News at Anderson


Thursday, June 17, 2010

Coach John Wooden Leaves an Inspiring Legacy

John WoodenWith his passing, the UCLA community not only lost a true friend in Coach John Wooden, but also a teacher, revered for his refreshingly pure and simple principles.

The UCLA Anderson website features a compilation of videos of Coach Wooden's discussions on leadership at the John Wooden Global Leadership Awards, and with students and alumni, as well as an opportunity to express your thoughts about Coach Wooden and his leadership teachings. More...

UCLA has also created a website in tribute to Coach Wooden, with an extensive collection of video and commentaries from players and many others who knew him. More...

Get Connected 2010 and Win an Apple iPad!

The UCLA Anderson Alumni Network is strong – but needs to grow even stronger. To that end, we are launching a multi-faceted campaign to update and collect contact information for every alumnus/a worldwide.

The first step is easy. Simply click this link below and enter your name, class year and e-mail address. This should take only a few seconds.

Then, please share the link with your classmates. Every alumnus/a who completes the short form will have a chance to win an Apple iPad. More...

Save the Date - Alumni Weekend 2010, October 15-16

Ed LeamerMark Friday October 15, 2010 as a MUST ATTEND for the Alumni Weekend Conference. All alumni will find relevancy in this year's theme "Business: Moving Forward. Knowledge, Inspiration and Successful Strategies". In addition to a keynote presentation and keynote panel, the conference will include breakout sessions on sustainability, careers, venture capital and entrepreneurship.

Stuart GabrielAlso, industry updates will be provided by our Centers of Excellence, including Stuart Gabriel, Director of UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate and Ed Leamer, Director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast. Come hear from industry experts that have been responsible for advancing global, multi-billion dollar companies, as well as entrepreneurs that have found success in their start-up ventures.

Find out who's funding what, who's hiring and where, and what we should be focused on environmentally as we move business forward.

New Clean Tech Listserv Available

A new alumni email listserv,, is now available to further serve industry-related communications for UCLA Anderson alumni. To join the clean tech listserv, or to see other available listservs offered by UCLA Anderson, please visit today.

How Recessions Help Shape Economic and Political Beliefs

GiulianoUCLA Anderson Assistant Professor Paola Giuliano talks about her recent paper on growing up during a recession and how the economy shapes our political beliefs. Watch Video...

Alumni Career Services Available to You

June 29 - Getting to the Top: Strategies for Career Success
Kathryn Ullrich ('92) gives advice from Getting to the Top, a book especially written for mid-career business professionals. She shares executive success stories and the findings of her groundbreaking career path research, and describes essential skills for career advancement in a career pyramid of skills at the top.

Register for this discussion and receive a copy of Getting to the Top. Attendees must register by June 28. More...

New Book from Ullrich ('92) Shares Getting to the Top Success Strategies

Kathryn Ullrich ('92)Kathryn Ullrich (‘92) understands that career paths aren't guided by some occupational GPS, with a specific set of directions to steer one from where they are to where they want to be. Through her own experience navigating her own career path and as an executive recruiter and director of alumni career services at UCLA Anderson, she knows that the journey is more like traveling cross-country with a map and a compass - they are tools to use as a guide but with the understanding that the route could change at any time.

Ullrich has just completed her first book called Getting to the Top, Strategies for Career Success. She was recently interviewed to discuss the book and how her own career has informed her work. More...