April 27, 2017

News Category: Events

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

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

Prof. Emeritus Oliver Williamson Honored in Peru Haas Professor Emeritus Oliver Williamson, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics, was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor of Peru in the grade of Gran Cruz at the end of last year. (01/17/2012)

Economist Jim Wilcox to Headline Evening at Gap, Other Alumni Events Across Nation What are the markets telling us about the 2012 elections? When will unemployment fall and inflation and interest rates rise? (01/17/2012)

Schwab Series Event to Highlight Social Impact Investing A panel of five investment industry executives will lay out “A Roadmap for Social Impact Investing” and what it means for investors, wealth managers, social enterprises, and corporations on Monday, Jan. 30, as part of the Schwab Charitable Speaker Series. (01/17/2012)

Conference to Explore Israel as High-Tech Hub UC Berkeley is harnessing the talent of Israeli and U.S. thinkers at an unprecedented international conference Feb. 1-2 that will look at Israel through a high-tech lens. (01/17/2012)

Executive Coach Marshall Goldsmith to Lead MBA Workshop on Reaching the Top, Jan. 29 Learn what it takes to climb the very top rungs of the corporate ladder from noted author, educator, and executive coach Marshall Goldsmith, who will present a workshop in the Berkeley MBA Leadership Development Series on Sunday, Jan. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Andersen Auditorium. (01/17/2012)

Education Competition to Target Principal Collaboration at San Francisco Schools Helping principals at San Francisco public schools share information about new programs and best practices is a focus of the upcoming Education Leadership Case Competition at the Haas School Feb. 17 and 18. (01/17/2012)

Citi and Whirlpool Execs Launch Dean's Speaker Series in 2012 The Dean’s Speaker Series returns in the spring semester with two distinguished business leaders: Debby Hopkins, Citi's chair of Venture Capital Initiatives and chief innovation officer, on Tuesday, Jan. 31; and Jeff Fettig, CEO of Whirlpool, on Monday, Feb. 6. (01/17/2012)

Marketing Guru David Aaker to Speak on Sharing Interests with Customers, Feb. 15 Haas Professor Emeritus David Aaker, an internationally recognized expert on marketing, innovation, and brand-positioning, will share his latest thinking on customers and brand building with the Haas community on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Room. (01/17/2012)

Bounty of Spring Events to Bring Top Business Leaders to Haas Top executives from Citi, Kaiser, and Whirlpool will be among the impressive slate of business leaders coming to the Haas School this spring to participate in a variety of conferences and speaker series. (12/05/2011)

Haas Helps Expand Open Innovation Opportunities It's not often that a novice entrepreneur has a risk-free chance at winning $1 million in services and support for a great idea. Nor is it common for an undergraduate to to pitch a business plan to senior corporate executives. Haas is involved in two programs that are offering just those opportunities: a Million Dollar Open Innovation Challenge and an a competition in the Open Innovation and Business Models undergraduate course (12/05/2011)

Citi Chief Innovation Officer to Speak at Haas, Jan. 31 Deborah Hopkins, chief innovation officer and chief of venture capital initiatives at Citi, will kick off the spring semester of the Dean's Speaker Series on Jan. 31. (11/21/2011)

MBA Students Diagnose Better Career Paths for Physicians in Case Competition Five Berkeley MBA students who outlined a bold plan to motivate physicians in a teaching hospital claimed second prize in the National MBA Human Capital Case Competition at Vanderbilt’s Owen School Oct. 29. (11/07/2011)

Haas Undergrad Competes in Miss World Victoria Pham, BS 12, competed among a record 120 contestants in the 2011 Miss World pageant Sunday, Nov. 6, in London. The event was broadcast live from Earls Court to more than 100 countries. (11/07/2011)

Alum and Former GM Vice Chair Bob Lutz Announces Winners of Volt Raffle Social Media Competition Alumnus and former GM vice chairman Bob Lutz, BS 61, MBA 62, announced the four undergraduate students who won a social media competition for a Chevy Volt raffle to benefit the school's Young Entrepreneurs at Haas (YEAH) Program. (11/07/2011)

