Ziman Center Visiting Scholars from Ireland and Singapore to Conduct Real Estate Research at UCLA
The Ziman Center will host two visiting scholars, John Cotter, Associate Professor in Finance at University College Dublin, and Yuming Fu, Associate Professor at National University Singapore, during the summer and fall of 2009. To read Professor Cotter's and Professor Fu's bios, click here.
UCLA Anderson Completes Elegant Redesign of UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate
UCLA Anderson School of Management has recently completed a remodel of the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate, located in Suite B100 of Gold Hall within the Anderson Complex. While the Center remains in its original location and continues to utilize its existing glass-door entryway, looking relatively unchanged from the exterior, the interior has been redesigned on a smaller but more efficient scale.
June 5, 2009
UCLA Team Wins 1000 Homes Design Competition
A winning team consisting of first-year UCLA Anderson MBA's Alex Bajc, Adam Eng, Soren Halladay, James Heugas, Janet Hsiao, Ulric Huang, Jason Johnson, and Sarah Price partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs to design supportive housing for the chronically homeless. 1000 Homes is a multi-phase, cooperative effort lead by the Urban Land Institute, in partnership with UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate, Shelter Partnership, the Corporation for Supportive Housing, and the Westside Urban Forum.
May 29, 2009
FEMBA Real Estate Student Wins UCLA Anderson's John Wooden Global Leadership Award Fellowship
FEMBA Class of 2011 student Shahrouz Golshani, a member of the Anderson Real Estate Association, has been awarded this prestigious fellowship which honors students whose leadership values echo those of Coach John Wooden.
Ziman Center Brings Key California Officials to Los Angeles
The UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate attracted three of California's most senior members of government to two of its events during May 2009. State Controller John Chiang delivered one of the plenary keynotes at the Benjamin S. Crocker Symposium on Real Estate Law and Business. The Honorable Karen Bass, Speaker of the California State Assembly, and The Honorable Darrell Steinberg, President pro Tempore of the California State Senate, keynoted the Ziman Center's Spring Board meeting.
Ziman Center Receives Seven Major Gifts from Board Members
The UCLA Ziman Center is pleased to announce that three of its original Founding Members have pledged additional support, and four new supporters have joined the Board at the Advisory level.
Ziman Center Establishes John S. Long Outstanding Student in Real Estate Award
The UCLA Ziman Center has established the new John S. Long Outstanding Student in Real Estate Award, given annually to a graduating MBA student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement academically and who has provided significant leadership within the real estate program at UCLA.
Ziman Center Launches Two New Speaker Series
Under the guidance of Founding Board Student Outreach Committee Chair Howard Levine, the Ziman Center has designed two speaker series for students who wish to pursue careers in real estate.
March 31, 2009
UCLA Ziman-UC Berkeley Joint Symposium on Mortgage Meltdown Published in Berkeley Electronic Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy
The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy has published the papers and proceedings of a joint UCLA-Berkeley symposium held October 2008, "The Mortgage Meltdown, the Economy and Public Policy." The publication includes articles and discussion by scholars and regulators from academia and government, including Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke, San Francisco Federal Reserve President Janet Yellen, and leading finance and economic experts from UCLA, Berkeley, Yale, the Federal Reserve System.
Ziman Center Sponsors Innovative UCLA Graduate Course in Sustainable Planning and Building Design
The UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate will sponsor a timely, innovative graduate student course on sustainable urban planning and building design. It will be offered during the Spring 2009 quarter by the UCLA School of Public Policy's Department of Urban Planning, in collaboration with the campus-wide Leaders in Sustainability graduate program.
February 23, 2009
Ziman Center Receives $500K from Richard S. Ziman
UCLA Anderson School of Management Dean Judy Olian today announced a generous $1 million gift from Board of Visitors member Richard S. Ziman, chairman of American Value Partners and co-chair of the school's $100 million fundraising campaign. Half of the $1 million gift will create the Richard S. Ziman Fellowship to support MBA, PhD or post-doctoral students with a preference for study in real estate. The remaining $500,000 will be invested in the Richard S. Ziman Center Fund in support of the real estate center's most critical needs.
February 20, 2009
UCLA Anderson Team Places Second at UNC Real Estate Challenge
On Friday, February 20th, 2009, a team of students from the UCLA Anderson Real Estate Association took second place at the annual UNC Real Estate Case Competition. This is the second consecutive year that UCLA Anderson has placed second in this competition. The team bested Wharton, Stanford, Columbia, Kellogg, NYU, Dartmouth, Duke, Berkeley, Chicago, Darden, Michigan, USC, Vanderbuilt, and UT-Austin.
January 27, 2009
Event Hosted by Ziman Center and Emmet Center on California's New Anti-Sprawl Law Featured in Daily Journal Column
An event on California's new anti-sprawl law, SB 375, which was co-sponsored by the Ziman Center and the Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment, was featured in a Daily Journal column. Moderator Jonathan Zasloff, UCLA law professor and associate director of the Ziman Center, compared the anti-sprawl law to one of those novels by James Joyce or William Faulkner: It starts in the middle, you don't exactly know where it's going and when it ends you're not sure where you've been.
UCLA Real Estate and Urban Planning Students Tour Skid Row with Councilwoman Perry
A group of students from UCLA Anderson and the UCLA School of Urban Planning toured the Skid Row district of downtown Los Angeles on Januray 8, 2009 with LA City Councilwoman Jan Perry, whose district encompasses Skid Row. Also with them on the tour were Estella Lopez, Executive director of the Central City East Association, and Captain Rick Wall of the LAPD, who commands patrol officers in the area. About ten of Captain Wall's officers accompanied the 30 person walking tour, in cars and on foot.