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Student Always, this Marine also had a lesson or two to teach

By Rahul Sampat   |   11/28/2019
When Staff Sergeant Edgar Vigil, MBA 18, left the Marine Corps, he started intensive training right away—but this time it was on how to transform himself into a civilian.

MBA student looks for exploratory intersections of new ideas, people

By Susan Petty   |   11/14/2019
Matt Dunn, EMBA 19, is always picking up new things to learn and seeking to expand his world with new people and ideas. During his time at Haas, this impulse has crystallized into a dependable modus operandi ...

Honoring student veterans and how they continue to serve at Berkeley Haas

By Brittany Voris   |   11/08/2019
Today and everyday, Berkeley Haas celebrates veterans everywhere. We've built a strong community of veterans here at Haas. This year, we have 78 US military veterans in our MBA programs. "Every year, our ...

Former Marine translates MBA to new career in finance and consulting

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/07/2019
Ben Vickery, MBA 19, knows a thing or two about transition and translation.

Former Coast Guard skipper and sales exec explores the academic side of business

By Susan Petty   |   10/31/2019
The Crab Fisherman’s Ball in the tiny town of Trinidad on California’s north coast was a critical turning point for Joe Odell, EMBA 20, who’s faced several major junctions in his career.

Proud Marine uses EMBA education to create positive change in his community

By Susan Petty   |   10/24/2019
Alex Lopez is proud of his association with two strong organizations: the US Marine Corps and the University of California, Berkeley. A member of the Berkeley Haas MBA for Executives class of 2020, he served ...

Six questions for U.S. Army veteran and EMBA student Kevin Nguyen

By Susan Petty   |   11/09/2018
What do you do after you've served over eight years in the U.S. Army, from deployment in Iraq as a platoon leader to conducting training missions as a counterintelligence officer? If you're Kevin Nguyen, you ...

Six questions for U.S. Army veteran and MBA student Jennifer Nixon

By Liz Rosenberg   |   11/08/2018
Earning an MBA after serving in the U.S. military may seem like an unlikely career choice, but it actually makes a lot of sense: “Veterans tend to have leadership skills that can translate well from the ...

Six questions for U.S. Coast Guard veteran and Evening & Weekend MBA student Andrew Price

By Rahul Sampat   |   11/07/2018
When most of us want adventure, we might visit a new city—or try a different kind of coffee. But when former Coast Guard Lieutenant Andrew Price craved adventure out of high school, he decided to move from his ...

Six Questions for Post-Military MBA Student Jordan Waiwaiole

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/09/2017
Air Force veteran Jordan Waiwaiole saw the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program as the perfect way to make a post-military pivot back to civilian life.