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UC Riverside Students win big at the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition!

(5/4/16) Two teams of undergraduate and graduate students won big at the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC). Read More…

2nd Annual Human Resource Symposium Held

(4/25/16) The student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management held the 2nd annual Human Resource Symposium Read More…

Who Says?

(4/20/16) "Why here? Try and get eight acres to put up a giant, modern warehouse in Orange County and L.A. Not going to happen. Chris Thornberg, director of UCR’s Center for Economic Forecasting and Development, on Amazon's announcement of its plans to build a second warehouse in San Bernardino, its fifth facility in the Inland Empire THE LOS ANGELES TIMES Read More…

Reza Aslan Headlines TEDxUCR Event April 23

(4/14/16) Best-selling author Reza Aslan will headline a group of six speakers and performers at UC Riverside’s annual TEDx event on April 23. Read More…

Growth in Hispanic-Owned Businesses Outpacing Total Business Creation in U.S., California, and Inland Southern California

(4/13/16) A new analysis of recently available Census data finds that businesses owned by Hispanics are being created at a significantly faster pace than ‘total’ businesses in the United States, California and the Inland Southern California region – bucking a trend of diminished business formation during the recession and post-recession years. Read More…

Student Success Stories: Austin Claiborne

(4/13/16) “When I first came to UCR as a first year, I told myself I would travel and do as many internships as I can...” Read More…

Who Says?

(4/6/16) "It's a trade-off between negatively affecting the performance and wanting to fully inform. Sometimes there's a value in keeping your investment choices secret." Richard Smith, professor of finance, on the growing pressure on universities from Congress and campus activists to reveal financial investments made through their endowments - THE BOSTON GLOBE Read More…

Gil Aouizerat speaks on campus for the Dean’s Speaker Series

(4/6/16) Gil Aouizerat ('89) speaks for the Dean’s Speaker Series about Trust -The Most Valuable Business Asset Read More…

Who Says?

(3/23/16) "From an ethical standpoint, I think having a woman could only benefit (FIFA). Of course, at this point, it seems that any change could only benefit." Michael Haselhuhn, assistant professor of management, on the benefits of having a female president for FIFA, the governing body of association football-CNN Read More…

Growth in Women-Owned Businesses Outpacing Total Business Growth in Region, State and U.S.

(3/17/16) A new analysis of recently available Census data finds that businesses owned by women now make up more than one-third of all businesses in the United States, in California, and in the Inland Southern California region – a greater share than the last time this data was published. Read More…

Employee Recognition Programs Can Reduce Firm-Level Productivity

(3/15/16) More than 80 percent of companies use award programs like “Employee of the Month” and “Top Sales Club” to motivate employees and increase performance. While the conventional wisdom is that such awards are cheap and can provide a subtle way to motivate employees, these programs might be reducing firms’ overall productivity, according to a new study led by a researcher at the University of California, Riverside. Read More…

Who Says?

(3/9/16) "Apple has to emphasize this is not an Apple fight but a precedent for entire tech industry on privacy." Rami Zwick, professor of marketing and associate dean in the School of Business Administration, on the FBI-Apple feud over whether or not Apple should unlock the iPhone used by the terrorist in the San Bernardino massacre PRESS-ENTERPRISE Read More…

Student Success Stories

(3/9/16) Jo Tomotoshi, 2nd Year MBA student interns with Daimler AG this past summer. Read More…

#UCRiverside Experts Discuss Twitter’s Impact

(3/8/16) #UCRiverside experts examine Twitter’s impact on social movements, sales, relationships, teaching. Global network’s 10th anniversary 3-21. Read More…

Recent News

Inland Southern California’s Unemployment Rate Continues Downward Trend

(3/4/16) The unemployment rate in Inland Southern California declined to 5.8% in the most recent numbers and by 1.5 percentage points over the past year, according to data released today by the California Employment Development Department. Read More…

Cerebral Palsy is No Barrier to an MBA

(3/1/16) Twenty-five-year-old MBA student Serena Luo may be far from her home in Chengdu, China, but she isn’t letting anything stand in the way of her success, despite the unique challenges she faces from a brain disorder she developed at the age of four. Read More…

John Osley Speaks on Campus

(2/26/16) Dean's Speaker Series welcomed John Osley ('89) to speak about technology, marketing and building relationships Read More…

Who Says?

(2/24/16) "The Inland Empire suffers from a bit of an image problem. A lot of folks look at it as kind of a blue-collar enclave for the greater Los Angeles economy. Nothing can be actually farther from the truth...It’s the third-fastest growing part of the state right now on a percentage basis. So, look, the Inland Empire is here, and it’s about time that some of these retailers began to realize that." Chris Thornberg, director of UCR’s Center for Economic Forecasting and Development, on the opening of San Bernardino Country's first Whole Foods market, an upscale grocery chain KPCC Read More…

Happy National Entrepreneurship Week of 2016!

(2/22/16) Highlighting our very own alumni who became entrepreneurs after graduating UCR. Read More…

Student Success Stories

(2/12/16) Terissa Matusalem, 2015 MBA graduate of AGSM, now works for Kia Motors America as a Communications Specialist. Read More…

The Top: Nine Valentine’s Day Questions Answered by UCR Professors

(2/9/16) With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, this week, we are featuring all things related to the most romantic holiday of the year. Read More…

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