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A former advisor to Australia’s Prime Minister, a student leader in finance and investments who is a teaching assistant for a financial modeling course, an avid sports fan exploring the intersection of sports business and innovation, an award-winning journalist, and a decorated graduate of Britain...
For the first time, a joint Stanford Computer Science MS/MBA degree program will be available to graduate students in the 2014-2015 academic year. Students may apply for admission starting this fall. “The combination program recognizes the critical connections between technology, innovation,...
Stanford Ignite students collaborating on a project
Stanford Graduate School of Business launched its first Europe-based Stanford Ignite program September 9 in partnership with École Polytechnique, one of Europe’s finest schools of engineering and science and one of the leading grandes écoles in France. The 9-week, part-time program in Paris will...
students in the Stanford Ignite-Bangalore class
Stanford Graduate School of Business started its first part-time Stanford Ignite certificate program in innovation and entrepreneurship in Bangalore August 10. Aimed at nonbusiness technical professionals, it employs Stanford GSB professors on the ground as well as faculty beamed in from Silicon...
Pooja Sankar
Pooja Sankar is founder and CEO of Piazza, an online tool for students to get help from their classmates and teachers. Sankar studied engineering at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. As a shy young woman surrounded by mostly male classmates, she was too timid to ask for help...
The following address was delivered by Garth Saloner during the 2013 Stanford GSB graduation ceremony. View Dean Saloner speaking at the 2013 Stanford GSB diploma ceremony. Graduates, John Donahoe, honored guests, faculty, staff, families and friends, welcome to the 2013 Graduation Ceremony at...
A great idea alone will not fuel innovation. Big ideas need stories that take listeners on a journey that changes how they think, feel, or act. Stanford University’s new online course, The Power of Stories to Fuel Innovation, will teach participants to understand the role story plays in developing...
Three Stanford Graduate School of Business professors — one from Germany, one from Russia, and one from Taiwan — were honored by students this week for their extraordinary skill in the art of teaching. Anne Beyer, associate professor of accounting, was presented with the 2013 MBA Distinguished...
Stanford GSB students in Africa
The Stanford Graduate School of Business today announced its first Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship. The grant was created to encourage talented African citizens with a commitment to the continent’s development to pursue an MBA at Stanford. Up to eight fellowships will be awarded annually. Each will...

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