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LATEST NEWS from the UCR School of Business

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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 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…

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