News at Anderson

August

Tuesday, August 19, 2009

Alumni Weekend Registration is Now Live!

Connect and Learn at Alumni Weekend 2009

Register Today! Alumni Weekend is on October 23 and 24. Alumni Weekend 2009 features a host of compelling speakers, including Professor Ed Leamer, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast, Chauncey J. Medberry Professor of Management; and Lynda Resnick, owner of POM Wonderful, Fiji Water and Teleflora.

Breakout sessions include your favorite UCLA Anderson professors and fellow alumni in the business world.

Other events include The Birkman Method, a UCLA Recreation Ropes Course, and the Saturday Picnic sponsored by In-N-Out Burger and Pink's Famous Hot Dogs.

A full schedule of events is now online. More...

August Programs from Alumni Career Services

Ask the Career Expert Join our weekly conference call with a career expert, to ask questions about job search, brands, resume, and more.

HIRE UCLA Anderson – Post your job opportunity on the new Parker Career Management Center Classifieds.

J. Fred Weston, UCLA Anderson Professor Emeritus, Passes Away At 93

J. Fred Weston, beloved friend, professor and benefactor of UCLA Anderson School of Management passed away Monday, July 20, 2009. He was 93 years old. Professor Weston was renowned for his path-breaking research on mergers and acquisitions, and was an institution builder who mentored numerous outstanding graduate students including Nobel Prize winning economist William F. Sharpe. More...

Public Benefits As Newspapers and TV Lose Ground to the Internet

Snyder Professor Jason Snyder, Assistant Professor of Policy, suggests the public gains as the current economic situation hinders newspapers and television.

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Home Prices Falling at a Slower Rate than Before

GabrielOn CNBC's show "Closing Bell," UCLA Anderson's Professor Stuart Gabriel, Director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate, discusses the home prices drop and underwater mortgages.

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Dean Olian is Now on Twitter!

Connect with Dean Judy Olian on Twitter today. It’s a great way to stay in touch with the school throughout the year and to keep up on all of the latest UCLA Anderson news. The address is http://twitter.com/DeanOlian.

If you have any questions about how to use Twitter, please email the Office of Media Relations at media.relations@anderson.ucla.edu.

Alumni Profile

Cheng Si-Wei ('83) He is an international expert and renowned scholar in engineering, economics, finance and management. He has more than 40 years experience in the chemical industry and is a pioneer in growing China’s multi-billion dollar borax industry. He is the Former Vice Chairman of the 9th and 10th Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, PRC.

But during a recent visit to UCLA Anderson, he told a Korn Convocation audience packed with UCLA Anderson students, faculty and an array of Chinese and Chinese-American business men and women that he prefers the simple moniker “professor,” suggesting, that with all his accomplishments, it’s the role of teacher that Cheng Si-Wei (’83) most enjoys. More...