Obama Picks Shapiro for President's Council of Economic Advisers, and Tyson and Otellini for Jobs Council
President Obama announced his intent to nominate Haas Professor Carl Shapiro to the Council of Economic Advisers. He will also nominate Haas Professor and former Dean Laura Tyson and Haas alumnus Paul Otellini, MBA 74, CEO of Intel, to the President's new Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Masters of Financial Engineering Program Reaches Ten
Since becoming the first such program to be run at a business school, the Berkeley MFE Program has graduated 608 students. This month the program celebrates its ten-year anniversary with the graduation of its tenth class of students.
Shanghai Conference to Highlight Innovation, Mar. 22
Dean Lyons and Haas Prof. Teck Ho will join top thinkers from around the world, including Nobel Laureate and Haas Professor Emeritus Oliver Williamson, to discuss innovation in a wide range of industries, from biotech to finance, at the second annual Berkeley Asia Business Center Conference.
Haas Among Best Business Schools for Mexican Students
The Haas School advanced to #11 worldwide and #7 among U.S. schools by CNN Expansión, a Mexican business magazine that ranks the best business schools for Mexican students. Last year Haas ranked #15 in the world.
Bank of America Home Loan President to Speak at MBA Commencement
Barbara Desoer, MBA 77, president of home loans at Bank of America, will speak at the MBA commencement this year.
Research Spotlight: How Int'l Connections Spur Innovation
International connections between clusters of innovation can accelerate the innovation process and result in other benefits, according to new research co-authored by the Lester Center's Jerry Engel.
MBA Challenge for Charity Auction Seeks Donations
Berkeley MBA students are inviting students and alumni to donate items to their Challenge for Charity (C4C) Auction, the organization’s biggest fundraiser of the year.
Entrepreneur DiMarco to Speak on Leadership, Mar. 29
Advent Software founder and CEO Stephanie DiMarco, BS 79, will speak at the Haas School on leadership lessons learned from taking her firm from a startup to a 1,000-employee global company. The flexible culture she fostered has led to low turnover and high morale, winning Advent recognition by the SF Business Times as one of the Bay Area's top places to work.
Former Dean Tom Campbell to Lead Chapman Law School
Haas Professor and former Dean Tom Campbell has been appointed Dean of the Chapman University School of Law in Orange, Calif., and has resigned from his faculty position at Berkeley-Haas.
Provide a Life-Changing Experience for Your Middle Schooler at Summer Business Camp - Apply Now
What happens when you offer a two-week introduction to the business world; then add museum visits, swimming, outdoor and social activities; and host it all at a top-ten business school at the world's premier public university? Most likely a life-long memory of a life-changing summer. And all for a good cause: Proceeds from this camp -- The Berkeley Business Academy for Youth (B-Bay) -- support YEAH programs for at-risk and under resourced youth during the academic year.
Berkeley ABC at Haas: Growing Markets, Growing Needs
The Berkeley Asia Business Conference on April 2nd is the largest such event in the West Coast run entirely by students. Join over 500 Bay Area professionals and graduate students in exploring Asia's shift from export-centric economies to consumption giants. (Note: this is separate from the Asia Business Conference in Shanghai.)
Three Days of Social Venture Competition, April 9
2011 Global Social Venture Competition Finalists will pitch their ventures for Social Impact Assessment at the Haas School on April 7-8, before the winning teams are crowned at the Awards Dinner the evening of April 8. Then on Sat., April 9, entrepreneurs, double-bottom-line business leaders, and GSVC entrants will gather at the Idea to Impact Conference. For more info and to register, visit Competition | Dinner | Conference.
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