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Shyam Sunder: India Needs Greater Shareholder Activism

February 22nd, 2006

In a lecture at the Great Lakes Institute of Management, Shyam Sunder advocated for greater shareholder activism.

Paul Bracken Speaks to Yale Alumni in San Francisco, Colorado

February 22nd, 2006

On February 25, 2006, Paul Bracken spoke to Yale alumni in San Francisco on “The Impact of Business on Democracy and Globalization.” His talk was part of “Connect with Yale,” a day-long program of events that also featured presentations by Pr

Intel Chairman Craig R. Barrett to Speak at Yale School of Management, February 22 at 11:45 a.m.

February 21st, 2006

New Haven, Conn., February 21, 2006—Craig R. Barrett, Chairman of the Board of Intel Corporation, will speak as part of the Yale School of Management Leaders Forum on February 22. The talk will take place in the General Motors Room of Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue at 11:45 a.m. It is free and open to the public.

Yale MBAs to Aid Local Business on Spring Break Trip to Madagascar

February 20th, 2006

New Haven, Conn., February 20, 2006—Twenty MBA students from the Yale School of Management (Yale SOM) will put their business skills to work for a good cause over spring break. The group will spend two weeks in the island nation of Madagascar performing pro bono consulting work for socially focused organizations.

Yale School of Management Celebrates Black History Month

February 16th, 2006

New Haven, Conn., February 16, 2006—The Yale School of Management Black Business Alliance has organized a series of cultural activities to take place at the school throughout February in honor of Black History Month. "Black History Month is a time to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements and legacy of African-Americans," said Vinice Davis '06, co-leader of the Black Business Alliance.

Yale School of Management Conference to Examine Political and Ethical Challenges of Healthcare

February 14th, 2006

New Haven, Conn., February 14, 2006—The Yale School of Management will host its second annual healthcare conference and networking forum on March 24, 2006. "Healthcare 2006: The Political and Ethical Challenges to Advancing Healthcare Quality" will take place 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Avenue. The conference is organized by the Yale School of Management Healthcare Club, the Yale MBA for Executives: Leadership in Healthcare program, and the Yale School of Management Alumni Association. Advance registration is required.

2006 Economic Development Conference Focuses on Building Communities

February 9th, 2006

The Economic Development Club hosted its sixth bi-annual conference on February 3, 2006.

New Kevin Y. Zhang Scholarship to Support Students from Mainland China

February 8th, 2006

Beginning in the fall of 2006, the Yale School of Management will offer a new scholarship funded by Kevin Y. Zhang '94, which is designed to increase the international diversity of the student body. The Kevin Y. Zhang Scholarship is a half-tuition scholarship that will be awarded to students from mainland China who need financial assistance and demonstrate exceptional merit. The scholarship will enable Yale SOM to attract highly competitive students from the growing applicant pool in China while providing the opportunity for students from disadvantaged backgrounds to accept an offer of admission from Yale SOM.

New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof to Present Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale Lecture

February 8th, 2006

New Haven, Conn., February 8, 2006—Nicholas Kristof, a columnist for The New York Times, will deliver the 13th Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale Lecture on Wednesday, February 15, 2006.

Yale SOM Alumni Head Two of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”

February 2nd, 2006

New Haven, Conn., February 2, 2006--Bright Horizons and CarMax, two companies headed and founded by Yale SOM alumni, have once again been recognized by Fortune Magazine's annual ranking of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." Linda Mason '80 is chairman of Bright Horizons, which she co-founded with Roger Brown '82 (now president of the Berklee College of Music). Austin Ligon '80 is president and CEO of CarMax.