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Browse the articles below to learn more about the impact of gifts to Stanford GSB.

April 7, 2016
Since 1968, Stanford GSB has recognized lifelong achievement in management, leadership, and community service with the Ernest C. Arbuckle Award.
February 22, 2016
One recent participant in a Stanford Executive Education program discovered that changing the world begins with educating himself.
L to R: Hom, Gee, Kazunori Yamada, Tetsuya Yamada, Yuzo Yamada, Reiko Emmi-Elkins
September 23, 2015
The five join an elite group of the brightest students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering, and energy science.
2015 Stanford GSB Siebel Scholars
July 1, 2015
A new program attracts global MBA candidates.
Jeff Skoll and Kudzi Chikumbu
April 1, 2015
The redesigned site makes it easier for alumni to stay connected, share passions, and use the school’s career and recruiting services.
New Alumni Website
June 30, 2014
The U.S.-Japan Council and Reliance Industries support students from Japan and India through business school fellowships.
Tomodachi Initiative
June 18, 2014
Global Development and Poverty Initiative money builds on 22 awards funded by Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies.
May 30, 2013
Two members of the MBA Class of 2013 were recently honored for their dedication to caring for the world’s poor.
February 6, 2013
Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murty, both MBA ’06, support the Center for Social Innovation at Stanford GSB.
Akshata Murty and Rishi Sunak
February 1, 2013
With Pam Brewster’s help, the MBA Class of 1987 raised over $8 million and set a new participation record of 87% for their 25th reunion campaign.
January 1, 2013
Susan and George Matelich, MBA ’82, establish a $1 million fund for fellowships at Stanford GSB to support aspiring scholars.
Susan and George Matelich, MBA '82
March 25, 2012
Robert, MBA ’74, and Elizabeth Jeffe endowed the Robert A.and Elizabeth R. Jeffe Professorship at Stanford GSB to support and encourage faculty members working in developing countries and healthcare.
March 24, 2012
Sara and Bob Lumpkins, MBA ’68, established The GSB Fellowship Matching Fund to encourage other alumni and friends to make their own commitments.
March 23, 2012
Marcos Galperin, MBA ’99, invested in the future of Stanford GSB’s new home, the Knight Management Center, with a $1.5 million gift to name two spaces in the Knight Center.
Marcos Galperin, MBA '99
March 22, 2012
Katherine August-deWilde, MBA ’75, and David deWilde, Sloan ’84, endowed a chair to support a faculty member working on entrepreneurship in developing economies.
A team of Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordabiilty field tests the RiceRunner, a fertilizer applicator, in Cambodia
March 22, 2012
Bob Selig, MBA ’69, and his wife, Meryl, decided to contribute to the Director’s Fund for the Center for Global Business and the Economy, and look forward to participating in CGBE’s continued growth.
March 21, 2012
Thanks to the generosity of the Class of 1968 Matching Fund and Stanford GSB Challenge Fund, alumni and friends could take advantage of the opportunity to make their gifts have even greater impact.
March 20, 2012
As both a donor and volunteer, Copses, MBA ’86, sees clear benefits in staying connected to Stanford GSB.
Judy and Peter Copses, MBA ’86
March 19, 2012
Jerker Johansson, MBA ’86, and his wife, Stephanie, made a generous commitment to The Dean’s Fund to help the school build on its collective achievements.
March 17, 2012
Kevin Wells, a high-tech executive with three Stanford degrees, recently invested in the future of Stanford GSB by naming a classroom at the Knight Management Center.
Stacia and Kevin Wells, MBA ’90, with their family.