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The SOM Mens' Crew Team

October 17th, 2002

The SOM Mens' Crew Team competed in the New Haven Rowing Club's 8th Annual Head of the Housatonic regatta on Saturday October 12 at Derby, CT. The team rowed in the open division against three Yale undergraduate boats as well as other university teams and rowing clubs. The team finished the long three mile race in 15:01, defeated two undergraduate rowing teams from NY and CT colleges, and will next compete in the Yale undergraduate rowing program's Demolition at Derby scrimmage on November 2.

Interviews and Campus Visits

October 17th, 2002

If you have a friend that is interested in interviewing this fall, please direct them to our online scheduler, available through our web site, www.mba.yale.edu.

Alumni Leaders Profile

October 17th, 2002

In the upcoming weeks, we are pleased to be profiling for you some of our top women Yale SOM alumnae leaders in Finance, Consulting, Media, Non-Profit, Venture Capital, and Entrepreneurship. These leaders will be the distinguished guest speakers at the second annual Yale MBA Women's Summit 2002 in NYC on November 14th. For more detailed information about this hallmark event of the School, or to listen to last year's Women's Summit proceedings, please go to http://mba.yale.edu and click on the Yale MBA Women's Summit 2002.

What's the SOMAA?

October 17th, 2002

Report from Kasia Pindak '03 - Student Liaison to the Yale SOM Alumni Association

Dean's Advisory Council

October 17th, 2002

The first DAC meeting with the Dean took place on the 2nd of October, and was an opportunity for new members to become acquainted with the way in which the council promotes the interests of the student body with both senior administration and faculty.

Upcoming Admissions Events

October 17th, 2002

The Admissions Team is currently recruiting in Latin America in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Peru; Mexico City, Mexico; Santiago, Chile; and Sao Paulo, Brazil, as well as Europe in Frankfurt & Munich, Germany; London, England; Madrid, Spain; Milan, Italy; and Paris, France.

Key Partnership for Recruiting Women Announced

October 17th, 2002

The Yale School of Management is pleased to announce its partnership with the Forté Foundation, a new non-profit organization established to increase the number of women in business education and business careers, by increasing the flow of women into key educational gateways and business networks.

22 October Tuesday

October 17th, 2002


Why Are Turkeys Cheap at Thanksgiving?

October 14th, 2002

The most basic applications of supply and demand would suggest that prices should be higher during periods of peak demand. However, we find that, for supermarket products, prices tend to be lower during periods of peak demand periods.

How Competitive Are Internet Book Retailers?

October 14th, 2002

Only a few years ago, lofty valuations of Amazon.com and other Internet retailers were justified by the suggestion that consumers would be very loyal to Internet vendors. Skeptics argued that with price information so easily available on the Internet, Internet retailing would deteriorate to perfect price competition.