McCombs Faculty Earn Promotions | February 27, 2018
Nine faculty members from the McCombs School of Business were recommended by The University of Texas at Austin’s president, Greg Fenves, for promotion effective Sept. 1, 2018.
New Rowling Hall is the Future of Business Education at UT Austin | February 22, 2018
The McCombs School of Business is celebrating the opening of its new 497,500-square-foot graduate business facility, Robert B. Rowling Hall, today at The University of Texas at Austin.
McCombs School to Offer Entrepreneurship Minor | February 19, 2018
Starting Fall 2018, the McCombs School of Business will offer a cross-campus entrepreneurship minor option to all undergraduate students at The University of Texas at Austin.
Announcement: Appointment of Chief Marketing Officer | February 14, 2018
Emily Reagan, MBA ’99, has been appointed to the position of Chief Marketing Officer at Texas McCombs. She will assume her role on March 5, 2018.
MEDIA ADVISORY: McCombs School to Host Inaugural Blockchain Conference on April 13 | January 29, 2018
The McCombs School of Business is hosting its first blockchain conference, “Blockchain Opportunities and Reality,” at the new graduate business building, Robert B. Rowling Hall.
USAA and McCombs School Collaborate to Help Fund Center for Research and Analytics | November 28, 2017
A collaboration between USAA and the McCombs School of Business will support a new Center for Research and Analytics, which will serve as a main hub for research at the school. The center will foster interaction and collaboration among faculty, industry leaders, and students, to better understand and address significant business problems of value to both industry and academia.
SEC Announces Agenda and Panelists for the 36th Annual Small Business Forum
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda and panelists for the 36th Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation. The November 30 event will begin at 9 a.m. Central Standard Time.
Texas Venture Lab Investment Competition Now Accepting Applications | October 24, 2017
Registration for the 2017 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition is now open to all graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin. To apply, students must submit all application materials by midnight on November 17.
Securities and Exchange Commission Conference Coming to UT Austin | October 18, 2017
The Securities and Exchange Commission is partnering with the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, Growth and Renewal at the McCombs School of Business to bring policy dialogue to Austin.
UT Austin’s McCombs School Launches New One-Year Master’s Program | October 4, 2017
The McCombs School of Business The University of Texas at Austin is launching a Master of Science in Information Technology and Management (MSITM) program in the summer of next year. The inaugural Texas MSITM class will begin in July 2018.
McCombs School Launches Social Innovation Initiative | October 2, 2017
This fall, the McCombs School of Business at launched the Social Innovation Initiative, an interdisciplinary program that provides students, faculty and the broader community with the opportunities and skill sets needed to promote social change.
Austin Entrepreneurs Named McCombs School’s Newest Entrepreneurs-in-Residence | September 26, 2017
The McCombs School of Business has named Robert Franklin (Frank) Muller, Jr. and Matthew Thomas as entrepreneurs-in-residence (EIR) at the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Renewal (HKC) for the 2017-2018 academic year
LBJ/McCombs Professor Receives Top Honor for Achievements in Accounting and Education | August 10, 2017
The American Institute of CPAs announced Michael Granof, professor at The University of Texas at Austin, as the recipient of the 2017 AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award.
Major Art Work Commissioned for Rowling Hall | August 1, 2017
A monumental mural by artist José Parlá will be an integral part of Robert B. Rowling Hall, the new graduate education building for the McCombs School of Business.
UT Austin Launches Premier Business Plan Competition for Undergraduates | June 27, 2017
The Herb Kelleher Center at The University of Texas at Austin is launching its first-ever statewide business plan competition designed for undergraduates. The competition is open to undergraduate students across the state of Texas.
The Mere Presence of Your Smartphone Reduces Brain Power, Study Shows | June 26, 2017
Your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach — even if it’s off. That’s the takeaway finding from a new study from the McCombs School of Business.
McCombs Lecturer Inducted into Sam Walton Fellow Hall of Fame | June 22, 2017
McCombs Lecturer Dennis Passovoy was inducted into the Sam Walton Fellow Hall of Fame. This prestigious accolade recognizes educators who have made outstanding contributions that empower Enactus students to succeed in their academic and entrepreneurial pursuits.
Scholarship Established in Memory of Beloved Professor | June 19, 2017
The McCombs School of Business has received $50,000 to establish the Frenkel ter Hofstede Endowed Scholarship in Business in honor of the McCombs Marketing Professor who passed away unexpectedly late last year.
Study Uncovers Large-Scale Volatility Index (VIX) Manipulation | May 25, 2017
Newly examined aggregate evidence points to large-scale potential manipulation of the CBOE’s Volatility Index (VIX), according to a study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
NovoThelium Wins Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition | May 5, 2017
Lauren Cornell, a Ph.D. candidate at the UT Austin College of Pharmacy, received first place in the 2017 Spring Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition for her company, NovoThelium.
