With Rowling Hall, The McCombs School of Business is raising the bar for spaces that promote interaction, collaboration and academic growth.
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Rowling Hall: The Vision - Innovation
In 2014, Dean Hirst wrote a series of letters to McCombs Alumni outlining five themes that influenced the design of Read More...
Rowling Hall In Action
Rowling Hall: The Vision - Tinkerers
“Texas MBAs are known for their work ethic,” says Hirst. “They have established a reputation as leaders, team players, and as I was informed by leaders at a certain firm in Cupertino that Texas MBAs are tinkerers in the best sense of the word. They roll up their sleeves and seek solutions. They take risks and try new things. They make things happen.”
Rowling Hall: The Vision - Overlapping Communities
“At the beginning of the project, we pulled together stakeholders from across the McCombs community to establish the vision for Rowling Hall,” says Hirst. “We wanted it to reflect our values, support our culture, and help us achieve our aspirations.”
Active Learning Classrooms - Rowling Hall Innovation is Now
Eric Hirst, associate dean for graduate programs at the McCombs School of Business, makes it clear Rowling Hall is not something that starts for McCombs students in 2017. Academic innovations that will be found in Rowling Hall are being implemented now and there’s no better example of this than the new Active Learning Classrooms (ACLs) on the 5th floor of CBA South.
McCombs’ New Robert B. Rowling Hall
The new Robert B. Rowling Hall will house the McCombs School of Business graduate programs at The University of Texas at Austin, expand the teaching and meeting facilities of the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, and add 525 new parking spaces on campus.
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