June employment data released by the Labor Department earlier this month proved to be disappointing for economists and job-seekers alike.
McCombs doctoral student Chris Parsons, Ph.D. '08, had more in common with his thesis advisor, Associate Professor Jay Hartzell, than just a strong interest in finance.
Texas Venture Labs at The University of Texas at Austin announced the hiring of Randall Crowder as the first Texas Venture Labs Fellow.
Joel Peresman, BBA ’78, was recently profiled in the New York Times’ series “The Boss.” From an early age, Peresman was drawn to music, but he admits “it was evident that I had no musical talent.”
James Scott, assistant professor of information, risk, and operations management, won the prestigious Savage Award for his dissertation on Bayesian statistics, “Bayesian Adjustment for Multiplicity.”
I write these brief remarks from Beijing, where we are recording video interviews in preparation for some new online teaching materials that will be used for students in international business, language and culture. Why is study abroad important for students?
Early in my career I was puzzled why everyone didn’t think like me. Why didn’t they focus on a problem, analyze it, come up with a solution quickly and act?
"Horrible things happen when complex technologies and procedures overtake humans...". Thus begins a briefing paper on the Gulf Oil Spill prepared by Prof. Tad W. Patzek for the U.S. House of Representatives.