April 27, 2017

News Category: Major News

Profs. Dechow, Sloan Honored for Significant Contributions to Accounting Haas Professors Patricia Dechow and Richard Sloan have been honored with a new national accounting award for a research article that helped fuel an explosion of governance-accounting studies. (06/02/2010)

Berkeley-Haas Revamping MBA Core Curriculum, Emphasizing Culture to Create Innovative Leaders Developing innovative leaders is the new focus of the Haas School of Business, which is revamping its MBA core curriculum and emphasizing the school’s distinctive culture to shape its students. (05/03/2010)

Retired Chevron CFO Steve Crowe, BS 69, MBA 70, Named Haas Executive Fellow Retired Chevron CFO Steve Crowe, BS 69, MBA 70, will share his knowledge and expertise in both the energy and finance fields with students and faculty as the school's third Haas executive fellow. (04/26/2010)

Haas Honors Staff Members for Embodying Defining Principles Four members of the Haas School staff received outstanding staff awards April 21 in recognition of their outstanding performance and dedication that exemplifies the school's defining principles outlined in its new strategic plan. (04/26/2010)

Marketing Professor Teck Ho Receives Top Berkeley Teaching Award Haas School Marketing Professor Teck-Hua Ho received the highest teaching honor the UC Berkeley campus bestows -- the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award -- at a ceremony April 22. Ho is the eleventh Haas professor to win this award. (04/23/2010)

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business Rejoins The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management to Foster Diversity The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley has rejoined The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, Haas School Dean Rich Lyons announced today. (03/30/2010)

Janet Yellen Considered for #2 Federal Reserve Post Janet Yellen, CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Professor Emerita at the Haas School of Business, has been named a leading contender to become vice chair of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC, according to the White House. (03/18/2010)

New Strategic Plan for Haas Unveiled: Redefining the Business Leader Dean Rich Lyons unveiled the Haas School’s new strategic plan today. The plan centers around the school’s mission of developing leaders who redefine how we do business and the distinctive Haas culture that supports this mission. (02/01/2010)

Patrick Awuah, MBA 99, University Founder in Ghana, Receives Aspen Institute Award Patrick Awuah, MBA 99, founder of Ashesi University in Ghana, was awarded the Aspen Institute's second annual John P. McNulty Prize, which recognizes extraordinary young leaders who are making creative, effective, and lasting contributions to their communities. (11/13/2009)

Study Examining Financial and Social Performance, Social Pressure Wins Moskowitz Prize A study examining the complex relationships between corporate financial performance, corporate social performance, and social pressure has won the 2009 Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing (SRI). (11/13/2009)

Senior US Energy Adviser to Help Launch New Institute at Haas Recognizing the vital role business will play in responding to energy and climate change challenges, the Haas School is launching a new energy institute. The new Energy Institute at Haas will hold a launch event Oct. 30 with a keynote by Matt Rogers, senior adviser to US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. (10/26/2009)

Prof. Oliver Williamson Wins Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Hundreds of Haas School faculty, staff, and students toasted Professor Oliver Williamson today after he was named a winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. (10/12/2009)

Haas School Alumnus and Friend Don Fisher Dies Don Fisher, BS 51, chairman emeritus and founder of Gap Inc., passed away Sunday, Sept. 27, at the age of 81, following a long battle with cancer. Fisher was a long-time member of the Haas Board, which advises the dean on strategic and policy innovations, and recently served as the board’s chair. (09/28/2009)

Haas School Construction Update Painting of the Haas School building has been finished, and the new Koret Interactive Learning Center is on track to be ready for use in the spring semester. (09/14/2009)

Institute Reborn, Highlighting Innovation's Powerful Role at Haas The Institute of Management, Innovation, and Organization is being "renewed and reborn" as the Institute for Business Innovation to emphasize the importance that innovation plays in business and at the Haas School, Dean Rich Lyons announced. (09/14/2009)

YEAH Celebrates 20 Years of Helping Underserved Youth When Dean Rich Lyons began work as chief learning officer for Goldman Sachs in 2006, one of the first internal emails he received was from Robert Reffkin, a Goldman Sachs VP in New York – and a 1995 graduate of the now 20-year-old Young Entrepreneurs at Haas Program. (09/14/2009)

Haas Launches Center for Innovative Financial Technologies The Haas School is launching a new center to study innovative financial technologies and to provide resources for students to learn the latest tools of the trade. (08/25/2009)

HP CEO Among Dean's Speakers This Fall Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd will be among an impressive cast of business leaders visiting Haas this fall semester as part of the Dean's Speaker Series. (08/25/2009)

Former Wall Street Journal Columnist to Talk on Millennials Former Wall Street Journal columnist Ron Alsop, the author of a new book on the millennial generation, will speak at a panel discussion for faculty and staff of the Haas School and their UC Berkeley counterparts on Sept. 23. (08/25/2009)

Billie Jean King to Serve Up Consulting Project Tennis great Billie Jean King will kick off a consulting project with the Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership next month in one of several events planned by the center this academic year. (08/25/2009)

Prof. Villas-Boas Honored for Marketing Insights Professor J. Miguel Villas-Boas has been named the first recipient of the Long-Term Impact Award from the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science for changing the way marketers view data and consumer choice. (07/20/2009)

Gift from Chamberlins Launches Center for Teaching Excellence Steve and Susan Chamberlin, MBA 87, former members of the Haas School professional faculty, have invested $750,000 to launch the Center for Teaching Excellence at Haas. (06/08/2009)

Faculty Unanimously Approve Curriculum Changes Haas School faculty unanimously approved curriculum changes on May 1 to provide students with a stronger general management framework and bolster leadership training and international experience. (05/11/2009)

Dean to Break Ground on Koret Classroom May 26 Dean Rich Lyons will swing the first sledgehammer May 26 to begin construction on the new Koret high-tech classroom. (05/11/2009)

Prof. Sloan Receives Top Accounting Award The American Accounting Association has selected Professor Richard Sloan to receive its most prestigious annual award, the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award, for his 2005 paper examining accruals, earnings, and stock prices. (05/11/2009)

Former UCLA Administrator Leads Berkeley-Columbia Program Katherine Lilygren, an experienced higher education administrator with extensive private sector experience, has been appointed executive director of the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program. (05/10/2009)

Prof. Michael Katz to Lead Haas Innovation Institute Professor Michael Katz will become the second director in the history of the Institute of Management, Innovation, and Organization (IMIO) at the Haas School starting July 1. (04/27/2009)