Dean Appointed to Board of Business School Accreditation Body
Dean Rich Lyons has been appointed to the board of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the leading accrediting organization for U.S. business schools.
Haas Names New Executive Director of Part-Time and Executive MBA Programs
Jon Kaplan, former assistant dean of Chapman University's MBA programs, has been hired as the Haas School's new executive director of Part-Time and Executive MBA Programs. Kaplan's wide-ranging career has included working at UCLA's Anderson School, directing operations in UCLA men's athletics, and even serving as a public announcer for the Harlem Globetrotters.
New 'Skydeck' Accelerator Inspires Startup Companies to Reach Markets Faster
Perched in the 10,000 square-foot penthouse of downtown Berkeley's tallest building, Berkeley Skydeck may have the best 360-degree views in the city. But it's what is happening inside this new inter-disciplinary startup incubator-accelerator that will change the way emerging startups scale up to succeed.
Southwest Airlines Exec to Talk on Culture of LUV
Ginger Hardage, senior vice president of culture and communications at Southwest Airlines, will share her insights on piloting the company's unique corporate personality on April 5 at the Haas School.
Finance Conference: Private Equity and Venture Capital in Volatile Times, March 9
Volatility and its ripple effects through the world of finance and investing will be the focus of the sixth annual student-run Berkeley-Haas Finance Conference at the Haas School.
Dean to Headline NYC Alumni Event, March 13:
Future of Finance: Inclusive Innovation
How can inclusive innovation within the banking sector generate both business and social value? Dean Lyons will facilitate the discussion between a distinguished panel of financial services leaders at the Citi offices in Tribeca.
Electronic Arts CEO to Speak, Critique Startups at Alumni Event, March 22
Alumnus and Electronics Arts CEO John Riccitiello, BS 81, will discuss the latest developments in digital entertainment and give two startups feedback at a Haas Alumni Network South Bay Chapter event at the company's Redwood Shores headquarters.
Conference to Spotlight New Energy Research, March 22
A sell-out crowd of about 200 top thinkers in energy policy-including academics, regulators, and business leaders-will gather for the 17th Annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy March 22 on the Clark Kerr campus in Berkeley.
Taste of Haas in Malibu, March 24
Join fellow Haas alumni for a Taste of Haas in beautiful Malibu! Popular Haas Professor Don Moore will share provocative research on Confidence & Over-Confidence following an exciting school update by Dean Lyons at the private estate of a Haas alumnus and local vintner. An interesting tour and tasting will conclude the afternoon.
Investment Banking Fellows Gain Head Start
Five full-time Berkeley MBA students from the class of 2013 have been awarded Investment Banking Fellowships, which include a $5,000 scholarship and an opportunity to work with an alumni mentor.
Winter CMR Articles Spotlight Success for Brands, CIOs
How to achieve exceptional success as a consumer brand or as a chief information officer (CIO) are the subjects of two articles by Haas faculty in the winter 2012 issue of the California Management Review, the school's peer-reviewed business journal.
MFE Student Passes Away
Arthur Qi, a student in the Berkeley-Haas Master's of Financial Engineering Program, passed away suddenly over the weekend.