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Student Venture Seismos Wins 2013 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition

Seismos, a services company that provides real-time analysis of oil and gas flows, won the 2013 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) hosted by The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. At the Feb. 8-9 competition, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, teams whose members came from disciplines across the campus pitched a record…   » Continue Reading

UT Austin President and Dean Join El Paso Native to Extend Gift Challenge to Local Donors

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers and McCombs School of Business Dean Thomas Gilligan will join El Paso native and University of Texas at Austin alumnus Woody L. Hunt in El Paso to thank contributors for their generosity and to encourage the community to help meet Hunt's gift challenge.

Provost Appoints Interim Director to Lead Energy Institute

Professor Thomas F. Edgar, a chemical engineer with extensive teaching, administrative, research and industry experience, has been named interim director of the Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin.

McCombs School of Business Launches Free ‘Ethics Unwrapped’ Series of Teaching Videos

“Ethics Unwrapped,” a series of free ethics teaching videos, is being launched today by the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. The series is a project of the relatively new Business, Government & Society department at McCombs, formed as part of a renewed commitment to teaching business ethics at the university.

Austin Technology Leader Laura Kilcrease Named 2012-13 McCombs Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Laura Kilcrease, a 25-year veteran of the Austin technology scene, is the 2012-13 entrepreneur-in-residence at the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business.

Media Advisory: Panel, ‘The Economy in 2013 — Now What?’

Tom Gilligan, economist and dean of the McCombs School of Business, will share the 30,000-foot view of America’s economy in 2012

Hispanic Leadership Summit: Hispanic Vote 2012 – Understanding Our Strength

The McCombs School of Business Hispanic Leadership Initiative’s 4th Annual Hispanic Leadership Summit, Hispanic Vote 2012: Understanding Our Strength, will focus on the role of the Latino vote in the 2012 election. U.S. Congressman Charles Gonzales will keynote the event.

McCombs Offers New Master of Science in Business Analytics Program

The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is accepting applications for its new Master of Science in Business Analytics program in the Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management. The program will host its first group of students beginning in the fall of 2013, and prospective students can apply starting this fall.

Real Estate Certificate Program Brought Back to McCombs School of Business by Alumni and Industry Demand

The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is now taking applications for its new Undergraduate Real Estate Certificate program, nearly two decades after university students were last able to participate in such a program.

McCombs Business Honors Program Receives $1 Million Challenge Grant from El Paso Alumnus Woody L. Hunt

McCombs Business Honors Program Receives $1 Million Challenge Grant from El Paso Alumnus Woody L. Hunt

University of Texas at Austin alumnus and El Paso native Woody L. Hunt has pledged $1 million in a challenge grant to the Business Honors Program (BHP) at the McCombs School of Business that will help the program attract more top students from his home region.