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Watch your inbox today for a 15-minute survey from Tenny Frost about Haas School alumni services, resources, and communications. (Check your spam filter for email from Hanover Research.) Your feedback will help the Alumni Relations Office set priorities to better serve you. As a thank you, respondents will be entered for a chance to win an iPad 2 donated by Vator.tv. If you don't receive an email today and would like to participate, contact us tomorrow.
Consortium Membership, Springworks Scholars Expand MBA Diversity
An even more diverse group of Berkeley MBA students will hone their leadership skills at Haas this year, thanks to the school rejoining the Graduate Consortium for Study in Management and three Springworks Scholars in the entering class.
Top Energy Thinkers to Examine Challenges at BERC Symposium
UC Berkeley's status as a hotbed for some of the world's most exciting new energy research and innovation will be on display as 800 scientists, entrepreneurs, policy makers, and students convene for the 2011 BERC Energy Symposium Oct. 20-21.
Live Webcast of Global Business Pioneer Carl Hahn, Former Volkswagen Chairman, Oct. 11
Carl "Mr. Volkswagen" Hahn, who built the people's car company into an international powerhouse as chairman from 1982 to 1993, will speak to the Haas community. Check the Dean's Speaker Series page on Oct. 11 for a link to the 12:30 pm webcast.
Asia -- Join Dean Lyons
If you live or travel near Jakarta or Tokyo, make a reservation to have breakfast or lunch with Dean Rich Lyons next week. In Jakarta, the dean will meet alumni over breakfast on Oct. 4 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, and, in Tokyo, a power lunch is slated for Oct. 6, at the ANA Intercontinental in Akasaka. More info / Register
LA -- Marketing Forum: Pay-What-You-Want Pricing
Join the discussion on the emerging "Pay What You Want" pricing model, in Beverly Hills on Oct. 18. After a rooftop networking reception overlooking Rodeo Drive, Haas Marketing Professor Leif Nelson will give an overview of the new pricing model's risks and rewards and how it relates to you as a consumer, marketer, and producer. More Info / Register
NY -- Is the World Crumbling or Should We Just Get Used to Volatility?
Popular finance professor Steve Etter and a panel of local business leaders will lead a lively one-hour discussion, in New York on Oct 11, about some of today's headlines, from austerity measures in Greece to an "intervention" by the Fed. The discussion follows a networking reception in the Grand Salon of the historic 3 West Club. More info / Register
Power to the People: >play Conference Focuses on User Revolution
The growing power of digital media users-who this year downloaded their 10 billionth app, ignited the Arab Spring, and snapped up millions of Groupons for everything from teeth whitening to donuts-will be the focus of >play 2011: The User Revolution on Oct. 29.
MBA Students Cast Eye on the Cloud for New Tech Challenge
Competitors from eight of the most prestigious business schools will put their heads in the clouds for the first annual Haas Tech Challenge at the Haas School Sept. 29 - Oct. 1.
Haas Moves Forward on Diversity Plan
The Haas School has started to implement its diversity plan, with an effort to hire a new part-time diversity director now under way.
Haas Among Top Schools for Teaching Social and Environmental Impact
The Berkeley Full-time MBA Program ranked #10 worldwide and #8 among U.S. business schools in terms of teaching social and environmental impact, according to the Aspen Institute's Beyond Grey Pinstripes ranking.
Paul Newman Award Honors Two Undergrads for Giving Back
Two Haas undergraduates received $2,500 awards apiece this year for developing creative plans that combine good business sense and social responsibility.