A supportive atmosphere helps university-based innovators to produce more patents and inventions, says a survey (E. M. Hunter et al. Res. Pol. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2011.05.024; 2011) of scientists at Engineering Research Centers (ERCs) — interdisciplinary centres funded by the US National Science Foundation (NSF) to bridge academia and industry.
Research universities with an organizational climate that actively supports commercialization and encourages interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers are more likely to produce invention disclosures and patent applications, according to a Baylor University study.
I couldn’t have made a better choice. The School’s professors are top-notch and my classmates are intelligent, creative and diverse. I’ve gained the knowledge and skills to make significant change as an international business innovator and leader.
Corporate Development Intern, Mirion Technologies, Inc., San Ramon, Calif.
Due to regret, investors are most likely to repurchase a stock sold for a gain that is trading below the price at which they sold it. Individuals investing in stocks let their emotions guide them more than facts, often to their financial detriment, a new UC Davis study finds.
(Davis, CA) — MBA hopefuls applying to the UC Davis Graduate School of Management may now choose to submit test scores from either the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination). The change makes the application process accessible to candidates from a wider array of backgrounds and interests as they consider graduate education.
The Graduate School of Management strives to change the world for the better through its people, ideas and culture. It helped me see business through a new prism: as the most powerful way to have an impact. It’s about sustaining the human species and planet earth. Corporate social responsibility must become part of every company’s core business.”
Certificate in Corp. Environmental Management
University of California, Santa Barbara
Bren School of Environmental Science
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.