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The 80s and 90s ushered in the downfall of communism and the Berlin Wall. Now the world watches Arab Spring uprisings from citizens demanding democracy across the Middle East. Gayle Lemmon, Deputy Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program at the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations and...
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS – Former Cisco CEO and philanthropist John P. Morgridge will address graduates of the Stanford Graduate School of Business during its graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 16, 2012. A graduate of the business school himself, he will be the third alumni speaker...
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — As a rapidly-developing economy, as a potential market for American companies, and as a source of intellectual property challenges, China is one of the most commented-on topics in business. Kewen Jin is a serial entrepreneur in China with an extensive...
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The disturbing reality that an estimated 1 billion people in the world live on less than $1.25 a day—and another 2.5 billion on less than $2 a day—has for decades fueled efforts from governments and nonprofits to help tackle global poverty. Businesses, large and small, are getting on board, too,...
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For as long as people have been talking about the World Wide Web, they've been talking about telemedicine, or using internet technologies to connect doctors with patients who are in remote areas or confined to their homes. But despite all the talk, little has actually happened in telemedicine....
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS —It’s one of the world’s most intractable problems: bringing Israelis and Palestinians together to resolve the Middle East conflict. But while such a complex and systemic issue may seem overwhelming, recent social science is showing that even small...

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