The American Finance Association recently announced that Sheridan Titman, the Walter W. McAllister Centennial Chair in Financial Services at the McCombs School of Business, was elected vice-president of the American Finance Association for 2011 and president for the 2012 year
Through a new initiative called Diversity in Business (DIB), the McCombs School is partnering with corporate sponsors to cultivate the next generation of globally minded business leaders.
Ask students about the most valuable part of their education, and they’ll often cite non-classroom experiences such as studying abroad, internships and hearing from guest speakers.
The fall event calendar at McCombs was filled with a high-caliber cast of business leaders, including six C-level speakers.
Phurnace Software, a company co-founded by a student while in the Texas MBA program, was purchased by BMC Software, a Houston-based firm, in a transaction that was announced Jan. 7.
McCombs played host to some of the top names in Bayesian statistics Dec. 4 with the Donald D. Harrington Fellowship Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Finance.