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2017 News Archive

Professor Timothy Gubler Wins Prestigious Sumantra Ghoshal Best Paper Award

(8/17/17) The Academy of Management awarded Timothy Gubler best paper for his research investigating how social ties between agents and sellers influence real estate transactions. Read More…

Increasing Productivity by One Day Each Month

(8/1/17) Corporate wellness programs have been shown to save companies money by reducing absenteeism and health insurance costs. Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, UCLA, and Washington University in Saint Louis, Mo., have now quantified an additional benefit to companies' bottom line, showing that a wellness program they studied resulted in higher productivity for all participating employees. Read More…

Alumni Profile: Maurice Kenner '16

(7/31/17) From Georgia to now working in New York as the Southwest Regional Commander and International Admissions Officer at the United States Military Academy, Maurice Kenner '16 talks about his time at AGSM, getting an MBA, and favorite classroom experiences. Read More…

Alumni Profile: Mark Gilpatrick '17

(7/27/17) Mark Gilpatrick ‘17 is the business owner of “Nex Move Games,” a start-up gaming company and recent alum of our graduate programs. During his time at AGSM, he was involved in countless of organizations, on and off campus. Here are his thoughts on AGSM and his motivations. Read More…

Alumni Profile: Diana Colgrove MBA '12

(7/19/17) Diana Colgrove got her MBA from the UCR School of Business and has since been working in Redlands, CA as a Product Marketing Analyst at Esri. Read more about her experience as a MBA student. Read More…

Alumni Profile: Genevie Co '15

(7/17/17) Genevie Co '15 graduated with a bachelor's degree in business and sociology and is now the Executive Team Leader of Operations at Target. Her time at UCR shaped her into the professional she is today. Read More…

Global Programs Give Students a Competitive Advantage Through International Exposure

(7/5/17) Partnering with top universities and visiting emerging markets around the world, students gain global insights and bolster career opportunities. Read More…

Team of UCR School of Business students volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

(7/3/17) Students from the University of California, Riverside’s School of Business Administration volunteered with Habitat for Humanity’s “Helping Hands Program” on Friday, June 30th. Read More…

UC Riverside Launches $10 Million Highlander Venture Capital Fund

(6/30/17) The $10 million Highlander Fund will provide seed capital to qualified opportunities within the university, for students and faculty members, and entrepreneurs from Riverside County. Read More…

Demand for Housing Fuels Major Jump in Inland Empire Building Activity

(6/15/17) The demand for single-family homes in the Inland Empire has fueled the strongest building activity in nearly a decade, according to a new analysis released today by the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. Read More…

Revamped UCR 'Accelerator' Names New Director

(6/13/17) Taj Ahmad Eldridge is the new director of the UCR ExCITE Accelerator. ExCITE was created two years ago as a partnership between local business leaders, the City of Riverside, Riverside County, and UCR. It helps startup companies beyond their "proof of concept" stage. Read More…

Global Business Program Expands, Doubling School Recruits

(6/13/17) The Master of Business Preparation Program doubles the number of international students, gaining new recruits for the School of Business. Read More…

The International Business Honors Society Welcomes New Inductees

(6/8/17) The UCR School of Business chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honors Society welcomes new inductees Read More…

Awards & Honors

(6/6/17) The endowment will allow the School of Business to recruit and reward top-tier faculty and Inland Southern California students at the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management. Read More…

Business Professor Selected to Serve as Associate Editor of the Journal of Consumer Research

(6/1/17) Associate Professor of Marketing, Dr. Thomas Kramer, is selected to serve as an associate editor of the Journal of Consumer Research. Read More…

Awards & Honors

(5/31/17) The Donald T. Sawyer Endowed Founder's Chair in Chemistry was created to recognize Donald T. Sawyer's contribution to the founding of the chemistry department. Read More…

Faculty Encouraged to Send Their Expressions of Interest for Space Assignments in MRB1

(5/31/17) Cindy Larive, interim provost and executive vice chancellor, has set up two informational meetings on June 1 and June 2. Larive is asking faculty members to participate in the request for expressions of interest (RFEI) process. Read More…

