October 30, 2014

News Category: Events

Haas Heads to Barcelona for Symposium on Leadership and Innovation Leaders in banking, technology, and innovation will headline the Haas School's Barcelona Symposium on Saturday, June 2 (05/07/2012)

Hundreds to Toss Mortar Boards in Undergrad, MBA, and PhD Commencements More than 900 students will graduate from the Haas School in three separate ceremonies this month, celebrating the end of one chapter in their educations and the beginning of another as Students Always. (05/07/2012)

Three Teams with Haas Alumni, Students Win at UC Berkeley Startup Competition Haas alumnus Buzz Bonneau, MBA 11, and his team, Calcula, won the $20,000 grand prize at the UC Berkeley Startup Competition April 26 for their innovative kidney stone treatment. All told, Berkeley-Haas students and alumni were on three winning teams at the 14th annual competition hosted by the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship. (05/07/2012)

Student Peer Support Website Wins Global Social Venture Competition A team from the University of Wisconsin that has developed an online nationwide student support community won the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) Friday at the Haas School. (04/23/2012)

Haaski Golf Open to Celebrate 10th Anniversary at New Venue The Haaski Golf Open will celebrate its 10th anniversary on May 14 with a tournament, dinner, and live auction at the Orinda Country Club, a new venue for the popular fundraiser (04/23/2012)

UC Berkeley Bplan Competition Takes New Format Responding to current realities in the startup world, the UC Berkeley Bplan Competition─ Haas' marquee startup competition─has changed its format and name to the UC Berkeley Startup Competition. (04/02/2012)

VC and Entrepreneur Vinod Khosla to Headline Berkeley-Stanford Cleantech Conference, April 12 Venture Capitalist Vinod Khosla and Elizabeth Littlefield, CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corp., will give the keynote speeches at the eighth annual Berkeley-Stanford Cleantech Conference from 9:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 12 at Stanford University. (04/02/2012)

Father of Carbon Trading to Speak on "Good Derivatives," April 12 Richard Sandor, who has been at the epicenter of environmental and financial markets for more than four decades, will speak on his new book, Good Derivatives, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in room S480 at the Haas School. (04/02/2012)

Participate in Two Challenge for Charity Events in April Organizers of Haas Challenge for Charity (C4C) are hosting two events in April to help raise money for the Special Olympics and support a homeless program in Alameda. Staff, faculty, and students are invited to participate. (03/19/2012)

YEAH Revs Up Volt Raffle with Video for Social Media Campaign With help from award-winning advertisers Goodby, Silverstein, the Young Entrepreneurs at Haas (YEAH) Program has launched a new video on its mentoring program and Volt raffle fundraiser. (03/19/2012)

Financial Engineering Program Graduates Class of 2012, Welcomes Class of 2013 Morgan Stanley executive and Cal alumnus Michael Sternberg told 66 graduates of the Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program at their commencement Friday that they are entering a "new world of financial engineering" which they have the unique opportunity to shape. (03/19/2012)

BrightSource CEO John Woolard to Headline All-Alumni Conference, April 28 Solar energy CEO and entrepreneur John Woolard, MBA 97, will headline the All-Alumni Conference April 28 at the Haas School. (03/19/2012)

Kaiser CEO George C. Halvorson to Speak on Diversity, April 12 Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George C. Halvorson, a leader in breaking barriers to health care delivery and workforce diversity, will discuss those efforts in a Dean’s Speaker Series lecture at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12 in the Wells Fargo Room. (03/19/2012)

World-Renown Social Entrepreneur Paul Polak to Speak at Haas, March 13 Paul Polak, a self-described "troublemaker" and social entrepreneur who has worked with thousands of farmers around the world to pull them out of poverty, will speak at a lunch event Tuesday, March 13, in the Wells Fargo Room. (03/07/2012)

Winter CMR Articles Spotlight Success for Brands, CIOs How to achieve exceptional success as a consumer brand or as a chief information officer (CIO) are the subjects of two articles by Haas faculty in the winter 2012 issue of the California Management Review (CMR), the school's peer-reviewed business journal. (02/27/2012)

Southwest Airlines Exec to Talk on Culture of LUV Ginger Hardage, senior vice president of culture and communications at Southwest Airlines, will share her insights on piloting the company's unique corporate personality on Thursday, April 5, at 12:30 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Room. (02/27/2012)

Conference to Spotlight New Energy Research, March 22 A sell-out crowd of about 200 top thinkers in energy policy—including academics, regulators, and business leaders—will gather for the 17th Annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy March 22 on the Clark Kerr campus in Berkeley. (02/27/2012)

Electronic Arts CEO to Speak, Critique Startups at Alumni Event, March 22 Alumnus and Electronics Arts CEO John Riccitiello, BS 81, will discuss the latest developments in digital entertainment and give two startups feedback at a Haas Alumni Network South Bay Chapter event Thursday, March 22, at the company's Redwood Shores headquarters. (02/27/2012)

Finance Conference to Focus on How Private Equity, Venture Capital, and other Players are Faring in Volatile Times, March 9 Volatility and its ripple effects through the world of finance and investing will be the focus of the sixth annual student-run Berkeley-Haas Finance Conference at the Haas School on Friday, March 9. (02/13/2012)

Conference to Focus on Asia as Emerged Market, March 17 The student-run 12th annual Asia Business Conference on March 17 at Haas will explore the idea that Asia is not an emerging market but a market that has already emerged. (02/13/2012)

Pandora, Stella & Dot Execs to Speak at Women in Leadership Conference, March 3 With women making up half of the workforce but just a small fraction of C-suite executives, the 2012 Women in Leadership Conference on March 3 will focus on how successful woman can bring others up with them. (02/13/2012)

Alum Paul Rice, Fair Trade USA Founder, to Speak on Scaling the Social Venture, Feb. 15 (02/09/2012)

Adobe CEO, Pioneering Wall Street Alumna to Speak at Commencements (01/30/2012)

Citi and Whirlpool Execs Launch Dean's Speaker Series in 2012 (01/30/2012)

Economist Innovation Conference Returns to Haas for Third Year, March 28 (01/30/2012)

Academic Journal Honors Late Entrepreneurship Leader John Freeman (01/30/2012)

Health Care Conference Moves to San Francisco, Feb. 24 (01/30/2012)

Center for Responsible Business Series Highlights Sustainable Innovation (01/30/2012)

Latin American Business Conference Convenes at Haas, Feb. 24 (01/30/2012)

Pandora Investor to Speak at Silicon Valley Networking Event (01/30/2012)

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