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July 17, 2013

UCLA Anderson's Full-Time MBA Program Moves to Self-Supporting Model

University of California President Mark G. Yudof has approved a proposal by the UCLA Anderson School of Management to convert its full-time, state-supported M.B.A. program to self-supporting status. “UCLA Anderson is well positioned for the future, and this change further enables us to address MBA student and program needs,” said Judy Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson. “We also believe that our alumni and friends will be energized by the clarity of the school's financial model, and its singular dependence on self-generated funding and philanthropy.” More...

Florist Seeded to Cater to New Generation


CEO and co-founder John Tabis (‘06) believes there's an opening for a modern online flower delivery service that caters to the new generation of consumers. ships premium, super fresh flowers directly from the farm to the consumer’s door for a flat rate of $40. The Los Angeles-based startup has recently raised $1.1 million in seed funding that it will use to expand its company and to challenge the well-established online flower delivery industry. More...

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International Business Conference


On June 29, 2013, sixty alumni spanning six decades gathered at the Goldman Sachs Headquarters on Fleet Street in London for UCLA Anderson’s 2013 International Conference. Attendees included chapter leaders and alumni from the UK, France, Spain and Switzerland. They enjoyed panel discussions and presentations by fellow alumni and UCLA Anderson faculty who covered topics that included the European economy, the state of the financial markets, and changes and opportunities in private equity markets. See photos and more details from the Conference here.

Introverts Thrive In the Workplace

Are you an introvert? Your quiet temperament may help you rise quicker in status at work, according to UCLA Anderson School of Management professor Corinne Bendersky. She and study co-author Neha Parikh Shah researched how personality traits influence performance at work. More...

Assets Digital Receives Praise

Assets Digital, our interactive alumni magazine, is making a name for itself in the electronic-publishing and social-media worlds. The website Social Media Today featured the app on its survey of How 10 Savvy Colleges Are Using Social Media. In a recent blog, Adobe also featured the app for its innovative use of Adobe’s Digital Publishing Suite. “With three primary groups of focus: prospective students, alumni, and prospective employers, the app provides opportunities to get creative and think outside of the box,” writes the Adobe team. Read Assets Digital on your iPad or online.

Optimistic Real Estate Report from Anderson Forecast

New data from the Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast California Commercial Real Estate Survey and Index shows continued recovery and accelerated growth are on the horizon for California. Watch the Industrial Outlook video and read more about the survey results.

UCLA Anderson Presents 2013
Loeb Awards

The Loeb Awards celebrated the best in business journalism and 40 years with UCLA Anderson at Capitale in New York City on June 25. Dean Judy Olian welcomed Gerald Loeb Awards finalists and career achievement honorees. Read more about the Loeb Awards.


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