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BBA Faculty Honor Roll: Douglas Hannah

BBA Faculty Honor Roll Member: Douglas Hannah Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Question Congratulations, Professor Hannah, on your selection to the Spring 2016 BBA Honor Roll by the Undergraduate Business Council (UBC)! What do you teach? MAN 374/374H – General Management and Strategy  Research Focus Entrepreneurial strategy in new and uncertain industries What is your favorite part about teaching BBA […]

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BBA Faculty Honor Roll: Joe Hahn

BBA Faculty Honor Roll Member: Joe Hahn Keywords: Finance, Drums, Bullrider Congratulations, Professor Hahn, on your selection to the Spring 2016 BBA Honor Roll by the Undergraduate Business Council (UBC)! What do you teach? FIN 374C – Valuation FIN 357H – Business Finance Honors FIN 372 – Valuation of Energy Investments  Research Focus Modeling uncertainty (e.g., commodity prices) for […]

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BBA Faculty Honor Roll: Ken Wiles

BBA Faculty Honor Roll Member: Ken Wiles Keyword: Finance, Mission, Thunder Congratulations, Professor Wiles, on your selection to the Spring 2016 BBA Honor Roll by the Undergraduate Business Council (UBC)! What do you teach? FIN 370 – Integrative Finance Research Focus Private equity, venture capital, corporate finance, and governance Personal Motto Do the right thing, do it right, […]

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BBA Faculty Honor Roll: Donna Johnston-Blair

BBA Faculty Honor Roll Member: Donna Johnston-Blair Keyword: Success, Teamwork, Mentorship   Congratulations, Ms. Johnston-Blair, on your selection to the Spring 2016 BBA Honor Roll by the Undergraduate Business Council (UBC)! What do you teach? Financial and Managerial Accounting Corporate Tax Introduction to Tax What is your favorite part about teaching BBA students? I love engaging with people in […]

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BBA Faculty Honor Roll: Robert Prentice

BBA Faculty Honor Roll Member: Robert Prentice, Ph.D. Keywords: Ethics, Baseball, Skydiving Congratulations, Professor Prentice, on your selection to the Spring 2016 BBA Honor Roll by the Undergraduate Business Council (UBC)! What do you teach? LEB 323 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business BA 151H Honors Lyceum LEB 380.7 The Legal and Ethical Environment […]

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Throwback Thursday: Bevo

Anyone who’s heard of UT has heard of Bevo, the university mascot. While Bevo has changed over the years, he’s been around as long as any Longhorn can remember — nearly 100 years in total. In November 1916, Bevo made his debut during the halftime of a UT-Texas A&M football game. UT law graduate Stephen […]

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Throwback Thursday: Registration

By Mary Dolan Registration is almost here! While many students may stress about getting classes and making the perfect schedule, even they would have to admit that, in many ways, the process of registration has been made easier over the years. Students now have access to a course catalog where they can check out potential […]

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Throwback Thursday: Beating OU Since 1916

By Mary Dolan In honor of Texas-OU weekend, we’re doing a Throwback Thursday for UT’s continued dominance over OU! In relation to McCombs, Texas BBA was established in 1916, one year before OU’s College of Business. However, when most people think of the Texas/OU rivalry, they think of our football teams. UT’s first football team […]

More Than 100 Years of Rivalry

The rivalry between the Longhorns and the Sooners started before Oklahoma was even an official state. In 1900, Oklahoma was a “territory” and neither school had a mascot. UT’s team was simply called Varsity. The first UT victory was a lopsided 28-2. The Oklahoma men played a very good game, but they had weak points […]

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Throwback Thursday: Peer Advising

By Mary Dolan For this Throwback Thursday, we are celebrating 30 years of McCombs peer advisors! In 1986, the business school had close to 10,000 students. The BBA office only had about 16 staff members in place to help the students. A change was needed, and the first peer advisor was hired.       […]

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McCombs Students Explore Study Abroad Opportunities

Ever wanted to travel to South America, Europe, and more? Well, now’s your chance! This year’s Study Abroad Fair–organized by the BBA International Programs Office–kicked off on September 20th. The fair is meant to introduce new and returning McCombs students to many different study abroad opportunities. Polly Trigger, Assistant Director of the BBA Program Office, […]

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Movin’ On Up … To No. 6!

Congratulations to McCombs BBA students, alumni, faculty, and staff! We did it again! We’re ranked Top 10 Undergraduate Business Program for the 18th year in a row! The McCombs School of Business moved up one rank to tie for sixth place in the 2017 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s undergraduate business program rankings. We tied for […]