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November 13, 2014

Strolling across the fourth floor of Evans Hall on November 1, you’d find fifty students from seven schools buried in the details of mobile payments regulation in five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. And another 12 students from business schools in Lagos and Cape Town, chatting back and forth by video, as though there were no such thing as distance learning. 

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November 12, 2014

Yale SOM has named the 2014-15 Donaldson Fellows, four alumni honored for exemplifying the school’s mission to educate leaders for business and society.  

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November 6, 2014

In the 1980s, Professor Edward Kaplan, now Yale SOM’s William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Operations Research, was part of a group of activists and Yale public health researchers who proposed a controversial program to provide clean syringes to injection drug users in the city in an effort to slow the spread of AIDS. Nearly 25 years later, the program is still active in New Haven and has been replicated by cities around the country. In fact, students in Kaplan’s course Policy Modeling will be studying the exchange program and its evaluation method this semester.

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November 6, 2014

Many people dismissed my answer as a joke, or perhaps lacking truth, but I have never been more serious about anything.  I was pleasantly surprised when I came here to the MAM program and spoke with my classmates and found out that the majority shared my sentiment. We want to change the world and make a difference.

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October 15, 2014

Yale SOM students are scattered around the globe right now for Global Network Week, but they left a welcome and guide for Network students visiting Yale in the form of this student-created video.

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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 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 21, 2014

The art was really an instrument for self-reflection because something in the piece would make you tell a story from your own life, while standing in front of the group. We started the process of giving and getting feedback from the nitty gritty – like you’re shuffling on your feet – to ‘you start poorly and finish strongly.’ Or vice versa. It started a feedback loop with each other in a subject matter that wasn’t business.”

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May 19, 2014

In the second year since its inception, the MAM program is one of Yale's most visible connections to Global Network for Advanced Management, the network of 27 international business schools that connects students and faculty with their peers worldwide to share ideas, case studies, and research. The MAM program offers graduates of Global Network schools the chance to spend a year taking classes at SOM and throughout Yale, deepening their understanding of today's most complex management issues. 

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