Patricia Dunn, Former Haas Board Member, Dies at 58
Former Barclays Global Investors CEO Patricia Dunn, BA 75 (Journalism), a pioneer for women in business who served on the Haas Board for 11 years, passed away Sunday after a long battle against cancer. She was 58.
Accounting Award Recognizes Patatoukas' Research on Supplier Firms
The American Accounting Association has awarded Assistant Professor Panos Patatoukas its Competitive Manuscript Award for his research paper debunking conventional wisdom about the consequences of customer concentration for supplier firms.
Haas Helps Expand Open Innovation Opportunities
It's not often that a novice entrepreneur has a risk-free chance at winning $1 million in services and support for a great idea. Nor is it common for an undergraduate to pitch a business plan to senior corporate executives. Haas is involved in two programs that are offering just those opportunities: a Million Dollar Open Innovation Challenge and a competition in the Open Innovation and Business Models undergraduate course.
Aaker's Brand Relevance Named Among Best Business Books of 2011
Brand Relevance: Making Competitors Irrelevant, the latest book published by noted brand authority and Haas Professor Emeritus David Aaker, was recently named one of three best marketing business books of 2011 by the influential management magazine strategy+business.
Business and Design Students to Showcase New Products at Haas, Dec. 11
Designs for making a more energy-efficient refrigerator and providing privacy for sleeping passengers on international flights will be among the projects displayed at the annual tradeshow for the Haas School's Managing the New Product Development Process course.
Women in Leadership Student/Alumnae Mixer
Raise a glass to the Haas Women in Leadership community as we celebrate the new year! Visit with old friends, meet current students, and reconnect with our alums on Jan. 19, downtown San Francisco. Please RVSP; space is limited.
Alumni giving is a powerful and growing tradition at Berkeley-Haas. Just ask the 4,000 alumni and friends who made gifts to support our path-bending students, innovative faculty, internationally recognized programs, and groundbreaking research at Berkeley-Haas last year. Graduates in every class have benefitted from the generosity of Haas donors who believe that the quality and integrity of leadership matters. Now is your opportunity to stand up and be counted. Make a gift to the Haas Fund today!
Former Associate Dean and Accounting Prof. Hector Anton Passes Away
Hector R. Anton, a former associate dean and well-respected accounting professor at Berkeley-Haas, passed away recently in Massachusetts at the age of 92.
Help Build the Next MBA Class!
As a graduate of Haas, you know firsthand what it takes to be a successful student and the kinds of individuals you'd like to see in your alumni network. Do you know any professionals who would be good candidates for the Berkeley MBA Program? If so, please refer a candidate to the MBA Admissions office.
Executive Education Courses Forge New Ground in Innovation, Ethics
Two new short courses offered by the Center for Executive Education in February will focus on two important issues in today's ideas-driven economy: innovation and ethics.
McKinsey & Company, Google, Cambridge Associates Lead Hiring of recent grads
If bookings for interview rooms could be read as an economic indicator, Lisa Feldman, executive director of the MBA Career Management Group, forecasts another strong year for Berkeley MBA students in the job market.
Read CalBusiness Online ... and now on iPad
The fall issue of CalBusiness, the Haas School's alumni magazine, is now available on the Haas School's website and on the iPad. Also, we are now busy collecting alumni notes for the winter 2012 issue.
Everyone who submits an alumni note will be automatically entered in a drawing to win a course offered by the Haas School's Center for Executive Education next year. Submit your alumni note
PLEASE NOTE: eHAN is taking a break for the holidays and will not be published again until mid-January.