School News

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February 16, 2018
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These professionals are shaking things up in healthcare, energy, finance, and social entrepreneurship.
Five recent Stanford GSB graduates and one current student made Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 for 2018. | Elena Zhukova
February 16, 2018
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At Startup Garage, students learn to create and launch new products. For its fifth anniversary, meet five companies that began as class projects.
Stefanos Zenios working with students in the Co-Lab | Steve Castillo
February 14, 2018
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More than 10 years ago, Fred Swaniker and Chris Bradford opened a prestigious prep school. Now its students are coming to Stanford to realize their own dreams.
students reading | Brian Stauffer
February 12, 2018
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Classmates provided inspiration — and a future partner.
Stanford GSB classmate Lynn Jurich (right), Edward Fenster | Sunrun Inc.
February 11, 2018
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The Stanford community has helped Ma understand that no matter what entrepreneurial ventures lie ahead, being himself is the key to his success.
Xiaoye “MD” Ma | Kiefer Hickman
February 5, 2018
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A beloved professor whose former students span the globe, Jack McDonald is internationally known for his work on investment in the context of global equity markets.
In 50 years of teaching, Jack McDonald missed only one class to be with his father when he died. | R.J. Muna
January 30, 2018
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Stanford GSB’s underground Behavioral Lab brings to light new insights about human interactions.
people walking | Toni Bird
January 29, 2018
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Her engagement ring inspired a commitment to provide ethically mined diamonds. Stanford GSB delivered entrepreneurship lessons, a partner, and more.
​Beth Gerstein co-founded Brilliant Earth, a leading online jeweler that sells “beyond conflict free” diamonds and engagement rings. | Brilliant Earth
January 29, 2018
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The Stanford GSB professor talks about her data-driven research and experiences as one of the first “tech economists.”
Susan Athey and her chicken, Violet. | Tricia Seibold
January 26, 2018
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An MBA student with a background in marketing makes the transition to venture capital investing.
While coaching first-year MBA students as an Arbuckle Leadership Fellow, Jason Bornstein is figuring out how to help mentees learn to solve their own problems.| Kiefer Hickman
January 17, 2018
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David Kreps, Paul Milgrom, and Robert Wilson have been honored for their pioneering work using game theory to help solve real-world problems.
From left: Robert Wilson, Paul Milgrom, David Kreps. | Elena Zhukova
January 12, 2018
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With the school and the streets of San Francisco as her labs, a consultant finds her path out of the corporate world and launches Smitten Ice Cream.
Dissatisfied with the corporate world — and her frozen dessert options — Robyn Sue Fisher came to Stanford GSB. She left with a business plan for a churned-to-order ice cream concept that she then prototyped on the streets of San Francisco. | Organic Hobo
December 15, 2017
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Stanford GSB and its culture of collaboration and innovation are strengthened by the investments we make in personal and professional relationships.
Dean Jonathan Levin
December 13, 2017
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The 2017 Employment Report reflects a strong market for Stanford MBA graduates and reveals their broad range of career interests and choices.
The Stanford MBA Class of 2017 gathers in CEMEX Auditorium before the commencement processional. | Saul Bromberger
December 4, 2017
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Fifty years and over 10,000 students later, Professor Jack McDonald continues to guide new generations of investors.
(from left to right) John Hurley, lecturer in finance; Stuart Klein, lecturer in finance; Jack McDonald, the Stanford Investors Professor of Finance; and Melody McDonald.
December 4, 2017
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The civil rights and feminist movements opened doors, and the advertising and marketing veteran took full advantage.
Kathryn Leary, MBA ’77 | Kiefer Hickman
December 4, 2017
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Learning where her peers ranked her influence among the group changed how Maria Lambert, MBA ’12 thought about feedback.
Learning where my peers ranked my influence among the group changed how I thought about feedback. | Elena Zhukova
November 30, 2017
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Business leaders across India gather to exchange ideas, share knowledge, and transform their companies.
Seed India Facilitator Harish Arnezath with a participant
November 30, 2017
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A new MBA elective shows how households cope outside the traditional banking system, and explores the innovations that can enhance financial wellness.
Professor Ken Singleton | Toni Bird
November 28, 2017
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A job with an alum’s company leads to serial entrepreneurship, an MBA, and big paydays for his businesses and his alma mater.
Alex De Simone | Natalie Rumao