The Part-Time MBA program (FlexEvening) at the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego has been ranked 5th in California and 23rd in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek. This year marks the first time the Rady School’s FlexEvening program has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, which publishes its survey in odd-numbered years.
In true start-up fashion, the Rady School of Management has moved fast and achieved much in its short history.
Since its founding a decade ago, the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego has distinguished itself as a pioneer in a new model of business education. The school’s concentration in innovation, entrepreneurship and collaboration has led to rapid success; borne out by outstanding achievements of its students, faculty and alumni.
The University of California, San Diego today announced that the UC San Diego Foundation has received a $6.05 million bequest from the late Cubic Corporation founder Walter J. Zable and his wife, Betty C. Zable. The bequest has been allocated by the Foundation to support endowed faculty chairs in UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management and the Jacobs School of Engineering, to create an endowed scholarship and fellowship program for all students, and provide funds for the UC San Diego Shiley Eye Center.
The Southern California Clean Energy Technology Acceleration Program (SoCal TAP) selected four revolutionary research teams from the University of California, San Diego and University of Southern California to receive $180,000 each in commercialization awards as part of a program overseen by the von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.
Robert S. Sullivan, dean of the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego, has been named chair of the AACSB International (AACSB) board of directors effective July 1, 2013, for a one-year term. Sullivan succeeds Joseph A. DiAngelo, dean of the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University.
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center will host the 7th annual Survivor Beach on Sunday, June 2. The event, which has become a La Jolla tradition, will feature a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) competition, beach festival with food trucks and more.
The University of California, San Diego will present an evening with Robert E. Price on May 6 at 4 p.m., including a talk and book-signing by the international businessman, philanthropist and author of the book, “Sol Price: Retail Revolutionary and Social Innovator.” The event is free and open to the public.
Three legendary San Diego venture capitalists will discuss past lessons learned and thoughts about the future of local commercial biotech ventures during the first in a series of planned “conversations” Nov. 7 in Calit2’s Atkinson Hall at UC San Diego. The event is being billed as the first of its kind in San Diego.
The von Liebig Center for Entrepreneurism and Technology Advancement at the University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering has awarded four new graduate von Liebig fellowships to pursue the commercialization of research that will increase energy efficiency and the growth of renewable energy sources.