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What we learned from 10 years fighting AIDS in Africa.
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UCLA J&J Management Development Institute Celebrates 10 Years.
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Mayor Garcetti bets on AMR to change perceptions of Los Angeles.
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Why isn’t teaching teacher-friendly? Ask Yu Chen ('17).
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Role models? Mentors?
Over-achievers? Yes.
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These entrepreneurs want to find out what you’re made of.
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Open-minded FEMBA applies organizational behavior principles to health care QC.
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Knapp competition winners uphold a Formative standard for K-12 education.
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The new pregnancy handbook is an app, and it’s at a fourth grade reading-level.
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Rob Douk (GEMBA '16) combats stigma

The founder of Behavioral Health Works gives a mom and her autistic daughter hope.

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Anderson Strategy Group increases access to adaptive sports

The obstacles of tariff and taxes for adaptive sports athletes and how this Anderson Strategy Team saved the day.

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Fixing a wobbly foundation

Ziman senior fellow Stephen Oliner’s Wealth Building Home Loan is not an oxymoron.

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Tea and credits: Enjoy these tasty bits of financial wisdom from Shivani Siroya.
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How these Anderson EMBAs helped NATO save $50 million in Afghanistan.
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Chris Penka's ('16) foundation in the finance sector helps him help others.
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For the kids: This AMR team lends insight to Agastya International’s growing pains.
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Balancing Duties: Army Capt. Branden Wong (FEMBA ’17) is a force in multi-tasking.
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Hope for victims of human trafficking and safe H2O from 8,000 miles away
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Not Your Typical War Story: One man’s response to 9/11 and how it helped him become a better person.
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AMR team makes actionable recommendations for the Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health
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Pride in the workplace: What this Anderson AMR group discovered about LGBT policies overseas will surprise you.
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AMR team determines the viability of mHealth app for reducing maternal mortality
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AMR team helps envision a sustainable breast cancer care unit in Ethiopia
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When superpowers act like cliquish junior high school students

Why the U.S. isn’t inviting China into the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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UCLA/Johnson & Johnson’s Management Development Institute 10 years on

A lesson in decision-making in Africa, where everything is a health priority.

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Why your early education is the best money your parents ever spent

Where you went to college isn’t nearly as important as where you went to grade school.

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Why the Los Angeles River may be the next gold rush.
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This man wants to make entrepreneurs out of principals.
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The Center for Global Management is your secret weapon for success.
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When it comes to unemployment, L.A. might just be the next Detroit

The job loss rate in L.A. is a downward spiral.

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3 ways to solve the L.A. housing crisis

In the country’s least affordable city, something has to change.

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Take a peek into future L.A. to see how you can make an impact.
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Not happy with where you are today? Blame your high school friends.

How social norms, pressure and peers affect critical decisions in education.

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Ariella Herman is expanding health literacy

A multi-million-dollar reason to believe that school readiness begins with health

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Now you can find out the air quality as easily as the weather

Magali Delmas talks about her new app and what really motivates green behavior.

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A whole lot of kids are about to get a whole lot healthier

$4.1 million grant expands the reach of UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Institute.

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Why growing concerns over food safety lead more Chinese to order “American.”
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Up the Yangtze without a paddle: Why China’s giant water redistribution plan is like pushing water uphill.
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When you see how much the Katzburg Gabriel family have done, you can’t help but feel the need to do more.
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The Greek Referendum and the psychology behind socioeconomic suicide.
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Greek truth-ology: Some sobering lessons from the Greek financial tragedy
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How wide is the L.A. wage gap and what side are you on?
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Plow vs. hoe: Farming practices and the evolution of gender inequality in the workplace.
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Why America doesn’t want China in the TPP and why China doesn’t care.
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To raise or not to raise: How increasing the minimum wage will affect the local economy.
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Human capital: How rich is your city?

Find your worth or the worth of your city using this handy human capital index, which measures each metropolitan area and each country across the nation — based on education.

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It’s Upton Sinclair all over again.

Why growing concerns over food safety lead more Chinese to order “American.”

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Paola Giuliano on the value-forming years

Why the Great Recession's "lost generation" may be lost to the right wing.

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Does success in life depend more on luck than on effort?
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How California’s Prop 30 makes us more dependent on the rich
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Not to burst your bubble: L.A. real estate is not in a bubble.
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Economists as storytellers: Why influence requires imagination as well as persuasion.

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Just a little bit scary: Sebastian Edwards discusses the "currency wars"

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Bhagwan Chowdhry's Stellar new plan for sending money.
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Is your smartphone making you a not-so-smart investor?
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Is now a good time to refinance? Stuart Gabriel’s real deal guide says...
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What will your retirement look like in 30 years? It isn't pretty
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This FAB new idea might just end poverty.
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When future you talks, present you should listen.
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Myopic loss aversion and you

Why market trading apps can cost you.

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Ethnic and cultural proximity over time

How our humanistic differences create barriers to the diffusion of innovation.

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When businesses produce social good, investors listen.
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Tontines: They’re sleazy, totally illegal, and they could become the future of retirement.
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How not to have to move in with your kids when you retire.
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How some big data keeps you from throwing up.
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3 ways to prepare for a financial worst-case scenario.
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How fast, free money transfer could change the world.
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Why complicated login requirements make online retirement saving more of a problem than a solution.
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He's bringing India into the 21st century and getting 1 billion Facebook subscribers.
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How the Internet of Things is about to change everything, all over again.
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Why 3-D is the most exciting thing to happen to printing since the Gutenberg bible.
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The coming skills shortage

Listen closely, that’s opportunity knocking.

