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February 2017
Thursday, 23rd
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12:30pm-7:00pm, The University of Texas at Austin, Student Activity Center Ballroom, 2201 Speedway Austin, TX 78712
Come back to the Forty Acres for a half-day of discussion and networking with business leaders, social entrepreneurs, and investors from Dell, Austin Energy, Delta Air Lines, Compost Pedallers, Enable Impact, Rubicon Global, Raven + Lily, and more! The program will be followed by a networking happy hour with drinks and food. View a list of speakers and register today!
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6:00pm-9:00pm, Polar Bar, The Arctic Club Seattle, 700 3rd Ave. Seattle, WA 98104

Join the McCombs Seattle Chapter at their meet and mingle mixer. This will be a great opportunity to meet other McCombs alumni in the area. Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be available. RSVP today!

Monday, 27th
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4:30pm-7:00pm, Student Activity Center, Auditorium (1.402), 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712
Empowering the Next Generation of Women Founders
Women create only 3% of tech startups and run only 4% of Fortune 500 companies. It's time to change the game.

Join us for an exclusive screening of She Started It, a documentary following 5 women entrepreneurs as they power full steam ahead into the startup world empowering the next generation of women founders. Following the film screening, an impressive panel of women entrepreneurs will share their tips for success and answer your questions.
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5:00pm-8:00pm, UT Student Activity Center 2201 Speedway Austin, TX 78712
Women create only 3% of tech startups and run only 4% of Fortune 500 companies. It's time to change the game. All McCombs alumni are invited to attend this exclusive screening of She Started It, a documentary following five women entrepreneurs as they power full steam ahead into the startup world empowering the next generation of women founders. Following the film screening, an impressive panel of women entrepreneurs will share their tips for success and answer your questions. Register today!
March 2017
Monday, 6th
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6:00pm-9:00pm, JZ Latino Lounge in the Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden 159 South He Nan Rd. Shanghai, 200000
Please join current Texas MBA students while they are visiting Shanghai for their Global Connection course. This is a great opportunity to meet and mingle with other McCombs alumni and current MBA and EER (Energy & Earth Resources) students. Spouses and significant others are welcome. Drink tickets will be provided.


Please RSVP to James Tang, Cell (512) 952-9826 | James.Tang@mba17.mccombs.utexas.edu

Tuesday, 7th
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6:00pm-8:00pm, University Federal Credit Union, Steck Financial Center 3305 Steck Ave. Austin, TX 78757
You are invited to a very special reception and presentation with Gregory Vincent, vice president for Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE). Executives from the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement and McCombs students will share initiatives impacting our community and their academic success. Jay Hartzell, dean of the McCombs School of Business, will moderate this presentation.

The special guest will be Vincent Young who will share about the impact of the Neighborhood Longhorns Program in Austin. Register today!
Wednesday, 8th
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Noon-1:00pm, Student Activity Center, 2201 Speedway Room 2.302, Austin, TX 78712
Ignite Startup Workshop is a monthly lunch workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators interested in developing practical entrepreneurial skills.
The startup and tech world flies faster than any other industry. With dynamic innovation and constant shifts of capital, you have to stay in the know of now and be able to set and predict future trends. Join Preston James for insight into the opportunities for 2017 and beyond.

You’ll learn:
- What are the startup tech and social trends to follow
- Where are investors putting their money (and not)
- How Social Innovation is driving social good...and profits
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5:30pm-8:00pm, Wells Fargo Center, 1700 Club, 1700 Lincoln Ave. Denver, CO 80203
Join the Denver Business Series (DBS) for a multi-faceted discussion on cyberattacks and the cybersecurity industry with presentations and demonstrations from some of the top cybersecurity professionals in Colorado. It will be an educational and interesting night. Register today!

What you will learn:
• What is the darknet and why should I care?
• How do cyberattacks work? Can you walk through a recent example?
• What are enterprises and governments doing to protect information?
• What can I do as an employee or executive to protect my company?
• How big is the market for cyber security services?
• What role is Colorado playing in this industry?
• How can I protect myself?
 

Presenters come from firms like Level 3 Communications, OWL Cybersecurity, and more! We welcome all local cybersecurity industry participants to the event as Denver Business Series guests.

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5:30pm-7:00pm, Student Activity Center, Ballroom South 2.412, 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712
The Start of a Unique Relationship...
Five bright entrepreneurs will share their vision. They're looking for talented team members to help turn it into a reality. At the monthly UT Startup+Connect meet ups, bring a friend and find your next opportunity. This is going to be epic!

Interested in pitching your event to potential co-founders? Sign up to get on the schedule.
Friday, 10th
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7:30am-9:00am, Stinson's Bistro 4416 Burnet Rd. Austin, TX 78756
Come mix and mingle with your fellow McCombs Alumni and friends at our monthly breakfast meeting at Stinson’s Bistro. The March gathering will be social and the chapter leaders will share details on upcoming speakers and chapter programming. RSVP Today!

