A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

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Happy Lunar New Year, Highlanders!

January 22 marks the beginning of the Year of the Rabbit. Lunar New Year, often referred to as Chinese New Year, is an annual holiday celebrating the second new moon after the winter solstice. Lunar New Year is commonly celebrated in China, Korea, Vietnam, Japan and Mongolia, although individuals all around the world take part...
By Jordan Driscoll '23 |
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The Relevant Coursework

A student in a course taught by Management Lecturer Alexandru Roman wrote a review of the class: “Professor Roman encourages us to start thinking like CEOs. His class requires discussion and the ability to speak publicly, which really helps us.” This student and many others voted for Alexandru Roman to receive the 2021-2022 Golden Apple...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
John Acker

Argue Like Grownups

UCR Business School Lecturer John Acker encourages his students “to argue like grownups,” he says. “To see their classes as an opportunity to mature, not just as a place to learn. “In the Business Writing course, my team and I focus on identifying, creating, and communicating professional value through writing, whether it’s a complex business...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Prof. Emerita Kathleen Montgomery

Addressing Global Challenges Throughout a Career

In recent years, UCR School of Business Professor of Organizations and Management Emerita Kathleen Montgomery has been immersed in humanitarian work with the United Nations. “At the UN, I have met many amazing delegates who share my values and commitment to human rights,” says Montgomery, who retired from UCR in 2010 and has continued to...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
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No Shortage of Fresh Ideas

Assistant Professor of Teaching in Information Systems Rich Yueh is “literally the GOAT,” said one of his students referring to the popular acronym for “greatest of all time.” This compliment is representative of the many enthusiastic reviews of Yueh’s teaching style, and students recently voted to acknowledge him with the UCR School of Business’s 2021-2022...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
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Like Father, Like Son

orn in New Zealand, Highlander guard Flynn Cameron, MFin ’23, first dreamed of becoming a basketball star like his father Pero Cameron at 3 years old. A New Zealand Tall Blacks legend, Pero was a 2017 FIBA Hall of Fame inductee and played in two Olympic games in 2000 and 2004. Cameron moved to Australia’s...
By UCR Magazine |
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Professor Earns High Marks in the Classroom

Professor Kyle Ingram was honored last spring with the 2022 Innovative Teaching Award from UC Riverside and the Shulman Endowed Excellence in Teaching Award from the UCR School of Business. “Professor Ingram is one of the best, if not the best professor, I have ever had. His enthusiasm combined with his great teaching style makes...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Blackstone LaunchPad competition winners 2022

UCR Business Graduate Student and Recent Graduate Win $1,000 in Blackstone Pitch Competition

Seth Freeman MFin ’22 along with Jason Roberts MBA ’24 won $1,000 for their pitch during the Blackstone LaunchPad Ideas Competition on October 25. They edged out the rest of the competition in the Climate and Social Change category with their product, BMBOO, an eco-friendly water bottle made from bamboo. The bottle can be deconstructed...
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Graduate Career Development Center Hosts First Graduate Business Job Fair

The Graduate Career Development Center hosted their first Graduate Business Job Fair on October 14, 2022. The event featured over a dozen companies and government representatives.
By Jordan Driscoll '23 |
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MBA Student Alajaji Celebrates Earning his Degree with Annual Run at Mission Inn

The Mission Inn, a prominent feature of Riverside attractions, hosted their annual Mission Inn Run on Oct. 22 and 23rd. The run has been a Southern Californian staple for 45 years, and is a an important fundraiser for the Mission Inn Foundation. One of the participants this year was MBA student Ahmad Alajaji, who will...
By Jordan Driscoll ’23 |
Sustainability Showcase

UCR No. 9 Among Public Universities for Sustainability

UC Riverside is ranked No. 9 among public universities in the Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges. The campus was No. 27 on the overall list of Top 50 Green Colleges, released Oct. 25. The annual list recognizes institutions for superb sustainability practices, strong foundations in sustainability education, and healthy quality of life for students...
By Imran Ghori | UCR News |
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No Evidence that California's Rental Caps are Being Violated

A recently published report that alleges there may be widespread violations of a California law capping rent increases on tenants critically fails to support its allegations and, in light of available public data, the allegations themselves are unlikely to be true, according to a response released today by the UCR School of Business Center for...
By Victoria Pike Bond |
SBLC Hosts Fall 2022 Club Rush

SBLC Hosts Fall 2022 Club Rush

To kick off the school year, the School of Business Leadership Council (SBLC) hosted a Club Rush for business affiliated clubs on campus. The Club Rush took place on Wednesday, October 10 at the Highlander Union Building, where students could communicate with board and general members of Accounting Society, Association of Latino Professionals For America...
By Jordan Driscoll '23 |
Bryan Reyes ’23

Making Investments

Undergraduate finance student Bryan Reyes ’23 has started his senior year, and he’s actively immersed himself in academic opportunities that will prepare him for a career in wealth management. This includes his role as vice president of the Hylander Financial Group (HFG), a UCR student club open to all students of all disciplines and levels...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Jordan Cullen, CDC dinner 2022

Networking without Nerves

Many career success stories have been made possible by learning to thoughtfully engage with fellow business professionals. One recurring piece of advice offered to entrepreneurs is “expand your network.” For the AGSM Career Development Center (CDC), networking does not have to be complex or fear-inducing. "As the marketing assistant for the Career Development Center, I...
By Elias Almarez-Herrera ’23 |
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New Student Business Leadership Council Supports Clubs

With the growth in the number of student-led clubs and organizations, School of Business students and undergraduate programs staff worked together to create the School of Business Student Leadership Council (SBLC)--a centralized council to facilitate collaboration amongst various business clubs and provide funding to support activities and events. "We don't host events, we support events,"...
By Elias Almarez-Herrera ’23 |
Women in Business Speaker Series_Bansree Parikh_President Bank of America Inland Empire

Understanding Starts with Inclusion

Renuka Kulkarni ’23 entered the business world with a passion for web development and marketing. During her time as a senior product manager for Amazon, she began to take careful notice of the trends in leadership around her. Now an MBA candidate, serves as the president of the AGSM Women in Business organization, determined to...
By Elias Almarez-Herrera ’23 |
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U.S. News names UCR No. 1 public for social mobility

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has named UC Riverside the top public university in the nation for social mobility. UCR has been the top public university every year since U.S. News began a separate ranking for social mobility four years ago. U.S. News released its 2022-2023 Best Colleges list on...
By J.D. Warren | UCR News |
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Forbes Magazine Ranks UC Riverside No. 33 Public University

UC Riverside is the No. 33 public university in a college ranking from Forbes magazine. UCR was among several UC campuses and 17 public universities in the top 50. The methodology for the Forbes list relies on data from two federal databases, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, or IPEDS, and the College Scorecard, as...
By J.D. Warren | UCR News |
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Magazine Ranks UCR No. 4 for Pell Grant Performance

Washington Monthly magazine has ranked UC Riverside No. 4 among 444 universities nationwide in terms of its Pell Grant student performance. The accolade, released Monday as part of Washington Monthly’s 2022 college rankings, represents UCR’s excellence in several Pell performance categories that were factored. Those include: UCR is among the top 20 universities in the...
By John Warren | UCR News |