Walking onto a campus of some 50,000 students and 21,000 faculty and staff can be daunting, not just for new University of Texas students but also their parents. Luckily there is an organization that recognizes parents and families as an integral part of the UT community and encourages their participation in a number of ways.
On Jan. 27, 2010, Herb Kelleher Center Entrepreneur-in-Residence and business history enthusiast Gary Hoover presented the second in his series of four talks on business history. Using more than 300 color images from airline history, Hoover began with the rise of the early industry, consisting of many small airlines.
Austin American-Statesman Feb. 27, 2010 Local companies are increasing or at least maintaining recruiting efforts as the next crop of college graduates prepare to enter the job market. Velma Arney, (right) director of undergraduate career services at the McCombs School was quoted in the Austin American-Statesman on hiring conditions in Central Texas.
Today we are launching a new program for UT students and alumni to promote creative problem-solving on the campus. The Ideas of Texas will give each of you an opportunity to contribute ideas to enhance teaching, research, student life, and the alumni experience, increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve our effectiveness. The Ideas of Texas allows you to share, review, and vote on ideas to advance our mission.
Texas MBAs Chuck Fuller, Keith Glickert, Dirk Hallen, John Pugliese and Sunil Venkataram took second place at the Venture Capital Investment Competition (West Region) Feb. 19.
McCombs alumni are invited to return to campus this Saturday, March 6 for Explore UT, the “Biggest Open House in Texas.” Bring your children or grandchildren to your favorite spots on campus or stop by to hear distinguished faculty members lecture about a current topic. McCombs will even add business flair to activities including trivia, a bean bag toss, face painting, and a fashion show.
Gary Hoover, entrepreneur-in-residence at McCombs’ Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, pinpoints eight keys to building a successful enterprise based on his 35+ year career experience.
The McCombs School of Business is 10th worldwide in research productivity among business schools, according to a survey from the UT Dallas School of Management.