Last Week to Score Homecoming Tickets
Join other cheering Haas alums at the newly-renovated stadium! A block of great seats at Memorial Stadium are reserved just for Haas alumni, but you must purchase your tickets by Sept. 6. Tickets will sell out, so act fast! Prior to the game, join Haas alumni and guests in the Haas Courtyard for a Tailgate Party with a plentiful buffet (featuring Compadres!) and live music. Haas professors Severin Borenstein and Kellie McElhaney will also give presentations that morning. Join us!
Haas Expands World-Class Faculty
The Haas School is kicking off the fall semester with three new tenured professors from some of the East Coast's top business schools: new Lester Center Faculty Director Toby Stuart, a management and entrepreneurship professor from Harvard; Professor Ross Levine, from Brown, ranked one of the ten most-cited finance experts in the past decade; and Gustavo Manso, from MIT, who already has won an award teaching full-time Berkeley MBA students since arriving in the spring.
Haas Welcomes New Students with Pathbending Leaders, Case Studies, Games
Whether gaining insights on innovation from IDEO General Manager Tom Kelley, hearing about successful teambuilding from Annie's CEO John Foraker, or learning about Haas through interactive games, new students got a head start on their business school education this month in four different orientations.
Berkeley-Haas Launches New MBA for Executives Program That Focuses on Innovative Leadership
The Haas School formally launched its new Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, designed to put executive careers on the fast track and to teach working professionals how to generate fresh ideas that drive their businesses forward. The program will enroll its first class in May 2013.
Best-Selling Corner Office Author to Speak at Haas
New York Times editor Adam Bryant, who has interviewed such top CEOs as Steve Ballmer of Microsoft and Alan Mulally of Ford for his Corner Office book and column, will speak at Haas on Sept. 20.
Haas Signs on to U.N. Principles of Responsible Management Education
Demonstrating its commitment to a sustainable future, the Haas School became a signatory of the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) in June.
UC Berkeley Skydeck Welcomes New Director, Gears Up for Fall
The UC Berkeley Skydeck, a startup accelerator, is soaring to new heights with the appointment of a new full-time executive director and a busy lineup of fall events, including an open house and a hackathon.
Haas Alumni Network North Bay Chapter Names Two Honorees for Embodying Defining Principles
Virgil Caselli, MBA 63, is a San Franciscan through and through, having served in top positions with Ghirardelli Square, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and the Fisherman's Wharf Merchants Association. Laura Bertolli, BS 84, saved her father's struggling San Rafael auto body shop in 1988, despite knowing little about car repair, and today she's a leader in the local business community.
Haas Undergrads Compete in U.S. Amateur Golf Tournament
Two Haas undergrads-Michael Weaver and Brandon Hagy, both BS 14-competed in the U.S. Amateur golf tournament this month, with Weaver making it all the way to the championship match and Hagy reaching the semifinals.
Top CIOs to Gather at Haas to Explore Profession in Transition
Some of the world's most visionary chief information officers will come together at Haas Sept. 14 for a day of events focused on the position's evolving role within organizations.
Download "Culture Issue" of Berkeley-Haas Magazine on the iPad
The summer 2012 issue of Berkeley-Haas magazine, "The Culture Issue," is now available on the iPad, complete with extra videos.
Third Company Pitch Event of the Berkeley Angel Network, Sept. 13
Companies have been selected, but a few investor spaces remain open for this event. The audience is limited to Cal alumni and faculty who are also accredited investors. If you are an accredited investor interested in attending or learning more, please contact the Berkeley Angel Network. The group will begin accepting company applications in November for the next meeting (December), and information regarding the application process will be posted at berkeleyangelnetwork.com.
Watch the Sept. 6 Dean's Speaker Series
Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO of AT&T is Dean Lyons' upcoming featured guest. A live feed will be available online at 12:30pm (PST). To view, go to the DSS page on September 6 and follow viewing instructions.