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
It is with great sadness that the student leaders of the Design & Innovation Club, on behalf of all students at SOM, write about the passing of William Drenttel, former Senior Faculty Fellow and Social Enterprise Fellow at the Yale School of Management. He passed away on December 21st after battling brain cancer for over a year. He was 60 years old.Read More
I felt like writing this to share because when I was deciding whether to apply to business school or not, I really wanted to know if I would get to have these conversations going to SOM. It seemed like a huge part of the value of going to school would be to be exposed to so many amazing individuals and at the same time something that was hard to get a clear sense of.
So here’s a few of my favorite parts of my week.Read More
It’s finals week here at SOM, and it hasn’t gotten easier the second time around. With a day to study before exams begin, our whole class seems to have been looking for ways to avoid studying. From baking to social activities to a Facebook discussion of the opportunities for arbitrage in red curry futures, pretty much everyone had a technique. Here’s my own form of procrastination: an ode to Fall 2 and finals, set to the tune of the pop song and meme generator, “Call Me Maybe.”Read More
With the smashing success of the Chili Cookoff, Food and Wine Club decided to start a whole new tradition with the 1st Annual SOM Thanksgiving Cookoff. Because everyone had their own Thanksgiving plans, the best time to celebrate at SOM was actually after Thanksgiving. This worked to an advantage by allowing the opportunity to “test” winning recipes on family before trying to claim bragging rights against the rest of the class.Read More
When classes commence at the new Edward P. Evans Hall campus in January, Yale SOM students and faculty will benefit from a number of cutting-edge technology features designed to enhance teaching and learning for years to come.