We look forward to seeing you. Hook‘em Horns!
Saturday, 11th
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5:00pm-7:00pm

McCombs Entrepreneurship Night - SXSWi Reception showcasing Texas MBA talent, innovation, and startups.

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6:00pm-8:00pm, 3Ten Austin City Limits Live 310 West Willie Nelson Blvd. #1a Austin, TX 78701
Smart People. Big Ideas. New Connections. Kick off SXSW with Texas MBA and Texas MSTC Programs! We’re hosting a party during SXSW Interactive with SXSW attendees, local entrepreneurs, current and future McCombs students, faculty, and alumni. We’ll also be featuring McCombs startups and enjoying some food and drink, so don’t miss this night of networking and fun! RSVP today!
Monday, 13th
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All Day
There will be no recruiting events during the week of Spring Break (3/13-3/17).
Thursday, 16th
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6:00pm-8:00pm, The Hideaway Seaport, 22 Peck Slip, New York, NY 10038

Dr. Raj Raghunathan studies the impact that people’s judgments and decisions have on their own happiness and fulfillment. Based on his research, he teaches a highly successful course on happiness around the world. Raj is an award-winning Professor of Marketing at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. Raj’s work has appeared in leading marketing journals and has been cited in several mass media outlets, including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Austin American Statesman, The Houston Chronicle, and Self magazine. Register now!

Friday, 17th
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All Day
There will be no recruiting events during the week of Spring Break (3/13-3/17).
Wednesday, 29th
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6:00pm-8:00pm, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, Room 202, 1900 University Ave. Austin, TX 78705
The Herb Kelleher Center and TexTalks Present: Entrepreneurship Live! with Gay Gaddis, CEO and founder of T3. Blazing her own trail propelled Gay Gaddis to lead the largest woman-owned advertising agency in the nation. From her Texas ranch to artistic endeavors and strong business sense, hear why Gay is passionate about empowering women while driving her business. Entrepreneurship Live! is a recurring speaker series and podcast broadcast by TexTalks that features entrepreneurs across different industries. The series allows students and the community to experience a "live" case study and learn important lessons that are inherent in the entrepreneurial process. Register today!
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6:00pm-8:00pm, AT&T Executive and Education Conference Center Room 202, 1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX, 78705
Blazing her own trail has propelled Gay Gaddis to lead the largest woman-owned advertising agency in the nation. From her Texas ranch to artistic endeavors and strong business sense, hear why Gay is passionate about empowering women while driving her business.  

Entrepreneurship Live! is a recurring speaker series and podcast broadcast by TexTalks that features entrepreneurs across different industries. The series allows students and the community to experience a "live" case study and learn important lessons that are inherent in the entrepreneurial process.
Friday, 31st
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8:00am-5:00pm
Midwest Interview Forum in collaboration with several other top-tier business schools (Chicago, IL)
April 2017
Friday, 7th
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12:00am-12:00am, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin, TX 78712
The Texas Exes is excited to invite alumni who are celebrating their 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th, and 50th reunion years to celebrate on the Forty Acres! The university has asked for our support in making this a truly unforgettable Longhorn event.

Join us in making this weekend special for all attendees. Register today!
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8:00am-5:00pm
West Coast Interview Forum in collaboration with several other top-tier business schools (San Francisco, CA).
Saturday, 8th
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12:00am-12:00am, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin, TX 78712
The Texas Exes is excited to invite alumni who are celebrating their 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th, and 50th reunion years to celebrate on the Forty Acres! The university has asked for our support in making this a truly unforgettable Longhorn event.

Join us in making this weekend special for all attendees. Register today!
Friday, 14th
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11:30am-1:00pm, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, Room 203, 1900 University Ave. Austin, TX 78705
Mark B. McClellan, MD, Ph.D., is a doctor and an economist whose work has addressed a wide range of strategies and policy reforms to improve health care, including payment reforms to promote better outcomes and lower costs, methods for development and use of real-world evidence, and approaches for more effective drug and device innovation.

In his presentation, Dr. McClellan will discuss national health care policy issues and the impact they have on health and businesses in Texas. He will review Texas's current health care policies in relation to the U.S. and world health care policies. Register today!
Friday, 21st
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9:00am-4:00pm
Just-in-time recruiting event for both full-time and internship recruiting.
May 2017
Friday, 5th
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All Day
Classes end on May 5, 2017. This is the last day of spring recruiting in the Ford Career Center.
Thursday, 25th
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6:00pm-8:00pm, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Business Bay, Dubai, UAE 121000
Join fellow McCombs alumni for a networking reception with current MBA students. Students from the Dallas, Houston, and Evening MBA Programs are traveling to Abu Dhabi and Dubai for their Global Trip and are looking forward to connecting with alumni working and living in UAE. RSVP today!