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Yale SOM Marks 5,000th Graduate at 2006 Commencement

June 23rd, 2006

Two hundred and fifteen graduates received their MBA degrees on May 22, 2006 at the commencement exercises for the Yale School of Management Class of 2006.

A Message from the President of the SOM Alumni Association

June 19th, 2006

Dear Fellow SOMers, The Board of Directors for the SOM Alumni Association SOMAA recently kicked off its 2006-2007 year with a quarterly meeting in New York City. At this meeting we welcomed six new members:  

New Book Explains How Creativity Develops; Offers Window into Creative Paths of Luminaries from Virginia Woolf to Tim Berners-Lee

June 19th, 2006

New Haven, Conn., June 19, 2006—Many think of creativity as being the domain of "creative types" or those who, in a sudden spark of inspiration, are struck with a novel or groundbreaking idea. A provocative new book argues that creativity happens not in a serendipitous flash, but unfolds as a structured, definable process over years or even decades.

Yale SOM Launches Governance Center with Largest Gift in School’s History

June 16th, 2006

On Monday, June 12 at the opening dinner for the Yale Governance Forum, Dean Joel M.

Loan Forgiveness Program Revised

June 16th, 2006

The Yale School of Management’s Loan Forgiveness Program was the first program of its kind when launched in 1986, and thanks to a recent overhaul, it is once again leading the field.

Class of 2006 "Raises the Roof"

June 16th, 2006

This spring, the Class of 2006 sent a strong message about its belief in the future of Yale SOM.

Online Alumni Services – Alumni Career Resources

June 16th, 2006

Yale SOM Online Alumni Services continues to develop with the launch of a new Alumni Career Resources website.

Yale School of Management Launches Yale Center for Corporate Governance and Performance with Historic Gift; Corporate Governance Expert Ira M. Millstein Appointed Director

June 12th, 2006

New Haven, Conn., June 12, 2006—Yale School of Management Dean Joel M. Podolny today announced the establishment of the Yale Center for Corporate Governance and Performance (YCCGP) with the receipt of $20 million in gifts and commitments from individual and corporate donors, including a $10 million gift from David Nierenberg, a 1975 graduate of Yale College and a 1978 graduate of Yale Law School, and his wife Patricia, which represents the single largest gift in the history of the Yale School of Management. Podolny also announced that Ira M. Millstein, a senior partner at the international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges and senior associate dean for corporate governance at Yale SOM, has been named the center's director.

Professor Barry Nalebuff to Receive the Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund Writing Award

June 8th, 2006

Barry Nalebuff, the Milton Steinbach Professor of Management, will be presented with the fourth annual Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund Writing Award for his article, "Exclusionary Bundling." The award will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Antitrust Institute on June 21, 2006, in Washington, D.C.

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