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“The woods are lovely, dark and deep…” Musings from a second year EMBA student

December 16, 2014

It was a beautiful November evening and after a short jog, I was resting on a bench overlooking the lake outside my house. I took out my phone and started checking my Yale email, in anticipation of the class assignments that I needed to complete. I froze as I saw the email from our EMBA...

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EMBA 2016: A Class of Firsts

August 14, 2014

On the last and perhaps most beautiful Friday evening in July, the SOM faculty welcomed the Class of 2016 to Evans Hall for an open-air cocktail reception.  As 52 new Yalies exchanged pleasantries on Beinecke terrace, it became very clear that the Admissions staff deserved the first toast.  Faculty and students alike commented on an accomplished, diverse, and extraordinarily large class.  

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A Proud Moment: Attending Surgeon General Vivek Murthy's '03 Confirmation Hearing

February 7, 2014

It was a pleasure to attend Vivek H. Murthy's (YSM 2003; SOM 2003) confirmation hearing today for the post of Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Murthy has accomplished an awful lot in his very short career and we know that this is but one more opportunity for him to apply his considerable talents to improving the health and well being of the people of our country (and globally).

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The School-Work-Family Balancing Act

January 21, 2014

“Hurry up, I have a final due in 2 hours so I don’t have a lot of time.” That’s what I said to my 9-year old daughter the other night as we did our nighttime routine. It doesn’t usually end up being such a stark trade-off, literally stealing minutes from bedtime to go run a regression on some widget sales data. But there’s no way around the fact that my SOM experience means, at least in quantitative terms, less family time.

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