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The Washington Post

July 20, 2021
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Paul Auerbach, Pioneer of Wilderness and Disaster Medicine, Dies at 70

This article highlights the life and career of Paul Auerbach, MS ’89, who passed away on June 23, 2021.

Fast Company

July 15, 2021
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How Acknowledging Your Employees’ Emotions Builds Trust

Originally published by Stanford Business, this article features research coauthored by PhD candidate Alisa Yu and faculty member Justin M. Berg.

Forbes India

July 12, 2021
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Want to Learn How Things Really Work at Your New Job? Talk to the People at the Bottom

Originally published by Stanford Business, faculty member Dale T. Miller; Jennifer Dannals, PhD ’18; and PhD candidate Emily Reit discuss social norms.

Fast Company

July 12, 2021
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Why People Who Have It Easy Claim They Had It Rough

Originally published by Stanford Business, this article features research by Senior Associate Dean Brian S. Lowery and L. Taylor Phillips, PhD ’16.

Insider

July 08, 2021
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13 Behind-the-Scenes Dealmakers Leading This Year’s Digital-Media M&A Bonanza

This article highlights Sean Macnew, MBA ’03, for his work at Group Nine Media as chief financial officer.

Poets&Quants

July 03, 2021
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2021 MBAs to Watch: Brian Aoyama, Stanford GSB

This article features Brian Aoyama, MBA ’21, as a standout graduate for his commitment to his education and leadership during school.

Poets&Quants

July 03, 2021
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MBAs to Watch: Class of 2021

This article recognizes Brian Aoyama, MBA ’21, and Mariana Martins, MBA ’21, as two 2021 MBA graduates to watch.

Greater Good Magazine

June 30, 2021
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How Noticing Emotions at Work Can Build Trust

Originally published by Stanford Business, this article features research coauthored by PhD candidate Alisa Yu and faculty member Justin M. Berg.

June 23, 2021
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Personal lessons that emphasize a different kind of bottom line.
A photo-collage of students at the 2021 graduation ceremony. Credit: Graphic by Cory Hall, photos by Best Grad Photo Inc.

June 23, 2021
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Graduating students leave with a unique, shared experience that has prepared them to be leaders that the world needs.
Three students at the graduation celebration. Credit: Photo by Best Grad Photo Inc.

Nasdaq

June 22, 2021
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Shawon Jackson: Public Speaking Empowers Socially Conscious Black and Brown Leaders

Shawon Jackson, MBA ’21, shares how his nonprofit organization Vocal Justice amplifies the voices of socially conscious leaders.

The New York Times

June 19, 2021
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The Subscription Box That Teaches Kids to Do Good

This article features Jessica Jackley, MBA ’07, and her startup Alltruists, a new subscription service that delivers kid-friendly volunteer projects.

Harvard Business Review

June 18, 2021
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What’s the Best Way to Build Trust at Work?

In this guest post, faculty member Justin M. Berg and PhD candidate Alisa Yu discuss their research on emotional acknowledgement in the workplace.

Clear Admit

June 16, 2021
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Stanford MBA Students Use Social Innovation to Drive Change

This article features the 2021 Stanford GSB Social Innovation Fellowship recipients: Abdulhamid Haidar, Ted McKlveen, and Shawon Jackson.

BusinessDay

June 12, 2021
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Meet Afolabi, Founder of Green Africa, Nigeria’s Most Affordable Carrier

This article features Babawande Afolabi, MBA ’14, and his company Green Africa Airways, which is a new and affordable entrant to the Nigerian aviation sector.

Financial Times

June 09, 2021
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Amazon’s Landlord Doubles Down on Vast E-commerce Warehouses

Hamid Moghadam, MBA ’80, discusses how his company, Prologis, the world’s largest owner of industrial real estate, has flourished during the pandemic.

TechCrunch

June 09, 2021
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Seoul-Based Ringle Raises $18M Series A for Its One-on-One English Tutoring Platform

Ringle, a startup company created by Seunghoon Lee and Sungpah Lee, both MBA ’16, was featured after raising $18 million in a Series A funding round.

Poets & Quants

June 08, 2021
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Our Favorite Commencement Address of 2021: A Stanford MBA Shares Her Grief & Her Radical Hope

This article features Areeba Kamal, MBA ’21, and her moving commencement speech.

QS TopMBA

May 28, 2021
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Inside My Second Term at Stanford Graduate School of Business

Martin Aguinis, MBA ’22, shares how Stanford GSB engaged students throughout a year of pandemic learning, while also building an enriching community.

May 28, 2021
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The cofounder of Stand With Asian Americans discusses how business leaders can support the AAPI community at this moment.
Dave Lu, MBA ’04