School News

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November 16, 2020
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“I came to realize that one could catalyze change on multiple levels.”
An illustration of a woman leader guiding students over a diploma "bridge." Credit: Illustration by Kim Salt.
November 6, 2020
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Lean into corporate values and insist on mutual respect, advises the CEO of Great Place to Work, Inc.
November 4, 2020
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Underrepresented PhD students from around the country gathered at the inaugural Rising Scholars Conference to claim their place in academia.
 An illustration of a figure rolling out a rainbow-colored carpet. Credit: Illustration by Michael Austin
November 1, 2020
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Ricardo Cervantes and Alfredo Livas both grew up in Mexico but didn’t meet until Stanford GSB. They agreed on one thing: They missed the bakeries of their youth.
Alfredo Livas (left) and Ricardo Cervantes (right). Credit: Steve Goldblum
October 30, 2020
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How a medieval navigation tool symbolizes the link between world trade and inter-ethnic harmony.
Saumitra Jha holds a brass astrolabe — a navigational tool used by medieval traders — that he bought while doing research in the port of Cochin, India.| Elena Zhukova
October 29, 2020
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Meet the alumni and students who are making a difference in finance, social entrepreneurship, healthcare, technology, and media.
October 12, 2020
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“Bob brought economic theory to the real world, both as a mechanism for understanding ‘how things work’ and then in the design of better institutions.”
Robert Wilson. Credit: Elena Zhukova
October 12, 2020
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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited the pair for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.
Robert Wilson, left, and Paul Milgrom | Credit: Andrew Brodhead
October 9, 2020
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Stanford Rebuild, a two-month “innovation sprint” triggered by COVID-19, drew more than 5,000 proposals from entrepreneurs worldwide.
Mothers carrying their newborn babies queue for a check-up inside the maternity ward of the government-run Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital in Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
October 6, 2020
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This year’s Siebel Scholars — Brian Aoyama, Mariana Martins, Bianca Pinasco, Austin Ward, and Joshua Young Yang — are well poised to contribute to humanity.
2021 Siebel Scholars. From left to right: Bianca Pinasco, Joshua Young Yang, Austin Ward, Mariana Martins, Brian Aoyama. | Photos courtesy of Siebel Scholars
October 5, 2020
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The 2020 Social Innovation Fellow’s multi-channel tool has potential for broad use in bringing affordable healthcare to emerging markets.
Dare Ladejobi, MSx ’20. Credit: Adeolu Osibodu
October 1, 2020
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Members of the Hispanic Business Student Association share personal thoughts on their heritage and how it informs who they are and how they lead.
The members of the 2020 Hispanic Business Student Association. Credit: Laura Pichardo
September 30, 2020
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By the numbers, learn more about the newest members of the Stanford MBA Program.
Students at the Knight Management Center. Credit: Tricia Seibold
September 29, 2020
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Stanford Graduate School of Business professor and economist recognized for pioneering and innovative scholarship on markets.
Susan Athey. Credit: Tricia Seibold
September 25, 2020
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An unprecedented number of Stanford GSB students spent summer internships working at companies in emerging markets.
Ilana Walder-Biesanz speaking to a colleague at CreditRegistry in Nigeria. Credit: Courtesy Ilana Walder-Biesanz
September 21, 2020
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NeuroNav’s service navigators and software curate options and unlock government funding to meet client goals.
Kimberly Schreiber, MBA ’20. Credit: Stacy Gieken
September 9, 2020
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Stanford GSB’s fastest-growing alumni program moves online, giving alumnae everywhere the chance to connect, reflect, support, and inspire.
A woman having video chat at home. Credit: iStock/filadendron
August 20, 2020
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The fellowship recognizes Akbarpour’s promising explorations that bridge computer science and economic theory.
Mohammad Akbarpour. Credit: David Elliot
August 12, 2020
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A numerical recap of the weekend when the school moved its courses online.
A woman takes a zoom call. Credit: Elena Zhukova
August 6, 2020
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If you want to move a business school’s curriculum online in a single weekend, you better practice what you teach.
Illustration of people on varying platforms lifting each other up, lifting weights, and doing power poses. Credit: Irene Servillo