Haas Ranks #7 in US News & World Report
The Full-time Berkeley MBA program ranked #7, up from #8 last year, in the 2009 US News & World Report graduate school survey. Haas tied for the #7 rank with Dartmouth University's Tuck School. In additional US News rankings, Haas placed # 6 in Evening & Weekend MBA, #3 in Nonprofit, #8 in Entrepreneurship, #8 in Marketing, #9 in Finance, #9 in Management, and #10 in International. Full Story
Professor To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
Haas School Professor Barry Staw will be honored with the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Management for his contribution to the field of organizational behavior.
Hennessy Awarded Third Prize for Finance Research
Associate Professor Christopher Hennessy has won his third Brattle Prize in four years for a distinguished paper in the Journal of Finance. Full Story
MFE Grads Find Timely Jobs in Tough Market
The Haas School's Master's in Financial Engineering Program welcomed 65 new students this month and bade farewell to the 64 graduates of the class of 2008. Full Story
Haas Students, McKinsey Team up to Help Nonprofits
A plan to attract global environmental leaders to a new institute near the Golden Gate Bridge and a strategic blueprint for Green Belt Movement International, which works to reforest Kenya, are among the 11 mission-critical consulting assignments of this spring's Social Sector Solutions class. Full Story
Undergrads Beat Stanford in Case Competition
For the second year in a row, Haas undergraduates defeated Stanford and San Jose State universities to take first place at the annual Deloitte-Cisco "Battle of the Bay" Case Competition. Full Story
US-China Green Energy Conference a First
The first attempt to bring together leading clean energy specialists from business, government, and academia brom both the U.S. and China will be held in San Francisco on April 18. This conference will help set the agenda and build momentum for a larger clean energy conference to take place in Beijing this fall. More Info / Register
UC Pres. Dynes to Host First UC LGBT Receptions
Alumni are invited to attend the historic first receptions for LGBT alumni sponsored by the UC President's Office and the Alumni Associations of the University of California. The events will be held in San Franciso on May 6 and Los Angelos on May 8. More Info / Register
Haas Entrepreneurs Roundtable
Students Invite Alumni to Their Year-end BOW's
As the MBA students prepare for graduation and their summer internships, they invite Bay Area alumni to two Bar of the Week events!
April 17: Paragon at the Claremont Resort and Spa, 41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley, 8 pm until closing.
May 8: SWIG, 571 Geary St, San Francisco, 8 pm until closing.
Relive an exciting Haas tradition and meet and network with current Haas students!
Come Back to Berkeley for the Reunion Conference
Register now, for the annual Reunion Conference for All Alumni on Saturday, April 26, featuring private industry speakers and faculty discussing "Clean Tech Innovation." Speakers and sessions are being developed and more info about the topics will be announced soon. Special activities that weekend are planned for MBA classes of 58, 63, 68, 73, 78, 83, 88, 93, 98, 03, and 07. See Reunion page for details.