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UCLA Anderson
Los Angeles, California
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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National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15. UCLA Anderson, in conjunction with the Latino Management Student Association and the UCLA campus, recognizes the significant contributions to society among our Latino and Hispanic students, alumni, staff and faculty. Visit Latino@Anderson to enjoy their stories. By Paul Feinberg... Continue reading
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National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15. UCLA Anderson, in conjunction with the Latino Management Student Association and the UCLA campus, recognizes the significant contributions to society among our Latino and Hispanic students, alumni, staff and faculty. Visit Latino@Anderson to enjoy their stories. By Paul Feinberg... Continue reading
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UCLA Anderson’s Center for Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment & Sports (MEMES) recently convened LeVRage, an event exploring the most practical ways to monetize new virtual reality and augmented reality experiences that depart from the strictly visual. A lineup of experts in emerging technology, film, gaming, social innovation, marketing... Continue reading
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Enjoy a full album of photos from UCLA Anderson's LeVRage conference #UCLAleVRage By Carolyn Gray Anderson We live in a future-oriented culture. But sometimes innovation is already right in front of you. That was the message at LeVRage, which explored monetizing virtual reality and augmented reality from every angle —... Continue reading
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By DJ Busch Retail as we know it is going through a dramatic shift, and the negative narrative is loud as ever. Consumer behavior is changing, retailers are trying desperately to compete and owners of retail real estate are working to ensure their properties are positioned for the future. But... Continue reading
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National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15. UCLA Anderson, in conjunction with the Latino Management Student Association and the UCLA campus, recognizes the significant contributions to society among our Latino and Hispanic students, alumni, staff and faculty. Visit Latino@Anderson to enjoy their stories. By Paul Feinberg... Continue reading
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National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15. UCLA Anderson, in conjunction with the Latino Management Student Association and the UCLA campus, recognizes the significant contributions to society among our Latino and Hispanic students, alumni, staff and faculty. Visit Latino@Anderson to enjoy their stories. By Jill Hisey... Continue reading
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National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15. UCLA Anderson, in conjunction with the Latino Management Student Association and the UCLA campus, recognizes the significant contributions to society among our Latino and Hispanic students, alumni, staff and faculty. Visit Latino@Anderson to enjoy their stories. By Elise Anderson... Continue reading
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UCLA Anderson Forecast’s third quarterly report in 2017 anticipates modest growth in real GDP with gains in employment. On a national level, a number of pro-growth economic policies involving proposed tax cuts, investment in infrastructure and regulatory relief were expected to be initiated this year by the new administration in... Continue reading
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By Paul Feinberg When UCLA Professors Don and Sherie Morrison were given the opportunity to honor their friend Marion Anderson with a gift toward the construction of the building that would bear her name, they did not hesitate. As a result of their generosity, Marion Anderson Hall will include the... Continue reading
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Chenjie Ding (’19) is a first-year MBA student at UCLA Anderson. Prior to enrolling at Anderson, she worked for six years as a business journalist in China and the U.S. writing about tech, entrepreneurship, M&As, private wealth and, as she says, “anything in between!” Her work appeared in Forbes, Brightwire... Continue reading
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by Carolyn Gray Anderson In 2000, Luis Serrano (’02), whose life and business were comfortably established in his native Spain, matriculated to UCLA Anderson — with every intention of earning his MBA in the U.S. and resuming his career in Europe. But on his first day of class, he found... Continue reading
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Michael Eister (EMBA ’17) accepted an offer to join a Myanmar-based company upon graduation. With several weeks in the new position under his belt, Eister shares his first impressions about working in a Southeast Asian nation that is undergoing political reforms. Michael Eister traveled to Myanmar in a modern longyi,... Continue reading
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See a full gallery of photos from UCLA Anderson’s 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans By Paul Feinberg Tyler Hill grew up in a ski town, skating and snowboarding with his friends. Influenced by reality TV daredevil Johnny Knoxville and his band of merry men, Hill and his crew messed around... Continue reading
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Jessica Kimball (’15) was recently named head of global diversity at Mattel, after working with the legendary company for just two years. Alumna Bhavna Sivanand (’14), UCLA Anderson’s director of Impact@Anderson, caught up with her to learn more about her promotion. Q: First and foremost, congratulations! We should know a... Continue reading
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See a full gallery of photos from UCLA Anderson's 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans By Matt Duyst Ben Wynkoop, who completed UCLA Anderson’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program in 2010, returned to campus in July to share his expertise in digital marketing through search engine optimization with... Continue reading
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See a full gallery of photos from UCLA Anderson's 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans By Carly Milne As a captain in the U.S. Air Force for nearly eight years, Kristina Iskander became acutely aware of two things: one, many baby boomers were retiring from the work force, which meant there... Continue reading
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Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles won Favorite Female Athlete at the 2017 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards By Margaret Bliss “Is our filter live on SnapChat?” Kristin Mirek (B.A. ’91, ’04) asked while running a pre-production meeting for the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards, held July 13 in Pauley Pavilion... Continue reading
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By Constance M. Kleinert (’17) Just a few weeks after taking his latest company public, Glen Warren (’89) returned to UCLA Anderson in late May as an entrepreneur-in-residence at the Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Warren is the president, CFO and a director of Antero Resources, an independent oil... Continue reading
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Longtime UCLA Anderson Board of Advisors member Elizabeth Wood Knapp has passed away. On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Dean Judy Olian made the following announcement: Dear UCLA Anderson Community: It is with great sadness that I share news of the passing of UCLA Anderson Board of Advisors (BOA) member Betsy... Continue reading
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Enjoy a full album of photos from the 60th anniversary Loeb Awards. Journalists from across the nation gathered at Capitale in New York for the 60th anniversary Gerald Loeb Awards banquet, where the 2017 winners were revealed. Winners of 12 competition categories were named at the ceremony. Judy D. Olian,... Continue reading
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UCLA Anderson Board of Advisors member Jamie McCourt was appointed by President Donald Trump as the United States ambassador to Belgium. The official announcement was made by the White House Office of the Press Secretary. McCourt is a Los Angeles-based business leader focused on sports, entertainment, education and philanthropy. Her... Continue reading
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On Friday, June 16, 2017, UCLA honored the graduating Class of 2017 in the full-time, Fully Employed and Executive MBA programs. The ceremony also recognized the accomplishments of and conferred doctoral degrees upon nine Ph.D. students. A highlight of the ceremony was a keynote address from Amgen Chairman and CEO... Continue reading
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Enjoy the full gallery of photos of UCLA Anderson's 2017 Academic Awards event Congratulations, UCLA Anderson Class of 2017! The Anderson community acknowledges your dedication and academic achievements: EDWARD W. CARTER FELLOWS Edward W. Carter Fellows represent the highest level of academic achievement in the MBA program. The single requirement... Continue reading
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The UCLA Anderson community warmly congratulates our 2017 faculty award winners: Hal Hershfield – Dean George W. Robbins Assistant Professor Teaching Award This award recognizes teaching excellence within the ranks of the school’s assistant professors. Lori Santikian – Citibank Teaching Award This annual award is given to the school’s most... Continue reading