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September 23, 2014

Every year, Yale SOM kicks off the 4031 Cup with the Oster Bowl, sponsored by student life. This year, the game was a defensive struggle.

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September 19, 2014

Summer internships give MBA students opportunities to try out new roles, new organizations, even new sectors. For some students, these opportunities are doubled. Students pursuing joint degrees at Yale SOM and the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies are at Yale for three years—so they have two summers to intern. They work on a wide variety of sustainability issues, exploring their career options and honing their skill sets along the way.

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September 19, 2014

Привет! Olá! مرحبا Hola! 안녕하세요! Hello!—These are just a few of the languages spoken here at SOM and like the SOM community of faculty, students and staff, they represent a linguistic, cultural and experiential diversity that spans six continents. Having just recently joined this vibrant community of world citizens, I feel right at home!

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September 18, 2014

Yale SOM students got a behind-the-scenes look at brand management when Anthony van Dijk YC '03 and Chetan Parekh '06, brand managers at Procter & Gamble, discussed this pivotal role during a September 11 talk sponsored by the Marketing Club.

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September 17, 2014

Members of the Yale and New Haven communities gathered on the Beinecke Plaza to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. J.J. Wilson '15, a veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, was among the students who took part.

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September 12, 2014

That’s a full 16% of my class, snuggled up here in the Bay.  Every day is like a reunion here.  I’m not kidding.  Between my classmates, the 2013ers, the 2015ers who were finishing up their internships, and older alumni at networking events, I’ve seen probably 60+ SOMers since I got here in late July.  So I guess I can put off that whole ‘moving on’ thing for a little bit, right?

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September 12, 2014

Martin—or “Uncle Bob” as he’s known—is a luminary in the software world, and the very type of cross-sector leader that the School of Management aspires to train.

Bob encourages programmers to look at software from the perspective of the business, and to manage business risks by talking to customers early and often. If these practices sound familiar, it’s because agile development parallels user-centered design principles, and gave rise to the popular “lean startup” method for entrepreneurship.

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September 12, 2014

Under a clear blue sky, students from the Class of 2016 and the MAM class gathered around blue tables in the Evans courtyard on August 28. They mingled with club leaders, hoping to find answers to a pressing question: how should I spend my time at SOM outside the classroom? It was exactly during this time last year at the annual Club Fair that I learned about the Case Competition Club (C3), and decided to not only join the club, but also to join as a club leader.

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September 11, 2014

Jancy Langley MBA/MEM ’15 spent the summer working at Greenovate Boston, a community organization working to improve the city’s commercial recycling rates.

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September 10, 2014

As the MBA Class of 2016 begins its two-year journey through Yale SOM, the process for the Class of 2017 is just getting underway. The first application deadline for this class is just over a week away, on September 18.

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