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Wall Street Journal Names UC Davis Graduate School of Management as One of the Leading MBA Programs
UC Davis MBA Program Places #34 in Regional Rankings from Wall Street Journal/Harris. Interactive Study on How Appealing Business Schools are to Corporate Recruiters

(DAVIS, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management has been named one of the top MBA programs in the nation by corporate recruiters surveyed by the Wall Street Journal. UC Davis ranks 34th, up from 44th last year, among business schools in the Wall Street Journal’s 2006 regional rankings.

According to the Wall Street Journal, regional rankings are based on how recruiters rated each school on 21 attributes, their future plans to recruit at the school, and the number of survey respondents who said they had recruited recently at the school. To qualify for any of the three rankings, a school had to receive at least 20 recruiter ratings.

The MBA rankings are based partly on recruiters’ perceptions of the schools and their graduates on 21 key attributes, including students’ leadership potential and communication skills, the quality of the faculty and curriculum, and the responsiveness of the career-services office. They also reflect “supportive behavior,” defined as the recruiters’ intention to return to a particular school and the likelihood of making job offers to its graduates during the next two years.

About the UC Davis Graduate School of Management

The UC Davis Graduate School of Management offers an interactive and collaborative learning environment distinguished by world-class faculty members renowned for their research and teaching, highly selective admissions, innovative and entrepreneurial students, and prime locations in Northern California’s economic hubs. Established in 1981, the School provides management education to 117 full-time MBA students on the UC Davis campus and more than 325 Working Professional MBA students at campuses in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area.

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UC Davis Part-Time MBA Ranked in Nation’s Top 9%
Fourth Consecutive Year among U.S News & World Report's Premier Programs

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(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Part-Time MBA program offered in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area is ranked among the top 9% in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings.

At No. 29, this is the fourth consecutive year the UC Davis Part-Time MBA program is among the top AACSB International-accredited part-time MBA programs surveyed. This year, there were 323 part-time MBA programs surveyed.

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UC Davis Full-Time MBA Ranked among Nation’s Premier Programs for 20th Consecutive Year
MBA Programs among Top 10% in U.S.
Record Salary and Bonus

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(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Full-Time MBA program is ranked among the premier business schools in the nation for the 20th consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.

U.S. News’ latest ranking places the Full-Time MBA program at No. 48, placing it among the top 10% of the 464 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International’s accredited full-time MBA programs surveyed.

Key statistics from the School’s Full-Time MBA ranking include:

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UC Davis Graduate School of Management partners with Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Labs to drive technologies from lab to market

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(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.

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Vickie Sherman MBA 13 Finds Her Passion, Her Career—and Herself

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What opportunities, decisions, events have shaped your professional life?

My career path has been a climb across a jungle gym rather than a tangent up a corporate ladder. As a child, I used to thumb through the three-inch JCPenney catalogue, picking out the professional women who I would grow to be. I wanted to rule the world from a corner office in a suit and heels. I wanted to shed my humble origins and become Corporate Barbie.

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MBA Student Consultants Make an IMPACT
Projects Put Business Needs Front and Center

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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.