Lessons from a ‘Hackathon’ on Globalization

June 26th, 2017

An online Global Network Course on the wave of anti-globalization sentiment culminated in an intensive team project. 

Glassdoor Names Michael Apkon ’02 as Canada’s Top-Rated CEO

June 22nd, 2017

Apkon, the president and CEO of Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, won the approval of 99% of his employees in a survey conducted by the website.

Alumnus Nate Heller’s PEGAfrica Wins Ashden Award for Green Energy Finance

June 22nd, 2017

PEGAfrica, a solar energy company co-founded by Nate Heller ’09, has been honored with an Ashden Award, recognizing its innovations in financing solar energy solutions in West Africa.

Demand for Social and Cognitive Skills Is Linked to Higher Firm Productivity

June 21st, 2017

As computers have taken over certain tasks, some people have adapted by cultivating skills that machines lack. For instance, accountants can no longer survive by completing simple tax returns that are easily accomplished with software.

Jeff Sonnenfeld Receives Master Ethics Teacher Award

June 20th, 2017

Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld received the "Master Ethics Teacher Award" on May 25th, 2017 at the 6th Teaching Ethics at Universities Conference, hosted by the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University, and sponsored by the Society for Business Ethics and the Wheatley Institution at BYU.

Yale SOM Donors and Students Gather at New Annual Event

June 20th, 2017

This spring, students got a chance to meet the donors who helped make their educations possible.

Alumni Startup Puts the Power of Big Data in Healthcare Professionals’ Hands

June 19th, 2017

The technology company HILABS, launched by Amit Garg ’14 and Neel Butala SOM/MED ’14, has created a platform that lets healthcare professionals analyze the complex data impacting their sector today.

A Diverse Student Team Wins Patagonia Case Competition

June 16th, 2017

An interdisciplinary Yale student team won the competition with a plan to help Patagonia scale regenerative organic agriculture practices.

What Will Trigger the Next Financial Crisis?

June 15th, 2017

Are financial crises inevitable? Should they be listed alongside death and taxes as existential certainties or can we eradicate them with policies and practices that build resilience?

Global Social Enterprise Teams Bring Back Lessons from Consulting in South Africa

June 15th, 2017

Students in the Global Social Entrepreneurship Course traveled to Cape Town this spring to work with a variety of social-sector organizations.

SOM gave me the credibility to go out into the world and find investors. And it gave me the confidence to go out and actually build my own business utilizing the skills I learned as a student.