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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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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
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By Paul Feinberg A Chinese proverb suggests, “When drinking water, think of its source; gratitude for the source of benefit.” It’s a reminder that when considering your life, always remember what helped you along the way. That’s how Dr. Paul Hsieh (Ph.D. ’70) feels about his days at what was... Continue reading
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Alumnus Blair Taylor recently participated in Anderson's High Impact Tea series; last year, he spoke at the 2016 Concordia Summit in New York (above) By Matt Duyst Blair Taylor (’90) served for four years as Starbucks’ chief community officer and he is an active embodiment of the Starbucks credo: “One... Continue reading
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By Paul Feinberg and Carolyn Gray Anderson In a popular series of television advertisements, a narrator describes the accomplishments of a charismatic swashbuckler, ultimately concluding that the fictional figure is, in fact, “the most interesting man in the world.” Allow UCLA Anderson’s Dean Judy Olian to set the record straight:... Continue reading
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Across disciplines, UCLA Anderson’s faculty enhance the school’s relevance through cutting-edge research that is highly applicable to the economy, business and the wider world. The weekly UCLA Anderson Review chronicles for a broader audience the research our faculty publish in leading academic journals. UCLA Anderson Review launched with articles examining... Continue reading
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By Paul Feinberg The Class of 2017 is the ninth graduating class in the history of UCLA Anderson’s Master of Financial Engineering program. But the class also represents a first — as in, the first time two cohorts of students graduated from the program at the same time. The 78... Continue reading
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By Jill Hisey (’95) Both of Jarred Herman’s (’14) grandfathers served in the military, which influenced him to set his sights on joining the U.S. Navy. But one of his grandfathers convinced him to get his college degree first, and then, if he was still interested, he could enter the... Continue reading
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UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic (1st place): Pictured with two client participants (front row, center) are Benjamin Rostami, Michael Chester, David Goldman, Julie Ortega, John Double, Patricio Davila Gutierrez, all MBA Class of 2019 By Nitya Ramaswami (’18) and Taylor Cramm (’18) In mid-November, UCLA Anderson hosted the 13th annual Net... Continue reading
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Left to Right: Andrew Clark, Dan Edlin, Gabi Larus, Zane Goodwin By Zane Goodwin (’19), Gabrielle Larus (’19), Daniel Edlin (’19), Andrew Clark (’18) The global focus on health care is growing at an exponential rate, and we are lucky at UCLA Anderson School of Management to be close to... Continue reading
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By Alexis Basaldu (’18) I began my career in education-focused nonprofits dedicated to increasing diversity in higher education. As a full-time UCLA Anderson student, I continued my dedication to diversity and inclusion through my role on the board of Anderson Latino Management Association (ALMA). We have engaged the larger Anderson... Continue reading
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By Margaret Bliss and John Bugajski The December 2017 UCLA Anderson Forecast took on a sobering if realistic tone when panelists addressed the financial market outlook for the United States. Guests Christopher Harvey (head of equity strategy at Wells Fargo Securities), Christopher Schwarz (associate professor of finance at UCI Paul... Continue reading
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Peter Guber, UCLA Anderson Dean Judy Olian, UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Dean Teri Schwartz By Paul Feinberg Peter Guber’s story details an eclectic and extraordinarily successful and impactful life. He is a renowned award-winning entertainment industry executive who currently serves as chairman and... Continue reading
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Jared Kerntke (’18) and Hagai (Guy) Nir (’18) currently serve as co-presidents of the Anderson Veterans Association. The organization’s membership cuts across the board to include students from UCLA Anderson’s full-time, fully employed and executive programs. The group’s membership is not limited to veterans of the United States armed forces,... Continue reading
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By Hugo J. Garcia UCLA Anderson School of Management recently presented its professional conference Embracing Diversity. The annual conference demonstrates Anderson’s commitment to increasing diversity in its programs and provides business school applicants invaluable insight into what diversity means in today’s corporate world. Industry leaders are invited to address prospective... Continue reading
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GAP Team 33 met with staff and students outside of Johannesburg at the Boys & Girls Club of Pimville, which is run by UCLA Anderson alumna Laura Parker (’13). Top row: Jamie Nichols, Sne Vilakazi, Courtney Reed, Kitty Moepang, Christina Lebo Tlhabanyane, Dominque Akens. Bottom row: Laura Parker, Chloe Vieira,... Continue reading
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Real estate investor, corporate executive and philanthropist Richard S. Ziman doesn’t hesitate when asked why he has contributed so much time, energy, leadership and financial support to the UCLA Anderson School of Management. “To succeed in life is not just about having the biggest and most successful business endeavors,” Ziman... Continue reading
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By Carolyn Gray Anderson and John Bugajski Now in its third year, UCLA Anderson’s annual Big Data Conference on November 17, 2017, addressed the theme of innovation — in devices, data storage and analysis, new VR and AR experiences, educational, training and philanthropic applications, and the data-driven business initiatives transforming... Continue reading
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Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of Under Armour, recently traveled to Los Angeles and the UCLA campus where UCLA Anderson presented him with the 2017 John Wooden Global Leadership Award. After the event, held in Pauley Pavilion, Plank sat down with the UCLA Anderson Blog team to talk about leadership,... Continue reading
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By Carolyn Gray Anderson and Paul Feinberg On Monday, November 13, 2017, UCLA Anderson recognized Kevin Plank, founder, CEO and chairman of Fortune 500 athletic apparel company Under Armour, with the John Wooden Global Leadership Award. Fittingly, on its 10th anniversary, the ceremony took place in historic Pauley Pavilion, where... Continue reading