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.
A leading figure in the evolution of development economics who authored books on the subject well into his eighties, Gerald M. Meier, the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of International Economics and Policy Analysis, Emeritus, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, died from complications of a malignant brain tumor at his home on the Stanford campus.
"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.
Originally published by Thomson Reuters-GRC, June 14, 2011.
Stanford Graduate School of Business Diploma Ceremony
Corporate governance experts from Stanford Graduate School of Business say criticism of CEO pay might be off the mark.
Professor Margaret Neale, who showed that negotiation and teamwork are essential skills for managers, is the 13th recipient and first woman to receive the business school's Davis Award for lifetime achievement by a faculty member.