October 13, 2016

When Women Are More Likely to Lie

When Women Are More Likely to Lie

Study co-authored by Prof. Laura Kray reveals how gender and social pressure drive unethical decisions.

Is rent control fair?

Is rent control fair? The question at the heart of the debate

Asst. Prof. Christopher Palmer of the Haas Real Estate Group says rent control is a temporary fix to the Bay Area housing problem: "It’s a Band-Aid to a gushing wound."

San Francisco

How non-tech companies get by in tech-frenzied San Francisco

Eli Ceryak, MBA 09, a senior vice president and broker with Cushman & Wakefield, writes about traditional companies navigating a commercial real estate market that has been transformed by the booming tech industry.

Nora Silver

Nora Silver Wins Aspen Institute's Faculty Pioneer Award

Congratulations to Professor Nora Silver, Faculty Director of the Center for Social Sector Leadership! The award is in recognition of her one-of-a-kind course, “Large-Scale Social Change: Social Movements.”

Skip the power poses.

Skip the "power poses" before big events (unless they help you, personally)

Assoc. Prof. Dana Carney recently said that too many of the participants in the original "power pose" research she co-authored knew the hypothesis that they were testing, which invalidates the results.

Silicon Valley Chapter

Silicon Valley is Alumni Chapter of the Year

For their commitment to bringing the classroom to the community, connecting students with alumni, and leading locally by example, the Silicon Valley Chapter was named the 2016 Chapter of the Year. Achievements included an inaugural Career Fair for Veterans and the creation of the "William Ledeen Beyond Self Award."

Blue & Gold Bash

Blue & Gold BASH 2016

Join hundreds of friends at the Blue & Gold Bash — a fast-growing tradition started by young alumni for young alumni. Enjoy cocktails, dancing, light fare, and more at this elegant celebration of all things Cal. Register

Berkeley Hyperloop

Berkeley Hyperloop - SF to LA in 30 Mins.

Support a team of driven Berkeley students selected by SpaceX to compete in the Hyperloop Pod Competition this January. Their goal is to revolutionize transportation, develop cutting-edge technologies, and inspire Berkeley students to take on impossible-seeming challenges.

Play Conference

>play Conference 2016

[Thu, Nov. 4] >play is a student-run digital media and technology conference hosted by the Haas School. Stay on top of the latest trends with topics such as virtual/augmented reality, the future of new media, changing social media landscape, and the continuing shift in the music industry. Use promo code "AlumnHaas" for $20 off a Professional Ticket.

Big Give

Big Give - Save the Date

[Thu, Nov. 17] Mark your calendars! The 3rd annual Big Give is returning on Nov. 17. In case you missed it last year, Big Give is a campus-wide fundraiser that allows students, faculty, alumni, staff, family, and friends to come together for one day to support Cal and their favorite departments (Haas!).

Alumni Conference

Alumni Conference - Save the Date

[Sat, Apr. 29, 2017] Come home to Berkeley Haas to reconnect with friends and re-experience the classroom with the brightest thinkers and most accomplished practitioners including Greg La Blanc, Cort Worthington, and more. Open to all alumni.

Berkeley China Summit

2016 Berkeley China Summit

Thank you to all of our Berkeley Haas volunteers for making the inaugural Berkeley China Summit a success. The Berkeley China Summit connected China's businesses and investors with the technology, engineering, and business innovation expertise at UC Berkeley and across the Bay Area.

Berkeley Haas Blogs

Energy Institute:
Is Cap and Trade Failing Low Income and Minority Communities?

Berkeley MBA:
MBA Entrepreneurship: Recent Evening & Weekend MBA Ventures

Steve Blank:
The 11 Bad Habits Killing Innovation in Your Company

Students Always: Lifelong Learning

Brexit Panel

Watch: Brexit: What's Next?

Faculty Panel Co-sponsored with the Clausen Center. The mission of the Clausen Center is to promote path-breaking scholarly research, enhance teaching in the area of international economics and finance, and contribute to the policy dialogue on these issues.

Bob Shanks

Watch: Leading Through Change & Crisis

Watch Bob Shanks discuss leading through change and crisis and share what it takes to transition from an automotive company to an automotive and mobility company.

Highlights from Homecoming

Henry Chesbrough

Watch: Open Innovation — A New Model for Industrial Innovation

Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97, is acknowledged to be the “father of open innovation.” In this talk, he will describe its main concepts, and provide some illustrative examples.

Responsible Business

Watch: Advancing Human Rights in Business

From working conditions in global supply chains to privacy in the age of big data, today’s leading companies strategically manage their human rights impacts and work to ensure that business is a force for good. Berkeley Haas is at the cutting edge of this new priority for business.


Oct 17 Oakland, CABerkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
Oct 19 Boston, MA — The Future of Entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley
Oct 20 Lima, Peru — Happy Hour with Prof. David Charron
Oct 20 New York, NY — Healthcare Panel Discussion
Oct 20 New York City, NY — The Future of Entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley
Oct 22 San Francisco, CA — Blue & Gold Bash
Oct 30 Walnut Creek, CA —Social Media & Networks...What are They? Why Do I Care?
Oct 31 Berkeley, CA — Coffee Chat with Robert Strand, Executive Director, Center for Responsible Business
Nov 1 San Francisco — A Conversation with Leaders in Venture Capital
Nov 1 New York, NY — FTMBA Recruitment Evening
Nov 4 San Francisco, CA — >play Conference 2016
Nov 4 San Francisco, CA — The 15th Annual Haas Gala - Save the Date
Nov 13 Santiago, Chile — Lunch & Discussion with Dean Rich Lyons and Prof Kristi Raube
Nov 13 Calistoga, CA — Escape to Renaissance Italy in Calistoga, Tour & Wine Tasting
Nov 14 Los Angeles, CA — Real Estate and Mortgage Markets with Prof. Nancy Wallace
Nov 17 Oakland, CA — How the Golden State Became Green - Save the Date
Nov 17 Worldwide —Big Give
Nov 19 Hong Kong, China —Haas Alumni Network Hong Kong Chapter
Nov 21 San Francisco, CA—39th Annual Real Estate Symposium
Dec 8 Berkeley, CA —39th Annual Old Blues Reunion & Luncheon
Dec 15-16 Barcelona, Spain3rd Annual World Open Innovation Conference
Feb 1, 2017 Atherton, CA — 18th Annual Celebration in Silicon Valley at Menlo Circus Club - Save the Date
Mar 8, 2017 San Francisco, CA — 15th Annual Berkeley Haas Celebration - Save the Date
Mar 11, 2017 Berkeley, CA — 21st Annual Women in Leadership Conference - Save the Date
Mar 24, 2017 Berkeley, CA — 22nd Annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy - Save the Date
Apr 29, 2017 Berkeley, CA — Alumni Conference - Save the Date
Apr 29-30, 2017 Berkeley, CA —Alumni Reunion Weekend - Save the Date

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