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  • Staying the Course for Entrepreneurs: Part I

    December 10, 2014
    by Lauren Herr

    Rady alumni Royan Kamyar’s successful journey staying the course while founding Owaves, now recognized as one of the best lifestyle apps on the market
  • Rady Alumni Support Future Rady Students for Giving Tuesday

    December 4, 2014
    by Ashley Dittmar

    We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have Giving Tuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world came together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.
  • December Update: Rady Rises in Top Rankings, Posts First Instagram Selfie and Celebrates Giving Tuesday

    December 2, 2014
    by Lauren Herr

    The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego received a boost in recent rankings of full-time MBA programs in the United States from Poet & Quants as well as appeared for the first time in Bloomberg Businessweek’s rankings. Highlights of Rady School’s rankings include:
  • mystartupXX: Empowering Next-Gen Female Technology Entrepreneurs

    November 25, 2014
    by Lauren Herr

    Earlier this month the Rady School and von Liebig Center for Entrepreneurism and Technology Advancement at the Jacobs School of Engineering mystartupXX program directors traveled to Washington, D.C. to celebrate the winners of the SBA Growth Accelerator Fund national grant winners. During the event, mystartupXX was recognized as one of the top accelerators in the nation and SBA administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet spoke extensively about mystartupXX's “startup” story in her welcome speech (read her blog post here).
  • Rick Vogt, Rady Alum and Author of The Stargazer Journal and Crosshairs

    November 4, 2014
    by Rick Vogt

    Earning my MBA at Rady provided the much-needed perspective on how to achieve my professional aspirations. When I finished the full-time program in 2008, I knew it would take years for my aspirations to become realities, so I used my business expertise to help other entrepreneurs...
  • 4 Ways Leaders can Foster Inclusion in Diverse Groups and Organizations

    October 28, 2014
    by Bernardo M. Ferdman

    You may very well already understand how diversity is important and useful to your work groups and to your organization. After all, research indicates that we can derive many benefits from social diversity, including more creativity, more diligence, and harder work, among others. But how can you actually make this happen?
  • Kill the Cup, Oktoberfest, and Fantasy Football

    October 21, 2014
    by Drew Beal

    Hey there! I’m Drew Beal, a Full-Time MBA 2013 alum. I’m one of those guys that stuck around San Diego after graduation, working on his Lab to Market project. In fact, I’m writing to you from a co-working club in University Heights, 3rdspace, where I spend most of my days...
  • Looking Back at the 6th Annual Rady Golf Classic

    October 14, 2014
    by Ashley Dittmar

    The 6th Annual Rady Golf Classic, on October 6, 2014, was a success due to our many sponsors, participants, volunteers and the La Jolla Country Club. Thank you to everyone who made this day fun and memorable.
  • 3 Ways to Build More Self-Sufficient Employees

    October 7, 2014
    by Joanie Connell

    One of the complaints I’ve been hearing from leaders lately is that they have to spend so much time managing their employees that they don’t have enough time to get the rest of their work done. This is particularly true for Millennial employees who tend to want more direction and feedback than other generations of employees. Leaders, here are three simple ways to develop your employees...
  • Day at the Movies Inspires Business Incubator for Women

    September 30, 2014
    by Maria Contreras-Sweet

    Four years ago, after a marathon grant-writing session at University of California at San Diego, scientists Lada Rasochova and Rosibel Ochoa decided they needed a break and went to the movies. Playing at their local theater was...
  • Here's to the Next 10 Years!

    September 18, 2014
    by Dean Sullivan

    The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well at Rady! It thrives through our StartR Accelerator Program, which will graduate its second class...
  • This is Pablo, Signing Off

    September 11, 2014
    by Pablo Valdivia

    It’s been nearly a year since my first Rady blog post reflecting on my first month as an intern, and I am sad to say this will be my last.
  • Getting Real about Leadership

    September 9, 2014
    by Bill Treasurer

    There are some differences between the leadership theories and ideals that you learn in college or graduate school and the actual practice of leading in the workplace.
  • You’ve Got Mail: 10 Tips to Conquer Emails

    September 2, 2014
    by Pablo Valdivia

    According to the McKinsey Global Institute, we spend an average of 13 hours—28 percent of our workweek—reading, deleting, sorting and sending emails. As cumbersome as it may seem, emailing is a necessary evil in the professional world...
  • Please Follow the Highlighted Route

    August 26, 2014
    by Pete Major

    Please Follow the Highlighted Route
  • Bay Area or Bust!

    August 21, 2014
    by Keri Robbins

    Bay Area or Bust!
  • Lumena Pharmaceuticals: A Rady Success Story

    July 17, 2014
    by Niall O’Donnell

    Lumena Pharmaceuticals: A Rady Success Story