McCombs In The Media
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.
Austin-based Convio Inc., which provides software and services to help nonprofit organizations raise money, is taking another shot at a public stock offering.
McCombs finance professor Sheridan Titman kicked off his new Energy Insights blog with an insightful post about commodity futures.
Oil demand is sluggish. Oil producers have plenty of spare capacity. Yet prices are up, and the futures market is bullish on the long-term outlook for oil.
In 2001, Matt Chasen's mother wanted to send an antique dresser from Ohio to Texas, but was staggered when she received a $1,000 shipping quote -- far more than the dresser was worth. Unable to find a cheaper option, she never sent it.