McCombs In The Media
Edward Anderson Jr. is one of the leaders in a research group that received more than $700,000 in federal stimulus money from the National Science Foundation to study how innovation unfolds in platforms such as the iPhone.
U.S News and World Report ranked the McCombs School of Business the sixth best business program in its 2010 survey of undergraduate programs.
Few people in McKinney possess the historic scope of how the city has changed over the last decades while continually helping to add to that change while embodying the essence of integrity and solely focused on helping the community. Bill Dowdy, BBA ’49, is just one such person whose love of McKinney and community service continues at the age of 84, as he has served the community he was born in for decades.
Television broadcasting company Belo Corp. has elected McHenry T. Tichenor Jr., MBA ’79, to serve on the company’s board of directors, effective Aug. 3. Tichenor’s term will run for a year. He will be eligible for re-election by the shareholders when his term expires in May 2010.
As City of Austin officials seek feedback on next year's proposed budget at public hearings this month, they will be asking residents to accept a higher property tax rate and shoulder some of the burden of a budget crunch. But city estimates of how much city taxes would increase for the typical homeowner use a narrow set of data that may underestimate the effect on many households.
Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin will participate in a $3 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fight influenza and other diseases by creating models that simulate the complex interplay between human behavior and the spread of disease.