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Should you read this or not? Danny Oppenheimer can help you decide.
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This research proves you’re more productive when you know the sexual orientation of your co-worker.
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When you see how much the Katzburg Gabriel family have done, you can’t help but feel the need to do more.
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The mathematical equation for happiness.
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Greenwashing: If you don’t know what it is, you’re probably
wearing it.
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Chris Tang on global supply chain management and being LGBTQ on the world stage.
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Coffee isn’t the only reason we love Starbucks.
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After years of kicking and screaming, is Corporate America finally getting it?
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This White House meeting might just change the face of the American workforce.
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Of the party, by the party, for the party: Partisanship and the breakdown of progress.
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The Greek tragedy: What we learned from Greece's economic crisis.
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California housing — will it ever be affordable?
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The unintended consequences of extending Proposition 30.
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Switching tracks: An essay on California high-speed rail.
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Where was Sue Anders-Brown ('14) when we were kids?
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Hrag Hamalian ('14) proves it’s not the students, it’s the schools.
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Looking for a role model? Meet Angelica Gutierrez (Ph.D. '12).
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UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Head Start Management Fellow champions immigrants’ rights at White House meeting.
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Inspirational 100 alumna Nike Irvin (’89) zeroes in on why b-school gave her the best training for nonprofit.
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A veteran proves private equity in affordable housing can be profitable.
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Breast cancer advance: This woman is mapping the way.
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Veggie Grill’s T.K. Pillan ('96): A Non-Restraunteur Big On Concept
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How this UCLA grad is getting kids to think about college sooner.
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Ambitious goals, persistent challenges

Malika Anderson ('04) takes the helm of Tennessee’s turnaround school district

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We’re going to need more ballot boxes

How Calif. Sec. of State Alex Padilla is driving voter registration in California.

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Why do you want to be an entrepreneur? Guy Kawasaki ('79) says it better not be for money.
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What is the Cabrillio Education Foundation up to and how does Keith Cernak fit in?
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Working mom: How YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (’98) is making corporate life more family friendly.
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Doctor, mother, writer, rebel

Kathy Magliato (EMBA ’06) walks the fine line between risk and opportunity.

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Martine Rothblatt (B.A. '77, J.D./MBA '81) is the Elon Musk you’ve never heard of

Satellite radio, medical breakthroughs, helpful androids, transgender expertise, organ farming... Rothblatt knows no limits.

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Responding the only way a mother can

Lissa Poincenot ('83) has raised community awareness around the rare genetic disorder afflicting her son.

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50 ways to cash in on free-range farming.

How Paul Greive (’15) used his UCLA connections to create the rural network.

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Learn how Leo Petrossian (’14) is monetizing your homework.

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How losing his mother to cancer led to Tony Hung’s (M.D./MBA ’13) life’s mission.
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A mathematical life: How stats guided Elisa Long through life, death and The Price Is Right.
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What Clayton Frech ('98) did for his son is a real-life movie.
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How Derek Herrera (EMBA '15) lost the ability to walk and then ran with it.
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This 2014 John Wooden Global Leadership Fellow is walking her talk.
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How radical careering took Nathalie Hoffman (EMBA ’04) from entertainment law to renewable energy.
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This smart approach to conservation promises many happy returns.
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Future problems: Your solar panels need cleaning but you don't feel like doing it.
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If you're a UCLA student, you're more solar than you even know.
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Why you shouldn't wait to invest in clean technology.
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Carissa Phelps is the strongest woman you’ll ever meet.
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Talking points

Learn a future-free language and you will save more money.

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You and your mind clone

Martine Rothblatt (B.A. '77, J.D./MBA '81) on AI, immortality and the future of selves.

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Spock, is that you? Science fiction, science fact and and the new frontier for entrepreneurs.
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Marissa Mayer, Meg Whitman, Janice Chaffin (’81): The new faces of Silicon Valley.
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Why 911 doesn’t work on a lot of cell phones and how two geniuses are fixing it.
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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki ('98) on why an explosion of tech jobs is a Sputnik moment for women.
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America, the interactive: An ex-congressman explains why you need to get involved.
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“Out” at Anderson: Chris Weber (’09) on testing assumptions before passing judgements.
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Alumna Sandy Tesch Wilkins ('15) arcs toward social justice.
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Here’s one more way Google is leading change in the office.
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The pursuit of happiness: How to find meaning at work.
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Getting help: Destigmatizing mental health therapy for vets.
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Driving change

You’re more diverse than you think you are, and Joyce Rowland (’81) can prove it.

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Why it’s good business to be a good business

Gayle Northrop on the value of "socially good" startups

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Can Carolyn Flowers do for the Federal Transit Administration what she did for the Charlotte Area Transit System?
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Second life: This ex-Marine helps disabled veterans survive Entrepreneurship Bootcamp.
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This Anderson alumna found blue-sky problem solving while earning an MBA.
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This entrepreneur combines style and social consciousness.
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It takes one to know one: How Bob Murley (’74) plans to make philanthropists out of alumni.
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This alumnus just keeps on giving: Harold Williams receives UCLA Arts Award.
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2015 John E. Anderson Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Lonnie Ali’s (’86) humanitarian initiatives set the bar a little higher for all of us.

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The power of real food

Farmer Mark Anderson (’02) cares about the health of food, farms, communities — and you.

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Wagging the dog: How one man’s love for his pooch changed an entire industry.
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These big brands are using high ideals to grow business.
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Ari Zandman-Zeman’s ('14) business strategy: people, planet, profit, power.
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