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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 dynamic learning environment, if you see the value in an integrat

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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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March 26, 2014

Christine Bader ’00 discussed her career in corporate responsibility as part of the Colloquium on Business and Society at Yale SOM on March 24.

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March 24, 2014

Graduates of Yale SOM and the Yale School of Public Health in the healthcare industry discussed the physician’s role in the rapidly evolving healthcare sector at an alumni event on March 19.

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March 24, 2014

Dim Sum Brunch connects first year, second year, MAM students as well as SOM partners who may  not get to interact on campus. Dim Sum Brunch, sponsored by the Student Experience Fund (SEF), aims to promote cross-class integration and cross-cultural communication at SOM.

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March 23, 2014

In the mid-1980s Brazil was emerging from military dictatorship into an uncertain future.  The Brazilian philosopher Roberto Unger characterized this transition as a time of both “paralyzing confusion” and “transformative opportunity” (Unger 1987, 69).  The sheer scale of change required was simultaneously daunting and liberating.  

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March 21, 2014

Jenik Radon has for almost 20 years gone eye-to-eye with oil and gas companies planning to extract new reserves in emerging nations. His role, he told students at Yale SOM on February 20, is to represent the public good. “I’m pretty  forthright,” he said. “That’s why the industry doesn’t appreciate me—and doesn’t like me..”

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March 21, 2014

I believe that the program in Global Social Entrepreneurship (GSE) truly embodies the school mission of educating leaders in business and society. When I decided to come to SOM, I knew I wanted to try things that were beyond my comfort zone, and as someone with no previous experience with social enterprises, the GSE program has given me a hands-on and highly rewarding opportunity to provide pro bono consulting to a social organization in the developing world.

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March 16, 2014

We started the trip with celebratory caipirinhas (a traditional Brazilian drink made with sugar, lime and cachaca, which is a sugar cane liquor) as we reviewed our impressively full 10-day schedule of meetings, prepared for us by our fabulous 2nd year TAs, Priscilla Balla and Kalil Diaz. In the past two days, we’ve enjoyed candid meetings with top Brazilian executives in industries ranging from consulting to oil and gas to energy and beyond.

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