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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.

Martin Shubik: Is Economics the Next Physical Science?

October 5th, 2005

UnspecifiedMartin Shubik contributed the paper “Is Economics the Next Physical Science?” with Doyne Farmer and Eric Smith to Physics Today.

Subrata Sen Presents Paper at INFORMS Conference

October 5th, 2005

Subrata Sen presented his paper “Surplus Distribution for a Conventional Retailer and an Internet Entrant” (with Ramesh Arjunji) at the INFORMS conference in Atlanta, GA, June 2005.

Roger Ibbotson on the Anatomy of Hedge Funds

October 5th, 2005

Roger Ibbotson was quoted in a Hartford Courant story that served as a primer on hedge funds-what they are, the purpose they serve, and the strategies they use.

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld Appointed to Board of Lennar Corporation

October 5th, 2005

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld has been appointed an independent member of the Board of Directors of Lennar Corporation.

Shyam Sunder’s Theory of Accounting and Control Released in Spain

October 5th, 2005

Shyam Sunder visited Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota to attend the release of the Spanish translation of his prize-winning monograph, Theory of Accounting and Control, on August 16-17, 2005.

Ravi Dhar: Charitable Acts Give Consumers License to Shop

October 5th, 2005

Ravi Dhar’s study “The Licensing Effect in Consumer Choice” was featured in the Wise Marketer newsletter, the Middletown Press, the Yale Bulletin, and the Bluefly.com blog.

Judy Chevalier Comments on Price Gouging in the New York Times

October 5th, 2005

The higher prices for goods like lumber that have resulted from higher demand can have the benefit of deterring non-essential uses until prices drop again, making more material available for those who need it most.