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June 2, 2014

On May 16, 2014, ten Yale SOM students met in Salt Lake City, UT to embark on a 9-day National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) backpacking adventure in the Cedar Mesa Canyon region of Southeastern Utah. NOLS is a world class experiential education non-profit that prides itself on teaching leadership skills in some of the most awe inspiring wilderness classrooms. For the second year, Yale SOM Leadership Development Program partnered with NOLS to provide rising second years an opportunity to practice applied leadership skills.

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May 27, 2014

One of the most exciting parts of my job is calling all of our admitted students to tell them they’ve been admitted to the Yale School of Management – and yes, we do call every admitted student to tell them personally! Last week we had the great fun of calling all our Round 3 admitted students (while munching on chocolate cupcakes prepared from scratch by Bruce DelMonico’s 11-year old daughter), which means that this week—it’s time to start recruiting the next class: the Class of 2017! 

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By: Ada Wan
May 26, 2014

There were bagpipes, colorful academic robes and even references to Porter’s five forces in the Commencement speech. Nothing you wouldn’t expect at a business school graduation, perhaps. 

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May 22, 2014

When Andrea Lustig ’86, the president of the Stralem Equity Fund and director of private client asset management at Stralem & Company, spoke at Yale SOM on April 8, she gave students advice on a critical part of the job search: the interview.

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May 13, 2014

Members of Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division discussed their career paths with Yale SOM students in a panel discussion sponsored by the Women in Management club on April 17.

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May 7, 2014

In my last director's note, I recounted an "Only at Yale" moment, when I bumped into Henry Kissinger, who was walking through Evans Hall after giving a talk to the Yale community. That incident highlighted to me the convening power of Yale.

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May 7, 2014

With graduation a mere two weeks away, I could not think of a better way to close my tenure at the Yale School of Management than by attending the St. Gallen Symposium.

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May 6, 2014

Josh Geballe YC ’97, ’02, visiting campus on April 28, told Yale SOM students that there are “massive opportunities” in the technology sector.

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May 6, 2014

This year has been just as rich as my first first – my classes have been challenging, I’ve gone to incredible talks, and my classmates have pushed me to think in new and different ways. Summer provides unique opportunities to take our new skills and apply them in real world settings. Prospective students often overlook the role that summer can play in designing your own curriculum and the great way it can be used to leverage an opportunity in a field that you are interested in.

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By: Ada Wan
May 2, 2014

At 12:59 p.m. this past Saturday, the dunk tank was ready. The hula-hoops were laid out, the jump ropes uncoiled and the bouncy house inflated. All that was missing was the children. 

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