March 15, 2016

EWMBA Student Nabs $1 Million for "Smart Mailbox" Startup

uCella Smart Mailbox

Juggling work, b-school, and a new baby, Shuai Jiang, EWMBA 16, began exploring the concept of a worry- and hassle-free way to receive, track, return, and manage online purchases. The result? The uCella smart mailbox.

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Professor Williamson

Prof. Williamson Receives Global Economy Prize

Nobel Prize Laureate and Berkeley Haas Prof. Emeritus Oliver Williamson received the Global Economy Prize for his lifelong work in economics from the Kiel Institute for World Affairs in Germany.

Muscle Men

Want to Be Seen As a Leader? Get Some Muscle.

In a series of experiments conducted by Berkeley Haas Prof. Cameron Anderson and colleagues, study participants overwhelmingly equated physical strength with higher status and leadership qualities.

Benjamin Hermalin

Berkeley Haas Prof. Benjamin Hermalin named Vice Provost for the Faculty

After a comprehensive internal search, Prof. Benjamin Hermalin has agreed to serve as the next vice provost for the faculty. He will succeed the current vice provost, Janet Broughton, when she retires in June.

Social Investing

Does Socially Responsible Investing Make Financial Sense?

Prof. David J. Vogel of the Haas Business and Public Policy Group says there are several reasons why a socially responsible investment strategy is unlikely to produce superior returns.


Berkeley Business Academy for Youth (B-BAY)

The Berkeley Business Academy for Youth (B-BAY) offers 40 of the best and brightest middle school students and 100 high school students a fun and engaging summer academy at Haas.

Berkeley Haas Blogs

Energy Institute:
Getting Energy Prices Right

Berkeley MBA:
3 Years After MBAs Consult, An Innovation Hub Opens In Bulgaria

Berkeley EWMBA:
Evening & Weekend MBA Entrepreneur Aims To Be Patently Successful

Social Impact:
Unleashing the Full Potential of Microenterprises for Inclusive Growth

Students Always: Lifelong Learning

Don Moore

Apr. 7: The Keys to Effective Selection

Join Prof. Don Moore as he discusses decision making and shares the Keys to Effective Selection in this live, synchronous session. This session is free of charge and powered by the Haas Fund. Register today.


LAHBA Conference

Apr. 1: 7th Latin American Business Conference

The Latin American Business Conference is the UC Berkeley leading authority in introducing ga​me-changing topics, and discussing what's top of mind in the Latin American key trends. Register.

Alumni Notes

Apr. 13: A Status Update with Staying Power

Share your personal or professional news with your classmates for the summer issue of BerkeleyHaas magazine. Deadline: April 13.
Submit your note.

Alumni Conference

Apr. 30: Alumni Conference

Reconnect with friends and re-experience the classroom with the brightest thinkers and most accomplished practitioners. Review the complete schedule and make your plans today! Register.

NEW! Bay Area alumni can view the most recent edition of the Bay Area Events Bulletin here.

Mar 17 New York, NY — Social/Networking Mixer
Mar 17 Shanghai, PRCGlobal Healthcare Symposium
Mar 18 Berkeley, CA21st Annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy
Mar 18 Shanghai, PRCJoint B-School Networking Reception
Mar 21 Sao Paulo, BrazilWelcome Dinner for Visiting EWMBA Students & Prof Flavio Feferman
Mar 23 Denver, CODenver Business Series: Personal Branding
Mar 23 San Diego, CA — MBASD Mixer
Mar 23 San Francisco, CAFully Autonomous Trading Discussion
Mar 24 Chicago, ILBeyond Yourself - Common Threads School Cuisine Volunteer Day
Mar 24 Oakland, CAEvening with Kristin Richmond, FTMBA 06, Revolution Foods
Mar 24 Moscow, RussiaIE Grand MBA Career Day
Mar 30 Pacific Palisades, CADiscover Cal: Presidential Politics in a Changing America
Mar 31 Walnut Creek, CADinner with Energy Expert Prof. Severin Borenstein
Apr 1 Berkeley, CALatin American Business Conference
Apr 5 Atherton, CADiscover Cal: Presidential Politics in a Changing America
Apr 7 San Juan Capistrano, CAEighth Annual Leaders for Philanthropy Night
Apr 12 Boston, MACross B-School Happy Hour
Apr 14 Madrid, SpainMBACSWP Executive Search Panel and Reception
Apr 16 Santa Rosa, CATaylor Mt. Hike
Apr 18 New York, NY — Dinner & Discussion with Prof. Ben Hermalin
Apr 20 San Diego, CADiscover Cal: Presidential Politics in a Changing America
Apr 21 New York, NY — Social/Networking Mixer
Apr 21 Oakland, CANew Career Direction-Pivot with Passion
Apr 23 Berkeley, CAAfrica Business Forum
Apr 21 Palo Alto, CAEnergy Discussion with Prof. Catherine Wolfram
Apr 26 Berkeley, CABerkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
Apr 27 Lafayette, CADiscover Cal: Presidential Politics in a Changing America
Apr 29-May 1 Berkeley, CAReunion Weekend
Apr 30 Berkeley, CAAll-Alumni Conference
May 9 San Francisco, CAGiants vs. Blue Jays - Game & Social Mixer
May 10 Boston, MACross B-School Happy Hour
May 12 New York, NY — Joint Event with ACG - LATAM Luncheon
May 13 London, EnglandSocial Mixer
May 19 New York, NY — Social/Networking Mixer
Jun 16 New York, NY — Social/Networking Mixer
Jul 10 London, EnglandUC Berkeley 2016 British 10K

Career Management

Start Your Weekend with a Positive Attitude
View the latest jobs, career tips, networking events and webinars in our weekly AlumniJobs newsletter, emailed every Saturday morning. No login ID is required to sign up. Subscribe now!

The most recent weekly issues are linked below.

Berkeley Haas AlumniJobs Newsletter
Mar. 12, 2016

Berkeley Haas MBA AlumniJobs Newsletter
Mar. 12, 2016

B-HAN EAST BAY: Local Event!
April 21: Pondering a New Career Direction-Pivot with Passion
Come out to a fun-filled evening of networking and personal stories from three Haas alumni who have made the leap. Lisa Baird, EWMBA 12, Mitch Fong, FTMBA 91, and Alan Wang, EWMBA 11, will inspire you as they talk about their personal journeys. Register today.

Career Management Articles

A New Tool Helps Tackle Tricky Salary Negotiations

Top Job Hunting Tips For 2016

Want To Be Brilliant? Engage In Deep Work.

You Don't Have a Procrastination Problem, You Have an Impulsivity Problem

Career Networking

Your Networking Power Combo: LinkedIn and @cal
Discover how to use LinkedIn and the @cal Alumni Directory together. Find and contact specific alumni who can help leverage your network. Try our examples now.