Lester Center Honors Biotech Leader Moshe Alafi with Lifetime Achievement Award
Biotech pioneer and Berkeley alumnus Moshe Alafi, BA 51 (Biology), MA 58 (Physiology), received the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship's 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award at a gala dinner event March 20. The award recognizes entrepreneurial excellence at the highest level.
Father of Carbon Trading to Speak on "Good Derivatives," April 12
Richard Sandor, who has been at the epicenter of environmental and financial markets for more than four decades, will speak on his new book, Good Derivatives, at the Haas School.
PhD Candidate Matteo Maggiori Chosen for Prestigious European Academic Tour
Matteo Maggiori, PhD 12, has been chosen to participate in the prestigious Review of Economics Studies May Meetings, the first time a Haas student has ever received this honor.
VC and Entrepreneur Khosla to Headline Berkeley-Stanford Cleantech Conference, April 12
Venture Capitalist Vinod Khosla and Elizabeth Littlefield, CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corp., will give the keynote speeches at the eighth annual Berkeley-Stanford Cleantech Conference at Stanford University. The conference theme is "Leaping Forward: Business Opportunities for Cleantech in Emerging Markets."
LA Chapter to Host Real Estate Event with Edelstein
Professor Robert Edelstein, Co-Chair of Haas' Fisher Center, will deliver opening remarks at Los Angeles Haas Alumni Chapter's 'Real Estate 2012' event on April 17. Along with a distinguished panel of industry professionals, he will discuss the state of the real estate market, the near-term outlook on the economy, and underlying trends that will affect real estate investors, owners, and tenants. Register now
Real Estate Conference to Explore Possible Rebound
The 17th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference in San Francisco April 30 will feature Chairman Ken Rosen's highly regarded real estate forecast and five panels examining the risks and rewards in several markets, including single-family homes, commercial real estate, and China and Europe. Haas alumni receive a special discount rate of $295.
Kyle Rudzinski, MBA 14, Receives $20,000 Scholarship from Center for Responsible Business
The Haas School's Center for Responsible Business (CRB) has awarded a $20,000 scholarship to Kyle Rudzinski, MBA 14, to support his focus on sustainable growth in the solar industry.
Undergrads Win Georgetown Stock Pitch Conference
Students from UC Berkeley's largest investment club, Berkeley Investment Group, including two Haas undergraduates, took first place Saturday in the Georgetown Stock Pitch Conference.
Global Social Venture Competition Reaches Record 50 Nations
Building sustainably engineered houses in Bangladesh. Fighting malnutrition in Burkina Faso with caterpillars--a staple of the local diet. Lowering diabetes among pregnant women in Mexico through monitoring tools, text messaging, and peer-to-peer education. Those are a sampling of homegrown ideas from business students competing in the final round of the 2012 Global Social Venture Competition at UC Berkeley on April 20.
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Alumni's Watch Company Earns Accolades in Open Innovation Challenge Held at Haas
Modify Industries, a company founded by Haas alumni that makes customizable watches, won honorable mention in the Zazzle Million Dollar Open Innovation Challenge launched in association with the Haas School's Center for Open Innovation and MIT.
Undergrad Alumna Named Miss San Francisco
It's hard to say what exactly won Vivian Wei, BS 11, the coveted Miss San Francisco title: Her tap dance routine to Chicago's "Hot Honey Rag" in a pink, rhinestone-studded gown or her undergrad degree from Haas?
Introducing Berkeley-Haas Magazine
The Haas School will unveil its newly redesigned alumni magazine, renamed Berkeley-Haas from CalBusiness, later this month. Watch your mailboxes!