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On January 29-30, an innovative two-day conference at SOM, entitled "Leadership and Ethics: Linking the Generations" brought members of the Charter Class of 1978 together with current students for an "off the record" discussion dealing with ethics, leadership, and professionalism – issues which are just as relevant today as they were 25 years ago.
On January 27th, 2004 Judy Samuelson '82 visited SOM to talk to the Double Bottom Line SIG about her work at the Aspen Institute, the current state of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at both corporations and in business school curriculums, the challenges ahead, and efforts needed to further CSR goals.
New Haven, Conn.—January 30, 2004—The Yale School of Management has appointed a roster of prominent executives to serve as its new Board of Advisors. Linda A. Mason (SOM '80), Chairman and Founder of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, and Fellow of the Yale Corporation, is Chair of the 40-member Board, which includes 21 Yale SOM and 14 Yale College alumni.
The Yale School of Management is excited to announce its partnership with the Robert Toigo Foundation to support the advancement of exceptional minority MBA students within the finance industry through scholarships, mentoring, internships and job placement. As a Toigo academic partner, SOM will nominate minorities accepted to its MBA program for consideration as Toigo Fellows. There are more than 300 alumni of the Foundation, who have graduated from top business schools across the US that work with Toigo as academic partners.
Tomorrow, President Bush is set to sign Medicare's biggest overhaul in 38 years into law. But after watching the shrill yet perfunctory debate that culminated last week in the passage of the bill, even close observers of Washington politics can be forgiven for wondering just what exactly it was all about.
Forty years ago, as young faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, we began to analyze natural gas markets. The experience has been most rewarding, because it has exposed us to every type of government crisis management.
The December issue of OR/MS Today revisited Franz Edelman Award finalists in the not-for-profit sector to see if their research has had lasting value. Professor Ed Kaplan's New Haven Needle Exchange research with Elaine O'Keefe, which won the Edelman Award in 1992, was cited for helping to formulate lasting public policy in this area.
New Haven, Conn.—December 18, 2003—Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Associate Dean for Executive Programs at the Yale School of Management and Founder, President and CEO of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute, presided over the market open of The NASDAQ Stock Market this morning at NASDAQ's Times Square MarketSite in New York City.