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Emily Rancer ‘11

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Emily Rancer is a second-year MBA candidate with a concentration in marketing. Before turning to business, Emily was in journalism, most recently as Assistant Managing Editor at the Pacific Coast Business Times –a weekly business journal based in Santa Barbara, Calif. There, she organized, produced and wrote for the weekly paper. She also led the redesign of the journal’s website in 2008, increasing hits 10-fold. Emily earned a bachelors in journalism from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, where she was Editor in Chief of the school’s daily newspaper, the Mustang Daily, her senior year. Emily intends to take her favorite aspects of journalism — such as deadlines, strategy and project management — and fold them into a new career in marketing. At the UC Davis GSM, Emily is on the board of Net Impact and is a member of the Marketing Association and Women in Leadership.

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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.

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UC Davis Part-Time MBA in Top 8%, Full-Time MBA in Top 9%
U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings: This marks the 19th consecutive year our MBA program has been ranked among the best in the nation.

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(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.