McCombs In The Media
The University of Texas is starting a program called Texas Venture Labs to help students and faculty entrepreneurs speed up the process of starting businesses.
The cover story of Fortune magazine's March issue reports on the growing trend of military leaders transitioning into the corporate world, and its cover introduces readers to one of the "new warrior elite": Texas MBA at Houston student Steve Mumm.
Michael Brandl, senior lecturer in finance at McCombs, weighs in on the geographic diversity of the Fed, along with the suitability of some potential candidates. With the impending retirement of Federal Reserve Vice-Chair Don Kohn, it's time for President Obama to get serious finally about filling some long-empty seats at the Fed. In June three out of seven spots on the board will be open.
Expansion Magazine, a publication featuring business and economic news from Mexico, recently released its "Best Global MBA for Mexicans" rankings
Everyone knows Silicon Valley, but where else is entrepreneurship alive and well? Fast Company lists Austin as a startup hub, along with Boston, New York and Boulder.
Texas Public Radio interviewed McCombs professor David Spence this morning about President Obama’s proposed budget, which includes tightening of tax breaks and cuts of subsidies that had been available to the oil and gas industry.
Gaylen Paulsen has been a senior lecturer at the University of Texas since 1999 and an associate dean and the executive director of Texas Executive Education since July 2008.
One of his former students is selling genetically altered glow-in-the-dark goldfish. Another is developing a diaper with built-in baby wipes. For John Butler, a professor of entrepreneurship and management at The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business, such occurrences are part of daily life in a town bursting with startups.