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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
As an undergraduate student at Stanford, Melissa Valentine never expected to become a professor. And she certainly never imagined she’d be back on campus as a member of the Management Science and Engineering faculty. Instead, she had planned to become a doctor. It was a fateful internship at the...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
UPDATE: MS Alumni coming on Sat, Oct 25, should RSVP here for limited reserved seating at the Sutton Lecture and for the Networking Brunch. (No need to RSVP, if you cannot join us.)
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
A “Women in Venture” luncheon featured five women in senior venture capital positions who advised that there is definitely room at the top for more women. You’ll find a recap here. The evening event for students and alumni, summarized below, highlighted three MS&E alumni in prestigious venture...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Kenneth Arrow was 51 years old when he shared the 1972 Nobel Prize in Economics and became the youngest person to receive that award, a distinction he retains to this day. Now 92, Arrow is the Joan Kenney Professor of Economics and a professor emeritus of Management Science and Engineering. In...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
“How do I brand/market myself?” “Which courses will strengthen my resume and improve my job prospects?” “What skills are needed for specific roles, such as project management?” “I’d like to eventually become an entrepreneur. What are some possible short-term career paths to help me prepare?”
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Stanford University has launched “Creativity: Music to My Ears,” a free, massive open online course teaching creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music. Taught by Stanford Engineering Professor Tina Seelig, the course features contributions of Warner Music Group artists, songwriters...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Michael May, professor emeritus, has been awarded the 2014 Joseph A. Burton Forum Award by the American Physical Society. May was honored “for his significant and sustained contributions to technical and policy issues pertaining to nuclear weapons, nuclear terrorism, energy and environmental impact...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Sobered by the financial crisis of 2008 and inspired by the growing ability to crunch massive amounts of data, Stanford University engineers have founded the Center for Financial and Risk Analytics to harness advances in data analytics to evaluate the global financial system in real time. “The...
Monday, January 6, 2014
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which passed in the aftermath of the 2008 financial implosion, includes a mandate that public companies disclose their median employee compensation as well as the ratio comparing that with the pay of their CEOs.
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