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At UCLA Anderson, we’re not content with how things are; instead, we look to the future to discover and chart what will be.
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By Paul Feinberg With daily headlines regarding U.S.-Sino trade relations as a backdrop, UCLA Anderson Forecast economist William Yu remains skeptical that the two nations will engage in a full-blown trade war, despite the public posturing of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. “Global trade imbalances cause... Continue reading
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HSRC staff in Sweetwaters, South Africa, with Angela Tseng and Erin Kelm (far right and third from right, respectively) UCLA Anderson MBA students conduct Applied Management Research (AMR) projects in lieu of a thesis. The nation’s first business school field study program, AMR partners students with top organizations to solve... Continue reading
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During Impact Week (April 9–13, 2018), whose theme is Purpose + Profit, UCLA Anderson is highlighting stories of mission-driven careers, companies and projects that fulfill unmet needs in sectors from entertainment to real estate. On April 16, Anderson presents the annual Energy Innovation Conference, which focuses on companies striving for... Continue reading
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During Impact Week (April 9–13, 2018), whose theme is Purpose + Profit, UCLA Anderson is highlighting stories of mission-driven careers, companies and projects that fulfill unmet needs in sectors from entertainment to real estate. On April 16, Anderson presents the annual Energy Innovation Conference, which focuses on companies striving for... Continue reading
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Impact@Anderson and the UCLA Anderson Net Impact chapter present Anderson’s annual Impact Week, April 9–13, 2018. Under the theme Purpose + Profit, invited thought leaders and founders of mission-driven companies explain how they are shaping the future of business through the creation of a social, environmental and economic evolution. They... Continue reading
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By Paul Feinberg Food and drink companies have an unusually intimate relationship with the consumer. After all, they’re asking you to put something they make into your body and trust that no harm will result. “Ultimately, the value of Nestlé, or of other companies, is based on trust,” Nestlé Executive... Continue reading
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Left to right: Justin Lee, Ernesto Cruz, Idan Ariav, Sid Parikh and Jose Lanzagorta toured a coffee plantation in rural Guatemala UCLA Anderson MBA students conduct Applied Management Research (AMR) projects in lieu of a thesis. The nation’s first business school field study program, AMR partners students with top organizations... Continue reading
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Eddie and daughter Elisia Flores at the first L&L Hawaiian Barbecue. By Paul Feinberg Like the sun and the beaches, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue (aka L&L Drive Inn in Hawaii) was part of Elisia Flores’ (’14) Hawaiian upbringing. Her father, Eddie, and a partner bought the business and began selling franchises... Continue reading
Consider the following: Most of today’s MBA students, not employers, must foot the bill for their own degrees. Top business schools compete fiercely for the best prospects. Sixty-one percent of this year’s MBA students — up from 41 percent in 2014 — receive scholarships or fellowships based on need, merit... Continue reading
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Devon Dickau (’15), is the 2018 recipient of UCLA’s Young Alumnus of the Year award. The recognition was announced by Associate Vice Chancellor Julie Sina with the formal presentation to be made at an awards ceremony and dinner in June. He is a “double Bruin,” earning his undergraduate degree from... Continue reading
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In in the San Martín coffee-growing region of northern Peru, Don Pablo explains “coffee leaf rust,” a disease that has wiped out a significant amount of coffee crops worldwide UCLA Anderson MBA students conduct Applied Management Research (AMR) projects in lieu of a thesis. The nation’s first business school field... Continue reading
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UCLA student consultants visited Moco Moco Village, an indigenous community in Guyana UCLA Anderson MBA students conduct Applied Management Research (AMR) projects in lieu of a thesis. The nation’s first business school field study program, AMR partners students with top organizations to solve a key strategic problem. The Center for... Continue reading
