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Five GSB Alumni Recognized for Outstanding Volunteer Service

More than 3,000 alumni of the Stanford Graduate School of Business volunteered in hundreds of school programs last year, Dean Garth Saloner told an Alumni Weekend audience as he presented awards to five outstanding alumni volunteers.

Five Stanford MBA Students Designated 2012 Siebel Scholars

Five accomplished second-year Stanford MBA students have been named 2012 Siebel Scholars based on academic achievement and demonstrated leadership during their first year at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Kenneth Singleton photoKenneth Singleton Named Editor of Journal of Finance

"Finance is becoming increasingly integrated with economics, and is drawing more widely from other disciplines including psychology and medicine," says Kenneth J. Singleton, the Adams Distinguished Professor of Management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, who has been named editor of the prestigious Journal of Finance.

William Sharpe photoFinance Scholar William F. Sharpe Honored for Excellence in Financial Writing

Nobel Laureate and Stanford Graduate School of Business emeritus faculty member William F. Sharpe has been honored for the fifth time with the Graham and Dodd Award of Excellence. Begun in 1960 by the Financial Analysts Journal the award recognizes excellence in financial writing.

Photo of Anat AdmatiProfessor Anat Admati Named to FDIC Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee

Finance faculty member Anat Admati has been appointed to the FDIC Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee to provide advice and recommendations on a broad range of issues related to Congress' Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Margaret Neale photoProfessor Margaret Neale Named 2011 Davis Award Recipient

Professor Margaret Neale, who showed that negotiation and teamwork are essential skills for managers, is the 13th recipient—and first woman—to receive the business school's Davis Award for lifetime achievement by a faculty member.

Robin, Lee, and Harrison Honored by Business School Students

Cited for their passion for their subject matter and skill in connecting with students, Carole Robin, Charles Lee, and Michael Harrison are the 2011 outstanding faculty award recipients at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

videoNovogratz Honored with Excellence in Leadership Award

The 2011 Excellence in Leadership Award was presented to Jacqueline Novogratz, MBA '91, founder and CEO, Acumen Fund, for her significant contributions in the field of microfinance.

Charles o'reilly photoO’Reilly Recognized for Broadening Understanding of Organizational Behavior

Recognized for "shaping the very way that Organizational Behavior scholars and practitioners look at the impact of social process," Charles O'Reilly received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Management.

Penny Pritzker photoPenny Pritzker's Latest Challenge: Helping Fix Public Schools

Public education that prepares a workforce for tomorrow's needs is the cause that most challenges her, said Penny Pritzker, JD/MBA '84, the 2011 recipient of the business school's Arbuckle Award.

Mike Aviles photoMike Aviles, MBA '90, Honored with 2011 Porras Award

Don't take too much risk ... or too little, advises Mike Aviles, the 2011 Porras Latino Leadership Award winner. "Take what risk you're comfortable with. The ones who distinguish themselves … figured out what to pursue and took appropriate chances."


Silver Apple Award Winner Baba Shiv: Driving Your Decisions

Do you know what drives your decisions or those of your organization? Professor Shiv describes the neural underpinnings of the role emotion plays in the decision- making process and how ignoring emotion may lead to sub-optimal decisions.

Srinivasan Elected as INFORMS Fellow

Marketing Professor V. 'Seenu" Srinivasan has been named a Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) 'in recognition of outstanding contributions, achievements, and service that have advanced the profession of operations research and the management sciences."

Industrial Organization Expert John Roberts Honored

Former students, colleagues, and fellow coauthors of John Roberts gathered in September to present reflections of how his work and mentorship affected both the course of economic research and their lives.

Five Stanford MBA Students Honored as 2011 Siebel Scholars

Five accomplished second-year Stanford MBA students have been named 2011 Siebel Scholars based on academic achievement and demonstrated leadership during their first year at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

MBA Student's Education Startup Awarded Fellowship

Reid Saaris, MBA/MA '10, has been awarded a 2010 Stanford Social Innovation Fellowship for his nonprofit education venture, Equal Opportunity Schools, an organization to narrow the achievement gap in America's public schools.

Stanford Social Innovation Review Wins 2010 Maggie Award

Stanford Social Innovation Review has been honored with a 2010 Maggie Award from the Western Publishing Association in the category of Best Quarterlies/Trade.

Three Faculty Honored For Outstanding Teaching and Contributions to Their Students
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Alan Jagolinzer, MBA Distinguished Teaching Award
Maria Ogneva, Sloan Teaching Excellence Award
David Larcker, PhD Distinguished Service Award
David Kreps Honored by American Economic Association

David Kreps, the Adams Distinguished Professor of Management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, has been elected a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association.

