The student-run gym in Evans Hall, Fit for Thought, has officially opened its doors. Proceeds of the gym benefit the Internship Fund, which provides stipends for students choosing summer internships in the nonprofit and public sectors.
In their quest for transparency, prospective MBAs often ask me both what I most appreciate and what I find most challenging about business school. While my previous blogs have made clear the many aspects I appreciate, I’ve yet to share one of the dimensions I find most challenging: the pressure to be all-around awesome.Read More
The school is pursuing LEED Gold certification under the LEED for Schools 2009 standard, which acknowledges sustainable design and construction, said Brendan Edgerton SOM/FES ’15, a member of the Sustainability Leadership Team. Yale SOM created this team, which includes students and staff members, to oversee the school’s ongoing sustainability efforts. As part of this effort, the Sustainability Leadership Team will be tracking the building’s water and energy usage, allowing the school to publish its greenhouse gas emissions.Read More
Students from schools across the Global Network for Advanced Management gathered on their respective campuses to watch live video streams from Business + Society, the conference opening Edward P. Evans Hall, on January 9–11.
Ross Library It's the first week of classes in Edward P. Evans Hall, and Yale SOM students are finding their way around the building—and that includes locating a new favorite study spot. Within the new campus, there are three distinct spaces on three separate floors that allow for quiet study, collaborative research, and media-intensive collaboration or presentations.Read More
Today is an especially busy–I would add historic–day here at Yale SOM. Not only is our Round 2 application deadline today at 5:00 p.m. (and those of you looking for last-minute application advice can look at my previous two blog posts), but it is the start of our Edward P. Evans Hall Opening Conference.Read More
Our Round 2 application deadline is later this week, on Thursday, January 9, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. For those of you who are putting the finishing touches on your application, I offer a few pieces of last-minute advice.Read More
Happy New Year! With the Round 2 application deadline a week away on January 9, I thought it would be a good time to talk about video questions, a new element in this year’s Yale SOM application.
I feel like I’m a director sometimes. The director of my own personal movie. Director. Actor. Screenwriter. Producer. Editor. I’ve definitely been flitting between these different roles during the past few days since Christmas in what has been one of the first opportunities I have had to revisit and digest my first semester at SOM.Read More