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May 16, 2024
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Interim GSB Dean Named as Search Process Begins

Professor Peter DeMarzo will serve as interim dean beginning August 1, when Dean Jonathan Levin becomes Stanford’s president.

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Peer to Peer: Investing in Innovation in Women’s Healthcare

Long overlooked, the opportunity to treat women better is booming.
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Hard Lesson: Learning to Embrace Personal Growth

After trying to help the world’s most vulnerable babies, Jane Chen, MBA ’08, needed to heal her own wounds.
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Catalyst: Removing the Rocks on the Pathway to College

At the College Board, Steve Bumbaugh is all about access.

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January 18, 2024
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What the Science Says: New Podcast Highlights Research Findings

If/Then aims to help business leaders address modern problems
December 15, 2023
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David Kang to Lead Stanford GSB Executive Education

New associate dean brings experience from media, entertainment, and higher education.
December 08, 2023
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Shiro Wachira, MA ’23: Harnessing Farming’s Human Capital

Stanford Impact Founder Fellow plans to transform agricultural education in Africa.
December 07, 2023
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Changemakers: Diversifying Broadway’s Investor Pool

This entertainment veteran is extending the journey for the legendary Soul Train brand. Next stop: Broadway.
December 05, 2023
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Panel: Addressing AI Threats to Democracy an “Urgent Matter”

Seminar addresses worries about deep fakes, election disruption.
Andy Hall, left, and panelists at the AI and Democracy Event. Credit: Julia Yu
November 07, 2023
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FTC Chair Lina Khan Delivers a Warning to Big Tech About A.I.

Speaking at Stanford, the Federal Trade Commission head addressed A.I., antitrust, and protecting consumers.
October 25, 2023
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Capitol Gains: GSB Professors Share Their Expertise in DC and Beyond

In Washington and around the globe, faculty are helping policymakers untangle knotty problems.
October 23, 2023
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How “Ecopreneurs” Spent Their Summer of Sustainability

Students in the new Stanford Ecopreneurship program spanned the globe to help build climate-focused ventures.
Clockwise from top left: Alex Vovk, Bharti Singhla, Ignacio Sabate, Thilo Braun, Meghan Wood, Shiro Wachira.
October 20, 2023
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Maker: The “Soul Train” Musical

Producer Richard Gay says keeping a Broadway-bound musical on track is a team effort.
October 19, 2023
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Chief Sustainability Officers Are in It for the Long Haul

Executives focused on sustainability and impact talk about their expanding roles and how collaboration drives their work.
October 18, 2023
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Drew Barvir, MBA ’23: Harnessing AI to Support Youth Mental Health and Safety

For this Stanford Impact Founder Fellow, artificial intelligence will provide a new way to catch early signs of mental health challenges.
October 18, 2023
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Peer to Peer: Investing in Innovation in Women’s Healthcare

Long overlooked, the opportunity to treat women better is booming.
October 13, 2023
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Hard Lesson: Learning to Embrace Personal Growth

After trying to help the world’s most vulnerable babies, Jane Chen, MBA ’08, needed to heal her own wounds.
Portrait of Jane Chen. Credit: Meagan Suzuki
October 11, 2023
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Thilo Braun: MBA ’23: An Electric Approach to Cleaner Skies

Stanford Impact Founder Fellow is developing aviation batteries that could keep the world flying — sustainably.
Portrait of Thilo Braun
October 10, 2023
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Office Artifact: Michele Gelfand’s Pickle Costume

When you’re doing serious research, making time for fun is a pretty big dill.
Portrait of Michele Gelfand and a student dressed in her pickle costume. Credit: Elena Zhukova
October 09, 2023
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Pathfinder Program Offers Business Education to Undergraduates

Students flock to initial offerings this fall.
September 29, 2023
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Everett Harper, MBA ’99: What Matters to Me Now and Why

“There’s hardly a more complex system than a system of humans.”
September 25, 2023
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Back to Class: Organizational Behavior

To make good decisions, sometimes you need to override your brain’s autopilot.
Frank Flynn teaching. Credit: Julia Yu
September 22, 2023
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Five Stanford GSB Students Named Siebel Scholars

Program honors academic achievement, problem-solving
Students pictured clockwise from top left: Tye Gerrard, Jessica Wang, Andrew Wooten, Zane Stiles, Mark Whittaker. Credit: by courtesy
August 22, 2023
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Kelly Redmond, MS ’23: A Lab-grown Product that Works for People and Planet

Stanford Impact Founder Ecopreneurship Fellow is developing a synthetic alternative to palm oil.
Portrait of Kelly Redmond. Credit: Saul Bromberger
August 14, 2023
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Stanford GSB Dean Leads B-School Delegation to Washington

Meetings at Congress and the White House focused on the future of American business.
Photographed left to right: Todd Young, Jonathan Levin, and Ro Khanna. Credit: By Courtesy
August 08, 2023
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Vivek Ramakrishnan, MBA ’23: How AI Could Help Solve the School Literacy Crisis

Stanford Impact Founder Fellow is using artificial intelligence to create a personalized tutor.
Vivek Ramakrishnan, MBA ’23
August 02, 2023
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Making Change at the Intersection of Business, Government, and Politics

Members of the Government and Politics club share how they plan to effect change in the public sector.
From top left to right: Irfan Mahmud, Keertan Kini, Sarah Su-Wen Anderson, Shannon Beckham, Myles Mann
July 27, 2023
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Justin Ziegler, MBA ’23: Aiding Global Development via Cross-Border Transactions

Stanford Impact Founder Fellow aims to supply African businesses with an affordable payment network.
Justin Ziegler, MBA ’23