Scholes Named to Academy

Myron S. Scholes, the Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is among 10 scholars and researchers from Stanford have been named fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Alumni Consulting Team Receives Community Partnership Award
The Stanford Graduate School of Business Alumni Consulting Team received a Stanford University 2010 Community Partnership Award for service to more than 150 nonprofits. Volunteer alumni consultants helped one nonprofit, Marine Science Institute of Redwood City, expand the number of school children it reaches with its environmental programs.

Woodrow Myers Honored at 2010 BBSA Conference

Woodrow Myers, MBA '82, who has shaped attitudes toward some of the world's most perplexing health issues, urged MBA students to use their skills to meet today's hardest challenges. He was honored with the 2010 Black Business Students Association's outstanding alumni award.

Srinivasan's Career in Marketing Science Commemorated

Professor Seenu Srinivasan is recognized internationally for his work on consumer choice and sales force compensation, but as his peers testified during a gathering celebrating his 36-year academic career, Srinivasan is also revered as a teacher and mentor.

Jeff Skoll Named First Graduation Speaker for Stanford Graduate School of Business

Creating a new annual tradition, the Stanford Graduate School of Business has named philanthropist and entrepreneur Jeff Skoll as its first graduation speaker. He will address business school graduates at Stanford June 12. Skoll, MBA '95, was the first president of eBay, and is the founder of the Skoll Foundation, the Skoll Global Threats Fund, and Participant Media, which has produced feature films and documentaries including Oscar winner An Inconvenient Truth, Food Inc., and 2010 Academy Award winning documentary, The Cove.

Let Your Personal Style Prevail Says Laura Sanchez, 2010 Porras Award Winner

After being advised she was "too nice," Laura Sanchez ultimately learned that success meant ignoring the advice and letting her own personality show. Sanchez is the 2010 recipient of the Porras Award presented by the Hispanic Business Students Association at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

2010 Arbuckle Award to Richard E. Rainwater

video icon Video File Richard Rainwater's The Art of the Deal (5 min)

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Richard Rainwater's MBA classmates and friends of more than 40 years gathered to toast the man one called "the legendary financier of our generation" as the Stanford Business School Alumni Association named Rainwater the 2010 recipient of its Arbuckle Award.

Lee Elected to Engineering Academy

Professor Hau Lee has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, an honor that is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. He is the fifth faculty member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business to be so honored. Others are Andrew Grove, J. Michael Harrison, William Miller, and Lawrence M. Wein.


John Roberts' Work Honored by IESE-Fundación BBVA

Calling his work a bridge between the worlds of economic theory and business management, judges have awarded the 2009 Economics for Management Lecture Series IESE-Fundación BBVA Prize to Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor John Roberts.

2009 Silver Apple Honors Darrell Duffie

Finance Professor Darrell Duffie, who has been in great demand as a lecturer to help audiences understand the current economic crisis, is the 2009 recipient of the Robert K Jaedicke Silver Apple Award, presented by the Stanford Business School Alumni Association.

Chair Established to Honor Professor Van Horne

Alumni and friends of Professor James C. Van Horne have established an endowed chair in his honor.

Oliver Williamson, MBA '60, Shares Nobel Economics Prize

UC Berkeley Professor Oliver Williamson, a 1960 MBA alumnus of the Stanford GSB, shares the 2009 Nobel Prize in economics with Elinor Ostrom of Indiana University.

Montgomery Named INFORMS Fellow

David B. Montgomery has been named a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The Kresge Professor of Marketing Emeritus, Montgomery was cited for "research contributions to marketing science, marketing strategy, and global marketing and management."

Economics Prize for John Van Reenen

John Van Reenen, director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics and a visiting professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is the 2009 recipient of the Yrjö Jahnsson Award in Economics.

Five Stanford MBA Students Honored as 2009 Siebel Scholars

Five accomplished second-year MBA students have been named 2009 Siebel Scholars based on their academic achievement, leadership, and citizenship within the Stanford Graduate School of Business community during their first year. The honor includes a tuition grant of $35,000 from the program, established by the Siebel Scholars Foundation to recognize the most talented students at the world's leading graduate schools of business and computer science.

Stanford Business School Scholars Honored with Top Marketing Awards

Marketing Professors V. 'Seenu" Srinivasan and James Lattin, and their former doctoral student, Oded Netzer, were honored by the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science at its recent Marketing Science conference.

