Building a fair-trade manufacturing business in Liberia is helping entrepreneur Chid Liberty realize a goal. "You can make money and do good at the same time," he told a Stanford University audience.
High School students in Palo Alto, Calif., spend more time using digital media daily than their counterparts in Beijing, but the Chinese youths are more likely to build networks online only according to a new study from Stanford University.
The 2008 turmoil in world oil prices was not caused by an imbalance of supply and demand, argues Professor Kenneth Singleton of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Instead there was an "economically and statistically significant effect of investor flows on futures prices."
They had eyewitness accounts as a class of MBA students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business pondered topics like the Euro financial crisis and approaches to combating terrorism in a classroom. Their faculty members were former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Labour Party member David Miliband.
As schools and colleges increase their investment in virtual classrooms, data analysis, and other cutting-edge tools to help students learn, educators are replacing "chalk talk" with technology and entering a new era agreed speakers at the Goldman Sachs/Stanford University Education Conference.
"If you don't have a high school education in America, you are chained to limited options," Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J., told the Goldman Sachs/Stanford University Global Education Conference.
Policy makers need to understand how early-stage companies in their own area work, rather than try to create another Silicon Valley, says Stanford management professor George Foster. He is coauthor of a new report published by the World Economic Forum.
As Japan shifts from disaster relief to rebuilding, GSB alumni see opportunities for change and renewal.
In a Stanford course, Jane Chen finds her passion is saving babies