Judy Chevalier has been elected to the 226th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Chevalier is one of 175 new fellows and 20 foreign honorary members who will be formally inducted in a ceremony on Oct.
Paul Bracken participated in the third meeting of the U.S. Joint Forces Command Transformation Advisory Group (TAG) in Washington, DC in April. The group discussed current and planned initiatives to transform the capabilities of the U.S. military.
New Haven, Conn., April 26, 2006—People are often reluctant to obtain diagnostic medical tests for serious diseases they may be at risk for including cancer, HIV/AIDS, and Alzheimer's. A new study finds that the perceived treatability and severity of a disease impacts individuals' decisions to submit to—or avoid—medical screening.
New Haven, Conn., April 25, 2006—Judith A. Chevalier, the William S. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Economics at the Yale School of Management, has been named a fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
There is tremendous excitement about the new Yale SOM Core – but, as with many innovations, there are also a lot of questions. Following are answers to some of the questions we've heard over the last few weeks.
New Haven, Conn., April 19, 2006—Widely honored design engineer James Dyson, Chairman and Founder of Dyson, will speak at Yale on April 27 and sponsor a four-hour design charrette, or hands-on workshop, for students the following morning.
New Haven, Conn., April 19, 2006—The International Center for Finance at the Yale School of Management will host "The China Industry Conference at Yale," April 21-22, at Lindsey-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street, New Haven.
New Haven, Conn., April 18, 2006— The U.S. defense sector is not experiencing economic gains from the use of information technology (IT) like civilian sectors. The result, say the authors of the new paper "Bringing Defense into the Information Economy," is that national security is becoming more costly and national strategy isn't aligned with America's technological and economic strengths as it was in World War II and the Cold War.