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  • Not Just For The Rich & Famous

    Posted on May 27th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    I must admit that I always thought of personal trainers as a frivolous indulgence, to be enjoyed only by the rich and privileged. My curiosity, however, was piqued and I wrote a letter to you expressing an interest in looking into the possibility of a personal trainer for myself. Read the rest of this entry »

  • Infants Need Their Own Airplane Seat, Experts Say

    Posted on May 20th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is calling for a law requiring all children to have their own seat when traveling on airplanes. Read the rest of this entry »

  • Stanford School of Business Post 2

    Posted on May 13th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    RESULTS

    DISCUSSION

    Why bother adding the ecommerce program when the Internet already suffuses much of Stanford’s academic and professional culture? “We wanted to bring under one umbrella what we’re already doing or should be doing,” says Garth Saloner, professor of strategic management and economics, who will co-direct the new ecommerce program. “We want to be a leader in the area of ecommerce.” Michael Spence, GSB’s outgoing dean, who will co-teach a new ecommerce course with Saloner, adds: “the Internet affects all of business, and it’s changing business education…. We want to be part of that change, not just keep up with it.” Read the rest of this entry »

  • Stanford School of Business Post 1

    Posted on May 5th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    There are those like Brain Lui, who waited until graduating from University’s Graduate School of Business before starting their Internet ventures. And there are others like Katy Roberto and Jenifer Luis, who bowed out in the middle of the two-year program-carrying $1 million in venture funding-to jump full-swing into their startups. Many others of the 700-plus students in the two-year MBA program insist they’re working feverishly on developing a business plan.
    “We wanted to bring under one umbrella what we’re already doing,” says Garold Gender, co-director of the new ecommerce program. Read the rest of this entry »