Alumni Events Welcome New Students, from Las Vegas to Spain
Local alumni chapters across the U.S. and around the globe are hosting a series of parties for new admits that began in April and will last through September.
MBA Students Ready to Serve Your Nonprofit Board
If you serve on a board, donate, or volunteer with a nonprofit, here's a way to recruit the time and talent of Haas MBA students for your favorite cause. The Berkeley Board Fellows of the Haas Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership places MBA students on nonprofit boards in non-voting positions for 9 months. Be sure to apply on behalf of your nonprofit by August 3.
Student, Alumna from Undergrad Program to Compete in Olympics
Two aquatically inclined members of the Haas community will be diving into the pool to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games in London later this month.
91 Faculty Make "Club Six" for Spring Teaching
Students gave 91 faculty members, or 64 percent of instructors, a mean teaching score of at least six on a seven-point scale during the spring semester.
Prof. Katz Testifies Before Congress on Mobile Payments
Smart phones and tablets will revolutionize how merchants manage customer relationships, but new technology that enables consumers to pay by swiping their phone rather than a credit card will produce only evolutionary changes, Professor Michael Katz testified.
International Consulting Experiences Expand for Evening & Weekend MBA Students
A power outage at Uganda's Entebbe airport sparked an "a-ha" moment this summer for Michael Edde, one of 60 evening and weekend MBA students who took advantage of the program's newly expanded international offerings.
Classroom Upgrades on Target, Courtyard Delayed
The Cheit Hall air-conditioning project is underway and should be completed by mid-October. The Haas courtyard renovation has been postponed until December to minimize the impact on the student body.
Haas Undergrad Writes Advice Book for Law School Hopefuls
Carefully considering a career in law, Michael Bloch, BS 13, sought the advice of seasoned attorneys, including former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm and former SEC Chairman David Ruder. Then he wrote Learning From Precedent to guide others.
Journal Recognizes Haas Faculty's Rich History in Accounting
Five Berkeley-Haas professors and alumni dating back to the beginning of the 20th century were featured in the Journal of Accountancy's list of the 125 top leaders in the accounting profession, published in June.
Management Consultant and Alumnus Peter Kontes, MBA 74, passes away
Peter Kontes, MBA 74, principal of Greenwich Advisory Group and co-founder and former CEO of Marakon Associates, has passed away at the age of 65.