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Rage against the MBA: Why some CEOs praise MBAs and others don’t

By Liz Rosenberg   |   6/13/2019
Not all CEOs have MBAs. Some, like Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg, don’t even have BAs. Steve Jobs famously said during his 2005 Stanford commencement speech that, “dropping out of college was one of the best ...

MBA Student Perspective: Sharing Haas with a Partner

By Christie Howe   |   12/29/2016
It wasn’t an easy decision to uproot my life—and my partner Ben’s life—to move across the country from Boston to pursue my MBA at Berkeley-Haas. 

MBA Student Perspective: Choosing a Graduate Degree to Maximize my Social Impact

By Sarrah Nomanbhoy   |   12/22/2016
As I began thinking about graduate school, I knew I wanted to choose a program that would help me combine my two passions: entrepreneurship and international migration.

Humans of Haas Podcast: Two MBA Love Stories

By Laura Counts   |   11/21/2016
Tianyi Ma, MBA 17, and Joanna-Xiaojun Guo, MBA 18, fell in love and married in China before Tianyi enrolled in the full-time Berkeley MBA; when Joanna visited him, she also fell in love with Berkeley, set her ...

"Best & Brightest" in FTMBA Class of 2016

By Laura Counts   |   7/01/2016
Leading changes in MBA culture to make it more inclusive for women and minorities; launching the Nairobi office for a mobile micro-lending startup; serving as student government president; creating a "Hot ...

We Came To Haas To Dream: EWMBA Class Of 2016

By Laura Counts   |   6/02/2016
When Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA 2016 student speaker Luis Bellon wrapped up his commencement speech at the Greek Theater last week, he produced a pair of scissors from under his gown.  "Join me in throwing ...

An MBA Trek across the Andes, Into the Heart of Chile & Peru

By Laura Counts   |   5/06/2016
Student-organized treks are a longstanding tradition in the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program—many students say they are a highlight of their time at Haas. Over the past two years, students have organized treks ...

This Time It’s Personal: EWMBA Students Hack To Fight Lyme Disease

By Laura Counts   |   4/29/2016
Photo, left to right: Team members Michael Cohn, Jose Luis Pacheco, Faith Kirkpatrick, and Shannon Herline, with Lia Gaertner of the Bay Area Lyme Foundation

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