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Americans Would Rather Harm Their Own Political Cause than Help an Opposing One

New study by Ariel Fridman and Rachel Gershon sheds light on the difficulty of crossing the aisle for high-stakes political choices.

November 28, 2022

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Dean Lisa Ordóñez Named a San Diego Business Woman of the Year

The award from the San Diego Business Journal recognizes influential women who help the region thrive.

November 15, 2022

Jennifer and Kenneth Kroner

UC San Diego Alumnus Establishes Kroner Center for Financial Research to Strengthen and Protect Retiree Investments

$5 million gift from Kenneth and Jennifer Kroner will expand center connecting asset owners with academics to work together on vital questions that impact big and small investors around the globe

October 18, 2022

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The More Specifics People Have on Potential Dangers, the Less Fearful They Become

Study co-authored by Uma R. Karmarkar, assistant professor of marketing

October 14, 2022

UC San Diego Announces Second Cohort for Blue Economy Accelerator

UC San Diego Announces Second Cohort for Blue Economy Accelerator

The Rady School of Management and Scripps Institution of Oceanography have selected the second cohort for the StartBlue program, an accelerator for startups dedicated to tackling ocean-focused challenges and solutions.

September 26, 2022

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Health Risks of COVID-19 Spurred More Smokers to Quit

Study by Sally Sadoff, Toke R. Fosgaard, and Alice Pizzo

August 2, 2022

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Successful Women Make the Best Advocates to Help Other Women Rise up in the Ranks

Study by Elizabeth Campbell, Brandy Aven and Rosalind M. Chow

July 25, 2022

Kim Pendergrass

Algeon Materials Embraces the Power of Kelp

Startup founded by Rady School of Management MBA students creates sustainable, biodegradable plastic alternatives

June 23, 2022

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Study Suggests People Hurt Other People to Signal Their Own Goodness

Study by Tage Rai, assistant professor of management at the Rady School of Management

June 21, 2022