April 3, 2015
Ulrike Malmendier Receives Top UC Berkeley Teaching Award
||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.
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.
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.
||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.
||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.
Berkeley Haas Blogs
Business & Social Impact:
The Path to Funding Social Enterprises Beyond Infancy
In Praise of Cleaner-Burning Gasoline
Haas Student-Athlete Profile: Sam Welch | Rugby
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||Palo Alto—Women in Leadership Discussion
Career Management Webinars
FOR MBA ALUMNI:
(Register in MBA CareerNet under workshops)
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 (Webinar)
FOR ALL ALUMNI:
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
Career Management Articles
5 Tips for Women on Getting Ahead in Business
3 Secrets to Building a Network of People Who Will Help You Succeed
10 Ways Leaders Use Fear in Public Speaking
3 Key Questions to Ask Yourself Before a Job Interview
How Many Versions of My Resume Do I Need?
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