News at Anderson


Thursday, July 16, 2009

Save the Date! Alumni Weekend 2009, October 23-24, 2009

Connect and LearnAlumni Weekend is right around the corner. All alumni are welcome to reconnect with classmates, make new friends and take advantage of lifelong learning opportunities as only Anderson can offer.

Make an impact, reconnect and join your class reunion committee today! This year's classes are 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999 and 2004. Volunteers commit about an hour per week.

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

July Programs from Alumni Career Services

July 23 – Seven Steps to Creating Abundance In Between Successes
Hear a motivational teleseminar on Seven Steps to Create Abundance In Between Successes given by motivational speaker Kathleen Ronald. More...

Aug 4 - Sept 29 – Alumni Career Transition (ACT) Teams
The Alumni Career Transition (ACT) Team provides a work group structure that will enable alumni to manage their job search process by identifying tasks, setting specific work objectives and measuring their progress in meeting their job search and career transition goals. Meetings are scheduled through August and September. More...

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.

UCLA Anderson Alumni Network: Los Angeles Chapter Announces New President

GatMichael Gat (’94) is the new president of the Los Angeles Chapter of the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network. For the past five years, Gat has worked as a consultant in project management and general technology management. His clients range from small firms to Fortune 500 companies. Michael recently sat down with News@Anderson to discuss some of his goals and objectives for the L.A. chapter. More...

UCLA Anderson Welcomes Marketing Expert to Faculty

StengelMarketing guru Jim Stengel, former global marketing officer of Procter & Gamble and president of Jim Stengel, LLC, is now an adjunct marketing professor at the school. Stengel will teach a course in brand marketing beginning in the 2009-2010 academic year, combining traditional brand management concepts with a new marketing framework outlined in his forthcoming book, Packaged Good. More...

2009 Gerald Loeb Award Winners Announced

Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management and chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation, welcomed Loeb Awards honorees and their guests on June 29. Tyler Mathisen, managing editor of CNBC Business News, served as master of ceremonies. The Loeb Awards includes two special awards for career contributions: the Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award. More...

Professor Gives his Keys for Healthcare Reform

SubraProfessor Subramaniam Ramanarayanan, Assistant Professor of Policy, suggests that to reform healthcare, factors such as quality, access and cost must be equally addressed.

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New Email Spam and Virus Solution for the UCLA Anderson Community

During the past six months, 1.8 million spam emails and 26,000 email viruses were sent to UCLA Anderson email addresses. Preventing these unwanted and often dangerous messages from reaching email inboxes, while ensuring that legitimate messages arrive is essential to maintaining Anderson email as a productive and safe communication tool.

On July 25th, PineApp Mail-SeCure, a virus/spam solution intended to help address this problem, will be implemented for the entire UCLA Anderson community, including alumni.  With the implementation of this new service, Anderson alumni should notice a reduction in spam directed at lifelong Anderson email addresses. If you have any questions, please contact the Alumni Office at

Alumni Profile

BallhausWilliam (Bill) L. Ballhaus (’98) was named president and chief executive officer of DynCorp International in May 2008. Since then, the company, which provides critical services to U.S. and allied civilian and military government agencies worldwide, has grown 45%, with revenue rising from $2 billion to over $3 billion. More...