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2018 News Archive

Competition: Faculty Wanted to Help Promote Healthy Lifestyles Among Students

(3/7/18) Through the Faculty Challenge competition, a contest where participants primarily focus on promoting a healthy lifestyle to their students, HCI has created a list of possible ways to earn points. Read More…

UCR Business Professor Awarded $87,000 by the UC Innovative Learning Technology Initiative

(2/28/18) Dr. Hai Che, UCR School of Business Associate Professor of Marketing has been awarded $87,000 from the University of California Innovative Learning Technology Initiative (ILTI) for his proposed online delivery of the course Database Marketing Read More…

Inland Empire Business Activity Continues Upward Climb

(2/22/18) Business activity in the Inland Empire maintained its upward trajectory in the 4th†quarter of 2017, growing at an annualized rate of 3 percent and outpacing economic growth in the nation overall, according to the newly released Inland Empire Business Activity Index. The Index was compiled by the UCR School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. Read More…

How Servicization Addresses Sustainability with A Focus on Profitability for Firms

(2/7/18) Adem Orsdemir, an assistant professor of operation and supply chain management in UC Riverside's School of Business, has been studying the concept of "servicization" for many years. His paper "Is Servicization a Win-Win Strategy? Profitability and Environmental Implications of Servicization" co-authored with Vinayak Deshpande and Ali K. Parlakturk, both from †University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, will appear in the forthcoming issue of Managing and Service Operations Management. Read More…

Highlander Venture Fund Chooses UCR Professor's 'Next-Generation' Mosquito Repellent for Second Investment

(2/7/18) Up to $500,000 in funding will help a startup company market a killer repellent that's nontoxic, natural, and sweet-smelling. Read More…

Research Reveals Why Geography Is Central to Product Innovation

(2/1/18) California's Silicon Valley, home to companies such as Apple, Google, and Facebook, is recognized across the world as a hub of innovation, and now there's empirical evidence that explains why. Read More…

Research & Scholarship

(1/10/18) When CEOs talk in less concrete terms, the stock price of their respective companies tends to suffer. Read More…

Concrete or Vague? How CEOs Talk Can Send Stocks Up or Down

(1/2/18) Concrete vocabulary can build trust among analysts, according to UCR research Read More…

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