According to the preliminary enrollment report released after the 12th day of class, diversity among the student body and the number of students automatically admitted under the Top 10 percent law has increased since last year.
Ethan B. Kapstein, one of the world's foremost scholars in international economic relations, is joining the faculty of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. Kapstein will hold a Tom Slick Professorship in International Affairs and offer two seminars in the spring 2010 semester, one on economic development and the other on the economics of national security.
Gary E. Hoover, founder of Bookstop and the company that later became Hoover’s Inc., has been named entrepreneur-in-residence in the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship at the McCombs School of Business of The University of Texas at Austin.
Today officially marks the beginning of the 2009-10 school year at McCombs (although many of you have already been on campus for a few weeks). Summer offers a nice change of pace, but campus really comes alive when students return and the fall semester gets underway.
From UT Austin @Texas Newsletter, Volume 7, Number 24 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.
The BBA/MPA Alumni Advisory Board currently seeks new members! Members of this distinguished Board are selected by the McCombs BBA/MPA Alumni Advisory Board Selection Committee.The submission deadline has been extended to Aug. 24, and all nominations will remain active for a period of two years. Self-nominations are welcome, and all nominees will be asked to submit a resume.