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Alumni, Current Students and Admissions Candidates Mingle in Paris

February 4th, 2004

The Admissions Office held an event at the Kaplan Center in Paris on January 7th.

Alumni in Sao Paolo kick-off the new Brazilian SOMAA Chapter

February 4th, 2004

Alumni in Sao Paolo kick-off the new Brazilian SOMAA Chapter.

Judy Samuelson '82 visits Yale SOM to talk to the Double Bottom Line SIG

February 3rd, 2004

On January 27th, 2004 Judy Samuelson '82 visited SOM to talk to the Double Bottom Line SIG about her work at the Aspen Institute, the current state of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at both corporations and in business school curriculums, the challenges ahead, and efforts needed to further CSR goals.

"Leadership and Ethics: Linking the Generations"

February 3rd, 2004

On January 29-30, an innovative two-day conference at SOM, entitled "Leadership and Ethics: Linking the Generations" brought members of the Charter Class of 1978 together with current students for an "off the record" discussion dealing with ethics, leadership, and professionalism – issues which are just as relevant today as they were 25 years ago.

SOMEurope Online Community Forms

February 3rd, 2004

We are pleased to invite you to join the SOMEurope community. This is a community for Yale School of Management Alumni, students or faculty who live in Europe or are interested in what is moving on the European continent among SOM alumni.

Fritz Hatton '79, vintner, and the nation's foremost wine auctioneer, joins the Yale SOM Wine SIG.

February 2nd, 2004

On Wednesday, January 28th, Fritz Hatton '79, vintner, and the nation's foremost wine auctioneer, joined the Yale SOM Wine SIG.

Yale SOM Appoints New Board of Advisors

January 30th, 2004

New Haven, Conn.—January 30, 2004—The Yale School of Management has appointed a roster of prominent executives to serve as its new Board of Advisors. Linda A. Mason (SOM '80), Chairman and Founder of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, and Fellow of the Yale Corporation, is Chair of the 40-member Board, which includes 21 Yale SOM and 14 Yale College alumni.

Yale SOM Partners with Toigo Foundation

January 28th, 2004

The Yale School of Management is excited to announce its partnership with the Robert Toigo Foundation to support the advancement of exceptional minority MBA students within the finance industry through scholarships, mentoring, internships and job placement. As a Toigo academic partner, SOM will nominate minorities accepted to its MBA program for consideration as Toigo Fellows. There are more than 300 alumni of the Foundation, who have graduated from top business schools across the US that work with Toigo as academic partners.

Allegations but no evidence of natural gas crisis Originally published in the Houston Chronicle (1/11/04)

January 27th, 2004

Forty years ago, as young faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, we began to analyze natural gas markets. The experience has been most rewarding, because it has exposed us to every type of government crisis management.

Poison Pill: Why The New Reform Bill Will Make Medicare's Problems Bigger - and Even Harder to Fix Originally published in the The Boston Globe (12/7/03). By Jacob S. Hacker and Theodore R. Marmor

January 27th, 2004

Tomorrow, President Bush is set to sign Medicare's biggest overhaul in 38 years into law. But after watching the shrill yet perfunctory debate that culminated last week in the passage of the bill, even close observers of Washington politics can be forgiven for wondering just what exactly it was all about.