New Dean to Lead Graduate School of Management
H. Rao Unnava from Ohio State's Fisher College of Business
We are happy to announce our new dean. Please join us in welcoming to the Graduate School of Management community Professor Rao Unnava of The Ohio State University, who began as dean on June 22, 2016. Read more about Professor Unnava’s experience as a distinguished marketing scholar, award-winning teacher and successful administrative leader.
Biomedical Innovations Make a Big Bang!
Record $50,000-plus awarded to promising startups in annual UC Davis business competition
PlayPatch, maker of a wearable, natural alternative to birth control pills, took the $20,000 first prize and won the $2,500 People’s Choice award in the 16th annual UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition on Thursday, May 26, 2016. The first prize includes $10,000 cash and $10,000 in in-kind services. Five finalists—out of 42 teams in this year’s competition—pitched their ventures to the audience before prizes were announced.
The Boom In Business School Endowments
Graduate School of Management: Fastest Growing Endowment among Top Business Schools
Fastest Growing Business School Endowment: That’s right, our endowment has grown 19.1% annually since 2010, outpacing the average 7.7% growth rate of 49 leading business schools. We thank our supporters and the UC Davis Foundation’s investment savvy for continuing to provide resources we need to to attract the best student talent, hire the best faculty and staff, and improve our facilities.