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UC Riverside Invites Public to Southwest Regional Economic Forecast

(5/27/16) Christopher Thornberg, director of the School of Business Administration Center for Economic Forecasting and Development at the University of California, Riverside will be a keynote speaker at the 2016 Southwest Regional Economic Forecast, set for Wednesday, June 8 at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula. Read More…

Business School Names Executive Fellows

(5/25/16) The University of California, Riverside School of Business Administration has named Victor Tolan and Patricia Watters its Executive Fellows for the 2016-17 school year. Read More…

Tyson Avery Speaks for the Dean's Speaker Series

(5/24/16) Mr. Avery, a judge in the Iraq war, shared how ethical leadership could have prevented the greatest scandal of the Iraq war and the lessons that apply in the business world. Read More…

Inland Southern California Economy Shows Strong Growth

(5/18/16) The Inland Southern California economy grew at an impressive pace in the fourth quarter of 2015, bucking trends at the state and national level by a significant margin, according a report released today by the University of California, Riverside’s School of Business Administration Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. Read More…

When Selling Good Karma Goes Bad

(5/13/16) A new study by researchers from the University of California, Riverside and the University of Louisville has examined how consumers’ beliefs about karma influence their responses to charitable appeals in advertising. The findings show that people who believe in karma, despite seeing the positive benefits of doing good deeds, do not always respond favorably. Read More…

The Impact of a Scholarship.

(5/12/16) The amount of my scholarship is the same amount I earn from working about 110 hours – for me, that’s worth a whole quarter working... that has changed my life... Read More…

Introducing the Nu Rho Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi

(5/10/16) “The dedication and hard work of the over 40 student members has gotten us here. Their endeavors have made Beta Alpha Psi a reality."  Read More…

UCR Business School teams win big at the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition!

(5/10/16) Two teams of undergraduate and graduate students won big at the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC). Read More…

Global Executive Speaker Rob Fraley Spoke on Campus

(5/9/16) Rob Fraley shares the inspiring story of his journey from Riverside to Wall Street 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…

Student Success Stories

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

Recent News

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?

(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…

#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…

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…

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