McCombs BBA student prepares for first finance course by winning (virtual) 4.5 million in a market trading competition

This summer, Markit, a financial infrastructure and risk management company headquartered in London, England received about 1,500 applications for the Summer Intern Program. Only 5% of applicants were accepted, one of which was Evan Watts, MIS ‘15. He worked in Dallas, TX as a Development Intern, documenting the installation processes of Markit’s financial software for […]

Leadership Awards: Apply & Nominate NOW

  The Barbara Jordan and George Mitchell Leadership Awards recognize two first, second, third, and fourth-year business students for their outstanding leadership qualities and service to the McCombs School of Business. McCombs Affiliated Student Organizations that foster and produce these leaders are encouraged to apply for one of two McCombs Organization Awards: Most Improved Organization […]

Big Data is the New Oil – McCombs Executive Summit

written by Ryan Upchurch, Undergraduate Business Council Last Saturday, the Undergraduate Business Council hosted the McCombs Executive Summit at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center. The topic of this year’s summit was “Big Data.” The event hosted a Q&A panel featuring a selection of cross-industry executives from the fields of technology, social media, retailing, banking, […]

2/19 Money Talks: Beto Pallares, Founder, CEO

The Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship presents: Tuesday February 19, 2013 Ebetuel (Beto) Pallares Co-Founder Cottonwood Capital Partners and CEO Joseph Advisory Services AT&T Conference Center, Room #201 5:30 Registration, 6:00 Program and 7:00 Reception RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/EIR-Speakers-Feb-19 Beto Pallares founded Joseph Advisory Services (JAS) in 2006.  He brings extensive domestic and international start-up experience as […]

Leadership Program Analyzes Critical Community Issues

by Chandler Nunez, Marketing Junior   On Saturday, February 2, the Leadership Program 3rd Year Cohort took a day to reflect on Common Purpose, Controversy with Civility, and Collaboration.  Our Students met with Leadership Austin, an organization dedicated to developing leadership skills to address critical community issues, and we learned about the lack of affordable housing in […]

2/12 Entrepreneurship Live: Satin Mirchandani, CEO, MD Buyline

  Tuesday February 12, 2013 Satin Mirchandani, CEO, MD Buyline AT&T Conference Center, Room #201 5:30 Registration, 6:00 Program and 7:00 Reception RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/EIR-Speakers-Feb-12 Satin Mirchandani is a serial entrepreneur and technology executive who has called Texas home since 1998.  He currently serves as CEO of MD Buyline, a healthcare information services company headquartered in […]

How I discovered my Passion – Leadershape Institute 2013 (and my love for bread pudding)

By Erika Gaffney, Major: MIS, Graduation: May 2014 From January 6 to 11, the McCombs Office of Student Life organized the annual Leadershape® Institute. The purpose of the LeaderShape® Institute is to provide a breakthrough in the leadership capacity of participants and facilitators. In this blog, Erika Gaffney shares her experiences from this intense and […]

2013 Accenture Leadership Series

Accenture is hosting the 2013 Accenture Leadership Series, a program consisting of five interactive seminars and workshops focused on leadership topics, geared towards high performing students at UT. To see what the 2012 participants had to say about ALS, click here for a short 2 minute video. Accenture was named No. 8 on Hay Group’s […]

2/9: Texas Leadership Summit

Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Texas Leadership Summit, hosted by The Office of the Dean of Students.  The Summit will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Student Activity Center. It is a FREE campus-wide conference for all students at The University of Texas at […]

2/7 – McCombs Executive Mentorship Dinner

McCombs Executive Mentorship Dinner February 7, 2013    Places limited: Sign Up Today   The McCombs BBA/MPA Alumni Advisory Board would like to invite you to participate in the McCombs Executive Mentorship Dinner Series. We are extending our invitation to a limited selection of students to join highly successful executives and McCombs alumni for dinner. Below is the […]