Student startup wins prestigious Hult Prize for sustainability

October 2, 2023

Yale-based startup Banofi Leather took home the $1 million top prize for its plan to turn banana crop waste into a sustainable leather alternative.

Does capital spending on schools improve education?

September 26, 2023

A new study led by Yale SOM’s Barbara Biasi found that some projects improve test scores and others boost local property values — but they aren’t the same ones.

Global trade as part of the (climate) solution

September 25, 2023

At a climate week panel discussion, Daniel Esty and other experts offered insights on how the global trade system can be restructured to combat climate change.

A better algorithm can bring volunteers to more organizations

September 25, 2023

A study led by Yale SOM’s Vahideh Manshad helped bring equity to a volunteer platform’s opportunities by optimizing the way its algorithm ranked results.

Yale SOM launches Master’s in Technology Management program

September 22, 2023

The new offering is customized for graduates of Yale’s School of Engineering & Applied Science who want to launch careers that combine technology and...

Forms of wisdom: Lessons from public health entrepreneurs

September 20, 2023

In an interview, Teresa Chahine reflects on female entrepreneurs’ stories about what they’ve learned while connecting with community to improve public health.

Social innovation interns make their mark at Freedom Reads

September 19, 2023

Two Yale College students share their experience supporting a New Haven-based, alumni-founded nonprofit that opens 500-book libraries in prison housing units.

Smarter 401(k) policies can help employees save for retirement

September 12, 2023

People with lower incomes are more likely to keep default retirement contribution rates, even when it’s not optimal. Policy can help, argues Yale’s James Choi.

Rethinking global trade for a low-carbon future

September 8, 2023

Ahead of Climate Week NYC, Yale School of the Environment’s Daniel Esty discusses the opportunities and obstacles to greening global trade.

Imagining future-ready infrastructure

September 5, 2023

America’s aging infrastructure is at a breaking point. David Gilford SOM ’07 discusses the value of building an innovative resilient infrastructure.