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May 29, 2019

Social Impact and Innovation Interest Soars among Students

New data revealed as 2019 Social Innovation Fellow awards announced.
2019 Social Innovation Fellowship recipients Christina Guilbeau and Karin Underwood Credit: Stacy Geiken
October 30, 2018

Alumni and Faculty Member Recognized for Exemplary Service

Five alumni and one faculty member recognized for contributions to Stanford GSB during annual reunion weekend.
October 10, 2018

Stanford Seed Announces Inaugural Seed Transformation Network Global Summit in Nairobi, Kenya

More than 200 Stanford Seed participants from Africa and India gather for the first time to unite in their commitment to bring prosperity to communities through the growth of businesses.
Funkidz CEO Ciiru Waithaka with past Seed participants during a company visit. | Credit: Zachary M. Saitoti
October 09, 2018

Five MBA Students Named 2019 Siebel Scholars

Recognized for academic achievement and leadership, this year’s Siebel Scholars aim to make a positive impact.
From left to right: John Ettinger, Geoff Calder, Jennifer Villa, Tucker Kocher, Valerie Shen. Credit: Stacy Geiken
July 06, 2018

Steven A. Denning, Arbuckle Award Recipient: Look Outside Yourself for the Answers

The business icon tells students to provide what we truly need, not simply improve what we have.
Steven A. Denning. Credit: Linda A. Cicero/Stanford News Service
June 20, 2018

A Lasting Tribute to Jack McDonald

Alumni and friends of Jack McDonald gather for the official renaming celebration of the life and legacy of the GSB's beloved professor of 50 years.
Jack McDonald | R.J. Muna
June 15, 2018

Students Present 2018 Teaching Awards to Three Esteemed Faculty Members

Students in the MBA, PhD, and MSx programs honored Professors Amit Seru, Peter Reiss, and Anne Beyer, respectively, for their teaching and service.
Amit Seru | Toni Bird
October 10, 2017

Five MBA Students Named 2018 Siebel Scholars

Passionate about making the world a better place, the 2018 Siebel Scholars are recognized for their academic excellence and leadership at Stanford GSB.
From left: Sarah Hinkfuss Zampardo, Jack Marzulli, Samanthe Tiver Belanger, Animesh Agrawal
October 10, 2017

Making Social Innovation Competitive for Business Students

SMIF fellowships support students who look to use their management skills for social good.
Yi Zuang, MBA ’18 (second in from the left) and the Brigaid team.|Winter Caplanson
June 29, 2017

2017 Student Banquets Celebrate Diversity

From February through May, five student-led gala events celebrate the diverse communities that enrich the school experience.
Task Rabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot accepts the 2017 Tapestry Award | Doug Peck/Geiken Photography
June 29, 2017

Muhammad Mustafa, MS ’17: An On-Ramp for Pakistan’s Illiterate Workers

Armed with an education, this 2017 Social Innovation Fellow gives less-fortunate compatriots the tools to find jobs online and leave poverty behind.
2017 SIF Fellow Muhammad Mustafa | Stacy Geiken
June 28, 2017

Stanford GSB Names Darius Teter as New Executive Director of Stanford Seed

Teter joins Stanford Seed with over 20 years of experience in international development, economic growth, and humanitarian program management.
Darius Teter, executive director for Stanford Seed
June 23, 2017

Stanford ACT Celebrates 30 Years of Pro Bono Impact

Hundreds of Stanford MBA volunteers donate more than $3 million of consulting value annually.
ACT volunteers | Stacy Geiken Photography
June 21, 2017

Advice to Class of 2017: “Life is a Team Sport”

Stanford Graduate School of Business alumna Penny Pritzker and Dean Levin send graduates off to launch careers of meaning and impact.
Penny Pritzker, MBA/JD ’85 | Saul Bromberger
June 06, 2017

Ben Liu, MBA ’07, and Aya Nakajima, MBA ’07: Finding Tough Love and True Love in B-School

The struggles to meet leaders’ standards and speak teammates’ language pay off. So do study trips.
Ben Liu, MBA '07, Ema Liu-Nakajima, and Aya Nakajima, MBA '07 | ToniBird Photography
May 24, 2017

Stanford GSB Recognizes Student Leaders Committed to Social Change

Next generation of social innovators honored with Stanford Impact Leader Fellowship.
MBA student Jenna Nicholas | Stacy Geiken
May 22, 2017

2017 Arbuckle Award Honors John Donahoe, MBA ’86

The recent award dinner also celebrated the generosity of fellowship donors whose gifts financially support Stanford GSB students.
Stanford GSB Dean Jonathan Levin pins 2017 Arbuckle Award recipient John Donahoe, MBA '86. | Stacy Geiken
May 11, 2017

Students Honor Three Faculty Members With 2017 Teaching Awards

In three separate ceremonies this spring, students in the MBA, MSx, and PhD programs lauded Professors Charles Lee, Mary Barth, and Adina Sterling, respectively.
Charles Lee | Amy Shechee Ho
May 09, 2017

Stanford Seed Celebrates Five Years of Success, Announces Expansion to India

More than 500 business leaders have participated in a program designed to support greater economic prosperity through leadership and innovation training.
Bijesh Shah of SteelWool Africa in a breakout session of the Seed Transformation Program
February 27, 2017

David Kreps: Master of Economic Modeling

A recent two-day symposium celebrated the depth and breadth of impact by faculty member David Kreps in choice theory, finance, game theory, economics.
David Krep | Pamela Lau