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April 29, 2014

Is it worth paying more for gas and coal now to spur emissions reductions in the future? Definitely, according to Bob Litterman, a partner and chairman of the risk committee at Kepos Capital.

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April 25, 2014

The EPIC Decade is a purpose-driven, strategy and innovation studio. We apply design thinking to transformation of individuals, collaborative creativity to the transformation of industries and communities, and experiential learning to the transformation of individuals. Together we refer to design thinking, collaborative creativity and experiential learning as Epic Thinking. The following is a guest post from Russell Thomas, Executive Director, Arts Council Wood Buffalo who helped lead this session: 

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April 24, 2014

Since we ask you to share your path to business school in painstaking detail when you apply to our program, I think it’s only fair for me to doff my admissions hat and share my own journey to SOM with you, with the hope that this might be helpful at whatever stage you are at in the application (pre-, peri-, or post-) process.

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April 18, 2014

Who: Thirteen teams from around the globe

What: To determine the investment opportunities for a Norwegian fund

Where: Evans Hall, Yale School of Management

When: April 4-6, 2014

Why: To have a blast!

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April 15, 2014

I call them “Only at Yale” moments. They happen seemingly every week, and they reinforce–to me, at least–what makes Yale such a special place.

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By: Ada Wan
April 14, 2014

Business school, for all intents and purposes, tends to be a heavily left-brained undertaking. Armed with our toolkit of Excel models, storyboards and GANTT charts, we’re pretty much always predicting, analyzing, optimizing, proofreading or managing something—a case, a group project or a problem set. Even pure leisure such as parties and group dinners gets mapped out on Google spreadsheets. In other words, if our left brain and right brain could arm wrestle, there is no doubt which one I’m putting my money on. 

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April 14, 2014

Two elements distinguish successful traders from those who struggle at hedge funds, Todd Finegold ’04, managing director at Maverick Capital, told students: creativity and conviction.

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March 28, 2014

Our globe-trotting students have just returned to campus from their International Experience trips and Global Network Weeks and our campus visit program is poised to host visitors from near and far in their search for the right business school.  If you’re looking for a

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March 28, 2014

In 2007, B. P. Agrawal left his longtime career in the telecommunications industry to launch a U.S.-based NGO that would address the shortages of clean drinking water and healthcare in rural parts of India, his native country. The goal was to develop local, self-sustaining solutions. But, he told students, “I had no clue what sustainability meant at the time.”

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March 26, 2014

The third installment of the weeklong courses brought together 470 students in 11 countries.

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