May 27, 2016

News Category: Faculty News

Haas Lecturer, Lean LaunchPad Creator Steve Blank Recognized in Washington, Spain Lecturer Steve Blank has helped change how the U.S. government commercializes science, and was recognized for his efforts earlier this month with a coveted national leadership award. (05/12/2014)

Haas Raises $250,000 for Socially Responsible Investment Fund Tapping into a new Berkeley crowdfunding platform, the Haas School's Center for Responsible Business successfully raised more than $250,000 to scale up its Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Fund this semester. (05/12/2014)

From Mindful Leadership to Coding, Students Build Career Skills in Applied Innovation Workshops Meeting rage is a silent epidemic, lecturer Lisa Solomon tells a class of about 30 full-time Berkeley MBA students at a recent workshop. After all, everyone has probably attended a meeting that felt like a waste of time. So how do you design a conversation that sparks creativity and innovation? (05/12/2014)

Laura Tyson to Interview former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, May 29 The Haas community is invited to an event featuring former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner reflecting on the financial crises in a conversation with Professor Laura Tyson May 29 in San Francisco. (05/12/2014)

Haas Names New Schwabacher Fellows Associate Professor Nicolae Gârleanu and Assistant Professor Yaniv Konchitchki have been awarded Schwabacher Fellowships by the Haas Executive Committee, a panel that includes the dean and senior faculty. (05/12/2014)

Students Honor Faculty, Student Instructors with Cheit Teaching Awards Six professors and two graduate student instructors (GSIs) will be honored at commencements this month for their excellence in teaching. (05/12/2014)

MBA for Executives Class of 2015 Begins Studies The incoming class includes four pilots, two doctors, and leaders from such companies as Hewlett-Packard, Apple, and Cisco. (05/12/2014)

PhD Students Celebrate Major Milestone Seven PhD students were the first Haas graduates to toss their caps into the air this spring at their program commencement on Saturday, May 10, in the Wells Fargo Room. (05/12/2014)

Haas to Provide Executive Program in Shanghai Haas is providing an executive-level program that presents a Silicon Valley perspective on business, innovation, and leadership topics to top Chinese leaders. (05/06/2014)

Haas Honors Faculty with Bakar Fellowships The Haas School has recognized five faculty members as Barbara and Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellows. (04/21/2014)

Dean Rich Lyons Participates in White House Working Families Summit Dean Rich Lyons was among 14 top b-school leaders who shared insights on how business education can help improve conditions for women and families in the workplace. (04/21/2014)

Alumnae Share Career Lessons on Women Empowerment Day Nine alumnae returned to Haas to inspire and prepare nearly 60 young undergraduate women for success at the second annual Women Empowerment Day April 4. (04/21/2014)

Haas Helps Prof. Alan Cerf Celebrate 90th Birthday Even today living to be 90 years old is still a major milestone. Add teaching a Taxation class to 60 undergraduates each semester to that milestone and you have a rare and impressive accomplishment recently achieved by Haas Professor and alumnus Alan Cerf, who was celebrated at a surprise birthday party earlier this month in the Wells Fargo Room. (04/21/2014)

Student Startup Roundup: Brandizi, Teaman, and Volunteer Forever This is part of an occasional series of articles spotlighting students who are juggling their studies with starting a new business or social enterprise. (04/21/2014)

In Memoriam: Accounting Professor Emeritus George J. Staubus, Known for the “Decision-Usefulness Theory of Accounting” (04/10/2014)

Exec Ed Strategy Course to Include Insights from Most Inventive Companies (04/04/2014)

Financial Engineering Students Graduate, Class of '15 Arrives Students in the new class come from 15 countries; half of the class has earned at least one graduate degree. (03/31/2014)

Haas Real Estate Conference to Drill Down on Big Data, San Francisco Gentrification Hot topics like Big Data and land-use conflicts and development in San Francisco will be among the subjects discussed at the 19th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference April 28 in San Francisco. (03/28/2014)

Haas Summer Youth Business Academy Expands Reach Though months away from high school, Eva Luna Reiling already dreams of attending Haas. Last summer Reiling attended the Berkeley Business Academy For Youth, which continues to expand internationally and will offer housing for the first time as it marks its sixth year. (03/28/2014)

California Management Review Launches Electronic Digest for Haas Community California Management Review (CMR), the Haas School’s quarterly management research journal, has launched a new digital service for students, alumni, faculty, and staff to make the latest management research more accessible. (03/28/2014)

Marketing Professor Clayton Critcher Honored with UC Berkeley Mentor Award Haas Assistant Marketing Professor Clayton Critcher will receive the Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award on April 15. (03/28/2014)

Alumni Conference to Feature Mac and Cheese CEO and Olympic Bobsledder Speakers include Annie’s CEO John Foraker, MBA 94, and former Olympic bobsledder Darrin Steele, MBA 08. (03/28/2014)

Henry Chesbrough to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Spanish University Adjunct Professor Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97, faculty director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, has been nominated to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain. The university said it hopes to carry out the investiture during this academic year. (03/28/2014)

Support Haas Initiatives on New Crowdfunding Sites Berkeley-Haas launched two crowdfunding platforms to enable the Haas community to support campus initiatives and each other’s private ventures. (03/09/2014)

Marketing Guru David Aaker to Speak on 20 Branding Principles, April 21 Haas Marketing Professor Emeritus David Aaker will distill his decades of pioneering work on branding into 20 principles that drive success during his annual talk at Berkeley-Haas at 12:30 p.m. April 21 in the Wells Fargo Room. (03/09/2014)

UC Berkeley Startup Competition Adopts New Name, Attracts Record Entries Whether the challenge is finding convenient parking in San Francisco, minimizing the toxicity of chemotherapy, or quickly and cost-effectively converting a business to LED lighting, the entrepreneurial teams in this year’s Berkeley Startup Competition have solutions. (03/09/2014)

Lecturer Ethan Namvar Honored by Journal of Investment Management Research co-authored by Haas Lecturer Ethan Namvar that found a 2008 ban on short sales inflated stock prices was recently chosen by four Nobel laureates to receive the Journal of Investment Management’s 2013 Special Distinction Award. (03/09/2014)

Yaniv Konchitchki Makes "World's Top 40 Under 40" Poets & Quants recently named Assistant Accounting Prof. Yaniv Konchitchki to its annual "World's Top 40 Under 40" list lauding the best young business professors from around the globe. (02/23/2014)

Culture Change at Genentech Featured Case Study in California Management Review Changing company culture is easier than managers believe and can have a rapid impact on the bottom line, Haas Professor Jennifer Chatman shows in a new case study in the latest issue of the Haas School's California Management Review. (02/23/2014)

Prof. Robert Cole honored with the ASQ Grant Medal Prof. Emeritus Robert E. Cole will receive the American Society for Quality Grant Medal for a “lifetime commitment to rigorous research" on the management of quality. (02/23/2014)

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