Berkeley, Haas Thrive in Recent Rankings
Haas School professors ranked #1 among U.S. business school faculty in the Princeton Review rankings of MBA programs. The Full-time Berkeley MBA Program placed #6 in the world in The Economist "Which MBA?" ranking. UC Berkeley placed #5 in the world and #4 in the U.S. in the Times Higher Education in London ranking.
Big Game Tailgate Party in the Haas Courtyard
All members of the Haas community are welcome at our traditional pre-game party on Oct. 20 with live music, BBQ & refreshments, and activities for the kids. Then cross the street to the newly renovated Memorial Stadium and watch Cal take back the Axe. Wear your blue & gold! Tailgate tickets | Football tickets
Investment Banking Competition Winners Recommend Most Options for Yelp
A team of three Haas undergraduates and one economics student took first place in the 15th Annual Investment Banking Competition.
Alumnus and Former Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor, MBA 59, Portrayed in New Ben Affleck Film
One of Haas' own played a major role in the real-life Iran hostage crisis that inspired the new Ben Affleck movie, "Argo," which has already generated buzz as the likely Best Picture winner in next year's Academy Awards.
Dean's Scholarships Bring New Perspective to Evening & Weekend MBA Program
This year's entering class in the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program includes seven recipients of the new Dean's Scholarship. The one-year, $10,000 scholarship is awarded to admits who best meet one or more of the following criteria: demonstrate a commitment to ethnic diversity or to shaping the role of women in business; diversify the program by bringing perspective from outside the Bay Area; or come from industries under-represented in the program.
Alum Speaks About His "Other Dream Team" Documentary
Marius Markevicius, BS 98, director and producer of "The Other Dream Team," a documentary about a Lithuanian basketball team funded by the Greatful Dead in the 1992 Olympics, will participate in a Q&A in Berkeley on Friday, Oct. 12.
Berkeley and Stanford Team Up on PhD Big Data Seminar
The explosion of big data, combined with the unprecedented research opportunities and technical and statistical challenges it creates, is the subject of a new cross-disciplinary PhD seminar that alternates between the Berkeley and Stanford campuses on Monday afternoons.
Pamela Paspa Hired to Lead Haas Undergraduate Career Services
After a national search, the UC Berkeley Career Center has hired Cal alumna Pamela Paspa as the center's career counselor for Haas undergraduates.
Tee Off for Haas School's Youth Program, Nov. 12
With several members of the Oakland A's hitting the links, the Young Entrepreneurs at Haas (YEAH) mentoring program for under-resourced youth will hold its second annual golf tournament at Oakland's Sequoyah Country Club on Monday, Nov. 12. One-hundred percent of students who complete YEAH's four-year program graduate from high school and attend college, usually as the first person in their family to do so.
Study Linking Market Performance to Social Responsibility Wins Moskowitz Prize
Three academics who linked positive market performance to corporate social responsibility activities at major publicly traded U.S. companies were presented with the 2012 Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing.
Check Your Profile for Accuracy in the New @cal Alumni Directory
The strength and value of the alumni directory increases as more alumni confirm and contribute info to their profiles. Getting in is easy: use your same Calnet ID as before. Never logged in? You'll need your first-time PIN: [[S1:member_id]] Visit @cal Now!
Don't Miss Our Largest Bay Area Events
Register now for these events:
- Big Game Tailgate Party Oct. 20
- Haas Gala Nov. 9
Mark your calendars for these events:
- Haas Celebration, Silicon Valley, Menlo Circus Club Jan. 30
- Haas Celebration, San Francisco, Gap, Inc. Mar. 20
- MBA Reunion Weekend April 25-28
In addition, HAN chapters will produce another 200 alumni events worldwide. Online event calendar