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Join us at our first annual Real Estate Symposium which brings together the themes of technology and real estate. The event will begin with a welcome from John A. Sobrato and a keynote speech from Lew Wolf, followed by two panel discussions with experts in the inudstry. The event will conclude with a networking reception.


Welcome Dennis Lahnam!

The Executive Development Center will advance its executive education programs under the leadership of new executive director Dennis Lanham.

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A Solution to Food Insecurity?

With a $15,000 grant the Food and Agribusiness Institute at the Leavey School of Business is doing research into food insecurity and determining ways to combat it.

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Newsmakers

Alumna Nnennaya Amuchie : Ako na Uche
Alumna Nnennaya Amuchie J.D. / MBA ‘16 recently published her first book, titled Ako na Uche: A short collection of poems from the ancestors, on Amazon. Read more »

Chuck Byers : Oakland Hires PR Firm After Deadly Warehouse Fire
Professor of Marketing Charles Byers was quoted in NBC’s online story about why the city of Oakland hired a pricey public relations firm in the wake of a deadly warehouse fire. Read more »

Robert Eberhart : Growth & Challenges of Entrepreneurship in Japan
Professor of Management Robert Eberhart was quoted in an article posted by Medill Reports Chicago about the challenges entrepreneurial startups in Japan face in getting funding. Read more »

Kirthi Kalyanam : The Decline of Retail Chains & Amazon's Role
Professor Kirthi Kalyanam was quoted in a Mashable article about the decline of retail chains and the multiple factors, including Amazon, behind it. Read more » 

Alumnus Patrick Machado : Joins Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc. Board
Alumnus Patrick Machado ‘86 was recently appointed to the board of directors for Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc. Read more »

Alumnus Mike Polacek : Appointed President of Intelligent Audio 
Alumnus Mike Polacek MBA ‘94 was recently appointed president of Knowles Corp. Intelligent Audio. Read more »

Hersh Shefrin : Wall Street Buzz Over Trump & Investor Tunnel Vision
Professor Hersh Shefrin was quoted in a Bloomberg article about investors’ strong penchant for tunnel vision and sharing of economic forecasts that don’t match the social and political mood of today. Read more »

Meir Statman : Investing to Reflect Desires, Values, and Beliefs
Professor Meir Statman was referenced in an article featured in On Wall Street discussing how investors want what or who they invest in to reflect their desires, values, and beliefs. Read more »

Alumnus Aaron Waxman : 40 Under 40
Alumnus Aaron Waxman ‘03 was honored with a 2017 “40 Under 40" award from the San Francisco Business Times. Read more » 

LSB Spotlight - Program Updates

MS-SCMA Undergoes Curriculum Redesign

The Leavey School of Business is pleased to announce a significantly redesigned curriculum for its M.S. program in Supply Chain Management and Analytics.

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The Skill Startups Didn’t Know They Needed  

A new product marketing certificate program offered by the Leavey School of Business will help young companies take the next step.

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Calendar of Events
Apr
22
RSSA Walks! Relay for Life
11:00AM through 9:00AM on April 23

Retail Studies Student Association (RSSA) is participating in Relay for Life, a fundraising event by the American Cancer Society to raise money for cancer research and patient treatment. 

Apr
26
"food for thought" Artisanal Entrepreneurs
6:30PM | Forbes Conference Room, Lucas 126

A panel discussion, tasting, and networking event on the booming business of artisanal foods, sponsored by the Food and Agribusiness Institute.

May
4
Location of Innovation Real Estate Symposium
4:15PM | Recital Hall, SCU

Join the Leavey School of Business and the Alumni Association for an evening on campus as we continue to build our network of Broncos in real estate.

May
12
Becoming Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters
5:00PM | St. Clare Room, SCU

Join us for a reception, program, and book-signing focused on the history and strategy of Hewlett Packard.

May
17
MBA / MS Information Session
6:00PM | Lucas Hall

Explore our graduate business program options, and meet current students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

May
19
Donald L. Lucas Business Pitch Competition
6:00 PM | Lucas Hall 126

Come watch this business pitch competition where student teams will compete for the top prize of $5,000. 

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