April 2013


April 16


BuzzFeed ran a feature story on the PULSE Conference, including Sanjay Sood's interview with "The Hunger Games" producer Nina Jacobson.

U.S. News & World Report mentioned UCLA Anderson in a story about the growing number of B-school admissions officers using social media to scrutinize applicants.

David Lewin was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article about an upswing in companies hiring MBAs as the economy improves. The story was also picked up by The Baltimore Sun.

First-year MBA student Gregory Paige wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek about the help he's received from the Parker Career Management Center in finding a summer internship.

UCLA Anderson was also cited in a Bloomberg Businessweek article about B-schools using plagiarism detection software to check applicant essays.

April 11

A Bloomberg News article about America's retirement safety net cited Shlomo Benartzi and his Save More Tomorrow plan.

Corinne Bendersky's latest research on the different ways that extroverts and neurotics work in teams was featured in Forbes.

The Daily Bruin quoted Andrew Ainslie and Dylan Stafford in an article on this year's Think in the Next Commercial Challenge.

April 8 

The New York Times ran an article by Richard Thaler on the Save More Tomorrow retirement savings plan that he and Shlomo Benartzi devised.

The Daily Bruin quoted Daniel Mitchell in an article about ways that states and higher education institutions can reform higher education funding.

GlobeSt.com cited the 2013 Orange County Economic Outlook and Jerry Nickelsburg in an article about the sectors driving the region's economic improvement. GlobeSt.com also ran a follow-up story about OC's job growth rate.

April 3


The Los Angeles Times quoted Jerry Nickelsburg in an article about the 2013 Orange County Economic Outlook, which shows that the region's economic recovery is in high-gear. The Orange County Register  and Victorville Daily Press (subscriptions required) also ran stories, and Rentv.com published the executive summary.   

David Shulman was quoted in a Maclean's article about growing optimism that America's economy is finally bouncing back.

Interest.com featured a podcast with Eric Sussman on the benefits and challenges of buying and managing investment property (link includes audio). 

The Hollywood Reporter cited Carol Scott's research/report on consumer perceptions on behalf of GoDaddy in a story about a trademark battle between GoDaddy and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The Top MBA Career Guide quoted Andrew Ainslie in an article about B-schools' evolving core curriculum, and featured UCLA Anderson's Leadership Foundations rope course in a piece on exciting things happening at B-schools worldwide.

Mark Francis talked to the Orange County Register (subscription required) about Oakley's decision to open a store at Angel Stadium.

April 1

The Wall Street Journal featured Shlomo Benartzi and his research in an article about how automatic escalation plans help workers save more for retirement. It was also picked up by Yahoo! Finance.

Guillaume Roels talked to Smart Business about his operations and technology management course and how his EMBA students apply what they learn in the workplace. 

GlobeSt.com cited the recent Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast in a story about a construction boom in the L.A. and San Francisco office markets.

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