The Rady School Blog

  • Never Stop Advancing - Jeff Benabio, MD, MBA'15

    November 24, 2015
    by Lauren Herr

    Jeff Benabio, MD (MBA '15) discusses the impact his Rady MBA made on his career and how he uses the business acumen and emphasis on innovation learned at Rady in his new role as Director of Healthcare Transformation at Kaiser Permanente. In this role, Benabio is accountable for finding and fostering innovations that will truly create value for Kaiser's patients.

    Lauren Herr is the Social Media Manager for the Rady School. In her free time she can be found snapping landscape pictures and taking advantage of San Diego's amazing beaches and coffee shops.

  • Help Grow our Rady Community by Supporting Fellowships on Giving Tuesday

    November 23, 2015
    by Alexandra Jacobo-Mares

    On Tuesday, December 1st, after the turkey has been eaten and the shopping has been done, the Rady School will strive to raise $5,000 for the Fellowships for the Future fund.
  • How to Survive a Rigorous MBA Program: A Graduate Student’s Survival Guide

    November 17, 2015
    by Nick Bernard

    This is the quick and dirty guide (because your time is limited) on managing stress as you acquire your MBA and seek achievements beyond.
  • Rady [X] Technology Conference Recap

    November 16, 2015
    by Gary Sahota

    Second annual, student-organized tech conference brings together over 200 students, alumni and senior leaders in the San Diego community.
  • Rady at the Center of San Diego’s Innovation Economy: My Inspiration from TEDx in San Diego

    November 12, 2015
    by Takeshi Kanamori

    Last week, I attended a TEDx event in in downtown San Diego hoping to get some inspiration for my Lab to Market course. Lab to Market is the signature course sequence at the Rady School in which students apply technical knowledge to their own unique idea with the intention to improve an existing model or create a new business.
  • My MBA Internship Experience in South Africa and Great Journey Across America

    November 11, 2015
    by Yoshiaki Ichinowatari

    Before I came to the U.S., I worked at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Government of Japan, learning how to tackle big challenges faced by both private and public sectors. As a student at the Rady School, I’ve been able to integrate my MBA experience with my working experience at the Japanese government. Furthermore, I’ve had access to collaborate and learn from opportunities not only at Rady, but also throughout the larger UC San Diego community.
  • The Hustler, the Hacker or the Hipster: How OneStart Helped Our Startup Team Find Ourselves

    November 9, 2015
    by Andrew LeBlanc

    An entrepreneur recently was lamenting to me about the difficulties of raising money in San Diego. For technology startups, funding is essential to commercialize and ultimately utilize scientific discoveries for the benefit of humankind. Yet for many entrepreneurs, funding seems particularly difficult locally.
  • The mystartupXX Accelerator Program Supports Diversity in the San Diego Community and Beyond

    November 5, 2015
    by Aleena Karamally

    In a culture where the importance of racial, ethnic and gender diversity are often overlooked, the mystartupXX accelerator, a collaboration of the California Institute for Innovation and Development (CIID) and the Jacobs School of Engineering, is making a difference.
  • #RadyMade Facebook Contest Results and Winners

    November 2, 2015
    by Lauren Herr

    Thank you to all who contributed to the 30 submissions and over 400 votes to make Rady’s first social media contest a success!
  • Rady School Launches Student Referral Program

    October 28, 2015
    by Aleena Karamally

    The Rady School of Management is launching a formal referral program to recruit students for Rady School programs. The referral program is open to all members of the Rady School community, including current students, alumni, faculty and staff.
  • Professor David Schkade Leads Charge to Bring Behavioral Science and Policy Series to the Rady School

    October 27, 2015
    by Melinda Battenberg

    The Rady School of Management was one of several schools recently selected by the Behavioral Science & Policy Association (BSPA) to host a “Behavioral Science and Policy Series” to identify potential ways to apply behavioral science to federal public policy. David Schkade, who holds the Jerome Katzin Chair at the Rady School, serves on the BSPA’s Executive Committee and helped bring the series to the school.
  • StartR Alumni Team Englue Disrupts Sales Using Artificial Intelligence with Lead Generation Startup, LeadCrunch

    October 26, 2015
    by Lauren Herr

    After 20 years in sales, Englue co-founder and COO Sanjit Singh knew there had to be a better way to address the pain point of lead generation. Englue’s solution is their flagship product, LeadCrunch, which generates high precision B2B leads using artificial intelligence.
  • Research @ Rady: Transforming the Mirror by Chris Oveis

    October 23, 2015
    by Lauren Herr

    Assistant Professor of Management Chris Oveis looks at how social power can disrupt our ability to feel empathy towards others and how this affects organizations.
  • What is Dr. Harry Markowitz Doing Today?

    October 22, 2015
    by Claire Akin

    October 16, 2015 marked the 25th anniversary of Dr. Harry Markowitz’s Nobel Prize in Economics for Modern Portfolio Theory, a construct he discovered almost 40 years prior.
  • Rady School of Management 1st in San Diego in Businessweek’s Full-time MBA Ranking

    October 22, 2015
    by Melinda Battenberg

    The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego was ranked 1st in San Diego for its Full-Time MBA program by Bloomberg Businessweek, ranking 6th in California and 65th nationally.
  • Adaptability and Agility: What it Takes to Work at Google

    October 20, 2015
    by Xiaojing (Cynthia) Sun and Takuma Kageyama

    Whether through search, Gmail, Google Map, YouTube or Android smartphone - our life is heavily connected with the products and services by Google. From the career standpoint, Google has been well-perceived as one of the most popular companies among MBA students.
  • Rady Alums Loren Chang and Andrew Zorko Find Unique Opportunity to Help Founding Donor Ernest Rady

    October 15, 2015
    by Loren Chang

    Success comes in many forms. Many define it in terms of profits, others in gained experience. As the co-owner of a San Diego based startup, I have celebrated every success. Our first dry run (thank you Rady classmates). First sale. First year in business. Even our first mistake. We’ve grown something bigger than ourselves, and that in itself is something to be proud of.
  • Rady Oktoberfest 2015

    October 8, 2015
    by Lauren Herr

    A photo recap of a night of authentic food and beverages, live music and entertainment!
  • Rady School Research: What’s Fair for Me Isn’t What’s Fair for You

    October 6, 2015
    by Elanor Williams

    Rady School Assistant Research Scientist Elanor Williams' new study finds double standards in the use of enhancing products by self and others.
  • Fall 2015 StartR Demo Day Recap

    October 1, 2015
    by Lauren Herr

    Graduating Rady School StartR Accelerator teams pitch their companies to the Rady community, industry experts and local investors.