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Welcome to Strictly Business
The Communications Global in Leadership Worldwide!

Oh boy, do I just love the spring time with all the fluffy sheep and happy kitties grazing on the Haas frown lawn!

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Calling Cheit Award Committee Members

Week of 4/4 & 4/11
Questions? Email Carina

The Cheit Award is given each year to outstanding faculty. Serve on the selection committee!

Student Life Survey

Deadline: Fri 4/15

Help us prepare incoming Haasies on what to expect at Haas by completing the Student Life Survey.

HackLyme: Hackathon for Lyme Disease!

Sat 4/16, 9AM - Sun 4/17, 4PM
@ Innovation Lab

Join hackers from the Bay Area and across the country at MIT for Hacking Lyme!

Apply for the John. E. Martin Fellowship

Mon 4/18

$10,000 award for student working in the mental health field; apply by Apr. 18.

Make a Nomination for the Appel Award

Mon 4/18

Nominate a 2nd year MBA for excellence in entrepreneurship; deadline Apr. 18.

Launch Startup Accelerator Demo Day

Mon 4/28, 4-8pm
@ Anderson Auditorium

Want to meet Berkeley’s best startups? Join us for the LAUNCH Demo Day!

Want to share your unique perspective?

Email Lauren Dugard

Hot Topics V: Accessibility to Firearms

We, 4/13; 6-8pm
Wells Fargo Room
Deeply personal conversation about accessibility to firearms. Two folks of the Haas community members share their personal stories. Food and wine.

Get the Social Calendar

(1) Go to Gmail Calendar; (2) At left, click arrow next to "Other calendars"; (3) Select "Add by URL"; (4) Enter this: http://bit.ly/1CcoF7Y; (5) Select "Add Calendar"

Wednesday Nights @ Freehouse

Every Wednesday, 8pm
@ Freehouse

Stop by after evening classes to grab a drink, sweet potato fries, and good Haasie company

TICKETS ON SALE: Haas Got Talent 2016

Fri 4/15, 5-8pm
@ Anderson Auditorium
Info & RSVP

Food & preshow at 5PM | Show to start at 6PM. We have a crazy list of talent – get your ticket ASAP!

The 2nd Deep Dish Dinners (DDD)

Sat, 4/16 - Mon, 4/18
@ At a fellow Haasie’s home
Info & RSVP

Meet with randomly selected fellow Haasies over home cooked dinner for meaningful discussions.

Holi Tailgate

Sun 4/17, 10am-12pm
@ Haas Courtyard
Info & RSVP

Pre-party at Haas! Indian food and wine! Then at noon, head to Foothill parking lot for colors and Bollywood music. 

HaasVegas 2016

Fri 9/23 - Sun 9/25
@ Las Vegas, NV
RSVP & Tilt

Come party with your classmates - HaasVegas 2016 awaits!

2016 Spring Fling Dance Party!

Wed 5/11, 8pm-2am
@ Broadway Studios, SF

A final night of debauchery, dancing, buses, and general merriment ensues. Save the date! Tickets soon!

C3 Fund: Professional Development Reimbursement

Info & RSVP
Apply for up to $150 for costs of conference attendance, case competitions, or career events!

Connect with Haas Alumni

Berkeley-Haas Career Connect lets you search keywords to find Haas alumni who are here to help you execute on your career strategy. See link for more information.


Share your good news with us! Report all your offers in BEARS.

Access BEARS through your CareerNet dashboard to report all your offers and research offer and compensation data.


Big Data Analytics Seminar Series Talk

Mon 4/11, 2-4pm
@ 202, South Hall

Enabling ITXOT Convergence with Big Data by Dr. Chetan Gupta Chief Data Scientist and Architect Hitachi Big Data Lab

HSIF Spring Drive

Mon 4/11 - Thu 4/14, 11am-3pm
@ Courtyard

Be #haasome and pledge a day of your internship pay to fund the Impact Internship Award!

Not Your Gay Best Friend, a Q panel discussion

Tue 4/12, 6-7:30pm
@ C230

Hear your queer peers unpack and challenge the gay BFF stereotype. Wine! Snacks!

Peer Advisor Info Session

Tue 4/12, 12-1pm

Lunchtime info session. Register for the workshop in CareerNet, especially if you can't make the session, for app details.

Impact Internship Award

Fri 4/22
Info & Employer Form

Considering a social impact internship? Submit your app for HSIF funding by April 22.

The Man's Role in Gender Equity

Mon 4/25, 11am-12:30pm
@ Andersen Auditorium

Come discuss how men can support gender equity in business. Bring your voice and strategies!

Financial Times: MBA Challenge 2016

Deadline: Fri 4/29

Oportunity to use your business skills to make a difference. Sign up for our team matching service - email mba.challenge@ft.com

Business Term of the Week: "The Singularity"

An era in which our intelligence will become increasingly nonbiological and trillions of times more powerful than it is today—the dawning of a new civilization that will enable us to transcend our biological limitations and amplify our creativity. 

"Instead of getting a job after graduating, I'm going to drink a lot of coffee, play on jungle gyms, and wait for The Singularity."