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The “No Debate” debate

The “No Debate” debate

Using online communications outlets on their own terms, political candidates no longer see an advantage to engaging their challengers in more traditional televised debates. This “No Debate” debate approach signals a new era in campaigns nationwide.

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Fighting world hunger with peanut butter

Fighting world hunger with peanut butter

Kenyan-born business student John Kidenda explains why he believes in the for-profit model of social entrepreneurship over the nonprofit model of world aid. John and a group of other students from The University of Texas at Austin have formed a team called “Nutty Solutions” and created a business proposal to sell gourmet peanut butter in …

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Expert Q&A on work stress with Chris McCarthy

Expert Q&A on work stress with Chris McCarthy

Learning to cope with anxiety at work is an ever-present challenge. Professor Chris McCarthy discusses the psychology of stress in the workplace and the body’s physical reaction to it. McCarthy also provides tips for dealing with difficult career changes.

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Student volunteers provide free tax services

Student volunteers provide free tax services

At the McCombs School of Business, Brian Lendecky teaches his students accounting skills through hands-on community volunteerism. His students use their in-depth tax knowledge to get low-income families the most out of their tax returns.

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Viswa Subbaraman

Viswa Subbaraman

For opera director, music and business make perfect harmony within groundbreaking opera house, Opera Vista.

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Rita Stephan

Rita Stephan

Rita Stephan’s determination to promote multicultural understanding is strengthened after escaping the war in Lebanon during summer 2006.

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Resistance Fighter

Resistance Fighter

Grace Eckhoff, a junior in biology and Plan II, talks about her experience in the Freshman Research Initiative (FRI), in the laboratory of biochemist Andy Ellington, and the tools it provided her for creating a study on multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Afghanistan.

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International student experience

International student experience

Meet Ana Coronell, a student of economics and finance from Panama who explains the challenges of going to school in a foreign country. She tells how joining and creating organizations on campus have helped her make friends and how she’s enriched her college education by attending cultural events and lectures from world-renown guest speakers.

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Creativity in business

John Sibley Butler says creativity is a necessary asset in business and shares the source of his inspiration. Butler is the director of the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship and the Institute for Innovation and Creativity (IC2).

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Real world economics

Real world economics

Meet Mike Brandl, an economist at the McCombs School of Business who has been in love with the study of commerce since the second grade. Mike explains economics as the study of people and society, illustrating fiscal matters accessibly using real life contexts to excite his students.

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Fueling the future

Fueling the future

Meet biology experts David Nobles and Malcolm Brown, the talented research team  that has developed a possible answer to the green energy revolution through their exciting work with algae.

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Alternative minimum tax

Professor John Robinson explains how the alternative minimum tax affects a growing number of taxpayers.

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Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America

Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America

AILLA keeps alive native cultures through a digital database of recorded voice and song, preserving rare histories and traditions that would have otherwise become lost.

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Greek god of commerce serves as McCombs mascot

Sam Laine, aka Hermes, demonstrates a proper handshake and dunks the dean of the business school.

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  • Faculty Spotlight video featuring Larry Speck, a professor in the School of Architecture.

    18 to 30: Faculty Spotlight video featuring Larry Speck, a professor in the School of Architecture.