UCLA recently named longtime Anderson School of Management finance professor and administrator Antonio Bernardo as the school’s new dean, effective July 1.
USC on June 11 named Geoffrey Garrett, current dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, as the next dean of the Marshall School of Business, effective in July 2020.
Ron Nichols, president of Southern California Edison and former top executive with the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, died June 6 after a battle with gastric cancer.
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer sued West Los Angeles coin dealer Lear Capital Inc., alleging the company engaged in deceptive and unfair sales practices.
Tech billionaire and UCLA alum Henry Samueli and his wife Susan have made the largest gift ever of $100 million to expand UCLA’s engineering school already bearing the Samueli name, the university announced June 4.
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Hancock Park-based online tutoring startup TutorMe.com Inc. was acquired by San Diego-based educational services firm Zovio Inc. April 4.
UCLA’s Samueli School of Engineering has received a $5 million gift from an alumna to fund a program providing support for women engineering students, the school announced April 2.
Unemployment in L.A. County ticked down slightly in February to 4.6 percent, the combined effect of a modest gain in jobs and a few thousand workers leaving the labor force.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was expected to appear at UCLA on Thursday in sympathy for a statewide strike by thousands of research, technical and health care workers.
USC’s board of trustees on March 20 unanimously named Carol Folt, former chancellor of University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, as its first woman president.
Roy Doumani, a keen Los Angeles businessman, philanthropist and driving force behind bioscience innovation whose education nurtured a generation of entrepreneurs at UCLA, has died. He was 83.
UCLA and USC on March 12 removed three high-ranking athletics officials who were charged by federal authorities in a nationwide university admissions fraud scheme.
USC’s business school moved up a notch in the latest rankings issued by U.S. News & World Report on March 12, closing in on UCLA’s position.
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