Category: Business

  • UCSB Students Present Innovative Business Ideas

    What if you never had to enter another password or unlock another door for the rest of your life? That’s the promise behind Allthenticate, one of six finalists in the annual UCSB New Venture Competition. The competition features teams of undergraduate and graduate students from UCSB’s Technology Management program. The teams spend eight months working […]

  • From “Never Medicine” to Acclaimed Physician-scientist

    When he was a young man, Dan Lowenstein used to proclaim that he would never be a doctor. Fast-forward to today and he is not only an accomplished physician-scientist in the area of epilepsy, an award-winning medical educator, and an innovative and forward-thinking leader but he is also UCSF’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost. As […]

  • Investing for Good

    What if you could align your values with your investment portfolio? Leaders from the world of impact investing discuss what it means to invest for good. Their stories are fascinating and you will understand the path of early stage ventures that create meaningful social and environmental value. First up is a panel with Lewam Kefela, […]

  • Women in Leadership 2019

    “Where on an imagined clock of equality do we now stand?” asks veteran journalist Lynn Sherr at the start of this year’s Women in Leadership panel. Listen in as Sylvia Acevedo, Chelsea Clinton, Jedidah Isler answer that question and share their thoughts on the present and future of the role of women in America. Each […]

  • Is it Time to Rethink the Idea of the Amoral Economic Man?

    There is a widely held belief that when designing public policy or legal systems, it makes the most sense to assume that all citizens are entirely self-interested and amoral. It’s a theory known as “homo economicus” or “economic man.” But, economist Samuel Bowles argues against that belief in his book The Moral Economy: Why Good […]

  • Career Planning for College Students

    How can students leverage their college years to find their ideal career path? From connecting with an alumni network to finding the right summer job, your campus career center is here to help. They can take you beyond building a resume to thinking about your personal goals, the art of networking, and building marketable life […]

  • New Careers in Education – Teaching, Research, and Beyond

    “Any time two people are together and one is working with another, that is education. And what it requires today is for us to reconceive of education because opportunities are abundant but they may not be where you think they are.” Traditionally, a career in education has meant becoming a classroom teacher. Though that is […]

  • Personal Change for Career Improvement

    Emotional intelligence is important for work at all levels. Don Phin helps executives expand, grow and adjust their careers. His lessons about coaxing, encouraging and inspiring apply to anyone in the workplace. Phin, an Executive Coach and Leadership Trainer, has been a California employment practices attorney since 1983. He litigated employment and business cases for […]

  • Evolving Medical Training

    Dr. Rebecca Berman was recently recruited to UCSF to direct the internal medicine residency program, generally considered to be one of the nation’s finest. Dr. Berman comes to UCSF from Harvard, where she directed the primary care residency program at Brigham & Womens Hospital. She sits down with Dr. Bob Wachter, Chair, Department of Medicine, […]

  • Seven Steps to Building a Best-Selling Brand

    Building a brand is about more than spending money on marketing. It’s about how you think about your brand conceptually, and the strategies you employ at every level of your business. That was the message from brand architect and strategist Larry Gulko when he spoke at the Rady School of Business at UC San Diego […]