Valerie James and incoming Bay Area MBA cohort

Gearing Up: Lessons Learned during Part-Time MBA Orientation

Finding the right fit based on your criteria

Incoming Bay Area Part-Time MBA student Colleen O’Brien shares her journey to UC Davis, highlights from the two-day onboarding experience and meeting her classmates for the first time.


Collaboration is the Heartbeat of MPAc Program

Learn to become a great team player

Recent MPAc alumna Jaspreet Bola switched from pre-med to accounting, discovering the power of collaboration in our community.

2023 FT MBA cohort class photo

Destination Davis: Onboarding Our Full-Time MBA Class of 2023

10-day orientation introduces our collaborative culture, UC Davis MBA experience

Our incoming Full-Time MBA cohort began their UC Davis journey with a 10-day, in-person onboarding experience in Davis and beyond.

Sacramento's Tower Bridge - by Sacramento Chamber of Commerce

MBA Team Finds About 23% of Sacramento's Workforce May Leave the Region within Three Years

A new workforce study from the Sacramento Metro Chamber and a team of UC Davis MBA students revealed about a quarter of the more than 400 Sacramento-area workers surveyed may leave the region within three years.

Meagan Travlos MBA 22 and a lemur

Serving on a Board: How Women in Leadership Opened My Eyes

Finding female mentorship with the PUENTES board

Bay Area Part-Time MBA student Meagan Travlos recently served on a non-profit board through the student-led Women in Leadership Board Fellows Program.

Lecturer Crystal Coleman at UC Davis

Lessons from the Front Lines of Accounting

“Where the rubber meets the road with practical application.”

“I’ve been fortunate to teach and mentor UC Davis students from the inception of the MPAc program,” says Lecturer Crystal Coleman.

Bitcoin and eco-friendly economic empowerment

Square Partners with MBAs to Dig into Sustainable Cryptocurrency Mining

Will cryptocurrencies enable eco-friendly economic empowerment?

MBA student Christine Dillman shares the challenge posed by Square: Create a financial model for Bitcoin mining that takes into account important environmental goals.

Kim-Mai Hoang MBA 23 and her grandfather

UC Davis Online MBA Offers Flexibility and Real-Time ROI

“The genuine encouragement from advisors, professors, and peers has kept me connected and engaged."

“The Online MBA program allows you to curate your schedule that fits your timelines, responsibilities and professional goals,” student Kim-Mai Hoang says.

Teri Slack in front of the UC Davis sign

Why UC Davis is a Great Place for Entrepreneurs

“Aggie Innovators” are changing the world

“This truly was the apex of my education—blending my scientific expertise with my business acumen and my entrepreneurial spirit,” says MBA alumna Teri Slack.

UC Davis Data Summit

Insights from the First UC Davis Data Summit

Lessons of storytelling, marketing analytics, natural language processing.

We brought together students, alumni, faculty, practitioners and corporate leaders from Google, Facebook, Instagram, Thorn and more to spotlight emerging trends in analytics.

Jessica Padolina and family take a photo at Aggie Grad Walk

How the MSBA Program Provided a Career Boost

Adding tools to my skillset helped me succeed.

After years of sacrifice, recent Full-Time MBA graduate Tarun Chinniah finally received the pay-off he’d set out for: his MBA degree.

Amanda Weerasinghe prep for CPA exams

How I Passed the CPA Exams

MPAc grads’ insight into exam prep and the testing process.

Teaming up with a fellow alumna, Navodi Weerasinghe MPAc 19 shares how she prepared and passed the four CPA exams.

Samantha Brill MBA 21 from UC Davis named to P&Q Best and Brightest

Samantha Brill Named to Poets&Quants 100 Best and Brightest MBAs

Recognizing her extracurricular activities, leadership and potential, Full-Time MBA student Samantha Brill has been named among Poets&Quants 100 Best & Brightest MBAs: Class of 2021.

Shrimply Blue Dog Treats - photo courtesy of Jen Schmidt Photography

How Our Dog Treats Can Help Restore Lake Tahoe

Four keys to grassroots social entrepreneurism

MBA alum Yuan Cheng co-founded Shrimply Blue to help restore Lake Tahoe. His team is on a mission built on trust and social impact.  

Jesse Rodriguez MBA 19 at Upwelling Capital Group

Advice and Network Paved My Way to New Finance Career

My transition to private equity at Upwelling Capital Group.

Double-Aggie Jesse Rodriguez BA 13, MBA 19 shares how he built a strong network among faculty and alumni to launch a rewarding new finance career.

Google search on phone

Aggie Hacks x Google Cloud: The COVID-19 Path to Recovery

Winners and results of our MSBA program’s first national hackathon.

MSBA program hosts national hackathon in partnership with Google Cloud, attracting students from nine schools, to team up on COVID-19 solutions.   

UC Davis wine sales graphic from UC Davis Magazine

Cellars to Sellers: A New Law will Allow UC Davis to Sell its Wine to the Public

To sell thousands of gallons of wine previously poured down the drain, the Department of Viticulture & Enology turned to a team of UC Davis MBAs for a business plan as state laws passed to make it possible.

Teamwork by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

Teamwork Drives Our Success for MSBA Practicum Client Project

3 keys to collaboration on our virtual consulting

“I can’t, but we can.” MSBA student Angela Wang says communication, delegation and support are foundations for collaborating on the year-long consulting project.

Rohan and Ashish Ranshinge with Camille Harris and Amy Russell at Home Depot HQ in Atlanta

MSBA Alums and Identical Twins Team Up at Home Depot

Both senior analysts at home improvement retailers’ headquarters in Atlanta

MSBA student Emily Teng catches up with identical twins Ashish and Rohan Ranshinge, both 2019 alums and now senior analysts at Home Depot headquarters in Atlanta.

A photo of Brie Hunt's farm in Stockton, California

Ag Immersion: Balancing Work and an MBA

‘Why did I wait so long to do this?’

Sacramento Part-Time MBA student Brie Hunt on what it’s like to balance a full-time job in the agriculture industry and pursuing a graduate business degree.