A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

OSCM Stock cargo ships supply chain

Four Reasons To Study Supply Chain In California

California is home to two of the US’s largest ports in LA and Long Beach and a key operations base for delivery companies such as UPS and Amazon.
By Almha Murphy, BusinessBecause |
Kyle Ingram

‘Dr. Ingram is doing what he is meant to do’

Challenging the traditional notion of “right answers” and cultivating an appreciation for the complexity of social and psychological phenomena is central to the instructional philosophy of Kyle Ingram, assistant professor of teaching in management.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Zaid Assi ’23 MPA

A Firm of His Own

Zaid Assi had already set the foundation for his own accounting firm when he finished his Master of Professional Accountancy degree at the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management in December 2023.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Ashish Sood

Giving Students the Up-to-the-minute Knowledge They Need

Every year, Associate Professor of Marketing Ashish Sood shakes up about 20% of his curriculum.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Sean Jasso with Student, Golden Apple Award

‘Focused on Effectiveness Rather Than Just Practicality’

During the process for nominating faculty for the prestigious Golden Apple Award, a student evaluated the classroom style and instruction of Professor of Practice Sean Jasso: “He’s definitely one of the best professors I’ve ever had. His classes are challenging, and the work is not easy, but a rigorous institution would expect that from a...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
UCR Business Global Programs team in Egypt

Studying Business Around the World

In the last year, students from the UCR School of Business, home of the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management made educational journeys that greatly enhanced their knowledge of global business practices.
By Darin Estep, Laurie McLaughlin |
Prof. Raj Singh with two undergraduate students

‘He Genuinely Enjoys Teaching’

Singh joined the School of Business in 1998. Another student-voted accolade, the Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence, was created in 2015, and he was selected for that honor in 2016, 2019, and 2021 for providing the best overall classroom experience for learning engagement, teaching style, and innovative teaching methods.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Riya Yadav at United Nation

‘I engage with industry leaders’

Creating strong relationships through myriad experiences is central to the academic journey for MBA student Riya Yadav ’24. While she has previous work experience, she is especially pleased with the professional preparation, leadership, and networking opportunities she has immersed herself in while studying at UCR’s A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management (AGSM). “The emphasis...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Riya Yadav at Northwestern Mutual

‘A Great First Step Toward My Personal Goal’

Over summer 2023, Riya Yadav ’24 MBA interned with Northwestern Mutual as a financial planner in their San Diego office. “UCR alumni connected me to the hiring team. I worked cross-functionally with different teams and to find a solution that works for each client,” Yadav says. “It was also incredible to learn about the financial...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Riya Yadav

‘Deep pride in my work’

UC Riverside School of Business MBA student Riya Yadav ’24 has an intense interest in women’s equality and diversity within the business world.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Johathan Lim Golden Apple Award

Creating Community in the Classroom

When it comes to teaching difficult subjects, there are two important factors to think about, says Jonathan Lim, assistant professor of teaching in marketing. “First, how can we find a way to simplify this material as much as possible to make it easy for students to understand? What do they truly need to know to...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
CASE competition 2023 winners

Students Win UCR Organizational Behavior Case Competition

Over the course of two weeks in November and December, 60 teams across the upper-division Organizational Behavior course sections competed in a case competition. The final presentations were made on Dec. 7 before a panel of guest judges, who selected the winning team. “Each team was responsible for diagnosing issues and providing solutions for a...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
AI artist rendering

UCR Professor Creates AI Resource Group on Campus

Navigating the new world of Artificial Intelligence, or AI, can be difficult for the average user. Figuring out how to best use those tools in a university setting poses even more questions.
By Imran Ghori | Inside UCR |
Brandon La Bella ’21, ’23 MBA

Landing a Career in Finance

During his studies, Brandon La Bella ’21, ’23 MBA, was laser focused on building professional connections both on and off campus. So, it comes as no surprise that he was hired by PIMCO while earning his MBA. “After numerous job applications and networking, I received a recruiting email from PIMCO about a compliance role that...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Erick Campos

Alumnus Finds the Stories Hidden in the Data

Big Data is a big deal and getting bigger every day — but businesses need help making sense of the ever-increasing flood of information available to them. That’s where data analysts like Erick Campos ’16, ’18 MBA come in. “It doesn't matter whether you’re a food and beverage business or a marketing business, or any...
By Darin Estep |
MPAC Alumni

Opportunity Adds Up for MPAc Alumni

As a lifelong musician, Jack Adams ’21, ’22 MPAc, discovered the importance of accounting when he decided to start his own band.
By Darin Estep |
Fall Welcome 2023 party, 3 students in front of New Business Building backdrop

Fall Welcome Party Celebrates Return to Campus

The School of Business welcomed students, faculty, staff, and their families with a 1970s-themed celebration on Anderson Lawn. The evening included plenty of food, drinks, and dancing, and allowed attendees to mix and mingle and get to know one another better. The '70s theme included decorations with disco balls, vinyl records, and a DJ with...
By Kiana Sardari '24 |
Business Strategy Club

Club Spotlight: Business Strategy Club

Kelvin Wang, now a fourth-year student studying business, started the Business Strategy Club his freshman year. When he came to UCR, he wanted to find a club with the perfect match of a socially stimulating environment and opportunities for professional development, so he created the right balance in the Business Strategy Club.
By Natalie Dahl | Highlander News |
Anderson Hall

Student-managed Investment Fund Provides Frontline Finance Experience

The Hylander Financial Group (HFG) is a UCR club open to students of all disciplines and levels of financial expertise. “I have learned so much about valuation and asset management since I’ve joined HFG,” says finance student George Maalouf ’24, the club’s vice president.
 University of California, Riverside - The bell tower

U.S. News 2023 College Rankings are Out, and UCR Surges

Once again, U.S. News & World Report has named UC Riverside the No. 2 university in the nation for social mobility. UCR also climbed 13 spots in the overall rankings, to No. 76 among the top 435 private and public universities. This is the second consecutive year that UCR has been ranked No. 2 in...
By John Warren | UCR News |