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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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September 10, 2014

I’ve talked a lot about the Design & Innovation Club in the past, but I just wanted to shout them out one more time here, because my friends and classmates involved in the club were the most important guides I had during the recruiting process. 

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September 9, 2014

Words, pictures, feelings diaries, nothing can come close to giving me the vocabulary to describe the last two years of my life and how much they’ve meant to me.  So what’s left to do but blog about it? 

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September 4, 2014

Yale SOM’s new Edward P. Evans Hall has landed a spot on Architectural Digest’s list of nine best new university buildings around the world.

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September 3, 2014

Every year a new crop of students starts the MBA program at Yale SOM. Every year these new students have to figure out how to balance academics, leadership development, clubs, and the career search. Fortunately, they have the benefit of hearing from those who’ve been there before.

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August 28, 2014

A look at orientation through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram #YSOMOrientation.

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August 28, 2014

As promised, I’m sharing the slides from the presentation. We have a number of events coming up (I will personally be on the West Coast next week for several events, then on to London and Paris after that).  We will also be offering a number of online events, which we plan to announce soon, including several very interesting webinars with our faculty and alumni.  Please check back often as we update our Admissions events frequently.

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