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TMP Lecture Series Brings Leading Business Scholars to Campus

Technology-based entrepreneurship can be as novel and exciting as the advanced and innovative products and services that spawn them. So, too, are the ideas and questions around how to do business in the rapidly evolving world of technology. How does one build a real organization in a world of virtual commerce? What practices and principles born of the brick-and-mortar days of business still hold true for the modern, global workforce? How can tech entrepreneurs cultivate a corporate culture in the days of constant — and expected — turnover?

TMP Among Recipients of Annual Community Dividends Awards

On November 21st, Montecito Bank & Trust celebrated its 14th Annual Community Dividends event by awarding nonprofit organizations from Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties a total of $1 Million. UCSB Technology Management Program was among the 203 non-profits receiving the award, a record-breaking number of recipients out of the more than 300 applications submitted this year.

To read a recent article about the event in the Noozhawk :

The Fastest Path to Finding Career Fit and Your Next Job

That was the title of the workshop I presented last month at the 2016 Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference in Long Beach, California.

My talk was one of the tens offered up over the three-day conference to thousands of students who are looking to advance themselves upon graduating with a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) degree.

University of Oxford Invites Professor Barley for a 3-Day Talk

Professor Stephen R. Barley recently spoke at the Clarendon Lectures at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford during a three-day talk series from October 25-27.

Held in conjunction with Oxford University Press, the Clarendon Lectures are designed to inform an academic audience of important issues in management and the social sciences. Professor Barley’s talks were on:

  • What is a Technological Revolution?

Professor Barley Publishes New Paper

Professor Barley Publishes New Paper in Work and Occupations

Professor Stephen R. Barley recently published, “Be Careful What You Wish for: The Learning Imperative in Postindustrial Work, ”in Work and Occupations.  The paper is a collaborative effort with doctoral candidate Gonzalo Valdes of Stanford University.

Work and Occupations is published by Sage Publications. The quarterly features peer-reviewed articles by scholars who offer interdisciplinary perspectives on the dynamics of the workplace and international approaches to work-related issues.

Chancellor Henry T. Yang Receives 2016 Arthur M. Bueche Award

For ‘Dedication in Science and Technology’

UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Henry T. Yang is honored by the National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering has named UCSB Chancellor Henry T. Yang the recipient of the 2016 Arthur M. Bueche Award. The award, which consists of a commemorative medal, was presented at the academy’s annual meeting earlier this month in Washington, D.C.

UCSB Professor Samir Mitragotri Elected to National Academy of Medicine

‘For Distinguished Contributions to Medicine’

UC Santa Barbara chemical engineering professor Samir Mitragotri has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Mitragotri joins 79 new members chosen by the organization in recognition of their professional achievement and commitment to service. The announcement was made today at the academy’s annual meeting in Washington, DC.

State invests $22 million in UC entrepreneurship

State invests $22 million in UC entrepreneurship, innovation to drive California economy

Assembly Bill 2664, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative authored by Assembly member Jacqui Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks, and sponsored by UC, will allow the university to expand resources for developing real-world applications and cutting-edge technology from its well-established research pipeline.