McCombs Press Releases
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.
Americans are nervous about their economic future, and one of the ways they demonstrate this anxiety is by saving more. But when people don't spend, it can slow down economic recovery and hurt local governments that count on sales tax revenues.