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New Study Projects $11 Billion Local Economic Impact from LA 2024

(1/9/17) The LA 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games could increase economic output by up to $11.2 billion in Los Angeles and $18.3 billion nationwide according to a new economic impact assessment, highlighting significant legacy benefits of LA 2024's low-risk Games concept. The study was conducted by Beacon Economics LLC and the University of California, Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development, and was commissioned by LA 2024 as required by the International Olympic Committee's candidature process. Read More…

UCR's Center for Entrepreneurs Wins $499K Grant

(12/22/16) The Riverside Entrepreneurial Proof of Concept Center, or Riverside EPIC, is among 35 entrepreneurial organizations in 19 states that will receive a total of $15 million to create and expand their programs. EPIC will receive $499,000 in federal funds in January 2017. Read More…

Inland Empire Economy Grows Faster Than Expected

(12/21/16) The Inland Empire's Gross Metropolitan Product (GMP) grew more than previously estimated, according to a report released today by the UCR School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. Read More…

Inland Empire Adds 9,900 Jobs in November

(12/16/16) The Inland Empire added 9,900 jobs in November on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to a report released today by the UCR School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. This increase builds on the 1,200 nonfarm positions added in October, reflecting continued solid growth for the region. Read More…

UCR Provost to Step Down at End of Academic Year

(12/16/16) University of California Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Paul J. D'Anieri will step down from his position at the end of the academic year. He will take up a joint appointment in the Department of Political Science and the School of Public Policy. Read More…

MBA Class of 2016 achieve record employment results

(12/15/16) The employment results for the MBA graduating class of 2016 place the School of Business at the same level and above many of the top business schools nationwide, with 90 percent employment three months after graduation and a new record for starting salaries. Read More…

Yes, Companies Can Groom their Next Generation of Star Designers

(12/13/16) In his latest study on extreme performance in the workplace, Haibo Liu, an assistant professor of management in UCR's School of Business, and researchers from INSEAD business school have shown that product designers who collaborate with stars are more likely to emerge as stars themselves than designers who collaborate with non-stars. The findings may help companies groom their next generation of top talent, cultivate an environment of extreme performers, and gain a competitive edge. Read More…

Theodore J. Mock, UCR’s School of Business, received the American Accounting Association Lifetime Service Award on August 9, 2016.

(8/10/16) Ted Mock, distinguished professor in UCR’s School of Business, received the American Accounting Association Lifetime Service Award at the 100th annual meeting on August 9th. Read More…

Beta Gamma Sigma Recognizing Business Excellence

(8/10/16) International Beta Gamma Sigma (ΒΓΣ) honor society recognized the local ΒΓΣ Chapter at the University of California, Riverside, School of Business with Honors for the 2015-16 Collegiate Chapter Honor Roll. Read More…

Recent News

Fundraiser delivers Thankgiving dinners to over 20 families in Riverside

(12/2/16) Over 20 volunteers made up of students, faculty and staff gathered in the lobby of the A. Gary Anderson Building for the delivery of Thanksgiving dinners to families in the Riverside community. Read More…

Paran Johar ’93 will speak on Campus for Dean’s Speaker Series

(11/14/16) Paran Johar ’93, CEO and digital media entrepreneur will speak on campus at a fireside chat, which kicks off the first of three events in the Dean’s Speaker Series, hosted by the UCR School of Business. Read More…

School of Business Administration Welcomes New Faculty Member

(11/2/16) Subramanian "Bala" Balachander is a professor of Marketing and appointed the Albert O. Steffey chair in marketing. Previously, he was a professor of management at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management. Read More…

AT&T Regional Case Competition

(10/27/16) Five MBA students competed in the AT&T Regional Case Competition Read More…

Boris Maciejovsky: Decisions That Affect All Aspects of Life

(10/25/16) Boris Maciejovsky, an associate professor and former TEDxUCR speaker, will lead a workshop on decision-making and how it affects shopping, as well as everyday life decisions, such as exercising more, eating better, and dating. Read More…

UCR Launches Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs

(10/24/16) The Entrepreneurial Proof of Concept and Innovation Center, or Riverside EPIC, will be a launch pad for entrepreneurs and startup companies, providing resources for training, mentors, and connections to investors and partners. The official kickoff is 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverside County Administration Center. Read More…

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