The Startup Roundup series spotlights students and alumni who are starting a new business or enterprise. Vidi Co-founders: Federico Alvarez del Blanco, MBA 18 John Kim, PhD 18 (UC Berkeley/UCSF Bioengineering) Hector Neira. PhD 18 (UC Berkeley/UCSF Bioengineering) Robert Kim PhD candidate (UCSD MD/PhD, Neuroscience) It’s not unheard of for busy surgical teams inadvertently leave
Haas In The Headlines
Poets & QuantsJun 17
At Berkeley Haas, Assoc. Adj. Professor Kellie McElhaney teaches “The Business Case for Investing in Women,” a course that demonstrates how companies with greater numbers of women leaders tend to have higher share prices and better returns on equity and investment.
Wall Street JournalJun 20
Dean Rich Lyons is among many top b-school deans who are moving on this year, leading to a demand for leaders at the helm of the country’s MBA programs. Lyons, who will return to the Haas faculty, called the position "the most fulfilling job I’ve ever had in my life."
Poets & QuantsJun 19
At a glance, it looks like Berkeley Haas went from three required essays to two, keeping its poetic “six-word essay” prompt and distilling its question around post-MBA goals. But the remarkable addition is a unique and evocative series of optional essay prompts.