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Business, Government & Society News Archive

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Professor Stephanie Jue Gives Faculty Research Publication

On March 6, Professor Stephanie Jue gave a Faculty Research Presentation entitled “The Value of Nature’s Services: Accessing the Economic Cost of Human Impact.”

Meakin Receives MBA Teaching Award

Each year the students in MBA Programs at McCombs vote for the Most Outstanding Professor in their program. The Texas Evening MBA class of 2012 awarded this distinction to BGS faculty member, Christopher Meakin. The Texas MBA at Houston class of 2012 also gave awarded Christopher jointly with two other McCombs faculty members. Previously, the Texas MBA at Mexico City classes of 2010 and 2011 gave Christopher their Outstanding Professor recognition. He has been on the full-time MBA Faculty honor roll every year since 2003.

Professor Cross Honored at Book Fest

On February 7, the UT Law School held a book fest honoring Professor Frank Cross’s new Stanford University Press book “The Failed Promise of Originalism." Stefanie Lindquist, Lawrence Solum (Georgetown), and Stephen Griffin (Tulane) participated in the discussion of Professor Cross' new book.

BGS Lecturer Drew Thornley was recently featured in a McCombs Today article about his "Business of Brisket." The article is a great write-up that shows how some of our faculty don't just teach business. Some of them are also successful entrepreneurs outside of the McCombs world.

BGS faculty members Dean Bredeson, Fran Pedersen, and Robert Prentice were named to the Fall 2013 Undergraduate Faculty Honor Roll in a ceremony on October 21st.