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New economic outlook optimistic but warns of 'wild cards' that could send things spiraling

Compared to what many others are predicting, a new presentation from prominent economist Christopher Thornbergdelivers a more optimistic assessment of the long-term economic impacts that could result from the worldwide COVID-19 crisis.

Thomas Kramer chosen as Co-Editor of Journal of Consumer Psychology

The Society for Consumer Psychology has selected Dr. Thomas Kramer to the new editorial team for the Journal of Consumer Psychology (JCP). Dr. Kramer, Professor of Marketing and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs at the UCR School of Business, will serve as a Co-Editor. Dr. Kramer, together with the rest of the editorial team...

NFL Linebacker Brandon Copeland Speaks on "Cope'ing With Success"

Brandon Copeland, former NFL linebacker for the New York Jets, and alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, gave a one-hour guest lecture to UCR Business students about his journey through sports, education and financial management. Brandon Copeland is not your average athlete. Starting linebacker for the Yew York Jets, UPenn professor...

Marc Reede - College Motivational Speaker Talks Mentors and Networks

Marc Reede, college speaker and motivator, delivered an inspirational message to business students on the need for mentorship, networks, persistence in the face of “No”, and navigating through a professional career. Marc Reede combines years of experience as an expert “lecture agent to the stars”, working with the most respected names in sports and business...

TCL President & Senior VP Talk Strategy and Success

TCL President & Senior VP Kick off Business Speakers Series Week. The UCR School of Business are hosting a line-up of top business executives, professional coaches and celebrated athletes to speak on a variety of business and professional topics. The first to kick off the week’s speaker series were TCL President for North America, Michelle...

In Memory of Charlotte Weber

Charlotte Weber, who served UCR for 30 years, passed on October 18, 2019. The School of Business wishes to commemorate Charlotte Weber and express its gratitude for her many years of service. Charlotte was associate/assistant dean for student affairs at the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, a position she held for over 30...

UCR Business Alumnus Dazzles Tech World

Jim Merino has been a math whiz since he learned to count. His father and grandfather, both engineers, taught him algorithms in grade school. “They were always tossing brain teasers at me,” he recalls. And he still craves complex puzzles. Today, Merino, a math and data science expert – and graduate of Caltech (BS, 1984)...

Hylander Student Investment Fund

The Hylander Financial Group (HFG), a club founded in 2014 by UCR finance students, has been evaluating stocks for potential purchases to create investment portfolios. Last year they participated in the annual CFA Society of Orange County competition, and regularly bring financial experts to speak and mentor its members. Inspired by HFG’s success and depth...

UCR Business and India's Top Business School Forge Partnerships

Partnerships between the University of California, Riverside and India's top business school are being fostered through faculty research, student exchange programs, new school-wide initiatives. For the past year, the International Relations Department at the School of Business and the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management Admissions Department worked together to forge stronger relationships with...

TAKING HOME THE GOLD

Three UCR Business teams competed in the annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC) in April 2019 in Anaheim, California. This year we are pleased to showcase the winning team from the undergraduate business program taking first-place in Overall Performance and one of the graduate teams earning first-place for Best Business Documents. The ICBSC is...

10th Annual IE Economic Forecast Conference

The upsides and downsides of the Inland Empire’s economic expansion will be addressed at the Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference on November 6th, hosted by the UCR School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting & Development. For decades the Inland Empire has played the role of a bedroom community for Southern California’s economy and a...

ABLE Program Impresses Yet Again

The UCR School of Business completed its third Accelerated Business Leaders Education (ABLE) program this August, 2019. The three programs were attended by over 200 participants from over 30 universities around the world, including some of the top partner universities of the School of Business, such as Harbin Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University, Xiamen University...

Accelerated Business Leaders Education Program Continues

Accelerated Business Leaders Education Program Continues The UCR School of Business completed its second Accelerated Business Leaders Education (ABLE) program. The two programs were attended by over 100 participants from some 20 universities around the world, including some of the top partner universities of the School of Business, such as Harbin Institute of Technology, Zhejiang...

School of Business Names 2019-2020 Executive Fellows

School of Business Names 2019-2020 Executive Fellows Darin Anderson ’89, MBA ’91, and Dr. David Hadley ’71, M.S. ’73. will serve as Executive Fellows for the 2019 -20 academic year. Founded in 1992, the Executive Fellows Program aims to connect distinguished business leaders with students and faculty to enrich the learning experience. Fellows serve a...

Two UCR Alumni Return to Campus to Share Their Success Stories with Business Students

Two UCR Alumni Return to Campus to Share Their Success Stories with Business Students During the winter 2019 term, Dr. Raj Singh invited two UCR alumni, Armen Karamardian ’93 and Matt D. Lyons ’87, as guest lecturers in the Employee Benefits and Introduction to Business classes. Both alumni received an enthusiastic welcome from students who...

UCR School of Business Faculty Leading Future Leaders

UCR School of Business Faculty Leading Future Leaders During the Winter 2019 term, Dr. Sean Jasso and Dr. Kyle Ingram were among the faculty speakers at the Fifth Annual Inspiring R'Leaders Student Leadership Conference. The all-day Saturday conference hosted students from all majors across the University offering multiple workshops throughout the day focusing on three...

UCR Business Professor Teaches in China on the U.S.-China Trade Relationship

UCR Business Professor Teaches in China on the U.S.-China Trade Relationship In late December 2018, Dr. Sean Jasso was invited on a whirlwind lecture tour in China on the timely topic of trade between the United States and China. The host universities included Shanghai Maritime University’s School of Management, Shanghai University of International Business and...

R'LEAD Program Gives Students a Headstart 

R'LEAD Program Gives Students a Headstart On January 11th, the School of Business Undergraduate Business Program held its inaugural R’LEAD initiative celebration. This celebration was the culmination of months of work by students, staff, and faculty. R’LEAD is a new and innovative program within the School of Business that aims to develop a more involved...

Kathleen Montgomery Selected to United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Kathleen Montgomery Joins United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Kathleen Montgomery, Emerita Professor of Organizations and Management in the School of Business, has been selected as one of 20 members of a delegation of the League of Women Voters to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. She will join the...