September 27, 2004

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2004  – UCLA Anderson School of Management will host the nation’s first west coast recruitment event: the 2004 National Recruitment Forum for Doctoral Programs in Business and Management.  This event will be held Thursday, October 7, 2004 from 6-8 p.m. at UCLA Anderson and is sponsored in part by the Graduate Management  Admissions Council (GMAC).  This is a first-of-its-kind event in southern California. (A similar doctoral program recruitment event will be held in northern California a day earlier.)

At the UCLA Anderson forum, there will be a panel discussion by UCLA Anderson faculty and current doctoral students who will provide information and first-hand experiences into the elements of a doctoral program. 

Attendees will learn about the doctoral degree in business and management, gain insight into a career in academia, find out about academic research and preparation and ascertain the quality of doctoral student life.  This forum is designed to attract individuals who are interested in careers in research and teaching in the various disciplines of business and management.

This event will bring together representatives from 24 leading business schools around the country, including:

Arizona State University
Columbia Business School
Emory University
Georgia State University
Harvard Business School
Indiana University
MIT Sloan School of Management
New York University, Stern School of Business
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
Pennsylvania State University
Stanford University
UCLA Anderson School of Management
University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
University of Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management
University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
University of Texas-Pan American
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Vanderbilt University

For more information or to register, please contact Lydia Heyman, (310) 825-2667 or register online.

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