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Nancy Chiao '00

June 21st, 2005

Weep Not for the Memories

Humans' Rational and Irrational Buying Behavior Is Mirrored in Monkeys

June 20th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., June 20, 2005—The basic economic theory that people work harder to avoid losing money than they do to make money is shared by monkeys, suggesting this trait has a long evolutionary history, according to a Yale University study under review by the Journal of Political Economy.

Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces Winners of Third National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations

June 14th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., June 14, 2005—The Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures announced its selection of four grand-prize winners and four runners-up at the final round of the Third National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations, in Jersey City, New Jersey on Friday, June 10.

In Memoriam: Respected Marketing Scholar Dick R. Wittink

June 9th, 2005

New Haven, Conn.—Dick R. Wittink, the George Rogers Clark Professor of Management and Marketing at the Yale School of Management, died on June 4 at age 59. Wittink was a respected mentor and scholar with over one hundred articles in the field of marketing. He was noted for his work in the study of conjoint analysis, the most widely used tool to measure consumer preferences.

Nation's CEOs Gather at Yale CEO Summit to Address Leadership Choices and to Honor Terry Semel, Chairman & CEO of Yahoo!

June 8th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., June 8, 2005—As Wall Street bulls and bears debate whether CEO actions are a good indicator of the direction of our uncertain economy, 100 world-renowned chief executives, policy makers, and academics will gather at the 51st CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management to discuss their own leadership choices. The conference, entitled "Is Sustainable High Performance Really a Myth?" will be the inaugural event at the new World Headquarters of Bloomberg LP in New York City June 9 and 10, 2005. Conference sponsors include: UPS, Accenture, ArcaEx, Bloomberg News, RHR International, and Russell Reynolds Associates.

Arturo Bris Receives First Jaime Fernández de Araoz Award in Corporate Finance

June 3rd, 2005

The award recognizes the best research article in Corporate Finance produced by a Spanish scholar and is sponsored by the IEAF (Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts) and Citigroup.

Leadership in Healthcare MBA for Executives Set for August Launch

June 2nd, 2005

Starting in August, faculty from the schools of Medicine and Public Health will be joining Yale SOM faculty in welcoming the charter class to Yale MBA for Executives: Leadership in Healthcare.

Alumni Volunteer Feature Story

June 1st, 2005

Ranji Nagaswami ’86, Vice Chairman and CIO, AllianceBernstein Investment Research and Management

SOMAA Update

June 1st, 2005

Over the past year the SOM Alumni Association has made significant progress toward its mission of providing a voice for Yale SOM graduates and strengthening connections across the alumni community.

2005 Yale SOM Commencement

May 20th, 2005

Families and friends of SOM's Class of 2005 gathered on Monday, May 23rd to celebrate as the 236 members of the class received their MBA degrees.