This week's Notesworthy is a video blog update on the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, a bridge between the university and the greater community—an advanced meeting ground for the exchange of knowledge and understanding.
In 2001, Goldman Sachs predicted that Brazil, Russia, India and China (labeled the BRICs) would dominate global economic markets in the 21st century. Based on those countries' economic and polictical conditions at the time, the notion seemed highly unlikely.
Health care delivery problems are tough ones where conflicting issues of access, cost and quality come together for all to see. Many people can’t get health care, when they do get it, it always seems to cost a lot, and even the clinicians who deliver health care are unsure about its quality.
This debate was co-hosted by Net Impact's UT Undergraduate Chapter and Professional Chapter. A big thank you to Net Impact, Senior Lecturer of Management John Doggett and Distinguished Senior Lecturer of Finance Jim Nolen for letting us film and share their insights.
The 2010 student fundraising campaigns officially launched on Monday, April 12 with a special visit from Red McCombs, who spoke to a select group of BBA, MPA, and BHP students. Red spoke about the importance of giving back and offered inspiration and advice to make this year’s student campaigns the best yet for each program.
Red McCombs was on campus Monday, continuing what has become a bit of a tradition as he helps kick off the April Student Philanthropy Month at McCombs. This year seems especially meaningful, as we approach the 10-year anniversary of his transformational gift to the business school at The University of Texas at Austin. His remarks to students were genuine and thought-provoking as always.
The McCombs School of Business full-time MBA is ranked 16th in the nation in the 2010 U.S. News and World Report survey of America’s Best Graduate Schools. Carnegie Mellon tied with McCombs for the 16th position, and Harvard took the top spot. McCombs was ranked 18th in last year’s report.a
MBA Legacy 2010 kicked off the Full-Time fundraising campaign Monday, April 12 with the announcement of the class gift, which will go toward establishing an endowment for the McCombs Social Enterprise Fund. Red McCombs also made a special visit to campus to help kick off the student campaigns, encouraging this year’s MBA Legacy Campaign to be the first ever to reach 100% participation.
If you listen to certain politicians and talking heads you might get the impression that the federal fiscal sky is falling. Unfortunately, unlike Chicken Little, they may be right.