Haas Worldwide Events

The fall season was packed with alumni events on campus and across the country. The highlight was the annual Haas Gala, which honored numerous alumni for their achievements in business and dedication to the school.





Sustainable Finance: At a New York City alumni event hosted by the Haas Alumni Office and The Economist, Kellie McElhaney, co-faculty director of the Haas Center for Responsible Business, joined John Whitehead, former chairman of Goldman Sachs and former deputy secretary of state, to address questions of sustainability in the financial sector.




At the Haas Gala, Adjunct Professor Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97, winner of the first Leading Through Innovation Award, presented the 2010 award to Tom Kelley, MBA 83, general manager of global design firm IDEO.




Dean Rich Lyons sung a tribute to Warren Hellman, BA 55, who received the Haas School Lifetime Achievement Award, at the Haas Gala. To watch a video of his performance, visit http://youtu.be/Xx2iVSuGD2k.




Warren Hellman, BA 55, banjo player, songwriter, and founder of investment firm Hellman & Friedman, received the Haas School Lifetime Achievement Award, surrounded by family at the Haas Gala on Nov. 5.




Students from the class of 2012 rallied together on a rainy Saturday for the Big Game Tailgate Party on Nov. 20.




Hank Watkins, president of Lloyds of America, and Gregg Solomon, BS 82, were two of the 145 Haas School alumni, students, staff, and friends who gathered at Ernst & Young's New York offices in Times Square on Dec. 15 for the fifth annual Haas Winter Celebration.




At the Haas Winter Celebration in New York, Judith Hamerman, MBA 03, chatted with Jeanne Washington, MBA 00.




Four generations of Haas School deans reconnected at the Old Blues Celebration at Haas on Dec. 17, honoring alumni who graduated from the business school at least 50 years ago. From left: Dean Rich Lyons, BS 82; Dean Emeritus Earl Cheit; and former deans Raymond Miles and William Hasler.


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