Experience Cal Football in Our Special Alumni Section at Haas Homecoming
Buy now! This Saturday (9.21.13) is the deadline to purchase football tickets in the Haas School section of Memorial Stadium for Homecoming on October 5. (Section KK - $25) Also, reserve your place for faculty lectures at the Haas School on Homecoming morning and for the Mexican Fiesta in our newly renovated Courtyard two hours before the game.
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Haas Undergrad Program Rises to #2 in U.S. News

U.S. News ranked the Haas Undergraduate Business Program #2, tied with MIT and Michigan, in the College Rankings published last week. Haas ranked #3 in the prior three years.

Berkeley MBA Ranks #2 for Hispanic Students
For the second year in a row, the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program placed second in Hispanic Business magazine's ranking of the top business schools for Hispanic students.

Design Thinking Pioneer Sara Beckman to Expand Role on Campus
Sara Beckman, a pioneer in design and innovation thinking, is expanding her role on campus as the new Chief Learning Officer of the Paul and Stacy Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation at the College of Engineering.

NEXT WEEK: Alumni Survey to Seek Your Feedback Every two years, Haas surveys alumni to gauge your satisfaction with current alumni services and seek input for improvements. Next week, you'll receive a link to the 2013 survey. Please take a few minutes to fill it out.

David Vogel receives second book award for The Politics of Precaution
The journal Governance has awarded Professor David Vogel the 2013 Charles H. Levine Memorial Book Prize for his book The Politics of Precaution.

Sustainability, HP Leader Becomes Haas Executive-in-Residence
Barbara Waugh, a longtime Hewlett-Packard executive who co-created the tech giant's sustainability program, has been appointed a Haas School executive-in-residence.

Haas Online Learning Opportunities Evolve, Expand
Lessons gleaned from last year's pilots will inform the evolution and expansion of Berkeley-Haas online learning offerings this year, with both retooled and new courses joining the lineup.

From GE to GM, Top Business Leaders to Share Insights at Haas This Fall
Top executives from a diverse group of organizations that includes Banana Republic, General Electric, General Motors, and The Nature Conservancy will visit the Haas campus this semester to share their knowledge with students.

MFE Program Opens Big Data Lab
Recognizing the importance of Big Data, the Master of Financial Engineering Program has opened a lab to help students strengthen data science skills.

Energy Week to Feature Experts, Innovations
Energy and resources issues facing California and the world will be the focus of a weeklong series of activities, Oct 8-11, organized by the student-run Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative.

Haas PhD Student Wins Entrepreneurship Fellowship
Bo Cowgill, a former Google analyst and current Haas PhD student, has won a $20,000 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship, which supports research in the field of entrepreneurship.

Traveling? Attend Chapter Events Wherever You Go
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Undergrad Alumni: Resumes that Work! For Mid-level Executives—Webinar
Wednesday, October 2, Noon-1PM
Back by popular demand, this career webinar is presented by Megan Tobin, Haas undergraduate alumna and board member of the Haas Alumni Orange County Chapter.
Pre-registration required

Undergrad Alumni: Resumes that Work! For Career Changers—Webinar
Wednesday, October 9, Noon-1PM
Back by popular demand, this career webinar is presented by Megan Tobin, Haas undergraduate alumna and Board Member of HAN OC.
Pre-registration required

MBA Alumni: Assertiveness at Work—Webinar
Wednesday, Oct 9 at noon
Is assertiveness the key to success at the workplace? In team environments, knowing when, where, and how to be assertive is a core competency. Explore how to recognize the situations where assertiveness will most benefit you, and learn constructive ways to be assertive.
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet

MBA Alumni: The Journey to Meaningful Work— WebinarWednesday, Oct 16 at noon
Henry David Thoreau challenged us to live the life we've imagined and this webinar asks you to examine how to build meaning into that life. This one-hour webinar addresses the following questions: What are the pieces of a meaningful work life? How do you come to know and claim what gives meaning to your work life? What changes and risks will be necessary?.
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet

MBA Alumni: Executive Resumes—Learn How to Write a Powerful Resume—Webinar
Thursday, Oct 24 at noon
What are your transferable skills? What is your target position? Have you matched your skills with the job description? An accomplishment-based resume is your own personal marketing document. Use it to position yourself and communicate your value to a prospective employer. This webinar will show you how to put this format together to highlight your skills and abilities.
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet


Alumni Benefit:
Connect the Dots: Customized Networking Service
Thinking about your next career move or fine-tuning your network? The Haas Alumni Relations team can help you connect the dots. To take advantage of services customized to your specific needs, please complete this form.

