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Mounting evidence that more diversity helps Hollywood's bottom line

UCLA Bunche center report finds that earnings and social media traffic are higher for content with more women and minority actors.

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UCLA Anderson launches campus-wide entrepreneurship accelerator

The Anderson Venture Accelerator brings campus together to develop world-changing ideas.

Tipsy Elves founders Nicklaus Morton and Evan Mendelsohn appear on ABC’s Shark Tank in December 2013.

UC San Diego alums turn ugly Christmas sweaters into booming business

Company catering to holiday fad for gaudy designs and expects $10 million in sales this year.

The California report found that the state’s port activity in September was at a historically high level.

Job growth, wage increases to push real GDP growth past 3%

UCLA Anderson Forecast expects steady employment gains in California through 2017.

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More women CEOs but executive suite's still a male bastion

More women than ever before are running the state's largest public firms, but they still hold just one in eight of the senior executive and director positions in corporate California. 

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UC Davis boosts 13 new companies in past year

Startup support from campus is part of UC's commitment to tech transfer and entrepreneurship.

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Campus economic impact in San Joaquin Valley grows to $1.27 billion

UC Merced has proven to be an engine for economic growth in the region since its 2005 opening.


Premium-minded consumers split wine market, wine execs say

Survey of wine executives to be reported Sept. 22; wine professionals also surveyed.


Management alums turn fitness inside out

Riding the fitness craze, two classmates developed a business using DXA scanners that analyze the amount of fat and lean tissue one has.

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UC campuses ranked high for entrepreneurship named five UC campuses to its top 50 Most Entrepreneurial Schools in America.