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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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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