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April 3, 2015

Ulrike Malmendier Receives Top UC Berkeley Teaching Award

Prof Ulrike Malmendier Ulrike Malmendier, the Edward J. and Mollie Arnold professor of finance at the Haas School of Business and a UC Berkeley professor of economics, received the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award, the highest teaching honor UC Berkeley bestows. Considered one of the rising academic stars in her field, Malmendier was honored in 2013 with the prestigious Fisher Black Prize from the American Finance Association, presented to the top financial academic under the age of 40.
Prof. David Aaker

Aaker Named to Marketing Hall of Fame
Haas Marketing Professor Emeritus David Aaker, widely considered the father of modern branding, has been selected for the 2015 Marketing Hall of Fame for his outstanding lifetime contributions to the field. Aaker was also the featured guest this week at the Berkeley Haas Dean's Speaker Series.

Tim Campos, BCEMBA 10/11

Facebook CIO to Deliver Keynote Address at All-Alumni Conference
Tim Campos, BCEMBA 10/11, will kick off the annual Berkeley Haas Alumni Conference on Saturday, April 25. Hear from other insightful speakers and your favorite faculty, enjoy lunch in our renovated courtyard, and conclude the day with a lively networking reception while reconnecting with fellow alumni. All alumni and guests are encouraged to attend.

Dean Lyons with Twitter's Gabriel Stricker Catch the Dean's Speaker Series via Live Streaming or Video
Be sure to watch your email for live stream links to the Dean's Speaker Series. You can also view previous speakers at Haas Insights. Our stellar 2014-15 speaker lineup includes Al Gore, David Aaker, Janet Napolitano, and the heads of Disney/Pixar, Twitter, Facebook, and Whole Foods (GAP event).

All-Alumni Conference

Undergrads Design Frameworks for Smarter Cities in India, Bay Area
19 undergrads are helping transform four of India's developing cities into smart cities. They are also working with Bay Area mayors to determine how smart city ideas could be applied locally.

Vator Splash

A Pill to Make Us More Compassionate?
Biology may have a lot to do with our behavior, especially in social situations. Asst. Prof. Ming Hsu and UCSF researchers suggest that manipulating a brain chemical can make people more compassionate.

World Wide Web Alumnus Receives International Award
Patrick Awuah, MBA 99, has received one of UC Berkeley's most prestigious honors—the 2015 Elise and Walter A. Haas International Award—for his work as an educational leader who founded Ashesi University in Ghana.

Prof. Teck Ho Incentives Lead to a Better Trained Workforce
Marketing Prof. Teck Ho finds an effective way to get more employees to engage in training. For example, one-time outcome-based financial incentive, if based on proven psychological techniques, could help workers embrace a long-term and sustained interest in training.

CMR March 2015 From Disruptive Drones to Global Startup Innovation: New Faculty Research in CMR
The latest issue of the Berkeley Haas quarterly management journal—California Management Review (CMR)—includes contributions from four Haas faculty members: Henry Chesbrough, Jerome Engel, Teck-Hua Ho, and Toby Stuart.

Berkeley Haas Blogs

Business & Social Impact:
The Path to Funding Social Enterprises Beyond Infancy

Energy Institute:
In Praise of Cleaner-Burning Gasoline

Haas Undergrad:
Haas Student-Athlete Profile: Sam Welch | Rugby

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Apr 7 Berkeley—Effective Communication Workshop
Apr 7 Beverly Hills—Professional Advancement Panel Discussion
Apr 10 Berkeley—Global Social Venture Competition & Conference
Apr 16 Berkeley—Impact Speaker Series: Kat Taylor Shares Leadership Lessons
Apr 16 New York City—Dinner with Haas Lecturer Kurt Beyer
Apr 21 San Francisco—Giants vs Dodgers Game SOLD OUT!
Apr 23 Palo Alto—Haas Happy Hour
Apr 23   -26 Berkeley—MBA Reunion Weekend
Apr 25 Berkeley—All-Alumni Conference
Apr 27 Berkeley—Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
Apr 27 San Francisco—Brand Advancement Presentation
Apr 29 San Francisco—Positioning Your Startup for Success
Apr 29 New York City—Entrepreneurial Mixer + Open Mic Night
May 5 Walnut Creek—Effective Communication Workshop with Lecturer Sam Haley-Hill
May 13 Portland—Managing Family-owned Businesses Panel Discussion
May 16 Sonoma—The Krave Story: Skyrocket to Success
May 20 Palo Alto—Women in Leadership Discussion

Career Management Webinars

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Best Practices for Researching a Company
Tues, April 14, 12:00 – 1:00 pm (Webinar)

Product Mgt Workshop with Recruiter, Mike Freier
Wed, April 15, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Straight Talk From An Experienced Executive Recruiter
Mon, April 20, 12:00 – 1:00 pm (Webinar)

First 90 Days on the Job
Tues, April 21, 12:00 – 1:00 pm



Five Stages of an M&A Deal
Wed, April 29, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Improving Success in Buy-Side M&A
Wed, May 6, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Get-Hired Boot Camp Webinar Series
Watch on-demand (presented by Beyond B-School)
Topics include—Advanced Resume Strategies; Killer LinkedIn Profile; Identifying and Prioritizing Target Employers; How to Use Social Media. Register


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