Davis, CA)–A team of four UC Davis MBA students advanced to the final round of the 2008 Innovation Challenge, the world’s largest academic competition of its kind produced by consulting firm Idea Crossing and hosted by The Batten Institute at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
Calling themselves The Brass Tacks, the group of first-year Full-Time MBA students emerged as one of 10 finalists from the initial round and a semi-final round of the sixth-annual international competition, which took place online in October.
The School’s Alumni Association has honored two of its members: David Russ ‘86, chief investment officer for Dartmouth College, received the Distinguished Achievement Award for his investment skills and success in managing large, complex university endowments, and for his leadership role on the GSM’s Dean’s Advisory Council. Vincent Catalano ‘97 received the Outstanding Service Award for his passion, drive and leadership in support of the School, including his service a past president and member of the Alumni Association’s board of directors.
UC Davis has announced the details of the inaugural Food and Health Entrepreneurship Academy, to be held February 23– 27, 2009. Co-presented by the UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship and the Foods for Health Institute, the academy is designed for researchers in fields related to foods, nutrition and human health.
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.