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The Daily brief: September 2, 2011

GSB Colors | Diversity in business schools come in many colors, and Stanford’s own Graduate School of Business ranked as one of the top LGBT-friendly schools, according to Campus Pride. The ratings evaluated schools on policy inclusion, support and institutional commitment, academic life, student life, housing, campus safety, counseling and health and recruitment and retention efforts.

Stanfordgrad | Russia is aiming to replicate Silicon Valley with Skolkovo, a district outside of Moscow that includes the Skolkovo Moscow School of Management (SMSM), according to an article in Businessweek. SMSM, a program meant to teach Russian and international business students on how to lead emerging markets, is loosely based on Stanford’s own model.

Entrepreneur Machine | Stanford and Harvard are the top schools for entrepreneurs, according to a recent study by LinkedIn data analysts. The study also named several local companies as “breeding grounds for entrepreneurs,” including Adobe Systems, Apple Inc., eBay, Paypal, Electronic Arts, Google, Microsoft, SGI and Yahoo.

A for Partying | No stranger to top-10 lists, Stanford once again ranked high in a national comparison of colleges — this time, it’s the Daily Beast’s “Top 25 Horniest Colleges.” See more of the list here.

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