Three Honored as Distinguished Teachers
Faculty members Ilya Strebulaev, Baba Shiv, and Alan Jagolinzer were honored with 2009 Distinguished Teaching Awards by students in the School's MBA, PhD, and Sloan Master's Program, respectively.

Michael Harrison Named 2009 Davis Award Recipient

J. Michael Harrison, an operations researcher who admits 'I live in a pretty abstract world," is the 2009 recipient of the Robert T. Davis Award, presented by the Stanford Business School deans to recognize a colleague for a lifetime of service and achievement.

Stanford Social Innovation Fellowships Awarded to Two MBA Students' Ventures
The School's Center for Social Innovation has awarded its first Social Innovation Fellowships to graduating MBA students Federico Lozano Fernandez and Jayampathy 'Chari" Ratwatte Jr. for their nonprofit ventures to serve disadvantaged populations in Mexico and Sri Lanka, respectively.

Six Faculty Named to Endowed Chairs

Six Business School professors have been honored with new endowed chair titles. Honored with new academic titles are Professors Anat Admati, Jonathan Berk, Charles Jones, Dale Miller, Jesper Sørensen, and Sarah Soule.

First Reliance Dhirubhai Fellows
Named for Stanford MBA Program

Five individuals from diverse regions of India have been selected as the first-ever class of Reliance Dhirubhai Fellows. They will receive full financial support during their two-year MBA studies at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, starting in September 2009.

Time Warner CEO Honored with Excellence in Leadership Award

The Stanford Graduate School of Business honored Time Warner Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes, who has played a pivotal role in reshaping the entertainment industry, with the School's 2009 Excellence in Leadership Award.

Vigil Receives 2009 Porras Award

Hank Vigil, MBA '87, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Partnership, Microsoft Inc., was awarded the Jerry I. Porras Latino Leadership Banquet. The award is presented by the Hispanic Business Students Association.

Michael Shanahan Honored with 2009 Arbuckle Award

Capital Research and Management Co. Chairman Emeritus R. Michael Shanahan, who helped his firm blossom into one of the three largest U.S. mutual fund companies, has received the 2009 Arbuckle Award recognizing leadership.



Wein Honored for Engineering Contributions

Five Stanford University faculty, including Lawrence Wein of the Business School, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.


UK's Lancaster University Honors Barth
for Accounting Contributions

Business School accounting professor Mary Barth is described as an "international standard setter" by the Lancaster University Management School which has presented her with an honorary degree recognizing her service to the profession.

Five Stanford MBA Students Honored as 2008 Siebel Scholars

Five members of the MBA class of 2009, Emily Bailard, Howard Bornstein, Willard "Billy" Butcher, Jr., Sophie Pinkard, and Benjamin Sloop, have been named Siebel Scholars, chosen by a faculty committee based on academic achievement, leadership and citizenship within the Business School community during their first year at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Aspen Institute Names Baron Winner of
Lifetime Achievement Award

The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education has announced that Stanford Graduate School of Business professor David Baron is the winner of the 2008 Faculty Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Three Faculty Named to Endowed Chairs

Three Business School faculty: Chip Heath, Peter Henry, and Larissa Tiedens, have named to endowed chairs.

Montgomery Named INFORMS Fellow

David B. Montgomery has been inducted as an inaugural fellow of the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science in recognition of his contributions to marketing science. Montgomery, the Kresge Professor of Marketing, Emeritus, was honored at the group's conference in June 2008 in Vancouver, B.C.

Honorary Doctorate for Enthoven

Alain Enthoven, the Marriner S. Eccles Professor of Public and Private Management, Emeritus, will receive an honorary Doctor of Public Policy degree from the Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School.

Saloner, Barnett, Flanagan Receive Teaching Awards

Professors Garth Saloner, Bill Barnett, and Robert Flanagan were honored May 27 by students at the Graduate School of Business who presented them with 2008 distinguished teaching awards.

Zambrano Receives Excellence in Leadership Award

Lorenzo Zambrano, who transformed the Mexico-based cement firm CEMEX from a domestic player into a global powerhouse, has been awarded the Stanford Graduate School of Business Excellence in Leadership Award.

Clayman Receives Excellence in Leadership Award

Michelle Clayman, the first woman to receive the Business School's Excellence in Leadership Award, recalled founding New Amsterdam Partners LLC, an institutional money management firm in 1986. She had been talking to bankers around the globe, telling them about how to use quantitative methods to design investment processes, when she decided to take on the task herself.

