Dean Steven Currall and Professor Paul Griffin are experts available to comment to media about the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which was signed into law on July 21.
UC Davis Green Technology Entrepreneurship Academy Accelerating Successful Start-Ups in Sustainability
At the invitation of the UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship, nearly 50 scientists, researchers and engineers from more than 20 universities have gathered this week for a series of seminars and workshops on how to launch a successful green-tech company. All of the sessions at the Tahoe Center for Environmental Research in Incline Village are open to the media.
Working from home has many advantages. By cutting out the commute, employees can save money, boost productivity and reduce their carbon footprint. But there is one significant drawback GSM Professor Kimberly Elsbach has discovered: Telecommuting can be hazardous to your career.
UC Davis announced the appointment of Professor Nicole Woolsey Biggart to the Chevron Chair in Energy Efficiency. The Chevron Chair directs the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center in its mission to accelerate the commercialization of energy-efficiency technologies, teach future leaders in energy efficiency and conduct critical policy-supporting research.
A new venture that could save thousands of lives and millions of
dollars by accelerating development and production of animal and
human vaccines won the $15,000 grand prize Thursday in the 10th
annual Big Bang! Business Plan Competition organized by MBA
students of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
(, May 21, 2010)
UC Davis today is launching an effort to establish a clean energy hub in the greater Sacramento-San Francisco Bay Area — a network of researchers, government, corporations and investors united to drive innovations out of laboratories and into the marketplace.
(Davis, CA) — Small investors could be big losers if a greenhouse gas reduction plan known as cap and trade becomes law and accounting standards for carbon credits have not been established, according to a new study released today by a University of California, Davis, professor.
In an analysis of pending federal legislation and accounting practices, UC Davis management professor Paul Griffin determined that U.S. companies would receive up to $36 billion in climate change allowances next year under provisions of a bill the U.S. House of Representatives passed last year.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today recognized four UC Davis MBA students who are putting their management talent to work to develop special mayoral projects and initiatives in the areas of economic development, housing, education and the arts.
(Davis, CA) — Shareholders of Nike, Gatorade and other Tiger Woods sponsors lost a collective $5 to $12 billion in the wake of the scandal involving his extramarital affairs, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Davis.
The losses are separate from – and potentially much larger than – damage to Woods’ own earnings.
Students in Professor Paul Griffin’s MBA elective on financial analysis and valuation recently presented their detailed reports on company value, issuing “buy” recommendations on a few gems whose potential Wall Street may not yet fully appreciate, perhaps because they has been unfairly trampled by negative sentiment.
Despite decades of public pressure to shatter the so-called “glass ceiling,” women remain a distinct minority in the boardrooms and executive suites of California’s 400 largest companies, according to a University of California, Davis study.
UC Davis Management Professor Brad Barber will moderate a panel
of business executives involved in the health care and insurance
industries as they discuss the economic issues underlying federal
health care reform at 6 p.m. in Gallagher Hall.
(, November 3, 2009)
The UC Davis Graduate School of Management has $2 million in new seed money to spark entrepreneurship in California, thanks to a gift from the estate of Charles J. Soderquist, a UC Davis alumnus who founded and led several dozen high-tech companies in the greater Sacramento area.
Applauding a symbol of the innovation and invention that has propelled California’s economy, prominent business leaders, faculty, students, staff and alumni today celebrated the grand opening of Maurice J. Gallagher Jr. Hall, the new home of UC Davis’ Graduate School of Management.
The UC Davis Graduate School of Management announced today that it is moving its nationally ranked Sacramento Working Professional MBA Program from leased office space near the Tower Bridge in downtown Sacramento to the UC Davis Sacramento campus. The first classes will be held in the new facility in March 2010.
From its earliest days—indeed, during the many years between conception and founding—the Graduate School of Management has been a case study of turning ideas into action.
As UC Davis celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2009, GSM founding Dean Alex McCalla and former Dean Robert Smiley penned their perspectives about the Graduate School of Management’s early years and near three decades of growth.
The typical U.S. household pays $500 a year in bank and credit card fees and interest, more than half of which could be avoided through better planning, according to new research by Victor Stango, assistant professor of management at the University of California, Davis.
(Davis, CA)—Professor Brad Barber, an internationally recognized expert in behavioral finance, asset pricing and investor psychology, has been named the first recipient of the Maurice J. and Marcia G. Gallagher Chair in Finance.
An endowed chair is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed in academia. It provides critical funding for research activities and has a direct influence on the contribution the Graduate School of Management can make to the business world and to management education.
Steven Currall, a vice dean and faculty member who holds joint positions at University College London and the London Business School, has been appointed dean of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
Professor Andrew Hargadon, faculty director of the UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship, was honored in March with the 2009 Olympus Emerging Educational Leader Award for inspiring innovative thinking in students and for his potential to make even greater contributions to the field in the future.
Hargadon, a former design engineer for IDEO Product Development and Apple Computer, was recognized for his leadership of the center, which has had notable success in moving technologies from university labs to the marketplace.