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Jeffrey Garten on Contraband Traffickers, Wall Street Pollyannas

October 21st, 2005

Jeffrey Garten’s latest BusinessWeek Economic Viewpoint column deals with illegal trade.

Ed Kaplan Appointed to National Academy of Sciences Panel on Improvised Explosive Devices

October 21st, 2005

Ed Kaplan has been appointed to a National Academy of Sciences panel charged with determining the basic research needed to interrupt the delivery chain of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

Alumni Volunteer Feature Story

October 20th, 2005

Lance DeSpain '01, Director, The Hartford

October 19th, 2005

From Walden to Wall Street: Frontiers of Conservation Finance Edited by James N. Levitt, YC '76, Yale SOM '80 (Island Press, 2005)

From Walden to Wall Street: Frontiers of Conservation Finance

October 19th, 2005

In the absence of innovation in the field of conservation finance, a daunting funding gap faces conservationists aiming to protect America's system of landscapes that provide sustainable resources, water, wildlife habitat, and recreational amenities.

MBA for Executives: Program Welcomed Members of Its Charter Class on August 1, 2005

October 19th, 2005

After several years of planning and over a year of preparation, the Leadership in Healthcare MBA program welcomed the members of its charter class on August 1st.

License to Shop: Charitable Acts Increase Consumers’ Willingness to Buy Luxury Goods

October 13th, 2005

How much do you really desire a designer handbag or an exclusive watch but feel guilty purchasing it? Maybe you should donate to the United Way or spend a weekend building homes with Habitat for Humanity. According to a new research study, "Licensing Effect in Consumer Choice," consumers who act or feel altruistic are more likely to subsequently splurge on luxury goods.

Yale SOM Students Help Team MBA Raise $90,000 for Cancer Research

October 12th, 2005

October 12, 2005—Nick Brod and James Woody, MBA students from the Class of 2006 at the Yale School of Management, were part of an international team that participated in the recent Bristol-Myers Squibb Tour of Hope. The team of 67 business school cyclists raised nearly $90,000 for the tour, a transcontinental bike ride to support and draw attention to the fight against cancer.

Ed Kaplan Receives INFORMS Fellow Award

October 5th, 2005

The Fellow Awards recognize INFORMS members who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of operations research and the management sciences.

Ted Marmor to Participate in Conference on Presidency of Bill Clinton

October 5th, 2005

The conference will be hosted by Hofstra University, which has presented events on the administrations of all U.S. presidents who have served during the university's lifetime.