Miriam Rivera, MBA '95, New Stanford Trustee, Porras Award Recipient

Miriam Rivera, JD/MBA '95, a new member of the Stanford Board of Trustees, is the 2008 recipient of the Porras Award given by the Business School's Hispanic Business Student Association. Most recently vice president and deputy general counsel at Google, she advocates humility and teamwork on the way to the top.

Henry Segerstrom Honored with 2008 Arbuckle Award

The United States needs to prepare for the challenges of powerful emerging world economies, 2008 Arbuckle Award winner Henry Segerstrom, MBA '48, told attendees at a dinner in his honor.

Harrison Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Professor J. Michael Harrison has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, the third member of the Business School faculty named to the prestigious organization.

Alumni Awards Recognize Alumni, Faculty for Service

Four alumni were honored  during October's Alumni Weekend for School service. They are Duane Wadsworth, MBA '63; Jim Crownover, MBA '68; Tom Friel, MBA '73; and Debbie Zoullas, MBA '78.


GSB Tops Aspen Award for Social and Environmental Stewardship

The Aspen Institute again ranked Stanford Graduate School of Business first in its biennial survey of international business schools and their integration of issues of social and environmental stewardship into the curriculum.

Five Members of MBA Class 2008 Named Siebel Scholars


Kreps Recognized for Innovation in Dynamic Choice, EquilibriumDavid M. Kreps, senior associate dean for academic affairs and the Theodore J. Kreps Professor of Economics, is the 2007 recipient of the second annual Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications. (September 2007)

Wein Honored for Terrorism Research
Lawrence Wein has been honored for his research into terrorism threats by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. (November 2007)

Alumni Association Honors Faculty, Volunteers
Four MBA graduates and Professor George Parker, who holds two degrees from the GSB, were honored during Alumni Weekend for their volunteer efforts for alumni.

Conference Honors Research of Singleton, Hansen
Ken Singleton,  Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, and Lars Hansen of the Tepper School of business at Carnegie Mellon, were honored for their research contributions at a conference sponsored by the Tepper School. (September 2007)

Hau Lee Receives 2007 MBA Teaching Award, PhDs Honor Keith Krehbiel
Hau Lee, a specialist in supply chain management, was honored by MBA students with the 2007 Distinguished Teaching Award. Earlier, Keith Krehbiel, a political scientist, received the teaching award from the School's PhD students. (June 2007)

PhD Students Honor Prof. Keith Krehbiel
Political scientist Keith Krehbiel was honored by doctoral students with the 2007 PhD Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award. Students credited him with helping them focus their broad ideas as well as their language and research methods. (June 2007)

Moore Receives Sloan Teaching Award
Lecturer Jeffrey Moore is the 2007 recipient of the Sloan Distinguished Teaching Award; this is the third time he has been recognized for his teaching in the program. (May 2007)

Pitch Johnson Receives Gold Spike Award
Franklin (Pitch) Johnson Jr., who began teaching as a lecturer in management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is a 2007 recipient of the Gold Spike Award from the Stanford Alumni Association recognizing volunteer service to the university. Johnson is best known for teaching the first venture capital class at the School, beginning in 1979. (May 2007)

Duffie, Schmidt Named Fellows of Academy of Arts and Sciences
Two Stanford Graduate School of Business faculty members, J. Darrell Duffie, the Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance, and Google CEO Eric Schmidt, lecturer in strategic management, have been named fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. (May 2007)

Susan Athey Receives John Bates Clark Medal
Economist Susan Athey, PhD '95, has been named 2007 recipient of the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal, a biennial award recognizing the contributions of economists under 40. She is the first woman to receive the 60-year-old award. (May 2007) 

Robert T. Davis Award: Faculty Honors Patell for Service and Achievement
James Patell, who joined the Business School faculty 32 years ago as an accounting professor with a degree in marine architecture, is the 2007 recipient of the Robert T. Davis award, presented by the School's faculty to recognize an individual for a lifetime of service and achievement. (March 2007)

Patell Honored by Haas Center for Service
James Patell is a 2007 winner of The Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize, presented by the Haas Center for Public Service. The prize honors a Stanford faculty member who “over and above the normal academic duties—engages and involves students in integrating academic scholarship with significant volunteer service to society.” (March 2007)

