Despite a significant, long-term shortage of grapes and economic pressures that are putting the squeeze on profit margins, California wine industry leaders are cautiously optimistic about the future, according to two new surveys conducted by the University of California, Davis.
Findings from the surveys of wine executives and winemakers were presented today during the Wine Industry Financial Symposium at the Napa Valley Marriott in Napa, Calif.
UC Davis is one of six recipients nationwide, and the only one in California, to receive a $1 million award in the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration’s 2012 i6 Challenge Grant competition.
(Davis, CA) – Amy Myers Jaffe, a leading expert on the oil industry and influential thought leader on global energy policy, has joined the University of California, Davis, strengthening the university’s leadership on clean technology, sustainable energy and transportation.
A new start-up at UC Davis aims to bring a better shave through semiconductor manufacturing technology. Nano-Sharp Inc. will use silicon wafers to make razor blades and surgical tools far more cheaply than current silicon or ceramic blades. It’s one of three new companies in the College of Engineering’s incubator, the Engineering Translational Technology Center. “Every single one of these companies is looking at a multibillion dollar market,” said Jim Olson, a visiting assistant professor at the Graduate School of Management and the center’s business specialist.
Sep 4, 2012UC Davis Graduate School of Management/Net Impact News Release
(Davis and San Francisco, CA) — Net Impact, the premiere global nonprofit that inspires a new generation of leaders to put their values to work for a more sustainable future, recently released the 2012 edition of Business as UNusual: The Student Guide to Graduate Programs. The UC Davis Graduate School of Management is among top business schools featured in this annual guide, which gives an inside look at MBA programs’ social and environmental curriculum, student activities and career services.
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.