Stern Insider
The Stern Insider is a monthly update on alumni news, career opportunities, timely faculty research and expert opinion, campus news, recent events and more.

Alumni in the News


Dan Schulman (MBA '86) was named President and CEO designate of Paypal as the company separates from eBay.

Pradeep Paunrana

Pradeep Paunrana's (MBA '84) career and family firm’s path from small business to market leader in Kenya’s booming cement market was featured in the Financial Times.

saffron fix

Ankita Sharma (MBA '14) has launched the first "do it yourself" meal-kit delivery service for homemade Indian food, filling a niche in the growing online food market.


Faculty News & Research

Damodaran Schoenholtz Smith Walter

Stay up-to-date with Stern thought-leaders! Professors Aswath Damodaran, Kim Schoenholtz, Roy Smith, Ingo Walter and others are blogging on current events in finance, marketing and more. See the full list.

E altman

Professor Ed Altman's famous Z-Score for predicting company bankruptcies is featured.

John Biggs

Professor Anindya Ghose's research on the effectiveness of mobile promotions in crowded subways is featured.


Happening On Campus

Changing Face of Wall Street

Joseph P. Landy (MBA '96) and John Paulson (BS '78) spoke at Stern along with Citigroup CEO Michael L. Corbat on "The Changing Face of Wall Street: From Universal Banks to Shadow Banks." 


William C. Dudley, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, spoke at Stern on the need for restoring the integrity of reference rate frameworks like LIBOR.

Hori and Grennan

Stern and NYU’s Global Spiritual Life launched the Mindfulness in Business Initiative, which aims to transform business leadership in the 21st century by integrating mindfulness into MBA education (see article).

Ice Bucket Challenge

Dean Peter Henry and Assistant Dean of MBA Students Conor Grennan (MBA ’10) took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.


Career Corner

Recent job postings open to Stern alumni:

  • Charles Schwab, Managing Director, Investor Services Retail Growth Strategy, San Francisco, CA, Job ID 42562
  • Free Arts NYC, Chief Operating Officer, New York, NY, Job ID 43431
  • Asurion, Director, New Product Development, Nashville, TN, Job ID 43471
  • The Dannon Company, Inc., Sr. Manager - Brand and Shopper Strategy, Manchester, NH, Job ID 43534  

View more job listings from the Career Center for Working Professionals and apply via your Career Account.


Save the Date

Stern will be holding an alumni reunion on November 7-8, and you will be receiving an invitation soon. We hope to see you there!


40+ Years of Service


Professor William Baumol retired this year after 43 years at NYU. Professor Baumol is widely known for his research on entrepreneurship and his famous theory of "cost disease." We wish him a happy retirement!


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