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Alumni Leaders Profile

October 17th, 2002

In the upcoming weeks, we are pleased to be profiling for you some of our top women Yale SOM alumnae leaders in Finance, Consulting, Media, Non-Profit, Venture Capital, and Entrepreneurship. These leaders will be the distinguished guest speakers at the second annual Yale MBA Women's Summit 2002 in NYC on November 14th. For more detailed information about this hallmark event of the School, or to listen to last year's Women's Summit proceedings, please go to http://mba.yale.edu and click on the Yale MBA Women's Summit 2002.

Interviews and Campus Visits

October 17th, 2002

If you have a friend that is interested in interviewing this fall, please direct them to our online scheduler, available through our web site, www.mba.yale.edu.

The SOM Mens' Crew Team

October 17th, 2002

The SOM Mens' Crew Team competed in the New Haven Rowing Club's 8th Annual Head of the Housatonic regatta on Saturday October 12 at Derby, CT. The team rowed in the open division against three Yale undergraduate boats as well as other university teams and rowing clubs. The team finished the long three mile race in 15:01, defeated two undergraduate rowing teams from NY and CT colleges, and will next compete in the Yale undergraduate rowing program's Demolition at Derby scrimmage on November 2.

National Society of Hispanic MBAs

October 17th, 2002

13th Annual Conference & Career Expo November 7-9, 2002 Phoenix Arizona

November's coming ! Don't forget to vote !

October 17th, 2002

If you are a U.S. citizen, residing in Connecticut, and need to register to vote or to change your name or address on your current registration, you will find information online at http://www.sots.state.ct.us

Don't Miss A Terrific Musical Event !

October 17th, 2002

The Carnegie Hall Jazz Band Friday, October 25 8:00 p.m. Woolsey Hall

International Relations Joint Degree

October 17th, 2002

Wednesday, October 24, 2002 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. Room A-51

The Yale School of Management and The Yale SOM Alumni Association invite you to:

October 17th, 2002

The 6th Annual Blending Sectors Reception Wednesday, October 24, 2002 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. The Yale Club of New York City

How Competitive Are Internet Book Retailers?

October 14th, 2002

Only a few years ago, lofty valuations of Amazon.com and other Internet retailers were justified by the suggestion that consumers would be very loyal to Internet vendors. Skeptics argued that with price information so easily available on the Internet, Internet retailing would deteriorate to perfect price competition.

Why Are Turkeys Cheap at Thanksgiving?

October 14th, 2002

The most basic applications of supply and demand would suggest that prices should be higher during periods of peak demand. However, we find that, for supermarket products, prices tend to be lower during periods of peak demand periods.