More Alumni Benefits
Did you know that alumni services are powered by the Haas Fund? The Haas School supports many opportunities to engage with your network. Learn more about these remarkable benefits.

Your Alumni MBA CareerNet Briefcase...
...contains resources to help manage your career.
Career websites include resources for executives, flexible workforce recruiting, global jobs, networking, jobs in the nonprofit sector, executive search firms, salary information, and self-employment.



Explore New Options for Lifelong Learning
Conferences, lectures, and videos for your travels. Check out the menu of options for Lifelong Learning through Haas.

Ctr for Exec Ed, Berkeley-Haas
15% discount for Haas alumni. Enroll now and enter priority code "cee15" for your discount on these programs:

The Women's Executive Leadership Program—Oct 14-17
Featuring special guest speaker Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Women's Executive Leadership is for high-potential women seeking new levels of success as team leaders. By attending this intensive and highly interactive four-day program, women will learn strategies for using power effectively and gain balance to effect change in their personal and professional lives. Register

Corporate Business Model Innovation—Oct. 28-29
Led by Berkeley-Haas professor and father of open innovation Henry Chesbrough. Learn new concepts in business model innovation, open innovation strategies, and applying startup models in a corporate context. You'll be guided to reshape your thinking, assumptions, and business strategies to create and restructure teams to inspire innovation. Register

The Innovative Organization—Nov 18-22
Innovation drives the modern enterprise. Entrepreneurial leaders of successful firms thrive on capturing and capitalizing on the opportunities created by new technologies, new markets, new customers and new ways of doing business. Our five-day innovation program for high-level managers delivers the skills to galvanize opportunity, evolve new strategies, lead new initiatives and build "the innovative organization." Register



Web Calendar

Sep 27 — Beijing, PRC
Haas MBA Admissions Event

Sep 27 — San Francisco, CA
The Net: Utopia vs. Dystopia Discussion

Oct 1 — San Francisco, CA
CAA Presentation: Why Smart Money Matters

Oct 2 — San Francisco, CA
Vator Splash Entrepreneur/Start-up Presentations

Oct 5 — Berkeley, CA

Oct 8 — Half Moon Bay, CA
Amplify: Female-led Start-ups

Oct 8-Nov 12 — Oakland, CA
Understanding the US Healthcare System Weekly Sessions

Oct 12 — Oakland, CA
Secrets of Thai Cooking - Demonstration & Hands-On Cooking

Oct 16 — San Francisco, CA
Using LinkedIn for Success Presentation

Oct 18— London, England
Welcome Dinner for New Grads

Oct 24 — San Francisco, CA
Alumni/Student Networking Evening

Oct 24 & 25 — Berkeley, CA
2013 Fraud & Misconduct Conference

Oct 25 — San Francisco, CA
>Play, Digital Media & Entertainment Conference

Oct 27 — San Francisco, CA
Wizard of Oz Musical

Nov 6 — San Francisco, CA
Interview Skills Presentation

Nov 15 — San Francisco, CA
Haas Gala

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Clayton Critcher

Truth or Consequences?
Prof. Clayton Critcher finds that having to conceal information about oneself (e.g., sexual orientation) disrupts one's basic skills and abilities, including intellectual acuity, physical strength, and interpersonal grace—skills critical to workplace success.

The Huffington Post
Why 2020 Olympic Bidders Should Be Hoping For Second Place
Prof. Andrew Rose was quoted on how hosting the Olympics negatively affects a city.

Big Change In Recruiting Leads To Internet Company's Rise
Senior Lecturer Homa Bahrami was quoted on the attributes of successful entrepreneurs.

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