School News

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March 30, 2018
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A Siebel scholar and head of the student Impact Fund learns to look beyond the linear career path.
 Jack Marzulli, MBA ’18 | Kiefer Hickman
March 28, 2018
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Three award-winning economists talk about where the field has been and where it’s heading.
From left, Robert Wilson, David Kreps, and Paul Migrom, received the 2018 John J. Carty Award in the field of economics. | Elena Zhukova
March 19, 2018
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Students explore how self-awareness, self-care, and self-understanding can help them become better leaders.
Leah Weiss, a lecturer in organizational behavior, teaches stuents that a better bottom line starts with being better to yourself. | Illustration by Valeria Petrone
March 13, 2018
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His journey from founding a new venture to finding and funding promising startups began with a seminal class.
Venture capitalist Abheek Anand, MBA ’09, credits Stanford GSB’s diversity for broadening his perspective and preparing him to work with a range of international colleagues and entrepreneurs. | Courtesy of Sequoia Capital
March 7, 2018
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Get an exclusive MBA student’s-eye view as a mentor guides her squad through this intense one-day test of leadership skills.
Squad 44 (from left): Abiodun Buari, MBA ’19; Jamie Beaton, MBA ’19; Alice Song, MBA ’19; Lauren Humphrey, MBA ’18; Sarah Hoffman, MBA ’19; Thomas Hanley, MBA ’19; and Tyler Willibrand, MBA ’19 | Shaun Roberts
March 6, 2018
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Visit the Knight Management Center on a busy Wednesday.
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March 2, 2018
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Turned off by corporate fraud, she discovered the tools to start a venture born of passion, where she could set the tone.
Nicole Alvino and Greg Shove | Courtesy of Nicole Alvino
February 28, 2018
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Stanford LEAD: Personal Leadership Certificate joins the existing LEAD certificate on corporate innovation, now in its third year.
The year-long certificate program blends a full suite of leading technologies with active synchronous and asynchronous learning, small team projects, and a cloud-based community space for interactive group experiences.
February 27, 2018
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“Effective leaders in the digital age will need to be mindful of the social consequences of technology.”
From left to right: Michael Ostrovsky, Guido Imbens, Dean Jonathan Levin, and Susan Athey | Toni Bird
February 27, 2018
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The chief executive of one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies and Stanford MBA alum will address the graduating Class of 2018.
Carlos Brito | Photo courtesy of Anheuser-Busch InBev
February 20, 2018
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After 18 years of working in corporate marketing, this Colombian native was ready for a new perspective.
Arbeláez is working with hair salons in Medellin, Colombia for a Startup Garage class project. | Kiefer Hickman
February 20, 2018
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Big Data, Strategic Decisions: Analysis to Action will empower senior-level executives to use data analytics to improve decisions and gain a competitive advantage.
Courtesy SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Archives and History Office
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