The world’s best young entrepreneurs present their startup ideas at AngelHack’s annual worldwide champion hackathon.
Entrepreneur Justin Ohanessian’s recipe for launching a successful business calls for two things: a simple idea and abundant determination.
For Alexandra Morgan MNA ’00, the fight against cancer is personal. It played a pivotal role in her decision to become CEO of Family House — a San Francisco nonprofit that cares for children stricken by the disease.
Companies require employees to know how to engage with and analyze big data. USF students use cutting-edge technology to learn the skills necessary to visualize datasets.
How does Dave Griffis define what it means to be a truly outstanding faculty member?
Mona Ahmadi, part-time MBA, and Alissa Oropeza, business undergraduate, two students at the University of San Francisco School of Management, were awarded scholarships from the Financial Women of San Francisco Association (FWSF).
A filmmaker and group of alumni, faculty, and staff explore what philanthropy means in a practical sense, in the lives of people who volunteer, and of people who give to or receive charity.
Jaclyn Anku: recently published and promoted to Associate, all while still a student.
Forbes recently ranked USF #21 on their list of America’s Most Entrepreneurial Universities. How did we get there, and how are we encouraging students’ entrepreneurial spirits?
USF Alumna Mary Clark Bartlett has clout in Silicon Valley; so says the Silicon Valley Business Journal, which has awarded Bartlett for this very reason. Read more about Bartlett and her sustainable food service.
Hundreds of the most innovative companies in the Bay Area were open to the public during the San Francisco NewCo festival, including the USF School of Management.
Mallory Browne ’13 could have landed a cushy corporate job after graduating as a standout USF business-marketing student. Instead, she saw a chance to make a difference and help save lives working for an international nonprofit that leads HIV/AIDS care and research in 28 countries around the world.
Of all the characters novelist Rabih Alameddine MBA ’86 has created, his latest — a 72-year-old woman with blue hair and no friends — is his most autobiographical, he says.
Alumnus Ralph Spinelli speaks from personal experience when advocating for post-incarceration education.
Imagine seeing what basketball star Roy Hibbert sees as he flies through the air for a layup, as you watch the Jumbotron from your arena seat. Now imagine physicians saving lives by remotely guiding first responders as they see and treat patients at the scene of an accident. That and more is possible with technology created for Google Glass by a startup founded by Jon Fisher ’98.
The intersection between digital technology and philanthropy helps to showcase the past accomplishments and future endeavors of The Packard Foundation.
Vijay Mehrotra is the kind of guy who will try anything once, whether that means doing improv or taking the Trans-Siberian Railway from Beijing to Berlin.
"San Francisco is not lacking in uniqueness. I can always find something new and interesting related to art or craftsmanship." -Jessica Dixon, MGEM '10, Co-Founder, Fullosophie
MSAN students will tap into Amazon Web Services on-demand cloud infrastructure to access advanced courses, tackle research endeavors, and explore new projects.
California Governor Jerry Brown appoints USF MBA alumnus Charles E. Wilson II as Superior Court Judge for the county of Santa Clara.
USF is among the top 25 most entrepreneurial colleges and universities in the country, according to new rankings released by Forbes magazine.
USF’s new President, Father Fitzgerald, encouraged the Bay Area’s law enforcement professionals to use USF as an emergency preparedness resource.
MGEM students visit two Google branches to discuss innovation and global impact with the founder of Google Earth and the head of Niantic Labs.
Academics gathered to discuss the challenges and rewards of teaching ethical leadership in the tradition of the Jesuit Order at the annual CJBE conference.
Two Master of Science in Organizational Development alumni ventured to Africa to do good and came back changed.
Tony Ribera addresses an audience of international law enforcement leaders on ethical and effective leadership grounded in Jesuit principles.
Dania Frink, MPA ’13, has been selected as the recipient of a prestigious year-long Education Pioneers fellowship.
Mona Ahmadi, part-time MBA student, and Alissa Oropeza, business undergraduate, strive to give back to their communities through finance.
Rob Briner, founder of the Center for Evidence-Based Management, talks to USF MBA students about the power of evidence.
The new international budget-friendly hotelier booking site is here courtesy of University of San Francisco Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management alumna.
MSFA student and alumnus score in the 99th percentile of the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT).
The Innocence Project hosts a symposium on Eyewitness Identification Best Practices at the University of San Francisco.
Ocean Beach gem Java Beach Café and Mission classic Harrington Galleries honored by the Gellert Family Business Resource Center Awards. Find out what makes these family-run businesses so special.
Kaiser Permanente recently made a video about their employee Cassandra Beverly, BS '12 & MSOD '14, a working mother who received her Bachelor's and Master’s degrees at the USF School of Management.
Luis Aroche MPA ’15 is on the frontlines of the fight to reduce California’s overcrowded prisons, now at about 144 percent of capacity.
Congratulations to the distinguished graduates of the School of Management!
Since funding was cut in 2010, Professor Larry Brewster has dedicated his research to the effects of arts programs on the incarcerated.
USF’s Department of Hospitality Management Holds its Second Annual Student Industry Exchange.
Notoriously successful venture capitalist Tom Perkins on risk, failure, and reward in today’s market.
The University of San Francisco is pleased to announce Dr. Elizabeth B. Davis as new Dean of the School of Management.
University of San Francisco Students walk the walk over the Golden Gate Bridge to raise public awareness of women's cancer research.
University of San Francisco Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Mark Cannice releases his latest Venture Capital Confidence Index covering Q1 2014.
He briefly worked as a smuggler, helps run the postal service at Burning Man, and is addicted to Scrabble. Bet you didn’t know these 10 things about Dr. Vijay Mehrotra.
Dr. Charles Geschke, founder of Adobe, speaks to MBA students about what makes good business good. See his career advice here.
Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., has been named the next president of the University of San Francisco, the 28th in its 159-year history. The USF Board of Trustees voted unanimously in a special session April 8 to appoint Fr. Fitzgerald, said Thomas E. Malloy ’61, board chair. Fr. Fitzgerald will take office Aug. 1.
Luis Alvarado, University of San Francisco alumnus and one of Forbes’s “30 Under 30 in Finance,” shares his business wisdom. Learn more about his career advice.
Residents and 911 operators in about 500 cities
and counties across the country can now use an emergency smartphone app that
was created by USF information systems student Joseph Ekman ’14 to save lives.
Professor Richard Callahan Presented His Research on Local and County Government Fiscal Sustainability
New York City restaurateur Nicole Ponseca ’98 is an unlikely
success story in an industry that remains an old boys’ club, and in which few
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