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Our Top Stories from an Extraordinary Year

This year, many of our most-read articles examined aspects of two monumental events shaping society: the COVID-19 pandemic and the resurgent Black Lives Matter movement. 

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  • What’s the Danger from TikTok?

    In September, under pressure from the Trump administration to sell its U.S. operations, the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok tentatively agreed to partner with Oracle. We asked Prof. Paul Bracken, an expert on strategy and technology, about the security threat from Chinese technology companies and how the conflict might play out. 

    A shadow of a person walking in front of a TikTok sign
  • Faculty Viewpoints: A Global View

    In an online conversation, Yale SOM faculty members discussed diverging responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for global cooperation. 

    Cobblers wearing face masks at Kenyatta Market in Nairobi, Kenya, in April 2020. Photo: Patrick Meinhardt/Bloomberg via Getty Images.
  • What’s Next in the Fight against COVID-19?

    Experts from schools in the Global Network for Advanced Management discussed what we have learned over the first weeks of the pandemic and what it tells us about what comes next.
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  • Investing in Vietnam’s Future

    Venture capitalist Eddie Thai ’12 says that the pandemic is doing economic damage to Vietnam’s globalization-driven tech sector, even as some companies in his portfolio see their valuations grow.

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  • A Global Crisis Requires Global Collaboration

    On March 24, experts in finance, economics, and health from Global Network schools in seven countries gathered for an online conversation about the state of the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic fallout, and the path to recovery. 
    A microscope image of the virus that causes COVID-19