The University of California, Davis, launched 14 commercial startups during the past year to June 30, 2014 — the largest number of new ventures based on UC Davis technology to be started in a single year. Several have ties to the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis, is quoted in a story about how oil is a key motive for U.S. air strikes in Iraq.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Victor Stango’s research comparing performance of traditional payday loans to those offered by credit unions is cited.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis, says staying the course with the coming changes to California’s cap and trade program is the right call. She doubts whether the change will actually cause gas prices to rise since the U.S. is a major exporter of gasoline and diesel fuel and the market should be able to respond.
Amanda Kimball, author of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders, is quoted in a story about about how Rev. Jesse Jack’s Rainbow Push Coalition helped pressure Google Inc., Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and eBay Inc. to come clean about the racial makeup of their workforces.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Emeritus Robert Smiley is scheduled to speak at the 23rd Annual Wine Industry Financial Symposium in late September.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Andrew Hargadon is cited in a column about the Direxion iBillionaire Index that tracks an index made of 30 large-cap stocks that appear to be the favorites of people like Warren Buffett, Carl Icahn, David Einhorn and George Soros.
James Stevens, senior assistant dean of student affairs at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, is quoted in a story about how more MBA applicants will use company sponsorships to fund their degrees.
Students from Historically Black, Hispanic-Serving Colleges Attend Intensive Summer Leadership Program at UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Undergraduate students from historically black colleges and universities and from Hispanic-serving institutions will learn about marketing and management skills as part of an intensive two-week program that the UC Davis Graduate School of Management is hosting this summer.
Story cites a blog post about food safety in China written for the Graduate School of Management by Brady Sidwell, vice president for corporate development and strategy for OSI’s Asia Pacific operations.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management alumnus Marcus Seiden’s MBA 10 JARDESCA California aperitif wine was ranked No. 1 in the U.S. among best new spirits of 2014.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis, writes about how it might be a good time for American consumers to think about how well they would be positioned in an oil crisis and talks about a new web-based tool from the Institute of Transportation Studies.
Both energy companies and consuming countries who still think appeasing Russian President Vladimir Putin will solve their long term problems need to think again. Hillary Clinton’s tough talk about why we must stand up to energy fascism is spot on and needs to be carefully heeded, according to a column from Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis.
Op-ed from UC Davis Chancellor Linda B. Katehi about the campus’ role in answering the question: “How do we feed a rising global population?” The UC Davis Graduate School of Management is mentioned regarding the campus’ excellence in a wide spectrum of food-related disciplines.
In light of the financial troubles that Scripps Research Institute is having in part due to lack of private donations and reduced R&D investment by industry, UC Davis Graduate School of Management Dean Steven Currall talks about the different options to consider in obtaining funding for research efforts.
Financial Times profile and video interview with UC Davis Graduate School of Management Dean Steven Currall, including an overview of his tenure, the School’s programs, funding for public business schools and how the School is developing more active relationships across UC Davis.
Story about Napa winemaker Alison Crowe being the blogger behind the award-winning Girl and the Grape blog. She graduated from the UC Davis Graduate School of Management in 2010.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management Amarachi Okemiri MBA 14 was named member services coordinator for the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management Dean Steven Currall’s stepping down as dean to take a leadership position with the university’s potential third campus is mentioned in a story about the impending departure of the CEO of the Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance.
Stories cites a study by UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber and others that found that more than eight out of 10 day traders lose money in the typical six-month period.