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Yale School Of Management Receives $1.5 Million Grant From The Goldman Sachs Foundation To Foster Business Growth Among Nonprofit Organizations

September 15th, 2003

New Haven, Conn.-September 15, 2003 -- The Yale School of Management is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $1.5 million dollars from The Goldman Sachs Foundation. The grant will help fund "The Yale School of Management – The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures," an initiative established in 2002 to educate nonprofits about nonprofit enterprise. This is the second such grant bestowed by The Goldman Sachs Foundation. The first, a $1.5 million contribution in 2002, helped launch The Partnership, which also receives support from The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Yale SOM Stock Market Confidence Indexes Shows Investors Still Using Buy-and-Hold Strategy

September 12th, 2003

A News & Observer (9/7) article on buy-and-hold investment strategy cited research from the Yale School of Management Stock Market Confidence Indexes directed by Professor Robert Shiller.

Zhiwu Chen Addresses American Embassy, Shenzhen Stock Exchange

September 12th, 2003

On August 26, 2003, Professor Zhiwu Chen was invited by the State Department to address a group of journalists and researchers gathered at the American Embassy in Guangzhou, China.

Geert Rouwenhorst and Will Goetzmann Comment on Spitzer Mutual Fund Probe

September 12th, 2003

As New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer launched an investigation into the fraudulent after-market trading practices of mutual fund firms, Professors K. Geert Rouwenhorst and William Goetzmann were on the forefront of those commenting on the probe.

Excerpt from City: Urbanism and It's End By Doug Rae

August 29th, 2003

City: Urbanism and Its End pursues the course of urban history across the boundaries that separate political science from sociology, geography, economics, and history itself.


August 29th, 2003

Donald Hamilton Ogilvie, a member of the SOM Charter Class, an advisor to Fortune 500 executives and leaders of major non-profit and government organizations, who helped establish Afro-American studies as a respected field of university scholarship, died of a heart attack on Sunday, July 27th, 2003. He was 57.

Neal Keny-Guyer '82, CEO, Mercy Corps, Speaks at Commencement

August 20th, 2003

Neal Keny-Guyer '82 spoke at SOM's Commencement ceremonies on Monday, May 26, 2003. Keny-Guyer has served as CEO of Mercy Corps since 1994. Under his leadership, Mercy Corps has emerged as a leading international relief organization with operations in 29 countries, a staff of 2,000 and an annual operating budget in excess of $125 million.

2003 1st Annual SOMAA Golf Outing By Brian Upbin ’00

August 14th, 2003

Well boys and girls, the 1st annual Alumni SOM Golf outing came and went without the forecasted scattered thunderstorms ruining our day.

CDO Reception is a Smashing Success!

August 12th, 2003

For the 7th consecutive year, the Yale SOM Career Development Office hosted a summer reception at the Yale Club of New York City.

Barry Nalebuff and Jeff Sonnenfeld Ranked Among Top 200 Business Gurus

August 12th, 2003

In the recently published book, What's the Big Idea?: Creating and Capitalizing on the Best Management Thinking (HBS Press), authors Thomas Davenport, Larry Prusak and H. James Wilson rank Professor Barry Nalebuff and Associate Dean Jeffrey Sonnenfeld on their list of the top 200 business gurus.