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Judy Chevalier Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 26th, 2006

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.

Zhiwu Chen Comments on China’s Economy Upon President Hu’s Visit

April 26th, 2006

"China's economy is among the most open in the world right now. But I'd like to see more openness politically and legally."

Keith Chen Appears on ABC News 20/20

April 26th, 2006

He and Harvard's Mark Hauser discussed their research with tamarind monkeys that found that that primates, like humans, follow the "golden rule."

Paul Bracken Takes Part in Transformation Advisory Group Meeting

April 26th, 2006

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.

Don’t Tell Me, I Don’t Want to Know: Yale School of Management Study Finds People Actively Avoid Medical Diagnoses for Illnesses Perceived as Severe, Untreatable

April 26th, 2006

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.

Professor Judith Chevalier Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 25th, 2006

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.

Some Frequently Asked Questions about Curriculum Reform

April 20th, 2006

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.

James Dyson to Talk at Yale, Offer Student Design Workshop

April 20th, 2006

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.

Yale School of Management Conference to Explore Industries Shaping China’s Future, April 21-22

April 19th, 2006

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.

Study Examines Why U.S. Defense Sector Fails to Reap Benefits of Information Technology

April 18th, 2006

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.

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