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As Christmas Creeps into Bay Area Stores, Shoppers' Feelings are Mixed

Consumer psychologist and GGU Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow tells the East Bay Times that, for some consumers, retail's early holiday start overlooks the "spirit" of season.

Water Law Symposium Focuses on Bay Delta Issues

Golden Gate University (GGU) School of Law will participate in the 13th California Water Law Symposium, to be held January 21, 2017 at the University of San Francisco. The event is an annual collaboration among six Bay Area law schools, in which students discuss and analyze California’s freshwater resources. A leader on environmental legal issues, GGU's Environmental Law and Justice Clinic is one of the first law clinics in the US to prioritize environmental justice in its work.

Halloween dilemma: How old is too old to be out trick or treating?

“Halloween is the ultimate role play day,” said Golden Gate University professor, Dr. Kit Yarrow, who opined that millennials simply like to express themselves in public ways.

Veterans Conference Calls Attention to Returning Vets’ Legal Problems

Golden Gate University School of Law will hold its fourth Veterans Law Conference on November 3 in an ongoing effort to raise awareness of the legal, health, and employment issues veterans may face as they transition to civilian life.

Separation with US could lead to reduced aid, trade for PH

Professor Jay Gonzalez from Golden Gate university weighed in on the recent announcement of President Rodrigo Duterte to cut ties with the United States during an interview with Balitang America.

Best Online Colleges In California For 2016-2017

Golden Gate University was named Top 10 Online Colleges in California. GGU's distance learning provides students with a virtual classroom in which they will be able receive a well-rounded knowledge of their field of interest. The most beneficial quality of an online degree is the convenience it affords; students will be permitted to study, listen to lectures, and do their homework at whatever pace they are comfortable with.

Golden Gate University Braden Leadership Series Presents Thought Leaders Every Tuesday at Noon

Renowned Bay Area thought leaders share advice and expertise on business leadership at the Golden Gate University (GGU) Braden Leadership Speaker Series, open to GGU students, alumni, and the general public through December 1, 2016.

Professor Karlin on Tax Fairness

GGU Professor of Taxation, Jeffrey Karlin, shares his expertise with WalletHub regarding their recent "Tax Fairness Survey" -- a national inquiry into Americans’ attitudes toward taxation.

Golden Gate University School of Law Celebrates Permanent Overtime Rights for California Domestic Workers

Golden Gate University School of Law’s Women’s Employment Rights Clinic (WERC) has served as legal counsel to the California Domestic Workers Coalition since 2010 in the Coalition’s effort to extend basic wage and hour protections to domestic workers.

SF Searches for Solutions to House College Students

President David J. Fike discusses the housing market in San Francisco as institutions of higher learning are struggling to house their students.

GGU Celebrates Constitution Day by Encouraging Voter Registration

Golden Gate University joins thousands of others around the country in celebrating the 16th annual Constitution Day. Staff from the San Francisco Board of Elections will be on campus September 14 and 15 from 3:30 to 6:45 pm to register voters and to answer questions about the November ballot. The table will be located in GGU's student service center (known as the HUB), located at 536 Mission Street. GGU students, employees, and community members are encouraged to stop by to register to vote and pick up a free copy of the US Constitution.

Golden Gate University Ranked Country's Top University for Adult Students

Golden Gate University (GGU) was named the number one university for adult students in the nation by the Washington Monthly in its annual College Guide and Rankings, Best Colleges for Adult Learners Category.

Golden Gate University Appoints New VP for Finance & Administration

Golden Gate University (GGU) announces the appointment of Bill Lee as its Vice President for Finance & Administration, effective July 1. Lee brings to GGU nearly 20 years of multinational corporate experience, having served as a country chief financial officer (CFO) for Citibank-Asia and as a co-chief financial officer and senior vice president at Visa International. For the past five years, he has held CFO positions at two Bay Area nonprofit organizations: the East Meets West Foundation and Meals on Wheels of San Francisco.

Auburn University names GGU Alumnus Chief Information Officer

Auburn University has named James O’Connor as its Chief Information Officer effective October 1, following a national search. O'Connor earned an MBA with a concentration in information systems from Golden Gate University in 1991.

Alumnus Ken Wrede Offers His New Book Free to GGU Students and Alumni

Alum Ken Wrede (MSc Telecommunications Management 1986) has just published his first book "6 Rabbit Holes of Leadership" (6RHoL) and is making it available to students and alumni free of charge from today, July 25 until Friday, July 29. In The 6RHoL, Wrede discusses six major leadership glitches that many people unknowingly make that may be harming their careers and introduces a new leadership model he has been developing over the last two years - The EndGame Leadership Model. He also points out bad leadership practices and their sources, offering evidence-based practices that can correct poor behavior. Wede's career has spanned a variety of industries including the military, international business, six startup companies, telecoms, and a stint in international security. He has lived in five different countries and worked in ten.

Follow The Money -- Trump, Repealing the Johnson Amendment, and Citizens United

Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly explains the Johnson Amendment, and why Trump wants to tell it "you're fired"!

Helen Kang contributes to Environment, Energy, and Resources Law: The Year in Review 2015

Professor Helen Kang co-authored the constitutional chapter of Environment, Energy, and Resources Law: The Year in Review 2015, a prominent yearly publication of the American Bar Association. Her Research Assistant, Joseph Baskin, is also credited as a contributing author. Environment, Energy, and Resources Law: The Year in Review is the Section's annual summary of important developments in environmental, energy, and resources law.

How to Make Your Vacation Home Your Full-Time Home

GGU Dean Emerita, Mary Canning, offers tax advice for those looking to move into their second home.

Kathleen Morris Publishes Book Chapter in How Cities Will Save the World

Professor Kathleen Morris has published a book chapter entitled "Cities Seeking Justice: Local Government Litigation in the Public Interest," in "How Cities Will Save the World" (ed. R. Brescia, J. Marshall, Ashgate 2016). This book chapter explains that an increasing number of city law offices across the U.S. view themselves as platforms for public interest work rather than mere defense litigation firms. "How Cities Will Save the World" brings together authors with frontline experience in the fields of city redevelopment, urban infrastructure, healthcare, planning, immigration, historic preservation, and local government administration. They not only offer their ground level view of threats caused by climate change, population shifts, and economic inequality, but they provide solution-driven narratives identifying promising innovations to help cities tackle this century's greatest adversities. The book is intended for scholarly and non-scholarly audiences alike.

Doing It Right | How Disclosure Rules, Media Help Rein in Corruption in the US

Public Administration Chair Dr. Jay Gonzalez explores the parallels of corruption in the Philippines and the US in many areas such as education and public transit.

Memorial Day Sales: How to Snag a Good Deal, Guaranteed

Psychology Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow explains why shoppers might pass up the deal for the thrill.

'America First' -- A History Lesson

Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly speaks on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's 'America First' stance and the historical reception of this idea.

How Some Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Will Survive e-Commerce

Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow speaks to the impact the rise of online shopping has had on the in-person shopping experience.

GGU to Co-host 2016 Estate and Trust Planning Conference

Golden Gate University will open its downtown San Francisco doors to CPAs, attorneys, financial planners, and other estate planning professionals for the 2016 Estate and Trust Planning Conference on May 16 and 17. Co-hosted by CalCPA and GGU, this year's conference features content for those who have advanced experience in the field.

Life Insurance Industry Under Investigation

California State Controller Betty Yee (MPA 81) talks to 60 Minutes correspondent Leslie Stahl about controversial life insurance industry practices.