$1 Million to student startup to create new wing design, biggest innovation in aeronautics since the jet engine.

 
 
 
John Morgan


Prof. John Morgan Receives 2013 Oliver Williamson Award

Professor John Morgan received the inaugural Oliver Williamson Award, the Haas School's highest faculty award named in honor of the Nobel Laureate, for exemplifying the attitudes and behaviors that differentiate Berkeley-Haas. Pictured here are Dean Rich Lyons, Williamson, and Morgan.

 
 


Jordan Greene

Student Aeronautics Startup Receives $1 Million
A startup that includes Haas undergrad Jordan Greene, BS 14, received $1 million in VC funding for developing new airplane wings.

Kevin Chou

Gaming Company Led by Haas Alum Lands Stadium Naming Rights
UC Berkeley and Kabam, a mobile gaming company co-founded by Haas undergraduate alumnus Kevin Chou, BS 02, announced a long-term partnership that includes the naming rights to the field at California Memorial Stadium.

From Transformative Innovation to Impact Investing, Spring Events Span Wide Range of Topics
From world-renowned student competitions to thought-provoking talks by business leaders from such firms as Citigroup, Google, and Deloitte, the Haas School will present an inspiring lineup of events and speakers this spring.

Kate Matrosova

MFE Students Hone Skills, Build Networks in Fall Internships
Hands-on training, support from alumni, and exposure to new fields of finance are among the many experiences that financial engineering students are gaining this fall in internships around the country and across the Atlantic.

San Quentin

Haas Students Help San Quentin Inmates Expand Newspaper
Twice a month this fall, five Berkeley MBA students went to prison, helping inmates develop a plan that will allow California's only prison-based newspaper, the San Quentin News, expand distribution to all of the state's inmates.

Problem Finding, Problem Solving

Classified: Problem Finding, Problem Solving
On a Monday afternoon in the new Berkeley-Haas Innovation Lab, six students share ideas in rapid-fire succession for alleviating San Francisco's parking woes. It's ideation day in the MBA Problem Finding, Problem Solving class.

Full-time Berkeley MBA Program Places Among Top Ten in Poets & Quants
The Haas School's Full-time Berkeley MBA Program placed #10 in the Poets & Quants meta ranking released Dec. 2. The ranking combines results of five recent popular rankings: Businessweek, U.S. News, Forbes, Financial Times, and Economist.

Student Loan Refinancing Company Joins Haas Marketplace
The latest company to join the new Haas Marketplace is SoFi, a fintech startup that enables Haas and Cal alumni to refinance their student loans at lower rates. Staffed with over 10% Haas and Cal alums, SoFi has already refinanced over $250 million in student loans, including over $7.5 million to Haas and Cal alumni. | Review SoFi Options | The Haas Marketplace features companies owned or operated by Haas alumni. Some offer either special discounts on the products and services to members of the Haas community and/or give a portion of revenue earned back to the Haas Fund.  Is your company eligible? | Visit Haas Marketplace

Williamson Book

2013 Haas Faculty Book Roundup
This year Haas faculty published books on such topics as transaction cost economics, strategic management, offshoring, and game theory.





Read BerkeleyHaas Magazine on Tablet or Online
Check out our iPad, Android, and online editions of BerkeleyHaas magazine. Read about Business Leader of the Year Doug Goldman, Revolution Foods founders Kristin Groos Richmond and Kirsten Saenz Tobey, and a Q&A with Haas Real Estate Prof. Nancy Wallace.

Do You Have News to Share with Your Classmates?
Whether your news is about your career, a life change, or a climb to the top of a mountain, you can share your news and even a picture in the next BerkeleyHaas magazine. Submit your note

Chancellor Dirks

New Chancellor to Host Live Webcast with Q&A
UC Berkeley's newly inaugurated tenth chancellor, Nicholas B. Dirks, will host a live 45-minute webcast for alumni and parents. Chancellor Dirks will address questions submitted in advance while sharing his vision and priorities for the direction of the university.
Pre-registration is required.