Real Estate Investor Donates $6 Million to UT Austin’s McCombs School of Business | May 1, 2017
John Goff, BBA ’77, has donated $6 million to support real estate and experiential learning initiatives at the McCombs School.
New Book from UT Austin Professor Explains How To Manage Culture Solutions in a Global Workplace | April 19, 2017
Professor Deirdre Mendez
at The University of Texas at Austin has released a new book titled “The Culture Solution: How to Achieve Cultural Synergy and Get Results in the Global Workplace."
McCombs Student Team Named Champions of Deloitte R.I.S.E National Case Competition | April 19, 2017
A four-person, student team from the McCombs School of Business received first-place at the national Deloitte R.I.S.E Advisory Case Competition.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Speakers to Address Spring 2017 Graduates at McCombs School of Business Convocation Ceremonies | April 18, 2017
Commencement weekend takes place May 19 and 20, 2017.
UT Austin Students Win National Urban Design Competition | April 10, 2017
A student team from the School of Architecture and McCombs School of Business placed first in the national Urban Land Institute Hines Competition for urban design and development.
McCombs School of Business Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees | March 29, 2017
The McCombs school is honoring four distinguished alumni at its Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017.
Influential Marketing Executive Invests $1 Million in McCombs School of Business | March 22, 2017
Robert Malcolm, McCombs' executive in residence, has donated $1 million to the school to establish an endowed chair in marketing innovation.
Two Entrepreneurs Win Startup Scholarships to Texas MBA Program | February 27, 2017
Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs and the Texas MBA program announced two 2017 TVL scholarship recipients, Angelise Hadley and Tom Jackson, at the fifth annual TVL Scholarship Competition.
McCombs Ph.D. Candidate Wins Dissertation Competition | February 20, 2017
Zhuping Liu has been recognized for one of three outstanding marketing dissertation proposals at the 2016 Alden G. Clayton Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition.
UT Austin Partners with Local Nonprofit to Turn Veterans into Tomorrow's Industry Leaders and Entrepreneurs | February 20, 2017
Michael Sarraille, a full-time Texas MBA candidate and active duty military officer, started the VETTED Foundation to identify and prepare top military talent for industry placement.
UT Austin Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Student Wins Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition | December 5, 2016
Meghali Chopra received first place in the 2016 Fall Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition on Dec. 2, 2016, for her company, SandBox Semiconductor.
McCombs School Launches Brand Study | December 5, 2016
The McCombs School of Business has hired Sol Marketing and Dyal Branding & Graphics, Page Company (Page/Dyal), to strengthen the school’s national and international reputation among top-tier business schools.
Startup Scholarship to UT Austin MBA Program | November 22, 2016
The University of Texas at Austin has a unique scholarship opportunity for startup founders interested in earning an MBA. Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs will award two scholarships during a shark-tank style pitch competition at UT Austin on February 24, 2017.
McCombs School Partners with VA to Improve Services for U.S. Veterans | November 22, 2016
The partnership is expected to drive innovation in analytics through field research in areas such as health care, resource allocation models and fraud detection.
The Untapped Market: New Book from UT Austin Professor Says Focus on Consumers in Developing Countries | October 26, 2016
Marketing Professor Vijay Mahajan has released a new book titled “Rise of Rural Consumers in Developing Countries,” which highlights the expanding consumer power of rural markets worldwide. The book is now available for pre-order in the U.S.
Yale A "Beacon" That Drives Entrepreneurial Activity, Study Shows | October 24, 2016
New research from the McCombs School of Business finds that motivation to launch a company often comes from a singular, notable event or person.
Trent Thurman Returns to the McCombs School as Director of the MSTC Program | October 12, 2016
Thurman has been named director of the Master of Science in Technology Commercialization (MSTC) program. His appointment began October 6, 2016.
McCombs School of Business Honors 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees | October 7, 2016
The McCombs School of Business is honoring four distinguished alumni at its Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Friday, Oct. 14, 2016.
The McCombs School's "Ethics Unwrapped" Program Renewed for Two More Years | October 5, 2016
The McCombs School of Business is renewing its ethics education program for two more years due to the program’s expansive growth and popularity worldwide.
McCombs Welcomes New Members to Top-Ranked Faculty | September 14, 2016
This fall, the McCombs School of Business welcomes more than 15 new tenure- and non-tenure-track faculty members to the school.
McCombs School of Business Texas Enterprise Speaker Series to Begin September 16 | September 12, 2016
The speaker series begins September 16, 2016, and continues through May 2017.
Ram Ranganathan Receives Emerging Scholar Award | August 31, 2016
The Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Academy of Management selected Assistant Professor Ram Ranganathan as the 2016 recipient of the Past Division Chairs’ Emerging Scholar Award.
McCombs Professor David Harrison Inducted into Academy of Management Fellows | August 23, 2016
Harrison was among seven prestigious scholars inducted into the Academy of Management Fellows Group on Aug. 7, 2016, at the academy's annual meeting.
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