April 23, 2014

News Category: Faculty News

Haas Students, Cal Campus Gear Up for Election Day Will President Barack Obama win a second term or will Mitt Romney take the presidency? Will Democrats take back the House or Republicans seize the Senate? Will California voters support Governor Brown's tax increase? As pundits sound off on these burning questions, Haas students can take advantage of several opportunities between now and Nov. 6 to learn about the elections from UC Berkeley experts or join classmates in supporting candidates and propositions. (10/22/2012)

Study Linking Market Performance to Social Responsibility Wins Moskowitz Prize Three academics who linked positive market performance to corporate social responsibility activities at major publicly traded U.S. companies were presented with the 2012 Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing on Oct. 2. (10/08/2012)

Ashesi University Founder Patrick Awuah, MBA 99, to Receive Leading Through Innovation Award, to Speak at Haas The Haas School will present its 2012 Leading Through Innovation Award to Patrick Awuah, MBA 99, founder of Ashesi University in Ghana, at its annual gala on Friday, Nov. 9. (10/08/2012)

Fisher Center Co-Hosts Forum on Energy Efficiency Financing The Haas School's Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics co-hosted a forum Friday in San Francisco focused on securing capital to fund a transformation in energy efficiency in commercial and multifamily residential buildings throughout California and beyond. (10/08/2012)

Berkeley and Stanford Team Up on PhD Big Data Seminar The explosion of big data, combined with the unprecedented research opportunities and technical and statistical challenges it creates, is the subject of a new cross-disciplinary PhD seminar that alternates between the Berkeley and Stanford campuses on Monday afternoons. (10/08/2012)

Fed Vice Chair and Haas Prof. Janet Yellen to be Honored at Gala, to Speak at Haas Federal Reserve Bank Vice Chair and Haas Professor Emeritus Janet Yellen will be honored as the 2012 Business Leader of the Year at the annual Haas Gala on Friday, Nov. 9, in San Francisco. (10/08/2012)

New MBA for Executives Program Receives UC Berkeley Approval The UC Berkeley Graduate Council formally approved the Haas School's new Berkeley MBA for Executives graduate degree earlier this month. (09/24/2012)

Lester Center Hosts Lean LaunchPad Educators Program The Lester Center for Entrepreneurship hosted more than 60 educators from around the country for a three-day Lean LaunchPad Educators Program in August sponsored by the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance. (09/24/2012)

Teece Outlines Ambitions for Institute for Business Innovation As the new faculty director of the Institute for Business Innovation (IBI), Professor David Teece is setting his sights on launching new programs that will support research on the management of intellectual property and the impact of information technology on business and the economy. (09/24/2012)

Haas Faculty Bring Industry Leaders to Speak in Classrooms−and Out From artisan chocolate to ice cream and airlines to eyeglasses, dozens of high-profile leaders from a broad range of sectors will visit Haas classrooms this fall, offering up-to-the-minute business expertise and networking opportunities for students. (09/24/2012)

Haas PhD Students Invited to Join Interdisciplinary Green Chemistry Program Haas School PhD students will soon have the opportunity to study and develop innovative solutions to the multi-faceted challenges of manufacturing and developing business policies around green energy and chemistry, thanks to a $3.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation. (09/20/2012)

Teece Outlines Ambitions for Institute for Business Innovation (09/10/2012)

New Fall Courses Feature Social Networks, Online Learning, Women in Business New fall courses are offering students the chance to zoom in on hot topics like the economics of social networks, social finance, and the strategic and societal impact of investing in women. Berkeley MBA students also will get their first chance to take a popular course in a new, interactive online format. (09/10/2012)

Doctoral Seminar Focuses on Innovation Research From Boston to Bangalore, top thinkers on innovation will visit Haas for an interdisciplinary seminar for doctoral students and faculty this fall. (09/10/2012)

Berkeley-Haas Launches New MBA for Executives Program That Focuses on Innovative Leadership (08/22/2012)

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. (08/22/2012)

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. (08/22/2012)

Prof. David Vogel Wins Academy of Management Book Award Professor David Vogel has won the Academy of Management Organization and the Natural Environment Division Book Award for his book The Politics of Precaution: Regulating Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks in Europe and the United States. (08/22/2012)

UC Berkeley Skydeck Welcomes New Director, Gears Up for Fall (08/22/2012)

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. (08/22/2012)

Haas Signs on to U.N. Principles of Responsible Management Education (08/22/2012)

Berkeley-Haas Lures Top Faculty from Harvard, Brown, and MIT (08/14/2012)

Prof. Katz Testifies Before Congress on Mobile Payments Smart phones and tablets will revolutionize how merchants manage customer relationships, but new technology that enables consumers to pay by swiping their phone rather than a credit card will produce only evolutionary changes, Professor Michael Katz testified in Congress July 10. (07/23/2012)

91 Faculty Members Make "Club Six" for Spring Teaching Students gave 91 faculty members, or 64 percent of instructors, a mean teaching score of at least six on a seven-point scale during the spring semester. (07/23/2012)

Journal Recognizes Haas Faculty's Rich History in Accounting Five Berkeley-Haas professors and alumni dating back to the beginning of the 20th century were featured in the Journal of Accountancy's list of the 125 top leaders in the accounting profession, published in its June 2012 issue. (07/23/2012)

Berkeley-Haas Lures Top Faculty from Harvard, Brown, and MIT (07/16/2012)

In Memoriam: Louis “Pete” Bucklin – marketing professor emeritus Professor Emeritus Louis “Pete” Bucklin, passed away on Saturday. He was 83. Memorial service will be held Monday, July 9, at 2:30 p.m. at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, Community Hall, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA. (06/18/2012)

Prof. Robert Helsley Appointed Dean of UBC Sauder Haas School Prof. Robert Helsley will be dean of the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business effective July 1. Helsley joined Haas in 2008 and served as chair in Real Estate Development, Haas Real Estate group, and co-chair of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. (06/18/2012)

New Roles at Center for Executive Education After nearly a decade leading the Berkeley-Haas Center for Executive Education (CEE), Whitney Hischier is transitioning from her role as assistant dean to faculty director. (06/18/2012)

Electric Eels and the Smart Grid: Case Study Explores GE’s Open Innovation Challenge (06/18/2012)