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Mark Leuchtenberger '87 Appointed CEO of Chiasma

March 16th, 2015

Chiasma, Inc., a U.S.

Follow the #GNW2015 Conversation

March 16th, 2015

Follow the conversation for Global Network Week 2015 on Tumblr.

Yale and FGV Students Team Up to Consult for Social Enterprises in Brazil

March 16th, 2015

Students from Yale and São Paulo’s FGV took the Global Social Enterprise course together this year, collaborating virtually and working together on the ground in Brazil.

Student Startup Saphlux Receives $1 Million in Funding

March 13th, 2015

Saphlux, Inc., founded by Chen Chen ’16 and Professor Jung Han, seeks to build a more efficient, less expensive LED lighting chip.

Daniel Weiss ’85 Named President of Metropolitan Museum of Art

March 11th, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has named Daniel Weiss ’85, currently the president of Haverford College, as its new president, the museum announced on March 10.

At the Yale Philanthropy Conference, A Focus on the ‘Virtuous Cycle’ of Innovation

March 11th, 2015

The 10th Yale Philanthropy Conference, held at Yale SOM’s Edward P. Evans Hall on February 13, focused on what the student organizers called a “virtuous cycle” for philanthropic organizations: reflection on past efforts, leading to innovation and then to an impact on the world—which, in turn, prompts another round of reflection.

Dan Weiss '85 Named New President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

March 11th, 2015

The presidency of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a fund-raising and administrative position that does not require a background in art. But in choosing Daniel H.

Can Employee Engagement Really Boost Sales? A New Study May Have the Answer

March 10th, 2015

“Happy employees are productive employees.” Sounds like a phrase from a cheesy motivational poster, right? And yes, studies have shown this to be true in a general sense. But how about the hard numbers? Can employee engagement really translate to higher sales figures?

Curtis Chin '90 Named Asia Center Fellow at the Milken Institute

March 9th, 2015

Mike Klowden, CEO of the Milken Institute, today announced the appointment of former U.S. Ambassador Curtis S.

How the cost of a drug impacts the placebo effect

March 5th, 2015

The placebo effect has always been a bit of a mystery to science. Give patients a pill filled with sugar or in an injection of saline but tell them it's medicine, and a percentage of them will report feeling better.