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 […]

Training Team Post: Find Circular References in Excel

Generally, if you have a circular reference (when a formula or function references itself), you’ll get an error message warning you about it. But the message doesn’t tell you where your circular reference is. And if you click Cancel on the message, it leaves the circular reference in the spreadsheet. So the question becomes, how […]

Use the Notes Feature in Outlook

Many of us find that our desks and offices are covered in sticky notes. Short notes like this are a great opportunity for the Notes feature in Outlook. It is often overlooked, but very useful. It allows you to easily access bits of information you don’t want to write on a sticky note or save to a […]

Trainging Team Post: The F8 Shortcut in Excel

More than once, I’ve run into someone for whom Excel seemed to be going haywire. Any time they used the arrow keys in Excel, cells would be selected. Any time they clicked on a worksheet with the mouse, all the cells between the active cell and the cell they clicked on would be selected. Learn […]

Change Worksheet Tab Size in Excel

Sometimes I feel like the text on the worksheet tabs at the bottom of Excel is on the small side. I picked up a great tip from that tells you how you can increase the size of these tabs by increasing the size of your side and bottom scrollbars. Learn more…

7/11-7/14: Social Justice Training Institute

SJTI: The Student Experience July 11-14, 2012 The University of San Francisco The Social Justice Training Institute will provide an intensive developmental opportunity for students to examine the complex dynamics of oppression and to develop strategies to foster positive change on their campuses and in their communities. Students who attend the institute will be given […]

Change the Default Save Location for a File

You’ve probably noticed that Microsoft Office automatically saves your files to your Documents folder/library (unless you’ve already changed this). Changing the file location every time you save a file can get annoying. Fortunately, you can change the default file location for files saved in each program. Learn more…

3/7: GBSA’s MBA & MPA Admissions Night

Event: GBSA’s MBA & MPA Admissions Night When: Wednesday, March 7 at 6:00PM Where: UTC 3.122 The GLBTQA Business Student Association invites all students interested in pursuing a graduate business degree to our first MBA & MPA Admissions Night. Joining us will be The Princeton Review covering GMAT preparation, PwC discussing degree paths within companies […]

Texas Union Leadership Weekend Applications Now Available

Applications are now available for the Texas Union Leadership Weekend! Texas Union Leadership Weekend (TULW) is a free retreat open to first- and second-year students (all expenses are covered).  33 students will be selected to attend the retreat, which will be held at the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels, Texas.  The retreat will […]

12/19: AXA Institute

Applications are now out for the 2012 AXA Institute! Overview AXA Institute is a unique opportunity for college students interested in a career in sales, investments or as an entrepreneur to learn from industry leaders.  Over the course of a two day, interactive learning experience, participants will get a behind the scenes look at financial […]

Training Team Webinars

Here on the Training Team we’re increasing our online offerings by doing webinars. Over the last two weeks, we did an Intro to Excel Formulas and Functions webinar and an Excel Pivot Tables webinar. In future semesters these webinars will be offered to all students. Webinars will be recorded and posted online so they can be watched at […]