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LATEST NEWS from the UCR School of Business

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…

Theodore J. Mock, UCR’s School of Business, received the American Accounting Association Lifetime Service Award on August 9, 2016.

(8/10/16) Ted Mock, distinguished professor in UCR’s School of Business, received the American Accounting Association Lifetime Service Award at the 100th annual meeting on August 9th. Read More…

Recent News

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…

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