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January 14, 2014
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Huntley Castner (‘89) Promoted to CEO of Yogurtland
Huntley Castner ('89) Are you a self-serve froyo fanatic? Huntley Castner (‘89) has been instrumental in growing the Yogurtland brand by 160% over the past three years. On January 3, the company announced that Castner, who previously served as COO, is being promoted to become the CEO of the frozen yogurt industry’s top brand. Yogurtland is the nation’s largest self-serve frozen yogurt brand with 263 locations and growing. Prior to joining Yogurtland in 2011, Castner led strategy and finance at the Panda Restaurant group and consulted firms serving food and manufacturing industries. More...
Dean to Interview Two Industry Notables
Join Dean Judy Olian for discussions with industry notables Dr. Martine Rothblatt ‘81 and David Booth at two separate speaking series events this month.
Martine A. Rothblatt ('81)
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Dr. Martine A. Rothblatt (’81)
Chairman & CEO, United Therapeutics Corporation

Monday, January 27
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
UCLA Anderson, Room A-20, Collins Center

United Therapeutics Corporation is a biotechnology company focused on addressing the needs of patients with chronic and life-threatening conditions. Rothblatt is also involved in human rights work and was previously the founder, chairman and CEO of Sirius XM Satellite Radio and co-founder of the global satellite system PanAmSat. More...

David Booth
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David Booth
Chairman & Co-CEO, Dimensional Fund Advisors

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
UCLA Anderson, Korn Hall

Dimensional Fund Advisors uses financial science to offer investment solutions for its clients and manages $315 billion worldwide across asset classes including global equities and fixed income. The Financial Management Association International awarded Booth the 2012 Outstanding Financial Executive Award.

3rd Annual UCLA Anderson Investing Conference
3rd Annual UCLA Anderson Investing Conference February 7th | 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
UCLA Anderson Korn Hall

The Laurence and Lori Fink Center presents the 3rd annual UCLA Anderson Investing Conference. Join us for the free, one-day conference which will feature expert panels discussing a broad range of topics including behavioral finance in the digital age, opportunities in fully valued equity markets, global credit in uncertain waters, and the ups and downs of the U.S. real estate market. Steven Romick from First Pacific Advisors, LLC will be the keynote speaker. Romick is a managing partner at First Pacific Advisors, LLC, - leading practitioner of value investing that manages $26 billion across four equity strategies and one fixed income strategy. More...
Kick Off the New Year in Style With LACMA and UCLA Anderson
LACMA Ray's & Stark Bar
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Friday, January 24
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Stark Bar, Los Angeles County Museum of Art


Join fellow Anderson alumni at Stark Bar, located in the middle of LACMA, to kick off the new year with a night of food, drinks, and art. Come to reconnect and meet new members of our alumni community. Fees are $25 for the reception, $35 for the reception plus museum admittance. More...


SAVE THE DATE! Reunions and Alumni Weekend 2014
Reunions and Alumni Weekend 2014

Calling all alumni! Refresh your MBA- attend this day-long conference that includes speakers, panels, breakout sessions, networking lunch and reception. Read more...
REUNIONS 2014: Saturday, May 3

Are you in the class of ’79, ’84, ’89, ’94, ’99, ’04, ’09? Then it's time to mark your calendars for your Reunion dinner, Saturday, May 3, 2014. Reunion receptions and dinners will be celebrated at Shutters by the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica, CA. Read more…

Alumni Weekend will kick off with the Executive Recruiter Networking night on Thursday, May 1, held at UCLA Anderson. Here’s your chance to connect with recruiters from executive search firms and hiring organizations. Bring your business cards! Then, showcase your golf prowess and network at one of LA’s most beautiful courses. Mark Monday, May 5 as the annual UCLA Anderson Alumni Golf Tournament to be held at the Mountain Gate Country Club.
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Play an Instrument? Love football? Join the UCLA Alumni Band

UCLA Alumni Band
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Join the UCLA Alumni Band to support your Bruins, make new friends, and reunite with old ones.  The UCLA Alumni Band plays a two-hour concert at the Fan Zone and a half-hour performance at the Court of Champions prior to all home UCLA Football games.  Additional gigs during the year include UCLA Gymnastics meets, other UCLA Athletic events, and community functions. There are no minimum participation requirements. Annual membership dues are $45 and include free admission for you and one guest for all home football games with your performance at the event.

Take Advantage of Your UCLA Anderson Alumni Resources in 2014!

Have you been meaning to stay in more frequent contact with your classmates or expand your current network? Are there new business areas you’ve been curious about or perhaps just want to stay more informed in the new year? If so, the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network has all the resources you need to gain access and stay connected to developments in the lives of alumni, the business environment, and of course all things UCLA Anderson. Here’s how:

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