Conference to Explore Mass Customization and Open Innovation The Haas School's Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation is co-hosting a conference this month to share knowledge about how two major schools of thought on innovation – mass customization and open innovation – can work harmoniously together. (11/04/2011)

Rashell Young Fellowship Fundraiser at the Marin Triathlon, Nov. 5-6 On Nov. 6, 2010, Berkeley-Haas alumna Rashell Young, BA 94 (Psych.), MBA/MPH 05, lost a ten-year battle with breast cancer at the age of 38. One year later, a group of Haas friends and loved ones will participate in the weekend-long Marin Triathlon Nov. 5 and Nov. 6 to help raise money for the Rashell Young Fellowship. (10/27/2011)

Intel Global Challenge Brings International Entrepreneurs to Haas In its most diverse lineup to date, the Intel Global Challenge will feature 29 teams from 20 countries at the seventh annual competition at UC Berkeley Nov. 7-10. (10/24/2011)

PhD Student's Research on Power and Dissent Reaches Competition Finals Jessica Kennedy, PhD 11, has been selected as a finalist in one of the most prestigious competitions for doctoral students researching organizations. (10/24/2011)

Explore Careers in Nonprofit Consulting at Nov. 21 Panel What does a career in nonprofit consulting look like? How do you get started, and what are the steps you need to take to be successful? To find out, attend the Nonprofit Consulting Industry Panel on Monday, Nov. 21, at 4 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Room. (10/24/2011)

MBA Students Zoom to the Top in Rocket Pitch Contest Berkeley MBA students shot to first and second places in Babson College’s inaugural San Francisco Rocket Pitch competition Oct. 1, besting 13 rivals from other Bay Area business schools. (10/24/2011)

Retired GM Vice Chair Bob Lutz, BS 61, MBA 62, to Speak at Haas and Receive Leading Through Innovation Award Bob Lutz, BS 61, MBA 62, retired vice chairman of General Motors, will be honored with the Haas School's Leading Through Innovation Award at the school's annual Haas Gala Nov. 4 in San Francisco. (10/24/2011)

Haas to Honor Cal Booster and Mutual Fund Leader Robert O'Donnell at Gala Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends are invited to celebrate Berkeley-Haas and honor 2011 Business Leader of the Year Robert O'Donnell, BS 65, MBA 66, at the annual Haas Gala on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. (10/11/2011)

World-Renown Spanish Chef Ferran Adrià Whets MBA Appetites for Gastronomic Innovation The Haas School has been selected as the only West Coast business school to participate in the “Ideas for Transformation” global MBA challenge competition sponsored by the elbulliFoundation and Telefónica, Spain. (10/10/2011)

CFOs Share Ideas at Haas Round Table Howard Atkins, the immediate past CFO of Wells Fargo, spoke on challenges facing the financial services industry Sept. 30 as the guest speaker of the Haas School's quarterly CFO Round Table. (10/10/2011)

Study on Social Responsibility and Financing Wins Moskowitz Prize Firms with strong corporate social responsibility scores enjoy consistently lower costs of capital financing than firms with weaker CSR track records, according to a study that has won the 2011 Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing. (10/10/2011)

SF Networking Event to Cultivate Industry Connections As many as 500 Berkeley MBA students, alumni, and friends will converge at the sixth annual San Francisco Networking Event Oct. 20 to connect in a social setting and refine elevator pitches to prospective employers. (10/10/2011)

Young Entrepreneurs at Haas Launches Volt Raffle, Undergrad Contest The Young Entrepreneurs at Haas (YEAH) Program for economically disadvantaged youth is capitalizing on a generous gift from Haas alumnus and YEAH founding board member David Eckles, MBA 73, to embark on its biggest season of fundraising ever this fall. (10/10/2011)

How to Become a Business Professor Ever wonder what it takes to become a business school professor? To answer that question, the Haas PhD Program will host a DocNet Recruiting Forum Oct. 18 at 5 p.m. in the Great Hall of the International House in Berkeley. (10/10/2011)