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Doug Rae’s New Book on Black Panther Murders to be Published in August 2006

July 18th, 2006

Doug Rae’s forthcoming book, Murder in the Model City: The Black Panthers, Yale, and the Redemption of a Killer with Paul Bass, was reviewed in Kirkus Reviews and Publishers Weekly.

Joel Podolny, Jake Thomas, and Jonathan Feinstein Discuss SOM’s New Core Curriculum in The WSJ

July 18th, 2006

Joel Podolny, Jake Thomas, and Jonathan Feinstein discussed SOM's new core curriculum in The Wall Street Journal's M.B.A. Track column. In the article, which focuses on the multidisciplinary nature of the new first-year curriculum, columnist Ron Alsop wrote, "Other schools are taking steps toward a more integrated curriculum, too, but not on the scale of Yale's bold revision."

Sharon Oster Comments on Bill Gates’s Focus on the Gates Foundation

July 18th, 2006

Sharon Oster discussed Bill Gates's decision to quit his day-to-day role at Microsoft in two years to spend more time on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. "A lot of corporate foundations were born in the corporate style, but few have had someone of Gates's stature get involved personally in the execution of their programs," Oster told the Washington Post.

Barry Nalebuff: Hidden Fees Drive Customers Away

July 18th, 2006

In the Boston Globe, Barry Nalebuff commented on hidden fees that companies tack on—a credit card company that offers low annual fees but charges high late fees and interest rates hidden in the fine print, for example.

Ira Millstein Discusses Launch of Yale Center for Corporate Governance and Performance

July 18th, 2006

Ira Millstein discussed the launch of the Yale Center for Corporate Governance and Performance (YCCGP).

Dina Mayzlin Blogs About Word of Mouth Marketing

July 18th, 2006

The Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) has launched a website devoted solely to the field of word of mouth (WOM) research.

Owen Lamont Testifies in Senate Judiciary Hearing on Hedge Funds

July 18th, 2006

Owen Lamont testified as an expert witness in the United States Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Hedge Funds and Independent Analysts: How Independent are Their Relationships?” In his testimony, Lamont said that although short selling has come un

Jonathan Koppell Comments on Government Venture Capital Funds

July 18th, 2006

Jonathan Koppell discussed government agencies such as NASA and the CIA that are developing venture capital funds in Government Executive.

Ed Kaplan Appointed Member of the Naval Studies Board

July 18th, 2006

Ed Kaplan has been appointed as a member of the Naval Studies Board (NSB).

Bruce Judson: Culture Makes Start-Up Success Elusive Abroad

July 18th, 2006

Bruce Judson discussed why the start-up successes of Silicon Valley have been elusive abroad in USA Today. He said culture plays a big role. "A flourishing entrepreneurial economy requires a culture that values individualism, does not penalize people for trying and failing, and assumes individuals will work at many companies throughout their careers."

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