With spirits high in advance of The Game—the annual football matchup between Yale and Harvard—Yale SOM students set out to find a mascot for the school. Nearly two dozen dogs competed, but just one came out on top.
The five Yale SOM students are among 23 Yale students selected for the program, which is part of the Kerry Initiative, founded by Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change and the 68th U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry YC ’66.
The fellowship culminates in an independent project researching and developing an actionable solution to a real-world healthcare disparity. We talked with Kennetha Gaines ’21 about her work on using racial trauma screening to improve infant mortality in the African American community.
The Center for Inclusive Growth will seek to encourage economic growth in New Haven that benefits the entire community. An advisory board including Yale representatives and political and community leaders from New Haven will advise the center. Yale will invest $5 million in the center over the next five years.
Time magazine has published an extensive profile of Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale SOM’s senior associate dean for leadership studies and the Lester Crown Professor in the Practice of Management, focusing on a series of virtual meetings in which Sonnenfeld coordinated efforts by business leaders to speak out in support of democratic principles in the wake of the 2020 election.