Graduation Profile: Neal Makkar BBA/BHP ’15

Majors: Business Honors and Finance Neal has held three impressive internships with Salient Partners, Goldman Sachs, and McKinsey and & Company. He studied abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland with the McCombs Short-term Study Abroad Programs. Neal was involved in many activities here at McCombs, on the UT campus and in the community in Austin: Served on […]


Meet the Winners of the Texas Charity Pitch

    The University Securities Investment Team (USIT) hosted the first Texas Charity Pitch on Saturday, April 11. This unique competition featured 11 teams of students pitching the charities of their choice, using their skills of analysis and communication to develop a presentation on their chosen charity.   Winning 1st place for was Ziyaad Khayrattee, Arvind Sivakumar, […]


A Coffee Stand for McCombs: Help us Find a Name!

  Texas Enactus, a social entrepreneurship club here at McCombs, is opening a coffee stand in the Atrium of the McCombs School of Business, with proceeds going to Enactus’ projects that help the Austin community (listed below). The coffee stand will be open in the afternoon after O’s is closed, to help students have a […]

Mr. McCombs 2015: A Male Business Pageant

  This Friday, January 30th, 11 contestants from McCombs Affiliated Student Organizations will come together for the annual Mr. McCombs Business Pageant! Mr. McCombs is a recognized tradition and an opportunity to give back to the community. During Business Week, student organizations come together to raise funds for a charity of the winner’s choice. For charity […]


Don’t Let Finals Break You

If you are getting overwhelmed, don’t let finals break you. Here are 8 tips to help you have successful study breaks and ace those final exams, presentations, and papers. It’s the #FinalCountdown  1. Talk Study Scenario: You’ve been hitting the books hard and haven’t interacted with another human being in hours and now you’re wondering if […]


McComb’s Fall 2014 Commencement

On Saturday, December 6, 2014, Dr. Raji Srinivasan, a professor in the Department of Marketing and a Spurgeon Bell Centennial Fellow, gave the Commencement Speech to the would-be graduates. ____________________________________________________________________ Congratulations everyone, you’ve made it! By everyone, I mean every one of you. Yes, graduates, their parents, grandparents, family, and friends. You have much to be […]

Remember Austin Panic Room? Well they have now been featured on KVUE news and #10 on Trip Advisor! Reviews constantly praise the challenge and thrill felt after escaping the room, “The owners have created an appropriately controlled environment where urgency and excitement run high. Make no mistake, these puzzles are difficult! But they are not […]


BBAs Take on Texas 4000

Texas 4,000 for Cancer is the longest annual charity bicycle ride in the world, starting in Austin, TX and ending in Anchorage, AK over a 70-day period. Every year a group of about 90 University of Texas students are accepted to participate in the ride. Each rider is expected to raise a minimum of $4,500 (a […]

MISA’s Grafitti Clean Up

Although some graffiti is more aesthetically pleasing than others, it is also an indicator of other types of crime in urban areas. The Management Information Systems Association (MISA) recently partnered with one of their corporate sponsors, General Motors, to clean up the community on a Saturday morning. On October 18th, more than 20 volunteers from both organizations […]