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Undergrad Program Holds #3 in U.S. News
The Haas School tied for third place with the University of Michigan Ann Arbor in a U.S. News & World Report ranking of undergraduate programs released this week. The Haas Undergraduate Program has held the third spot in the ranking since 2003, except in 2009, when the program came in second.
LinkedIn Ranks Haas #4 in Entrepreneurship
The Haas School was named the fourth most entrepreneurial business school in a ranking by LinkedIn released recently.
Novartis Leader to Talk on Tackling Social Issues
The Haas community will hear how global organizations can solve social issues in a talk Oct. 4 by Klaus M. Leisinger, president of the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development, a Swiss nonprofit focusing on international health cooperation and corporate responsibility.
Homecoming without a football? Yes!
Show your support for lifelong learning at Berkeley-Haas by joining professors David Robinson and Greg LaBlanc. Learn how the Internet is transforming the world of marketing (9:30 – 10:30 am) and how 'herd behavior' has contributed to the financial crisis (11:00 am – Noon). All at Haas' Andersen Auditorium on October 15. No pre-registration required.
Haas Insights - On-demand Video of Haas Speakers
Watch Virgin America CEO David Cush and Poland's former prime minister Marek Belka during their presentations at the Haas School.
New Program to Hone Entrepreneurship Skills of Post-docs, Grad Students
A new program designed to help Berkeley post-docs and graduate students turn an idea into a real business will launch Sept. 22 with a workshop titled "Creativity, Innovation, and Opportunity Recognition."
Join the premier energy event at UC Berkeley
The 2011 BERC Energy Symposium Oct. 20-21 will showcase cutting-edge energy research from UC Berkeley and debate the most pressing issues and crucial strategies for addressing our shared global energy challenges. Speakers include Arun Majumdar - ARPA-E, Jigar Shah - Carbon War Room, Dan Kammen - World Bank, and many others. Register/More info
Davis and Suh Named Outstanding New Instructors
Assistant Professor Lucas Davis and Lecturer Julie Suh (left) received Outstanding New Instructor Awards from the Haas School's Center for Teaching Excellence.
Conference on Finance and Responsible Business
UC Berkeley and Maastricht University present a conference Nov. 3-4 that bridges theory and practice, bringing together leading practitioners and researchers working in finance and sustainability. The program features Harrison Hong, Princeton; Lloyd Kurtz, Nelson Capital Management; and Scott Beth, Intuit. Register/More info
Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum on the Food Industry
Always notoriously competitive, the food industry is even more difficult in a down economy. On Sept. 22, come hear from Noah Alper, the Founder and former CEO of Noah's Bagels, and in-the-trenches executives of food companies as they discuss lessons learned in the challenges of a down market. And come early for the networking hour, featuring displays from some of the Bay Area's most beloved, as well as up and coming, food companies. Register/More info