May 21, 2015

3 Haas Classes to Toss Caps This Week


Students in the Undergraduate Program, Full-time MBA, and Evening and Weekend MBA classes will toss their caps in commencement ceremonies in the Greek Theater this week. Following Haas school tradition, both commencements will feature notable alumni as speakers.

EMBA Class of 2016

Executive MBA Class of 2016 Begins Studies

New class is a diverse and global group, including five pilots, four doctors, and senior execs from Bay Area companies and beyond.

Mitchell & Benintende

The World's Best and Brightest MBAs

Haas students Nikita Mitchell and Katie Benintende, MBA 15, make Poets & Quants' new Top 50 list for their stand-out leadership.


Student Startup Xendit Creates a Buzz

The team includes CEO Moses Lo, MBA 15; COO Vivek Ahuja, MBA 15; CTO Bo Chen, EECS 13; and Lead Engineer Juan Gonzalez, CS 13.


Panos Patatoukas Named "Top 10 Under 40" Business Professor

Patatoukas makes both the Poets & Quants World's Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors list, and the corresponding Fortune Top-10 B-Professors list.

La Blanc

Haas Collaborates With Accenture on Big Data

New data science classes and a lecture series sponsored by Accenture aim to give MBAs an understanding of how to use Big Data. (Lecturer Greg La Blanc, pictured, taught data science this spring.)

Berkeley Haas Blogs

Haas Achieves:
Two Haas Teams Among Top Winners of LAUNCH Startup Competition

Business & Social Impact:
Purposeful Metrics in the Era of Big Data

Energy Institute:
Is Clean Coal Too Expensive?

Berkeley MBA:
Taking EMBA Innovation Tools Back to the Gates Foundation

Haas Undergrad:
Wine, Coffee and Innovations: Chocolate Hackathon

Students Always: Lifelong Learning

Students Always

Berkeley Leadership Accelerator

Learn selected leadership competencies essential to being an outstanding leader.
4 Live Online Sessions, Weekly - beginning July 1. $395 after using exclusive Haas alumni discount code BLA100. Register

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May 27 Los Angeles — Real Estate 2015
May 27 Denver — Happy Hour
May 28 Denver — Denver Business Series
May 28 San Francisco — Resources for Career Returners
May 28 San Jose — Haas Happy Hour
Jun 3 Berkeley — Effective Communication
Jun 7 Taipei — Evening with Berkeley Law Dean
Jun 12 Lair of the Bear (Sierras) — Ecstatic: An Experiment in Radical Connection
Jun 17 San Francisco — Women in Technology

Career Management Workshops

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How to Network from a Recruiter's Perspective (Webinar)
Tues, May 26, 12:00 — 1:00pm

MBA Experienced-Hire Networking Night
Wed, May 27, 5:30 — 8:00pm
Plug and Play Tech Center, Sunnyvale

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