Awards and Honors
A team of graduate students from McCombs and the College of Natural Sciences won top prize at the Wake Forest University Biotechnology Conference and Case Competition. They beat seven teams, including Harvard and MIT to win the $10,000 first prize.
The Texas Union has awarded their 2011 Pal - Make A Difference Award to Lauren Blitzer, MBA'11 for her creation of the McCombs Board Fellows Program, which places MBA students on non-profit boards.
A team of undergraduates took second place against a field of MBA teams at the 2010-11 CFA Investment Research Challenge-Texas Feb. 19 at Rice University.
Accounting doctoral student Erin Towery was one of 10 recipients across the country to earn a $25,000 Deloitte Fellowship in Accounting from the Deloitte Foundation.
Texas MBA students Josh Stillman, Chris Wolf, Jacob Steubing and Kevin White won the second annual Ross Energy Club’s Renewable Energy Case Challenge held Jan. 27-28 at the University of Michigan.
Professor Andrew Whinston has been identified as the most influential researcher in the field of management information systems in a study that measures the productivity and impact of published work by scientists and scholars.