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December 10, 2014

The leaders of the Energy Club, Pablo Montes Iannini MBA/MEM 2015 and Theo Polan MBA 2015, organized a first-ever virtual alumni career panel on December 1. It featured Bryan Eckstein, Project Finance at SunEdison, Tyler van Leeuwen, CO2 Adviser at Shell, and Nate Gorence, Advanced Research Projects Agency at DOE ARPA-E, and was moderated by Pablo. Alumni offered advice on recruiting, spoke about their medium-term career objectives, and reflected on valuable experiences at Yale SOM.

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December 8, 2014

The Dallas Business Club is a unique organization comprised of 27 alumni chapters from some of the top business schools around the world including Yale, Harvard, Wharton, Chicago, MIT and INSEAD among others. The more than 3,000 members of the DBC enjoy professional networking and development, engagements with prominent business and political leaders, and the opportunity for civic involvement through a program called Civic Strides Connect that seeks to match the talents within the Club with the

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December 4, 2014

Second-year MBA students shared some inside tips on finding a consulting position in an overseas office.

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December 4, 2014

There’s nothing like being back in school. I’m not being facetious! The opportunity to learn is all around you: during any given lunch period, you can stumble in on a famous business leader (and free food) if you find the right lecture hall. Allow me to illustrate. A few weeks ago, when there was a lull in recruiting events and study sessions, I found myself in the Isaacson Classroom (Room 4210) at a lecture on solar energy, social entrepreneurship, and strategies for maximizing the impact of your life’s work. Munching on my brie, apple, and herb-y sandwich concoction, I could hardly contain my excitement.

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December 3, 2014

Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, spoke at Yale's Woolsey Hall on December 2. The discussion, hosted by the Center for the Study of Globalization, focused on issues facing women and girls worldwide.

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December 3, 2014

Through my experience at Yale SOM and Professor Andrew Metrick’s course the Global Financial Crisis, my understanding of the crisis is now much clearer.

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December 1, 2014

I received my undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania where I majored in engineering. After graduation, I returned to Toronto. My work experience for the last five years was in financial services in corporate development and consulting in Canadian banking. My goal for coming to business school was to expand my global perspective and make a transition from strategy to finance.

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November 26, 2014

Part I: The Challenge … Your task: Use the paper clip and undertake a series of trades with the intention of getting something bigger and better.  You can do whatever you wish.  You have one paper clip.  Those are the constraints. See what you and your partner can trade up for by Monday at 5 pm. Document your trades and we’ll see where we all end up once we meet again next Tuesday.

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November 25, 2014

Stephen Roach, senior fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and an expert on China, has heard it all before. As soon as it looks like the Chinese economy is falling short of previous periods of remarkable growth, people start predicting its doom.

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November 24, 2014

My background is a little bit complicated. The question ‘Where are you from?’ has never been an easy one for me to answer! So I generally like to make wherever I am into my home. At SOM, this is an incredibly easy thing to do. 

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