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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.

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.

Pedersen, Bredeson, & Prentice Named To Honor Roll

BGS faculty members Fran Pedersen, Dean Bredeson, and Robert Prentice were named to the Undergraduate Business Council Faculty Honor Roll at the McCombs Honors Convocation on April. 12

The BGS Department’s Business Law Group was just named the #8 undergraduate business law program in the nation. Bloomberg Businessweek asked undergraduate business students from this year’s graduating class to rate their school’s programs. This ranking nicely supplements the McCombs School’s #6 ranking in business ethics education.