Stanford Business School Honors Steven Denning with 2007 Excellence in Leadership Award
Each year, the Business School marks the importance of leadership in business by highlighting the achievements of a Stanford Graduate School of Business alumnus/a who has made significant contributions to the corporate world and the community. (April 2007)
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Hank McKinnell Honored with 2007 Arbuckle Award
Henry A. McKinnell Jr. (MBA '67, PhD '69) who last year retired as chairman and CEO of Pfizer Inc, the world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company, is the 2007 recipient of the 2007 Stanford Business School Alumni Association's Arbuckle Award. In a banquet in January, he was saluted by friends, classmates and business associates. (February 2007)


Alumni Weekend Honors for Volunteers, Faculty
Four alumni—Larry O'Rourke, MBA '61; Cherrie Nanninga, MBA '76; Martin Urrutia, MBA '86; and Ellen Wood, MBA '86—and faculty member Garth Saloner were honored during Alumni Weekend for their support of the Stanford Business School Alumni Association.  (October 2006)

Sloans Honor Hyler, Wong
The annual distinguished Alumni Service Awards from the Sloan Management Program were presented to Sheryl Root Hyler, MS '93, and Stephen Wong, MS '99, for their ongoing service and support.  (October 2006)

New Research Center Named for Srinivasan
India's Great Lakes Institute of Management has created the Kotler-Srinivasan Centre for Research in Marketing, honoring the Business School's Professor V. Seenu Srinivasan and Philip Kotler of the Kellogg School. (October 2006)

Honorary Doctorate for David Baron

David P. Baron, whose work has shaped the academic fields of political economics, nonmarket forces, and today addresses self-regulation by corporations outside of the institutions of government, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. (August 2006)

Outstanding Teaching, Scholarship, Cited in 2006 Awards to Professors
Professors George Parker, Mary Barth, and Peter DeMarzo are the 2006 recipients of the three awards for outstanding faculty, presented by students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. (June 2006)

George Parker Honored with 2006 Distinguished Teaching Award
George Parker, the Dean Witter Professor of Finance and Management, Emeritus, who has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for 33 years, is the recipient of the 2006 Distinguished Teaching Award presented by students. (June 2006)

Five Faculty Named to Endowed Positions
Endowed chairs for four professors and a lecturer in leadership have been announced. Sociologist Hayagreeva Rao and accounting professor David Larcker, both of whom joined the School's faculty in the autumn of 2005, received chairs. David Bradford, a longtime senior lecturer, was named to the newly endowed term lectureship in leadership, and professors Mary Barth and Darrell Duffie were honored with new chair titles. (May 2006)

Economist Paul Milgrom Elected to National Academy of Sciences
Paul Milgrom, Business School professor of economics (by courtesy) and the Shirley R. and Leonard W. Ely, Jr. Professor in Humanities and Sciences, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). He is among 72 new members and 18 foreign associates from 16 countries selected April 25 in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. (April 2006)

Capital One CEO Richard Fairbank Receives Leadership Award
Richard D. Fairbank, chairman and CEO of Capital One Financial Corp., received the Stanford Graduate School of Business 2006 Excellence in Leadership Award at an April 5 dinner in New York. The award honors a graduate who has made significant contributions to the corporate world and the economy. (April 2006)

The Five Steps to Leadership from the National Black MBA Assn. Leader (March 2006)

Multidisciplinary Faculty Teams Win Research Support
Romain Wacziarg, associate professor of economics in political economy at the Graduate School of Business, is among eight multidisciplinary-faculty teams whose research projects have jointly received $1.05 million in the first round of awards made by Stanford's new $3 million Presidential Fund for Innovation in International Studies. (February 2006)

Stephen Adams Honored with 2006 Arbuckle Award
Stephen Adams, who has assembled a highly profitable string of companies encompassing banks, wineries, billboards, and recreational vehicles, is the 2006 recipient of the Stanford Business School Alumni Association's Arbuckle Award. He was honored by friends, classmates, and business associates at a February banquet. (February 2006)


David Bradford Awarded Alumni Silver Apple
Education doesn't last a lifetime. It needs to be updated and refreshed regularly. Helping alumni keep up to date is an important focus for Business School lecturer David Bradford, recipient of the School alumni association's 2005 Silver Apple Award. (December 2005)

PhD Student Gustavo Manso Awarded Lehman Fellowship
Fifth-year doctoral student Gustavo Manso has received the 2005 Lehman Brothers Fellowship for Research Excellence in Finance. The $25,000 fellowship was presented at an award ceremony Nov. 22 in New York. (November 2005)