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“Eco-Rangers” in the field in Botswana. The premise of social enterprise Meat Naturally Pty. (MNP) is to restore traditional cattle herding as a profession, with technology, dignity and a targeted emphasis on the environment. UCLA Anderson MBA students conduct Applied Management Research (AMR) projects in lieu of a thesis. The... Continue reading
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Left to right: Daniel Osorio, Traci Kuratomi, Will Berman and Kevin Oswald visited a fishing cooperative in the Galapagos UCLA Anderson MBA students conduct Applied Management Research (AMR) projects in lieu of a thesis. The nation’s first business school field study program, AMR partners students with top organizations to solve... Continue reading
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Left to right: Sweksha Tripathi (’19), Alina Karimova (’18), Vasiya Krishnan (’18), Chenjie Ding (’19), Giovanna Santos Chapini (’19), Kayla Carpenter (’19) By Carolyn Gray Anderson Considered by many the hub of the Pacific Rim, Los Angeles is nothing if not one of the most international cities on Earth. UCLA... Continue reading
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Turbulence in the stock market. (BigCharts.com) UCLA Anderson Forecast’s first quarterly report in 2018 sees a definitive change in the nation’s economy, which is moving from one of sluggish growth and low inflation to one of accelerating growth and moderate inflation. At the same time, with President Trump’s announced plans... Continue reading
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Team members met with female business leaders in Jamaica, which reports the highest percentage of women in business and management globally. Left to right: MBA student David Poli; Eva Lewis, corporate and investment banking head of Citi Jamaica; Cathrine Kennedy, group chief officer of GraceKennedy Limited; Marjory Kennedy, director of... Continue reading
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Left to right: Steven Liu, Naurine Shahzad, Jennifer Buzalewski, Candace Parker, Paul Chang By Naurine Shahzad (’19) The Center for MEMES MBA Media and Entertainment Case Competition with Paramount Pictures, as one of few nationwide case competitions sponsored by an entertainment company, brings a great deal of excitement to any... Continue reading
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By Elise Anderson It started as an observation by two alumnae, Cynthy Moffatt (’88) and Anderson Board of Advisors member Beth Friedman (’87), at a lunch with Dean Judy Olian about two years ago. Both Moffatt and Friedman had, for various reasons, spent time away from the workforce after graduating... Continue reading
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Spirited, trim and energetic, Lynda Resnick could give the impression that success has come easily to her. But in a keynote address to UCLA Anderson’s 6th annual Velocity Women’s Leadership Summit, Resnick, co-owner and vice-chair of the Wonderful Company, demonstrated the resilience that has made her a powerful force in... Continue reading
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By Paul Feinberg As global head of original programming at YouTube, Susanne Daniels is a powerful advocate for creative women in entertainment. “It drives me crazy that there are not more female directors,” Daniels said in an on-stage conversation at Velocity, the annual UCLA Anderson Women’s Leadership Summit. “And it’s... Continue reading
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UCLA Professor of Surgery, breast cancer activist and Anderson alumna Susan Love delivers the morning keynote address at Velocity, UCLA Anderson's women's leadership summit, on Friday, February 9. Register now! Dr. Susan Love (’98) has been battling cancer for most of her life. She’s battled it as a surgeon, as... Continue reading
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The emergency preparedness team at UCLA Anderson School of Management (EPTA) was recognized with Distinguished Service Awards for its commitment to emergency preparedness. Assistant Vice Chancellor Colin Dimock from UCLA’s Office of Environment, Health & Safety presented the award on behalf of Chancellor Gene Block, Administrative Vice Chancellor Michael Beck... Continue reading
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By Carolyn Gray Anderson Woman Worth Watching … Philanthropist of the Year … Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow … Inspirational 100 Alumna … These are a few of Nike Irvin’s (’89) distinctions, all earned in recognition of more than 20 years of nonprofit leadership, board service and private-sector brand management.... Continue reading
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By Carolyn Gray Anderson As U.S. Ambassador to Argentina under President Barack Obama, Noah Mamet (bolstered a positive bilateral relationship in the areas of entrepreneurship, education, clean energy and global climate change, repeatedly looking to his home state — and to UCLA in particular — as an exemplar of progress... Continue reading