School News

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October 9, 2018
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Plunging into assignments that have no “objectively correct answers” has left her with more questions than answers — and happily so.
Valerie Shen. Credit: Stacy Geiken
September 28, 2018
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The start of each school year brings new additions to faculty, lecturers, and electives that enhance the student experience.
MBA students. Photo by Elena Zukhova
September 27, 2018
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Considering the future of management education as we welcome students back to campus.
Dean Jonathan Levin
September 26, 2018
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Through the Seed summer internship program, Julia Daniel designs new ways to promote student understanding and curiosity.
Julia Daniels | Image courtesy of D. Stephen Raj
September 21, 2018
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Three alumni share what led them to take a chance on a less conventional job change.
Nadine Lehner shown in Patagonia
September 21, 2018
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Students headed around the world to work in every major industry.
Young professionals working together. Credit: iStock/Vasyl Dolmatov
September 20, 2018
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A joint degree student focuses on adapting coastlines to rising sea levels, and adapting to campus culture at Stanford GSB.
Samanthe Tiver Belanger, MBA/MS '18. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
August 24, 2018
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After three decades in the business world, the Stanford GSB graduate is helping Asian American professionals who get “stuck in the middle.”
Denise Peck, MBA '85, spent nearly three decades in the corporate world before becoming an advisor at Ascend Leadership. Credit: Camilla Ekenheim
August 24, 2018
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One of the school’s first female faculty members talks about that uninviting climate — and how she’s built the field of feminist economics.
 Myra Strober. Credit: Courtesy Stanford Special Collections & University Archives
August 22, 2018
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Three recipients from Wisconsin, Iowa, and Missouri were selected for their commitment to supporting development and revitalization in the Midwest region.
Stanford Graduate School of Business | Photo by Elena Zhukova
August 14, 2018
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One woman challenges herself and her classmates to be vulnerable and find growth in what’s uncomfortable.
Kirsten Byron, MS ’18, has either joined or created a women’s group wherever she’s worked. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
August 9, 2018
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Happiness, he says, is tied to making care more affordable.
Pamon Forouhar. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
July 25, 2018
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The Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative is amassing a huge database and network to nourish the fast-growing sector.
July 18, 2018
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Nicholas Donatiello, Jr., MBA ’86, who taught corporate governance at Stanford Graduate School of Business, died at his San Francisco home two days shy of his June 28 birthday.
Donatiello in the classroom
July 18, 2018
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This summer, MBA student Cody Evans is traveling to low-income areas targeted by a new federal program for economic investment to see how they could succeed.
Business is booming at this woolen mill in Bemidji, Minnesota, which MBA student Cody Evans says could benefit from new investment. Credit: Cody Evans
July 13, 2018
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After managing a large factory in rural India, one woman believes in business’s role in improving lives.
Chaitra Yarlagadda, MBA '19. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
July 13, 2018
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Stanford students pitch their projects at the Design for Extreme Affordability expo. Please ignore the clothespins and duct tape.
The Extreme Expo. Credit: Patrick Beaudouin
July 6, 2018
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The business icon tells students to provide what we truly need, not simply improve what we have.
June 29, 2018
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Spicy and sweet dishes draw a sold-out crowd to this student-run flavor war.
Photos by Anastasiia Sapon
June 20, 2018
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Alumni and friends of Jack McDonald gather for the official renaming celebration of the life and legacy of the GSB's beloved professor of 50 years.
Jack McDonald | R.J. Muna