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The latest news and an inside look at the people and ideas that drive the MBA community.

Afresh: Improving the Fresh Food Supply Chain
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Afresh: Improving the Fresh Food Supply Chain
Matt Schwartz, MBA ‘17, and Nathan Fenner, MBA ’17, co-founders of Afresh, met at the
GSB and saw an opportunity to improve the fresh food supply chain by building the first
Fresh Operating System for grocery stores. Since launching their company, they have
helped reduce food waste by more than 10 million pounds.
Guido Imbens

Professor Guido W. Imbens was awarded the Nobel Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences for his work in econometrics and statistics. For the second year in a row, Stanford GSB faculty have been recognized with a Nobel Prize.

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Reimagining Work Post-COVID
Leadership for Society Series
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Register for this series of critical conversations about new ways to think about work prompted by the pandemic. Stanford GSB Professor Brian Lowery hosts stimulating discussions with prominent leaders with wide-ranging perspectives.

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December 13, 2021
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A few moments that caught your attention this year.

December 03, 2021
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Two MBA students spent a year surveying parents, executives, and policymakers about our ”unprecedented childcare crisis.”

November 19, 2021
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Panel at economic forum discusses climate change, financial technology as key areas of mutual interest.

November 18, 2021
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A delicious side project brings busy students together to share stories about food.

November 09, 2021
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Determined to address climate change with hydrogen-powered vehicles.

November 08, 2021
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Members of the FLI Club on what it means to be part of the Stanford GSB community.

November 04, 2021
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Squad game: New MBA students get a crash course in decision-making under pressure.

November 03, 2021
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Webinar hosted by Darrell Duffie discusses the risks and importance of the stablecoin market.

October 25, 2021
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Renee Hirschberg wants to hear what alumni need now, and how Stanford GSB can help.

October 20, 2021
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Enrolling at Stanford GSB at the height of the women’s movement was an inflection point for both the students and the school.

October 11, 2021
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Stanford GSB’s predoctoral fellowship is helping the next generation of academics jumpstart their careers — and bringing needed diversity to the professorship pipeline.

October 11, 2021
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Guido W. Imbens shares the Nobel Prize for his contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.

October 07, 2021
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Andy Katz-Mayfield, MBA ’11, liked these German razor blades so much, he bought the factory.

October 07, 2021
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Stanford scholar Caroline Hoxby selected as vice president.

October 05, 2021
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Madhu Yalamarthi, MBA ’19, offers advice to other first-generation grads with audacious goals.

October 04, 2021
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Members of Hispanic Student Business Association offer thoughts, insights this month.

September 29, 2021
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Get to know Stanford GSB’s new MBA class by the numbers.

September 29, 2021
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Jonathan Levin and William Dally to join White House panel on science and technology.

September 28, 2021
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“I owed this country and I wanted to pay it back in whatever role my future would hold.”

September 24, 2021
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The five Siebel Scholars were selected for their academic excellence and leadership qualities.