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Neal Keny-Guyer '82, CEO, Mercy Corps, Speaks at Commencement

August 20th, 2003

Neal Keny-Guyer '82 spoke at SOM's Commencement ceremonies on Monday, May 26, 2003. Keny-Guyer has served as CEO of Mercy Corps since 1994. Under his leadership, Mercy Corps has emerged as a leading international relief organization with operations in 29 countries, a staff of 2,000 and an annual operating budget in excess of $125 million.

2003 1st Annual SOMAA Golf Outing By Brian Upbin ’00

August 14th, 2003

Well boys and girls, the 1st annual Alumni SOM Golf outing came and went without the forecasted scattered thunderstorms ruining our day.

SOM NYC Alumni Group Hosts Career Management Event!

August 12th, 2003

The SOM NYC alumni group, along with The Strickland Group (Nancy Halpern '87), hosted a career management event for New York City area alumni on Thursday May 22, 2003. Entitled "Career Planning in Turbulent Times" and generously sponsored by SOMAA.

SOMAA New York Hosts Summer Happy Hour

August 12th, 2003

SOMAA New York held its most successful quarterly happy hour to date on July 14 on the rooftop terrace of the Yale Club.

The New Environment Management Center

August 12th, 2003

The New Environment Management Center joins the strengths of two world-renowned institutions -- the Yale School of Management and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies -- that have been at the forefront in bringing together business and the environment in innovative and constructive ways for over a quarter of a century. The Center is the focal point for research and outreach in environment management at Yale through its publications, seminars, and public presentations. Yale's program in management and the environment was honored by the Aspen Institute and the World Resources Institute with an award for outstanding leadership in training MBA students in environmental management skills. Director of the new Center is Garry D. Brewer

Dick Wittink Named Editor of the Journal of Marketing Research

August 12th, 2003

Dick R. Wittink, the George Rogers Clark Professor of Management and Marketing, is the new editor of the Journal of Marketing Research.

Doug Rae Publishes City: Urbanism and Its End

August 12th, 2003

City: Urbanism and Its End (Yale University Press) by Douglas W. Rae, the Richard Ely Professor of Management and professor of political science, will be published in October.

Paul MacAvoy is Co-editor of Journal of Strategic Management Education

August 12th, 2003

Professor Paul MacAvoy is co-editor of the new international journal, Journal of Strategic Management Education (JSME). He shares top editorial duties with Arnoldo Hax (MIT) and Philippe Haspeslagh (INSEAD).

New Book by Barry Nalebuff Provokes Readers to Ask Why Not?

August 12th, 2003

Why not have telemarketers pay you for your time when they call? Why not sell generic first-class postage stamps that remain valid when rates go up? Why not have a fixed-rate mortgage that automatically refinances when interest rates fall?

Barry Nalebuff and Jeff Sonnenfeld Ranked Among Top 200 Business Gurus

August 12th, 2003

In the recently published book, What's the Big Idea?: Creating and Capitalizing on the Best Management Thinking (HBS Press), authors Thomas Davenport, Larry Prusak and H. James Wilson rank Professor Barry Nalebuff and Associate Dean Jeffrey Sonnenfeld on their list of the top 200 business gurus.