Using Enron as a cautionary tale for a packed audience of future accountants, former New York Times reporter Kurt Eichenwald recounted the rise and fall of the company in his talk for the Lyceum Distinguished Speakers series.
Panelists at the recent Alternative Investment Conference at McCombs discussed risks and opportunities in the current financial climate. The takeaway: global uncertainty isn't going anywhere.
McCombs' new entrepreneur-in-residence, Melinda Garvey, is keen to offer students a look inside running a small business, which she sees as "the wave of the future."
The McCombs School will graduate 91 students this week from the Halliburton Business Foundations Summer Institute, an eight-week program that exposes non-business majors to the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed as business leaders.
Dean Tom Gilligan shared a U.S. economic outlook and provided updates on McCombs strategic initiatives and budget matters during a McCombs Alumni Network Knowledge To Go webinar May 12.
The team from the University of Louisville developed a vaccine to prevent negative effects to cattle from the horn fly. Their win at Global VLIC was their latest of several wins this spring.
The growing climate of entrepreneurship at the university will be on display during Venture Week, May 4-7, with the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition, the "Super Bowl of business plan competitions," as the grand finale.