MBA Blog

November 7, 2014

Kyle Jensen, the Shanna and Eric Bass ’05 Director of Entrepreneurial Programs at Yale SOM, took a break from his usual duties last weekend to serve a a judge at YHack, Yale’s 36-hour marathon hacking competition, on the university’s West Campus. 

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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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October 31, 2014

Join us online! The Admissions team is excited to host a series of online events providing insight into the joint degrees programs offered by the Yale School of Management and other graduate programs at Yale University.

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October 28, 2014

On October 21, the Women in Management club hosted a panel of women second-year MBA students who completed internships in finance this past summer.

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October 28, 2014

Second-year MBA students shared lessons and insights learned during their summer internships in a series of panel events sponsored by student clubs this fall. 

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October 23, 2014

Healthcare in the United States costs more than any other industrialized nation, and often that extra cost is a result of medical innovations—new drugs and devices that extend or improve life but are very costly.

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October 22, 2014

Before I applied to Yale SOM, I had an extraordinary opportunity to meet a panel of business leaders. This panel spoke extensively about how they were successful and included a serial entrepreneur, a career politician, a pharmaceutical executive, and a venture capitalist. When they described their backgrounds, the one trait they had in common was that they had all taken a course called Interpersonal dynamics; they described it as a class that doesn’t teach actual business acumen but teaches you about yourself.

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October 21, 2014

I first became interested in financial markets during the Asian financial crisis in 1997. I visited family in South Korea around that time and remember being struck by how deeply the crisis affected people’s lives. Many of my relatives lost their jobs and substantial portions of their savings. I wanted to understand what had happened and how I could help prevent and contain this type of crisis in the future. 

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October 20, 2014

This week, writer Matthew O’Rourke is blogging from the Asian Institute of Management’s Global Network Week module on ecotourism.

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October 17, 2014

Vaughn Emery, CEO of Centri Technology, talked with student entrepreneurs about assembling and working with a strong board of directors.

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