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  • by Ileana Najarro on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 9:21am
    During a product-marketing internship at Google, Stanford student Perla Campos worked on a campaign to help small and medium sized businesses create mobile-optimized sites. When Campos researched the...
  • by Christin L. Munsch on Monday, February 11, 2013 - 8:12am

    Carrie McCabe - one of the most senior alternative investors in the industry - enjoys looking at the newspaper each morning and seeing 50 things that influence her investing decisions. McCabe, who...

  • by Sharon Jank on Monday, February 4, 2013 - 8:32am
    Between sappy Hallmark cards and cheeky messages etched on candy hearts, the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday has a way of turning love into a commodity. But most of us can rest assured that the...
  • by Christin L. Munsch on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 9:01am
    With last week's presidential inauguration, the eyes of the world focused not only on President Barack Obama but also on the entire First Family. According to Obama, his daughters Malia and...
  • by Lindsey B. Trimble on Monday, January 21, 2013 - 11:38am
    Most of us are familiar with "work-life" conflict, but we may be surprised to hear that workers in certain professions actually report "work-work" conflict. The average day for an academic medical...
  • by Susan Rebecca Fisk on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 8:17am

    We are living in a new economy. The core of our economic system has shifted from manufacturing to a focus on service occupations and high-tech, intellectual capital. As part of this shift...

  • by Alison Wynn on Monday, January 7, 2013 - 8:15am
    Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law, giving employees the right to take unpaid leave for certain family or medical reasons. But over the...
  • by Lily B. Clausen on Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 9:01am
    The Clayman Institute's new Voice and Influence Program is helping cultivate female leaders at Stanford.“I’m thinking more explicitly about gender issues and [developing] awareness about leadership...
  • by Christin L. Munsch on Monday, November 26, 2012 - 9:30am
    By 2030, the number of people age 65 years or older is expected to double, placing a strain on government-sponsored programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. Many researchers see the...
  • by Alison Wynn on Monday, November 5, 2012 - 1:54pm
    From Marissa Mayer’s rise to top dog at Yahoo! to Sheryl Sandberg’s closely-watched leadership at Facebook, women tech executives create quite a stir in Silicon Valley. For some, the rise of a female...

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