Haas Now: New Institute for Business and Social Impact to Launch with Distinguished Alumni Panel

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The Haas School will launch a new Institute for Business and Social Impact Wednesday, Nov. 6, with a panel discussion among five alumni who have built outstanding careers with significant social impact. The event will run from noon until 2 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Room. Registration is required at http://haas.org/16SgEbf. Professor and former Haas Dean Laura Tyson will lead …

All Things Digital: The Coding Class Blitz: More Than 100 Programs Have Launched in the Past Three Years

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By Liz Gannes on All Things Digital Teaching computer science is a mostly un-institutional effort; it’s estimated that nine out of 10 U.S. schools don’t offer programming classes, despite the growing importance and hirability of skilled coders. But many extracurricular programs have emerged to try to fill that gap for students of all ages. Out of something like 300 publicly …