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October 20, 2021
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With the women’s movement cresting, Stanford GSB welcomed its largest female cohort to date — an inflection point for both the school and the women themselves.
Older photo of a women sitting atop a sign for the Graduate School of Business. Credit:  TBD

October 11, 2021
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Stanford GSB’s predoctoral fellowship is helping the next generation of academics jumpstart their careers — and bringing needed diversity to the professorship pipeline.
Colorful and textured illustration of people collaborating, building, and creating together. Credit: Yifan Wu

October 11, 2021
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Guido W. Imbens shares the Nobel Prize for his contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.
Guido Imbens

October 07, 2021
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Stanford scholar Caroline Hoxby selected as vice president.
Susan Athey. Credit: Tricia Seibold

October 05, 2021
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Madhu Yalamarthi, MBA ’19, offers advice to other first-generation grads with audacious goals.
Alt text: A woman in a hijab sitting across a desk from a man in a suit, shaking his hand and smiling. | Credit: Sol Cotti

September 29, 2021
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Jonathan Levin and William Dally to join White House panel on science and technology.
Jonathan Levin. Credit: Aubrie Pick

September 28, 2021
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“I owed this country and I wanted to pay it back in whatever role my future would hold.”
Illustration of a man in a suit standing on a ship deck, with his hand above his eyes, looking out over a dark ocean. Credit: Kim Salt

August 27, 2021
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Through his nonprofit, Vocal Justice, this Social Innovation Fellow hopes to reach a rising and transformational generation of Black and Brown youth.
Shawon Jackson. Credit: Javier Flores

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.

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

May 27, 2021
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The state-of-the-art complex, designed for “structured serendipity,” prepares to open — again.
A view of the Knight Management Center from Jane Stanford Way. Credit: Elena Zhukova

May 26, 2021
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Twenty-one students receive social innovation awards for their work on pressing issues.
From left: Shawon Jackson, Abdulhamid Haidar, Ted McKlveen. Credit: Javier Flores

April 15, 2021
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Members of Stanford GSB’s Women in Management share their thoughts.
Top row: Ali Lauer, Jenny Zhou, Zeinab Aboud, Jéssica Leão. Bottom row: Jane Conroy, Juli (Hye Ryeong) Cho, Janna Wandzilak, Alexa Grabell. Credit: Illustrations by Agata Nowicka.

April 13, 2021
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How Stanford Seed deploys alumni to lift the global economy.
A close up of hands holding macadamia nuts. Credit: Louis Nderi

April 12, 2021
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Members of the Stanford MBA Class of ’94 drew up a playbook for business leaders looking to promote racial equity.
An illustration showing figures pulling apart a table to make room, while other figures are rolling up more chairs. Credit: Illustration by Jesse Zhang

April 09, 2021
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“There are times when I look around and everything I see,” says William Eaton, MBA ’75, “I can imagine adding strings to it.”
Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery. Credit: Jarod Opperman

April 08, 2021
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Forget about electric cars and meatless meat: Mounting a serious response to climate change requires inventive work in less-glamorous sectors such as risk management and private equity.
Illustration depicting a cityscape featuring green spaces. Credit: Illustration by Celyn Brazier

April 06, 2021
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Want to solve America’s urban homeless crisis? First, you have to believe it can be fixed.
Rebecca Foster, MBA ’05 and Liz Givens, MBA ’04, stand in the hallway under construction. Credit: Drew Kelly

April 02, 2021
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Joe Lacob, MBA ’83, looks back on the night he got booed into silence by his customers.
Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob, left, speaks with former player Chris Mullin during a ceremony to retire his #17 jersey at halftime of a game between the Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves on March 19, 2012. Credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images