak as SOM’s newest tenured faculty members. In addition to Chevalier and Polak, two new junior professors — Rodney Parker and Nat Keohane […]

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