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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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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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