Professors Kasznik, Peterson, and Skrzypacz, Honored by Business School Students for Teaching, Service
Students have honored three faculty members: Associate Professor of Accounting Ron Kasznik, Lecturer Joel Peterson, and Associate Professor of Economics Andrzej (Andy) Skrzypacz, for outstanding ability as teachers in the annual round of distinguished teaching awards presented at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. (May 2005)

Roberts Elected to Academy of Arts and Sciences
Economist John Roberts has been elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the 15th current member of the Business School faculty inducted into the international learned society founded in 1780. (April 2005)

Research by Hau Lee Honored
Building a supply chain on the theory that faster and cheaper is better is a pattern for failure, says Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Hau Lee. His paper, "The Triple-A Supply Chain," published in October 2004, has been honored by the McKinsey Awards for excellence in management thinking, presented annually by the Harvard Business Review. (April 2005)

Herbert Allison Jr.: A Leader from War Room to Board Room
The soft skills he learned at the Stanford Graduate School of Business were far more important than the concrete disciplines of finance and accounting in terms of business success, said Herb Allison, the 2005 Excellence in Leadership Award recipient. "To understand why, you need look no further than the scandals that have engulfed one company after another in recent years. Virtually all of them can be traced to breakdowns in the organization's culture." (April 2005)

Stanford Business School Partners with on Nonprofit Innovation Award
Muhammad Ali, Henry Kissinger, and Téa Leoni join Amazon and Stanford Business School to select award finalists. (March 2005)

Stanford Business School Honors GlaxoSmithKline CEO Jean-Pierre Garnier for Global Business Leadership
Citing his leadership in influencing "the availability of important drugs both in major markets and the developing world," Dean Robert Joss presented the business School Global Business Leadership Award to Jean-Pierre Garnier. (March 2005)

Factory Simulation Program Wins Wide Recognition
A sophisticated online program simulating factory operations, developed at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is teaching students at over 40 colleges and universities some important lessons about production processes. (February 2005)


NCAA Honors Dave Stoldt, MBA '87
Dave Stoldt, MBA '87, is one of six former collegiate standouts honored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association 25th years after they earned their undergraduate degrees. (November 2004)

Prize Honors Work by Prof. Michael Harrison
Michael Harrison studies how randomness affects business processes ranging from the valuation of financial derivatives to managing processing networks like telephone call centers. His work has been honored with the 2004 Von Neumann Theory Prize presented by the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences. (November 2004)

Burgelman Receives Silver Apple
Robert Burgelman, a respected faculty member who has shared his ideas with Business School alumni groups around the world, is the 2004 recipient of the Jaedicke Silver Apple Award, presented by the Stanford Business School Alumni Association. (October 2004)

Alumni Association Recognizes Howse, Hall for Leadership
Woody Howse and Debbie Hall, who have been leaders in alumni chapters and in student/alumni mentoring activities, are the 2004 recipients of the Stanford Business School Alumni Association John Gardner Volunteer Leadership Award. (October 2004)

Stanford Professor Wins Labor Economics Prize
The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) has named Stanford Graduate School of Business economist Edward P. Lazear, a pioneer in the field of personnel economics, as the winner of its prestigious 2004 Prize in Labor Economics. The $62,000 prize will be awarded October 25 in Berlin, Germany. (October 2004)

Professors Beaver, Soliman, DeMarzo Honored by Students for Teaching, Advising
Doctoral students presented their annual service award to accounting Professor William Beaver on June 2. .Beaver joins Mark Soliman, an assistant professor of accounting, and finance professor Peter DeMarzo as a recipient of the distinguished teaching awards for 2004 presented by Business School students. (May 2004)

Faculty Award Honors David Baron
David Baron, an academic leader in the field of political economy and former associate dean of the Business School, is the 2004 recipient of the faculty's Robert T. Davis Award, recognizing service to the School. (April 2004)

Scott Receives 2004 Excellence Award
Robert G. Scott, MBA '70, is the recipient of the 2004 Excellence in Leadership Award, presented by the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The former president and chief operating officer of Morgan Stanley was honored at a gala dinner in New York April 20. (April 2004)

Grove Challenges the GSB to Remake the American Dream
Intel Chairman Andy Grove challenged the Business School to take a leadership role in finding ways to restore faith in America's business institutions. Grove's remarks came as he received the 2004 Arbuckle Award presented by the School's Alumni Association. (February 2004).

