Category Archives: Academics

High ROI for Menlo Students: New Top College Rankings

Accounting Professor Janis Zaima with Sambhab Thapaliya '21

Atherton, Calif. (April 27, 2021) –
Menlo College students see the highest return on their investment after graduating. Showing that Menlo College graduates are positioned for success, they rank #44 in the world for having held executive positions at the world’s largest companies.

Stanford names Professor Emeritus Bruce Paton to Faculty Innovation Fellows Program

Bruce Paton

ATHERTON, Calif. (Dec. 7, 2020) – Menlo College congratulates Professor Emeritus Bruce Paton on being named a Faculty Innovation Fellow by Stanford University. Participation as a  Faculty Innovation Fellow builds upon Professor Paton’s role as Faculty Champion of the Menlo College University Innovation Fellows (UIF) program. Both fellowships are run through Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner

Sambhab Thapaliya ‘21: ASMI Startup Investment Event and Funding Success

ATHERTON, Calif. (Dec. 2, 2020) – Menlo College student Sambhab Thapaliya ’21 is the winner of the 2020 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award. He is also founder and CEO of Augmented and Segmented Media Interface Corporation (ASMI), for which he has raised over $500,000 in start-up funding. Thapaliya will be holding an investment event for his

Bianca Neme Barros ‘21 Named FEISV Scholarship Winner

Bianca Neme Barros ’21 has been named this year’s recipient of the Financial Executives International Silicon Valley (FEISV) scholarship. Bianca was selected among an exceptional field of Menlo candidates. In making the award, the Selection Committee praised Bianca, saying that she “…demonstrated a great deal of the leadership qualities that a future financial leader should

Working in a New Way: The Rendanheyi Silicon Valley Center @ Menlo College

(Atherton, CA: September 8, 2020)  Menlo College and the Haier Model Research Institute (HMI) are pleased to announce the creation of the Rendanheyi Silicon Valley Center @ Menlo College. In a global collaboration with five academic centers located in other leading technological hubs, the Rendanheyi Silicon Valley Center @ Menlo College will research the management

Menlo College: Over a Decade on The Princeton Review’s “Best” List

2019 Best Colleges by The Princeton Review

ATHERTON, CA. (August 19, 2020) – Menlo College is proud to have received recognition as one of the best colleges in the West by The Princeton Review, an education services company which annually ranks the nation’s “Best Colleges: Region by Region,” recognition afforded to only 12% of all colleges and universities in the U.S.  In

Menlo College to Host Smart Cities for Dummies Author Dr. Jonathan Reichental

ATHERTON, CA. (August. 18, 2020) – Dr. Mouwafac Sidaoui, Dean of the School of Business at Menlo College, in collaboration with Dr. Jonathan Reichental, CEO of Human Future and adjunct professor and instructor at several universities and learning institutions, will deliver a webinar on the focus of Reichental’s most recent book Smart Cities for Dummies,

Menlo to Co-Host Mental Health and Medical Ethics In Times of Crisis Seminar

ATHERTON, Calif. (August. 12, 2020) – Menlo College Assistant Professor Lisa Mendelman is collaborating with New York Times bestselling author Susannah Cahalan and Assistant Professor at University of Pennsylvania Dominic Sisti to deliver a virtual seminar on the emotional and physical effects of our ongoing public health crises. The conversation led by Mendelman, Cahalan and