Global

Spring 2012 Katherine August-deWilde, MBA ’75, and David deWilde, Sloan ’84, are devoted, long-time benefactors of the university and the GSB. As business school alumni and Stanford parents, they have generously supported causes as varied as the Stanford Center on Longevity, the Michelle R....
Spring 2012 With their long history and passion for promoting services and education in the developing world through various organizations, Robert, MBA ’74, and Elizabeth Jeffe were motivated to bring that focus to bear at the business school. Previously, one of their key personal philanthropic...
Spring 2012 This past December, Stanford University concluded an unprecedented five-year campaign that positioned the school to address a range of challenges in today’s global economy. The success of The Stanford Challenge, which was made possible with the extensive support of GSB alumni and...
Spring 2012 Bob Selig, MBA ’69, and his wife, Meryl, strongly believe that successful business leaders must acquire a global mindset. The advantages are evident to them in their professional lives and ongoing engagement with the GSB.As a long-standing volunteer for the Executive Challenge, the...
More than a billion people live on less than $1.25 a day,” says Robert King, MBA ’60. “That’s just not right.” With that in mind, he and wife Dottie have committed $150 million to create the Stanford Institute on Innovation in Developing Economies, housed at the Graduate School of Business....
Condoleezza Rice
Condoleezza Rice has played a major role in helping to shape American foreign policy during much of the past decade. A Russia scholar and former provost at Stanford from 2001 to 2005, she served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs — the first...
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Medical technology is one of the foundations of the American health care system. It is home to dramatic technical advances. But it is one of the key contributors to rising health care costs, accounting for, according to one study, roughly half the increase in health spending. Issues such as these...
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS – If you’re a bondholder of sovereign debt and think you’ve covered your risks by purchasing credit default swaps, think again. According to Darrell Duffie, finance professor from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and Stanford economics student Mohit...

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