Five MBA Students Named Siebel Scholars
Honors go to five students from the Class of 2004, selected by a faculty committee on the basis of academic achievement, leadership, and citizenship within the Stanford Graduate School of Business community. (January 2004)


Horngren Honored for Lifetime Contribution
Charles Horngren, long considered the man who pioneered modern day management accounting, has been honored with the Lifetime Contribution to Management Accounting Award of the Management Accounting section of the American Accounting Association. The Edmund W. Littlefield Professor of Accounting, Emeritus, Horngren is the author of the textbook Introduction to Management Accountingg, now in its 12th edition, as well as a half dozen other widely used accounting textbooks. (October 2003)

Duffie's Work in Financial Engineering Technology Recognized
Darrell Duffie has been named the 2003 recipient of the International Association of Financial Engineers and SunGard Trading and Risk Systems Financial Engineer of the Year award for contributions to the advancement of financial engineering technology. “Darrell's important contributions in risk management, credit risk modeling and the burgeoning market for credit derivatives are used daily by financial practitioners around the world," said Tanya Styblo Beder, chairman of the IAFE. Duffie is the Business School's James Irvin Miller Professor of Finance. (October 2003)

Alumni Association Honors Three for Contributions
A faculty member willing to share his time and ideas with alumni audiences and two outstanding alumni volunteers were honored Oct. 18 during the Stanford Business School's Alumni Weekend. (October 2003)

How Much Will Consumers Pay for the New Improved Version?
A paper that gives manufacturers a formula for putting a market value on improvements to a feature of an existing product has earned Prof. Seenu Srinivasan recognition from the marketing Science Society. (June 2003)

Lee Honored for Work
Hau Lee, the Business School's Thoma Professor of Operations, information, and Technology, has been honored for his work in operational research. (June 2003)

Dean Joss Honored by Australian Government
Cited for his study of business tax reform and for leadership of one of Australia's major banks, Dean Robert Joss has been awarded the Centenary Medal, presented by the government of Australia to citizens who have made major contributions to the nation. (June 2003)

Feinberg, Duffie, and Kasznik Honored as Distinguished Teachers
Yossi Feinberg, who teaches one of the tough required courses, is the Business School's Distinguished Teacher for 2003. Darrell Duffie was honored as the PhD students' Distinguished Teacher, and Ron Kasznik received the Sloan Excellence in Teaching Award. (June 2003)

Pfizer CEO Hank McKinnell Honored for Leadership
Henry McKinnell, Pfizer chairman and CEO and the president of the Stanford Business School's Advisory Council, has been honored with the School's first Excellence in Leadership Award. He was honored at a gala dinner in New York on May 20. (May 2003)

The GSB's Sara Little Turnbull to Receive Honorary Doctorate
Sara Little Turnbull, director of the Business School's Process of Change Laboratory, will receive an honorary doctorate May 23 from the Academy of Art College in San Francisco, the largest accredited private art school in the United States. (May 2003)

Three Faculty Honored With New Academic Chair Titles
Three faculty members have been honored by the Business School with new academic chair titles. V. Seenu Srinivasan is the Adams Distinguished Professor in Management, Lawrence M. Wein is the Paul E. Holden Professor of Management Science, and David M. Kreps is the Theodore J. Kreps Professor of Economics. (May 2003)

Recalls Can Really Hurt Says Prize-Winning Study
Auto companies with the best reputations can pay the biggest price in lost sales when they face a recall for safety defects, according to award-winning research by doctoral candidate Mooweon Rhee. (May 2003)

Martin First Recipient of JMI Scholar Award
Joanne Martin, the Business School's Fred H. Merrill Professor of Organizational Behavior, has become the first recipient of the JMI Scholar award, presented by the Western Academy of Management for scholarly contributions to the academic fields of organizational behavior and strategy. (April 2003)

Tiedens Honored for Academic Work
Organizational behavior Prof. Larissa Tiedens has been honored by fellow academics for her research and teaching accomplishments. (April 2003)

David Brady Honored for Lifetime Achievement
David Brady, a respected teacher, and leader among the Stanford University faculty, has been awarded the top honor given by the Business School faculty for lifetime contributions. (March 2003)

Donors Honor Nobel Laureate with Support for Rising Academic Stars
To celebrate the accomplishments of Nobel Laureate and former dean A. Michael Spence, a small group of friends has created a special fund at the Business School to support and underwrite the recruitment, research, case development, and teaching done by young faculty members. (March 2003)


Stanford Business School Professor Paul Romer Honored With H.C. Recktenwald Prize in Economics
At a ceremony in Germany's Nuremberg Castle on Oct. 31,  Paul Romer accepted the prestigious Horst Claus Recktenwald Prize in Economics for outstanding achievement and contributions to the field of economics. (November 2002)

