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Updates from Stanford GSB Leadership

The dean and other senior leaders provide updates to the community.

Recent Updates

January 10, 2021

Local health conditions; Stanford winter quarter update; planning for vaccine distribution; health data; faculty awards.

January 06, 2021

“Today’s events remind us that the ongoing American experiment cannot be taken for granted. For it to persist, enough of us must stand up for the principles that guarantee freedoms for all Americans.”

2020 Updates

November 22, 2020

Executive Challenge took place virtually; celebrating vaccine results and President-elect Joe Biden; stay safe on Thanksgiving.

November 04, 2020

“The spirit and legacy of the GSB is one of action: building relationships, creating innovative solutions, leadership that spans business and civic life. The country needs this more than ever.”

October 30, 2020

Fall quarter updates: MBA class of 2020; campus health; new programs and courses; new class in Race and Power; Rising Scholars conference; Nobel prize.

October 18, 2020

Update on Bob Wilson and Paul Milgrom; other Stanford GSB nobel laureates; auction theory; “Stanford School” of economics.

Photo of Robert Wilson and Paul Milgrom
October 12, 2020

Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences to Stanford economists Paul R. Milgrom and Robert Wilson.

October 04, 2020

Hybrid classes; COVID testing; School updates: welcoming new faculty, Civic Workshop featured in Bloomberg video, Project Firesafe, Anti-Racism and Allyship Journey.

September 20, 2020

First Lecture series for returning MBA students; upcoming elections: getting involved, voting, civil discourse; Stanford LEAD; Stanford China Economic Forum; Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing.

September 13, 2020

Priorities for the new year: health & safety, educational experience, Action Plan for Racial Equity, Beyond COVID Task Force. School updates: Santa Clara county, Stanford Rebuild, Democracy Matters webinar series.

September 06, 2020

Welcoming new MBA and PhD students; Botha-Chan Innovation Internship Program; Rising Scholars Conference to promote the work of diverse PhD and postdoctoral students; Policies for reopening; Stanford's COVID-19 testing program.

July 26, 2020

Jon Levin and Sarah Soule introduce our plan to increase representation, build greater inclusion, drive positive change beyond Stanford GSB, and ensure accountability.

July 12, 2020

Local reopening and updated social distancing rules; international students; autumn quarter task force.

June 19, 2020

“An important part of this process will be thinking about how Stanford GSB can contribute to racial justice beyond our campus and across the country.”

June 07, 2020

“As with many individuals and institutions, we at Stanford GSB strive to be inclusive and welcoming. Yet, at this time it’s clear that we can and must do better.”

May 24, 2020

“In recent months, we have had to rethink many of the things we do at Stanford GSB. The change has required enormous flexibility on the part of students, faculty, and staff, and has left us dearly missing aspects of normal life. At the same, it has inspired a great deal of innovation.”

May 10, 2020

Mid-term reflections on virtual learning, as well as updates on the MBA/MSx job market, fall quarter planning, and more.

April 26, 2020

Campus updates, initial plans for fall quarter, and reflections on Don Kennedy, the former President of Stanford, who passed away after contracting Covid

April 12, 2020

Perspective on connecting with loved ones at a distance; efforts of Stanford physicians to care for Covid-19 patients; and work being done by Stanford faculty, students, staff, and alumni to help their communities

April 5, 2020

Reflections on the kindness of others, the start of Spring quarter, and future plans for Stanford GSB

April 2, 2020

Actions taken by the school and university; student and faculty innovation and adaptability; alumni impact

March 29, 2020

Reflections on the economic impact of the pandemic, the efforts to protect and save lives, and how the Stanford GSB community continues to think and act beyond itself

March 22, 2020

Reflections on the resilience and creativity of the Stanford GSB community

March 15, 2020

Completing winter quarter, spring quarter update, facilities information, and work arrangements

March 9, 2020

Teaching and academics for winter quarter, campus facilities and activities, work arrangements, travel and spring break, spring quarter

2017 – 2019

February 27, 2018

“Effective leaders in the digital age will need to be mindful of the social consequences of technology.”

December 15, 2018

Stanford GSB and its culture of collaboration and innovation are strengthened by the investments we make in personal and professional relationships.