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The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft and International Space Station's Canadarm2
In one of last year’s most popular movies, Gravity, moviegoers worldwide experienced cinematic beauty and gut-wrenching drama while rooting for Sandra Bullock to survive a dangerous encounter with space junk. Unfortunately, viewers may have also come away from this film with two other impressions...
A meeting in Stanford GSB's Colab
A new joint Stanford Electrical Engineering MS/MBA degree program will be available to graduate students in the 2015-2016 academic year. Students may apply for admission starting this fall. “The joint focus recognizes that the students we educate need and want an integrated understanding of...
Silhouette in a hospital doorway
When your doctor sends you to the lab for tests, the two of you hope to get back clues to your most important health issues. In the near future, there may be computers analyzing those test results in a new way — along with prescriptions, doctors’ visit notes, and other electronic medical records...
John Browne spent about 40 years at BP, 12 of them as its CEO, before leaving the company in 2007. He is now the managing director of Riverstone Holdings and chairman of Cuadrilla Resources, a gas and oil exploration company that has played a leading role in the drilling and/or hydraulic...
Silhouette of African continent
Stanford Graduate School of Business is seeking MBA candidates, who are citizens of an African country and interested in contributing to the region’s human and economic development, to apply for the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship. Fellows must commit to return to Africa within two years, and for...
Flag of India
Stanford Graduate School of Business is seeking MBA candidates, who are citizens of India and interested in contributing to the country’s human and socioeconomic progress, to apply for the Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai MBA Fellowship. Fellows must commit to return to India within two years, and...
Eric Schmidt, Condoleezza Rice, and Jared Cohen before their talk at Stanford GSB
What is the relationship between technology and democracy? In March, former U.S. Secretary of State and Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Condoleezza Rice sat down at the school with Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen to discuss their book, The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future...
Illustration of a plant and roots representing Renfrew's startup
When entrepreneur Gregg Renfrew set out to take on the traditional cosmetics industry by founding a company specializing in nontoxic beauty-care products, the biggest challenges didn’t come from her competitors in the $80 billion global industry. Surprisingly, they emanated from within her...
Front entrance to Schwab Residential Center
Updated Thursday, July 28, 2014. Stanford GSB will build additional residential units to create an expanded living and learning environment adjacent to its state-of-the-art Knight Management Center. The four-story structure will allow the school to offer nearly all first-year MBA students a place...

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