Stanford MBA Students Honored as Siebel Scholars
The five Stanford Business School students named Siebel Scholars for 2003 are recognized for their outstanding academic work during their first year of the MBA Program. (October 2002)

Law School Fellowship Honors JD-MBA Alex-Handrah Aimé
Aimé, who is pursuing her MBA as well as her law degree, became the first Stanford Law School student to be awarded a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a new national scholarship program specifically for immigrants and the children of immigrants. (October 2002)

Montgomery Honored as Marketing Research Pioneer
David Montgomery, a pioneer in marketing research since the 1960s, has been known to argue "a little paranoia may help" a company's performance. (September 2002)

Business School Professor Named To National Commission
David Brady has been named to the federal commission charged with protecting the nation's historic documents. (September 2002)

Four Stanford Business School Faculty Honored with Endowed Chairs
Seungjin Whang, Hau Lee, Stefan J. Reichelstein, and James M. Lattin have been named to endowed chairs. (July 2002)

Stanford MBA Grad David Carmel Selected White House Fellow
Recent Stanford MBA graduate David Carmel has been named a White House Fellows, America's most prestigious program for leadership and public service. (July 2002)

Business School's Joanne Martin Awarded Harvard Graduate School Medal
Joanne Martin is one of four honored with the 2002 Centennial Medal presented by the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to graduates who have made major contributions. (July 2002)

Three Business School Faculty Honored for Distinguished Teaching
Professors Charles O'Reilly, John Roberts, and Larissa Tiedens have been honored by students for their teaching. (June 2002)

Glenn R. Carroll Receives Honorary Doctorate From University of Antwerp in Belgium
Glenn Carroll, the Laurence W. Lane Professor of Organizations at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, was awarded an honorary doctorate in applied economic sciences. (June 2002)

William H. Beaver Receives Honorary Doctorate from Athens University of Economics and Business
William Beaver, the Joan E. Horngren Professor of Accounting, was awarded an honorary doctorate. (May 2002)

George Parker Honored for Lifetime Service to School
George Parker, who has served the Business School and University in more roles than even he can count, is the 2002 Robert T. Davis Award winner, recognizing extraordinary lifetime contributions to the School. (March 2002)

Alumni Volunteers Receive First Gardner Awards for Service
The Stanford Business School Alumni Association for the first time presented two awards named after John Gardner to recognize the contributions of outstanding alumni volunteers. (March 2002)

Business School Professor Selected as an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

Investment Whiz John Scully Receives Arbuckle Award
Thirty-eight members of the MBA class of 1968 joined nearly 400 other guests at a February dinner to honor John H. Scully as the School's 32nd Arbuckle Award Winner. (February 2002)


Lazear Honored by PhD Students

"He is a master teacher with a relentless but unaggressive style," said one student nominator as Business School PhD students presented economist Edward Lazear with the program's distinguished teaching award.

Aaker Named MBA Teacher Of the Year

Jennifer Aaker, an assistant professor of marketing who joined the Business School faculty last fall, has been honored with the 2000 Distinguished Teaching Award after one year of teaching the required MBA marketing course.

Neale Receives Alumni Association Silver Apple

Professor Margaret Neale is the 1999 recipient of the Jaedicke Silver Apple Award, presented by the Stanford Business School Alumni Association for her outstanding service to the School's graduates.

Frank Ramirez Receives Porras Award

Frank R. Ramirez, a trustee of the Stanford Business School Trust and former member of the National Advisory Board of the Stanford Center for Chicano Research, has been presented the 2000 Jerry I. Porras Award for Latino Leadership.

1999 and earlier

Romer Honored as MBA Distinguished Teacher

A prominent economist, Paul Romer is the 1999 recipient of the Stanford Business School's MBA Distinguished Teaching Award.

Rebecca Morgan Receives Alumni Association's Arbuckle Award

Rebecca (Becky) Q. Morgan, who served for nine years as a California State Senator and, later, as president and CEO of Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network, is the 29th recipient of the Ernest C. Arbuckle Award from the Stanford Business School Alumni Association.

Enthoven Wins Top Health Care Award
Alain Enthoven, a pioneer in the economics of health care, was awarded the 1994 Baxter Health Care Services Research Prize, the highest honor in the field. (September 1994)

Michael Spence Awarded 2001 Nobel Economics Prize

Myron Scholes Receives 1997 Nobel in Ecomonics

William F. Sharpe Shares 1990 Nobel Prize in Economics