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AJ Wasserstein
November 21, 2019 Master of Advanced Management

For an Alumnus Committed to Making a Difference, Jacobs Fellowship Expands on Yale SOM’s Impact

Since 2018, Yale SOM has partnered with the Jacobs Foundation, whose Jacobs Fellowship offers financial support and a worldwide network for alumni making a social impact.

November 18, 2019 MBA

Portrait of Indra Nooyi ’80—and Her Yale SOM Cap—Welcomed to National Portrait Gallery

Indra Nooyi ’80, the former chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, was honored at the 2019 American Portrait Gala at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., on November 17, as her portrait was added to the gallery’s collection. 

November 06, 2019 All SOM

Justin Elicker ’10 Elected Mayor of New Haven

Justin Elicker, a 2010 joint degree graduate of Yale SOM and the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, was elected mayor of the city of New Haven on November 5. When Elicker is inaugurated on January 1, 2020, residents of New Haven

September 20, 2019

Dean Takahashi ’83 to Lead Yale Carbon Offset Laboratory

Takahashi, the longtime senior director of the Yale Investments Office, will spearhead a new multidisciplinary Yale laboratory that will develop and support innovative solutions to the challenge of climate change.

September 11, 2019 All SOM

Justin Elicker ’10 Wins Democratic Primary for New Haven Mayor

Justin Elicker, a 2010 graduate of Yale SOM, won the Democratic Party primary for New Haven mayor on September 10, defeating incumbent Toni Harp, and will run in the general election on November 5.

August 05, 2019

Alumni Healthcare Startup Statera Wins Wins NYU-Yale Pitchoff

Statera Therapeutics, co-founded by Jennifer Fischer ’19 and Owen Yang ’19, aims to modernize immunotherapy and vaccination with "spatiotemporally tuned particles" to maximize drug delivery efficacy.

Teaching assistant Paul Velekei ’19 (left) with students
July 10, 2019 MBA For Executives

MBA for Executives Alumni Return as Teaching Assistants

A number of alumni from the Yale School of Management’s MBA for Executives program take the time to return to campus and serve as teaching assistants. They say the experience benefits them in a host of ways.

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