January 2018

Department Chair Letter – Fall 2017

Dear Fellow Accounting Longhorns, Last fall, I reported that Deans Hartzell and Hirst initiated a review of the McCombs School’s strategic plan – including branding, classroom design, staffing, and curricula. Branding: The new brand was launched on Monday, November 13,… Continue Reading →

Dr. Granof Receives Top Honor for Achievements in Accounting and Education

AUSTIN, Texas — The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) announced Michael Granof, professor at The University of Texas at Austin, as the recipient of the 2017 AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award. Granof holds a joint appointment at the… Continue Reading →

New Faculty

The Department of Accounting welcomed several new faculty members this year! Learn more about our newest professors and lecturers: Aysa Dordzhieva Aysa joins the department as an Assistant Professor after receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. Aysa Dordzhieva… Continue Reading →

The Takeaway – Fall 2017

Product Market Competition and Managerial Disclosure of Earnings Forecasts: Evidence from Import Tariff Rate Reductions Ying Huang (UT), Ross Jennings (UT) and Yong Yu (UT) The Accounting Review, May 2017, 92(3), pp. 185-207 Prior theoretical research in accounting concludes that… Continue Reading →

Gretchen Charrier Receives Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

The University of Texas System Board of Regents named seven University of Texas at Austin faculty members as recipients of the 2017 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award (ROTA). The awards are the Board of Regents’ highest honor and recognize faculty members… Continue Reading →

Goodbye, Kathy Saqer!

Kathy Saqer retired this year from McCombs after 24 years of guiding students as an academic advisor. An alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin, Kathy received her BA in Economics in 1991. We think this added to her… Continue Reading →

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