Shaun Bowler Appointed as Graduate Division Dean

(5/31/17) For the past 28 years that Bowler has taught at UCR, he has seen the endless commitment staff and faculty have toward making sure students succeed. That's been the driver behind his own work. Read More…

Endowment to UCR's School of Business Champions Innovative Research and Teaching Excellence

(5/25/17) A generous endowment from two alumni and longtime University of California, Riverside supporters to the UCR School of Business will enhance the research, teaching, and learning mission of the university. The endowment will allow the School of Business to recruit and reward top-tier faculty and Inland Southern California students at the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management. Read More…

Celebration of Teaching Event Highlights Those Who Are Creating the 'Next Generation of Scholars'

(5/24/17) The first "Celebration of Teaching" event at UC Riverside, organized by the Office of Undergraduate Education, brought together outstanding members of the UCR community for special recognition for their work this academic year. Read More…

Winners Announced for the 2017 Golden Apple Awards

(5/23/17) Students elect Dr. Sean Jasso, Dr. Ye Li, Dr. Timothy Gubler and Dr. Ashish Sood for the 2017 Golden Apple Awards. Read More…

UCR Business #7 Nationally for Highest Return for Grads Earning $100,000-Plus

(5/22/17) The University of California Riverside School of Business ranks 7th nationally with a 2.5-1 salary-to-debt ratio. This is #1 for return-on-investment for California business schools, according to the U.S. News ranking. Read More…

UCR Business Professor Awarded $110,000 by UC Innovative Learning Technology Initiative

(5/18/17) Ashish Sood, an assistant professor of marketing, is awarded $110,000 by the UC Innovative Learning Technology Initiative to develop and enhance his Pricing Strategy and Management course. Read More…

New 'Inland Empire Business Activity Index' Tracks Region's Economic Performance

(5/17/17) The Inland Empire now has a new business activity index dedicated to accurately tracking the performance of the region's economy on an ongoing basis. Launched today by UC Riverside's School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development, the new index finds that business activity in the Inland Empire has grown consistently for 21 straight quarters - a streak that began in the first quarter of 2012. Read More…

School of Business Names Executive Fellows

(5/10/17) The University of California, Riverside School of Business has named Beverly Bailey and Candace Wiest as its Executive Fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year. Read More…

UCR Named one of the Best 'Golden Age' Universities by Times Higher Education

(5/8/17) Times noted that the universities featured in the ranking scored highly for teaching and research. Read More…

New Startup Initiative Expands Student Consultancy Program

(5/8/17) For engineering students' senior design projects, business and engineering students now create business plans with a startup focus. Read More…

Business Students Launch Community-Wide Advertising Campaign

(4/28/17) UCR School of Business students partner with two dozen local nonprofits to establish a social media branding strategy Read More…

UCR Business Teams Win at ICBSC 2017

(4/26/17) Two UCR Business teams won "Best Overall Performance" and "Best Business Documents", claiming the 5th consecutive win at the 53rd Annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition 2017 Read More…

Trip to China strengthens collaboration with top universities

(4/17/17) School of Business delegates visit five cities in China to connect with alumni and top graduate student candidates Read More…

Commencement Speaker 2017 is Global CEO Chester T. Yang '93

(4/3/17) CEO and global agribusiness leader, Chester T. Yang '93, to speak at the UCR School of Business 2017 Commencement. Read More…

8th Annual UCR Oxford Young Entrepreneurial Leadership Program at Mansfield College

(4/3/17) Global Program 2017 wraps up at the University of Oxford. Led by Professor Sean Jasso, the Global Program takes undergraduate and graduate business students to top business destinations to give them international exposure by seeing first-hand the most important, dynamic and emerging markets in the world. Read More…

Did You Know?

