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In estimating COVID-19 infection risk, frequency of an activity is key

July 28, 2020

With proper precautions, the risk of a day at work, a ride on the bus, or a workout at the gym may be acceptable — but those risks compound day after day.

Why isn’t buprenorphine reaching more opioid addiction patients?

July 23, 2020

The drug buprenorphine is a safer and more effective treatment for opioid use disorder than its predecessors. But one study says not enough people are using it.

Leading through COVID: lessons from past pandemics

July 22, 2020

SOM alum Matt Walton, whose emergency management software was used to direct responses to past pandemics, examines the cost of lessons not learned.

The wealth gap facing Black Americans is vast — and vastly underestimated

July 16, 2020

Yale’s Jennifer Richeson and Michael Kraus discuss their research on the racial wealth gap, and why Americans believe it is much smaller than it really is.

Yale student venture Bild wins 7th Annual NYU-Yale Pitchoff

July 14, 2020

For the third consecutive year, Yale took home the trophy, as Pradyut Paul (SOM ’21) of Bild was named the winner.

Leading through COVID: the borderlessness of tech-driven media

July 9, 2020

Dayo Olopade ’15 M.B.A., a lead for film and television partnerships at Google, discusses the global disruption of production and consumption of media.

Does a mutual fund’s past performance predict its future?

July 8, 2020

A new study by SOM’s James Choi revisits landmark research about how mutual funds behave, and finds that conventional wisdom doesn’t describe modern markets.

How you can invest in racial justice

July 6, 2020

In a recent panel, Yale SOM’s Teresa Chahine discussed how businesses and investors can empower local Black-owned businesses and increase opportunity.

Facing pandemic, student volunteers put SOM mission into practice

July 2, 2020

For dozens of Yale SOM students, the COVID-19 global pandemic served as a call to embody the school’s mission to educate leaders for business and society.

The secret of Connecticut’s success in battling COVID-19

July 1, 2020

Yale SOM’s Edward Kaplan, an operations and modeling expert, discusses what Connecticut has gotten right in tackling the pandemic — and what risks still remain.