The McCombs School of Business took seventh place in the U.S. News and World Report's 2011 survey of undergraduate business programs. Among public schools, McCombs tied for fourth. This marks the 12th year in a row for McCombs to place seventh or higher in the U.S. News ranking.
Smart reporters know that universities are a treasure-trove of expert knowledge on a world of topics. Little wonder that our professors and staff members are frequently consulted on their insights and opinions regarding the world of business. Here is a sampling of recent media hits.
Michael Williamson, assistant professor of accounting, won the Best Early Career Research Award from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) at its annual meeting in San Francisco on Aug. 2, 2010.
President Barack Obama spoke to a packed audience in Gregory Gym yesterday about the economy, higher education and, of course, Longhorn football. Campus is usually pretty quiet during the summer, but yesterday the atmosphere was buzzing as thousands braved the August heat and worse-than-usual traffic to hear the president speak.