Category Archives: Faculty Spotlight

Mihaylo Professors Honored for Paper

Two of Mihaylo’s associate professors of finance have won Best Paper honors for their work published in the Journal of Real Estate Research during 2013. The award recipients are Jing Yang and Michael LaCour-Little. They are being awarded by members … Continue reading

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Steady Advice About Earthquake Insurance

The recent temblors rocking Southern California have been a sober reminder that earthquake insurance is an essential consideration for homeowners, says Weili Lu, director of Mihaylo College’s Center for Insurance Studies, in a recent article published by The Orange County … Continue reading

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Marketing Professor Teaches Professional Selling Class Using New Technologies

Marketing 401 is a Professional Selling course taught by Olga Di Franco that allows students to use Salesforce.com as a typical salesperson would in an actual business environment. Students are put into teams and then decide what technology is needed … Continue reading

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Job Market Sees High Demand for Data Scientists

Written by Laurie McLaughlin The demand for data scientists is increasing exponentially, and Mihaylo College professors want to ensure students are prepared to take advantage of these career opportunities. “Data mining and analysis is one of the areas with explosive … Continue reading

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Finance Professor Takes Real Estate Knowledge Overseas

“I was looking for a part time job while completing my MBA at UC-Berkeley and the job I happened on was working for a guy in downtown Oakland who described himself as a real estate consultant. It turned out that … Continue reading

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