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AGSM Banquet 2023

UCR Business Professors Honored by Students

On May 19, faculty were honored by students for their achievements inside the classroom. The evening was hosted by AGSM Student Association President Merve Sekercigellar ’23 PMBA, and awards were presented to faculty for teaching excellence. “As you know, the faculty of the School of Business are world-renowned scholars, publishing in top academic journals. They...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Aniedi Effiong

Delivering for ‘Safety, People, and Innovation’

Aniedi Effiong is familiar with the speaker series events organized by the AGSM Graduate Student Ambassadors. Not long ago, he was among the UCR students attending these online discussions, making connections, learning from business professionals, seeking opportunity. Now working in the Amazon Pathways program, an accelerated path to senior leadership, Effiong ’21 MBA, had an...
By Darin Estep |
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Master’s Students Tackle Analytics Projects for Companies

Louis Young is the CEO of Healthmetryx Inc. in Boston, and he had previously worked with Md Moniruzzaman, lecturer in business analytics at UCR School of Business, on analytics work. And, as Young was looking at other projects within his company that needed attention, “Md said, ‘You know, if you want to turbocharge what you’re...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Groundbreaking ceremony 2023, campus leaders shoveling dirt

School of Business Celebrates Groundbreaking for its New Building

UC Riverside celebrated a new chapter for the School of Business with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new instructional and administrative building that will provide increased space and modern facilities to meet growing enrollment demands.
By Imran Ghori | Inside UCR |
Executive Fellows Installation Dinner

Executive Fellows Share Expertise with Students

When Dorothy Doronila ’22, ’24 MBA spoke at the April 13 installation dinner honoring past and present executives who have served as UCR School of Business executive fellows, she shared what she learned from 2022-2023 Executive Fellow Anita Alamshaw ’91: “Anita Alamshaw taught me and other women in our master’s programs the importance of building...
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Cerberus Executives Share Investment Insights

Work hard, study the historical data, lean into the research, consider all the scenarios and variables – and even then, be aware that the real estate investment market can surprise you. These were some of the insights shared with students in the UC Investments Academy during a presentation on the Riverside campus by a team...
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How is ChatGPT Affecting the Field of Information Systems?

“We’re going to learn how to use ChatGPT, a new artificial intelligence tool that can help you better understand the class material, overcome challenges, like language and learning barriers, and yes, even give you the answers to assignments.” Students in Rich Yueh’s winter and spring 2023 courses were not surprised to hear this in the...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
ChatGPT on laptop

What Is the Impact of ChatGPT on Marketing?

With the eruption—and disruption—of ChatGPT in many business sectors, UCR’s Anderson Presidential Chair in Business Administration Margaret Campbell shares important insight into the early potential impacts, advantages, and disadvantages of this pervasive technology on the marketing field.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Rosie Zhang ’11

Making In-person Shopping Almost as Easy as Buying Online

In the spring 2022 issue of UCR Magazine, the university announced its inaugural “40 Under 40 List” celebrating “young alumni making a splash across industries and around the world.”
By Laurie McLaughlin |
MSBA technology image, business analytics

Staying Ahead of Business Analytics

It is no surprise that Subramanian Balachander is a professor. “My story as a teacher begins at a young age,” he says.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
TV and iPhone

UCR Business Marketing Professor is Finalist for Long-term Impact Award

Mingyu “Max” Joo, assistant professor of marketing in UCR’s School of Business, has been named one of five finalists for the Don Morrison Long Term Impact Award for a journal article based on his dissertation research that explores television advertising and related online searches. A winner is expected to be announced at the Marketing Science...
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | UCR News |
Tax documents

Most Californians are Getting a Tax Deadline Extension

For most Californians, this year’s tax season is a procrastinator’s dream come true. While most of the nation toils to meet next week’s April 18 filing deadline, just about all income tax payers in California don’t have to file their federal or state tax returns until Oct. 16 – thanks to disaster declarations stemming from...
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu | UCR News) |
Ashish Sood marketing class

Executives Share Expertise in the Classroom

Professor Ashish Sood hosts high-level marketing pros who share frontline experiences with master’s students. As recent guest speaker at the graduate-level Marketing Management course at UCR’s School of Business, Rohan Raghunath’s presentation was about the impact of disruptive technologies on marketing and branding. “I particularly focused on the four most impactful disruptive technologies: cloud, artificial...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Michael King, Niagra

What It’s Like To Be a Supply Chain Planning Manager

Having worked in several roles for Niagara Bottling, Michael King is now a supply chain planning manager at the company. “One of the things that I always tell my team is, ‘In order for you to be the best at your job, you need to understand how your role impacts other teams and how their...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Valtteri Salomaki

NBA Launchpad Selects Technology by UCR Business Alumnus

The National Basketball Association has selected a startup, EDGE Sound Research, co-founded by UCR business alumnus Valtteri Salomaki ’18, ’20 MBA and current music Ph.D. student, Ethan Castro, for its NBA Launchpad initiative. EDGE Sound Research is one of seven companies from across the globe chosen for the initiative, which is designed to pilot emerging...
By Sandra Baltazar Martinez | UCR News |
Santa Monica beach, CA, during lockdown

COVID-19 Lockdowns Reduced Disease Spread but with Costs

The lockdowns at the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic reduced the spread of infection by an estimated 56%, a recent study has found. If all governors did not issue any lockdowns until April 23, 2020, the number of cases would have been five times higher by April 30, 2020, the study asserts. But the lockdowns came...
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | UCR News |
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Women on Corporate Boards Increase Company Buyout Value

If you own stock in a company targeted for acquisition, the behavior and makeup of the company’s board of directors – particularly whether it includes women – could be worth a lot of money for you. A study co-authored by UC Riverside business professor Jerayr “John” Haleblian found boards that meet more often and have...
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | UCR News |
Executive Fellows 2022-2023

Sharing Knowledge from the C-Suite with Students

A roundtable discussion with students in the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management inspired Anita Alamshaw ’91 to give each of the students a copy of Executive Presence by Sylvia Ann Hewlett. Alamshaw followed up by inviting the students to her home for a book club discussion. This considerable investment with students—both inside and...
By Darin Estep |
Sandy Reyes ’23

‘I am. I can. I will.’

Sandy Reyes ’23 is unabashed in expressing her joy as a business student. “I sit in the front, and I participate in every single class that I am in,” says Reyes. “I’m a big extrovert, so being the first to participate comes easy for me.” Her infectious enthusiasm is reflected in her deep involvement in...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
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UCR-led Analysis Seeks Online Advertising Protocols for Data Transparency, Consumer Privacy, and Brand Safety

Several Internet business experts see a technology that has made cryptocurrencies possible as a panacea to today’s online advertising accountability woes that stem from ad-tech giants hoarding the ad engagement data in their walled gardens. These experts now call for “Blockchain” technology to provide transparency to level the playing field. Blockchain ushered in cryptocurrencies little...
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | UCR News |