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Laura is a senior marketing and communications manager at Berkeley-Haas. As a former journalist, she finds no shortage of interesting stories to tell at Haas. As a Cal alum, she loves being able to walk to work through redwood groves along Strawberry Creek.

Recent Posts

A Sampling of Startups

By Laura Counts   |   4/22/2016
Berkeley-Haas students are launching startups in record numbers.

Google's "Perfect" Teams Reflect Berkeley MBA Curriculum

By Laura Counts   |   3/16/2016
Photo: Teamwork in action in the Cleantech to Market applied innovation course

Industrial Site Makeover Wins Over Judges in MBA Real Estate Challenge

By Laura Counts   |   2/25/2016
  By Angela Steele, MBA 16   The Win: Tied for 3rd place in the 2016 UNC Real Estate Development Challenge    The Team: (left to right) Breck Baird, EWMBA 18; Angela Steele FTMBA 16; Sam Grubner, JD 17; ...

Network Power: How One Alumni Startup Helped Another Get Staffed Up

By Laura Counts   |   2/17/2016
Hopsy Co-founder and CEO Sebastian Tron, MBA 15 (Photo courtesy of Hopsy)

Infographic: Full-time MBA Employment Report

By Laura Counts   |   12/17/2015
Students in the Full-time Berkeley MBA Class of 2015 re-launched their careers with a bang—or ventured out on their own, pursuing startups in record numbers. 

Video: Honoring Our Student Veterans

By Laura Counts   |   11/12/2015
Jeremy Hendricks, MBA 16, U.S. Army Special Forces

Lindo, Maravilhoso! Executive MBA Brazil Immersion Week

By Laura Counts   |   10/08/2015
In mid August, 68 executive MBA students travelled to Brazil for an immersion week focused on entrepreneurship, multi-national corporations, and sports marketing—especially timely in a country focused on ...

Infographic: Meet the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Class of 2018

By Laura Counts   |   9/01/2015
These ambitious professionals, who began classes in early August, are holding down demanding jobs while tackling the rigorous Berkeley-Haas program. 

Infographic: Meet the Full-Time Berkeley MBA Class of 2017

By Laura Counts   |   8/21/2015
They converged from 46 countries in Berkeley this week, diving into the MBA experience by tackling their first case study (followed by a surprise appearance from the subject of the case, Virgin America CEO ...