Did You Know?
You can post a job to hire a Haas alum. And you can search for jobs at companies looking specifically for Haas alumni. These jobs are listed on our website, in our LinkedIn group, and in our weekly AlumniJobs newsletter. Do you receive AlumniJobs? Get the Newsletter | Post or Search Jobs

More events...
HAN chapters will produce 300 alumni events worldwide. Online event calendar

 


 

ARTICLES

4 Smart Ways to Evaluate a Work-from-Home Offer

8 Job Search Goals Before the End of the Year

The Simple Secret to Getting More Opportunities at Work


EVENTS

MBA Alumni: Executive Recruiter Experienced-Hire MBA Networking Event
Thur, Jan 9 from 5:45-9:00pm — Berkeley
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet

RESOURCES

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:

High-Impact Leadership — Feb 19-21
Learn how to engage in productive interpersonal exchanges and create influence over any audience. Our 3-day program breaks the mold of conventional leadership workshops and utilizes powerful theater techniques to train participants in the art of communication. You will acquire public speaking and communication skills that make powerful impressions on your audiences and forge more productive relationships with coworkers. Register

Business Leadership for IT Professionals — Feb 26-28
This 3-day program is a career-advancing opportunity for IT professionals to step outside their day-to-day, and learn the business skills essential to becoming a strategic partner. Using a curriculum that blends case studies, personal coaching and dynamic exercises, our Berkeley-Haas faculty draw upon decades of experience training IT and tech leaders from the Silicon Valley. Register

The Art of the Pitch — Mar 3-4
The Art of the Pitch is an advanced, 2-day presentation skills training for high-potential executives. Through demonstration and practice, the program trains you to develop a presentation style that will resonate with your audience. Led by experts in creative entrepreneurship, theatre and rhetoric, you will be better prepared to influence, inspire teams, sell with passion, close deals, and serve others with excellence. Register


 



     
 


Web Calendar

Dec 12 — Houston, TX
Holiday Party

Dec 15 — Tokyo, Japan
Holiday Party

Dec 17 — Shanghai, PRC
Career Development Panel & Workshop

Dec 19 — Palo Alto, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Happy Hour (Peninsula)

Dec 20 — Lima, Peru
End-of-Year Alumni BBQ

Dec 20 — San Jose, CA
Nutcracker Performance

Jan 8 — Virtual
Career & Parenting Webinar

Jan 9 — Berkeley, CA
Experienced-Hire MBA Networking Event

Jan 11 — Alamo, CA
Financial Retirement Workshop

Jan 11 — Los Angeles, CA
UG Financial Modeling Workshop

Jan 15 — San Francisco, CA
Job Search Marketing Plan

Jan 15 — Virtual
Working Parents Webinar Discussion

Feb 5 — Atherton, CA
Haas Celebration in Silicon Valley

Mar 18 — San Francisco, CA
Haas Celebration in San Francisco

View past event photos

 




Laura Tyson

Op-Ed: Who Is Winning the Race to Gender Parity?
In a Financial Times op-ed, Prof. Laura Tyson predicts that countries that win the race to gender equality will also win in the race to prosperity. Co-authored with Saadia Zahidi.



 
Minah Jung

Gratitude or Guilt? People Spend More when They "Pay-it-Forward"
As shoppers across the nation seek out holiday deals, Haas PhD student Minah Jung and Associate Marketing Prof. Leif Nelson explored what happens to commerce when there's no set price tag. Shoppers pay more when they "pay-it-forward" than when they can name their own price.
 


Catherine Wolfram

National Public Radio
What's In It For U.S. To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions?
Prof. Catherine Wolfram was quoted on the need for the U.S. to show China and India that low-carbon energy can be produced cheaply.

More Haas in the News

Watch faculty videos on Haas Insights

Subscribe to the Haas Research Intelligence email newsletter