A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

Jinnatul Raihan with Radhika Shah at the WiDS conference

Jinnatul Raihan Mumu ’24 MBA: Anti-Abuse Analyst at Snap Inc.

Based in the Seattle office of Snap Inc., MBA graduate Jinnatul Raihan Mumu ’24 is an anti-abuse analyst. “I am responsible for analyzing large data sets to identify bad actors, such as hackers, spammers, and others, and improve security defenses of the platform,” she says of her role at the company that boasts Snapchat as...
By Kiana Sardari and Laurie McLaughlin |
Softball athlete and MBA student Lauren Garewal

‘Grit and Determination’

Every college athlete knows the delicate and demanding balancing act required to manage a collegiate athletic career and academics. According to three softball players currently pursuing MBA degrees at the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management—Marissa Burk ’23, ’25, Lauryn Garewal ’23, ’25, and Nadia Witt ’22, ’24—the intensity of is worth it, and...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
UCR Business student walking at the 2024 Commencement Ceremony

The 2024 Commencement Season is a Wrap!

UC Riverside concluded its 70th Commencement season on June 18, 2024 with 896 graduates from the UCR School of Business walking across the stage at the Toyota Arena in Ontario.
Jordan Webster, UCR Magazine profile, playing basketball at UC Riverside

Bouncing Back

Jordan Webster has always considered basketball a crucial part of her life. Deeply influenced by her family’s basketball legacy, she followed in the footsteps of her father and brother and has been playing the sport since she was a little girl. She credits basketball with instilling in her the values of hard work and teamwork.
By Jordan Cornet for UCR Magazine |
Emil Shirokikh Receiving Award at Internet 2.0 Conference

From Grad Student to Founding CEO

For Emil Shirokikh ’25 PMBA, a class project spurred the idea for a new AI startup, and a subsequent health crisis heightened his awareness of maximizing his time while bringing his business to fruition.
By Aurora Abt |
DesignVerse May 2024

Students Organize First UI/UX Design-a-Thon at UCR

In May, students gathered for the first School of Business design-a-thon—called DesignVerse —created and presented by Design@UCR undergraduate student organization.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
AGSM staff and students at Top golf in Ontario, CA

Scholarships and a Good Time with CalCPA Inland Empire

Five UCR School of Business students received scholarships from CalCPA, the largest state CPA society in the nation, on May 17, 2024 at the society’s Installation & Scholarship ceremony, and the day’s events also included a game tournament at Topgolf in Ontario, California.
By Laurie Mclaughlin |
UC Riverside bell tower

UCR in Top 1.3% of World Universities

UC Riverside is ranked in the top 1.3% of universities worldwide according to the 2024 Center for World University Rankings.
UCR School of Business students at ICBSC competition 2024

UCR Business Teams Earn Multiple Competitive Victories

UCR Business teams were victorious at the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC) in April. The three-day contest included three UCR teams—the 15th year the university has competed—with multiple wins.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
UCR Business National Leadership Conference with Professor Ingram

UCR Places High in National Leadership Competition

The Collegiate Leadership Competition “allows top business students from around the globe to practice leadership through challenging and often, seemingly, impossible tasks,” according to the competition’s organizers.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
4 UCR School of Business AGSM MBA Students at 2024 Global Case Competition

UCR Showcases Expertise at 2024 Global Case Competition

UCR MBA students participated in the 2024 Global Case Competition and advanced to the finals. They proposed strategies to engage young adults with UBS's financial advisors through personalized investments and financial literacy programs. Their experience enriched their understanding of finance and equipped them with valuable skills for their future careers.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
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 |