During spring break 2004, five current students from Russia provided an insider's tour to the best of Moscow and St. Petersburg – including the best MBAs (from SOM, of course) currently working in the country.
The website of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission features the commentaries of 38 students from Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld's MGT 623, Strategic Leadership Across Sectors class, on proposed new regulation of the mutual fund industry's reporting requirements.
Bob Ames '03 and Anthony Corridore '03, along with Paul MacAvoy, Williams Brothers Professor of Management Studies, published an article in the Winter 2004 edition of the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance.
Professors Matt Spiegel and Shyam Sunder organized a reunion and networking event for former and current students of MGT 948 - Security Analysis. Nine alums of the course, now working in the financial services industry, and four current students joined Spiegel and Sunder for cocktails and dinner at the Yale Club in New York City on March 31. All enjoyed the opportunity to review how their investment recommendations had fared over time.
On April 24th, the Environment SIG invited Dan Horan '95 to share general lessons he has learned on leadership and entrepreneurship. In his talk, he gave a real flavor for his day-to-day activities as CEO and President, and described the challenges of running both Papaya King and, earlier, an organic farm.
The Double Bottom Line and Environment SIGs, co-sponsored by the Yale SOM Alumni Association, invited Jesse Johnson SOM & FES '01, to talk about how he started his environmentally-friendly furniture company.
Unstuck, the new book by Assistant Professor Sandra Spataro and Keith Yamashita, a founder of Stone Yamashita Partners, is a practical resource to "help you move forward when everything else seems to be headed in reverse."
Nonprofit organizations often find themselves caught in the "funding trap," beholden to foundations and donors for financial support. In today's economy, most nonprofits can't afford to rely on outside contributions as their sole source of revenue.
New Haven, Conn.—May 4, 2004—The International Center for Finance (ICF) at the Yale School of Management has received a $1.6 million grant for the study of behavioral finance—The Whitebox Advisors Grant—bestowed by Andrew Redleaf, Yale '78 MA, '78 BA, and his company Whitebox Advisors.