(3/22/17) Upcoming screenings include "Manchester by the Sea" and "The Red Turtle." Read More…

UCR School of Business is ranked in the Top 100 nationwide

(3/16/17) The MBA program places at #93 for Best MBA Programs by the U.S. News & World Report 2018 Read More…

Inland Empire Rental Market Trends Outpacing Coastal Areas

(3/15/17) The Inland Empire's robust residential rental market is outpacing neighboring coastal areas with less vacancy and greater or equal growth in rent prices, according to a new analysis released today by the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. Read More…

New White House Executive Order on Travel

(3/15/17) "For now, we call on the entire UCR community to stand together -- because we value diversity and inclusive excellence." --Kelechi Kalu, UCR vice provost of International Affairs Read More…

Reengineering the Budget Process to Help Hospitals Save Money

(3/13/17) A team of researchers, including one from the University of California, Riverside, has identified a new, more efficient way for hospitals to design their operating budgets that could help offset the rising costs of U.S. healthcare. Read More…

California Labor Market at 'Full Employment'

(3/3/17) The California Employment Development Department (EDD)'s annual benchmark revision of the state's employment figures only slightly changed previous estimates but include some notable industry adjustments, according to an analysis released jointly by Beacon Economics and the UCR School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. Read More…

Distinguished Professor Awarded KPMG Academic Research Panel Grant

(3/2/17) Theodore Mock, distinguished professor of audit & assurance with the UCR School of Business, has been awarded the KPMG Academic Research Panel grant. Read More…

Awards & Honors

(3/1/17) Award recipients were nominated by their colleagues and selected by INSIGHT Into Diversity based on their outstanding demonstration of social responsibility; involvement with students, faculty, staff, and the community; and commitment to serving underrepresented populations. Read More…

Banking Executive Candace Wiest to Speak in Riverside March 9

(2/28/17) Wiest will share insights from her career path in a male-dominated profession, her role as a community leader, and the latest industry concerns. Read More…

The Unexpected Cost of Acquisitions by Elite Companies

(2/9/17) Jerayr "John" Haleblian, a professor of management at the University of California, Riverside's School of Business, is available to speak to media about mergers and acquisitions as strategic business decisions and their impact on firms' performance. Read More…

Experts Available to Discuss President Trump's Policies

(2/8/17) In his first two and a half weeks in office, President Donald Trump has signed nearly a dozen executive orders - spanning from the so-called "Muslim ban," to a federal hiring freeze. Experts at the University of California, Riverside are available to discuss President Trump and his administration's various executive orders, policies and their impact and implications. Read More…

Valentine's Day - It's About (Money) Love

(2/2/17) Though the exact origin of Valentine's Day is unknown, one thing is certain, the holiday centered around love has become a major consumer holiday. That is one topic, among many others, experts at the University of California, Riverside are available to discuss concerning Valentine's Day. Read More…

Darin Anderson Selected to Serve as Alumni Regent

(1/30/17) Anderson will serve as Regent-designate from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, followed by a one-year appointment as a voting member on the Board. Read More…

Mark Rampolla, Founder of ZICO Coconut Water, to Speak in Riverside Feb. 9

(1/25/17) Mark Rampolla, founder and former CEO of ZICO Coconut Water and author of "High-Hanging Fruit: Build Something Great by Going Where No One Else Will," will speak at the Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave, on Thursday, Feb. 9, beginning with a networking reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by the talk at 6:30 p.m. Read More…

UCR School of Business to Provide Scholarships for Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Members

(1/23/17) The School of Business at the University of California, Riverside has established a partnership with the Greater Riverside Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GRHCC) that will support chamber members wishing to pursue master's degrees from the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management. Read More…

Inland Empire Gains 41,000 Jobs in 2016

(1/20/17) The Inland Empire added 8,300 jobs in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, bringing the total jobs gained in the region last year to 41,200, according to a report released today by the UCR School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. Read More…

General Consul of Romania Visited UCR

(1/13/17) Eugen Chivu highlighted his efforts to increase trade and diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Romania. Read More…

New Study Projects $11 Billion Local Economic Impact from LA 2024

(1/9/17) The LA 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games could increase economic output by up to $11.2 billion in Los Angeles and $18.3 billion nationwide according to a new economic impact assessment, highlighting significant legacy benefits of LA 2024's low-risk Games concept. The study was conducted by Beacon Economics LLC and the University of California, Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development, and was commissioned by LA 2024 as required by the International Olympic Committee's candidature process. Read More…

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