Professor Brad Barber’s study, “Monitoring the Monitor: Evaluating CalPERS’ Shareholder Activism,” has won the 2006 Moskowitz Prize, awarded by the Center for Responsible Business at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. The winning is available online.
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.
In her new book, The Online Customer, Assistant Professor Catherine Yang details how data mining and marketing approaches can be used to study marketing problems. The book uses a vast dataset of Web transactions from large Internet retailers.
The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s 24th Commencement in June marked an important milestone. Among the more than 100 graduates was the School’s 2000th alumnus.
At the June 17 ceremony, keynote speaker William Sullivan, president and CEO of Agilent Technologies (right), congratulated the new UC Davis MBAs for earning their degrees from one of the best business schools in the nation.
Two start-up companies—one that helps busy families prepare nutritious, home-cooked meals and a biomedical venture that is developing a handheld diagnostic tool for health care professionals—each have won $10,000 in the Big Bang! Business Plan Competition organized by UC Davis MBA students.
Gov. Schwarzenegger Joins California Clean Energy Fund and UC Davis to Launch Premier Energy Efficiency Center
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger visited UC Davis to celebrate a $1 million grant from the California Clean Energy Fund to establish the new UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center, the world’s leading university center of excellence in energy efficiency headed by GSM Associate Professor Andrew Hargadon with GSM alumnus Ben Finkelor as program director.
There is a woman sitting in only one of every 10 chairs at the boardroom tables and executive desks of California’s 200 largest publicly traded companies, and that means a missed opportunity for business, according to a ground-breaking study released by the Graduate School of Management.
The UC Davis Graduate School of Management has announced a new partnership with two of the nation’s largest public pension funds to attract top-tier business students to careers in investment management
The wine industry has emerged from the economic slump of the early 2000s and now is entering a new period of stable growth, according to a recent survey of top industry executives conducted by GSM Professor Robert Smiley, a wine industry economist.
(Davis, CA)—Daniel Kennedy, publisher and president of the Sacramento Business Journal, has been honored as the first recipient of the Dean’s Distinguished Service Award given by the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis.
“It is my great pleasure to recognize Dan Kennedy in appreciation of his nearly 20 years of outstanding dedication to and support of the Graduate School of Management,” said Dean Nicole Woolsey Biggart, who presented the service award to Kennedy at the management school’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 18.
A biotech company with an innovative approach to improving the storage and therapeutic effects of human stem cells used to treat cancer patients has won $10,000 in Big Bang! business plan competition at the University of California, Davis.
(Davis, CA) — The Alumni Association of the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis, has honored two of its members for distinguished professional and personal achievement, and for outstanding service to the school and the community.
Boosted by an improving economy, a diminishing glut of wine grapes in California and an uptick in prices, the wine industry is slowly recovering from one of the toughest retail markets in years, according to an annual survey by Prof. Robert Smiley.
September 13, 2004
(Davis, CA)–As applications surge for executive MBA programs across the country, the nationally ranked management school at the University of California, Davis, is bringing its successful program for working professionals to the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Graduate School of Management, with one of only three nationally ranked MBA programs in Northern California, is now recruiting students for the fall of 2005.
The program will be offered through weekend classes at the San Ramon Valley Conference Center, 35 miles east of San Francisco.
(Davis, CA)–Robert Lorber, an internationally recognized expert and published author on executive coaching, performance management and leadership, has been named chair of the Dean’s Advisory Council at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management
“Bob Lorber has the perfect qualifications for this position,” said Dean Nicole Woolsey Biggart, a founding faculty member of the management school.
The big prizes in the UC Davis business-plan competition organized by GSM students went to coastal players in pharmaceuticals and software, but Glycometrix — a Davis-based company developing a cancer test — took home the “People’s Choice” award.
A team of five second-year GSM students literally lit it up at the 40th annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition, bringing home a first-place trophy for their success running Vectar Corporation, a maker of energy-efficient light bulbs.
Hosted by the University of San Diego’s School of Business Administration, the contest attracted top business students from more than 20 national and international universities.
It’s a friendly competition between top business schools for bragging rights, but the focus is on philanthropy and volunteerism.
Clad in GSM wear and awash with school spirit, more than 60 Graduate School of Management students descended on Stanford University on April 16 – 18, to participate in the MBA Challenge for Charity (C4C) Weekend. They joined more than 1,000 fellow MBA students from UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCLA, USC, the University of Washington and Stanford.
James Stevens has joined the GSM staff as assistant dean of admissions and student services and will oversee program development, student recruitment, student affairs and career services.
Stevens comes to UC Davis from New Haven, Connecticut, where he most recently served as director of admissions at the Yale School of Management.
At Yale, Stevens was responsible for recruiting and enrolling students for the two-year full-time MBA program.
Topics ranging from the impact of supervalue wines to the latest environmental practices in vineyards will be examined March 7 to 11 during the fourth-annual UC Davis Wine Executive Program, a professional development course on the business and science of wine-making held in Sacramento, Calif.