Engineering vs. Business.

In preparation for Rivals Week, Engineering vs. Business, we thought it would be best to share why Business will emerge victorious (in all fun and games). Formatting text We are more diverse in our students, majors, and jobs.             Yonce knows best. This word is used for formatting.  This word […]


Herb Miller’s 10-Point Crash Course in Personal Branding

After 30 years of teaching marketing at the McCombs School of Business and 25 years of corporate experience, Senior Lecturer Herb Miller definitely knows a thing or two about personal branding. As a consistently favorite professor among students and a recent inclusion on The Alcalde’s “Texas 10” list of top faculty, Miller has touched the lives of more than […]

McCombs Professors Among Best in Nation

       [This text is for formatting] The McCombs School of Business once again made the top-10 list for best professors in the Princeton Review’s business school rankings, which are published in its annual guidebook, “The Best 296 Business Schools, 2015 Edition.” McCombs landed at No. 6 for best professors, based on student responses regarding how […]

Top 10 Perks of being a McCombs Student

We know how awesome McCombs is, let us show you a couple of perks. 10. Learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals with free access to over 3,168 video tutorials taught by industry experts. 1 9.  New York Times  Located throughout the building, McCombs students have free access […]


LeaderShape® Institute

  The LeaderShape® Institute is a unique, energizing, and interactive experience that builds leadership skills no other program can match. Since 1986, over 30,000 participants from all over the world have graduated from our program. Be prepared! It’s six days of non-stop self-discovery and learning from practical experiences that build your leadership concepts and abilities. […]

Class of 2018

Meet the Class of 2018

Here are some facts and figures about the 887 members of the Class of 2018: Average SAT     1345 Average ACT     30.48 Most popular boy’s name: John (14) Most popular girl’s names:  Elizabeth, Madison, Sarah (8) City most represented: Houston Greatest distance travelled: Indonesia (10,136 miles) Number of High Schools: 374   Gender   Self-Reported Ethnicity 29%     […]

UT Suicide Prevention Week Sept 22-26

  UT’s Counseling and Mental Health Center Announces Suicide Prevention Week 2014 #UTSPW   Suicide is considered to be the second leading cause of death for college students. That’s why the Counseling and Mental Health Center is organizing UT’s annual Suicide Prevention Week (September 22-26). This week is focused on raising awareness about suicide and […]


6 Insights on Walmart from Executive VP and CFO

Charles Holley, BBA ’79, Executive Vice President and CFO of Wal-Mart, Store Inc., interviewed with McCombs School of Business, Dean Gilligan as part of the VIP Distinguished Speaker Series on Tuesday, Sept. 15. Students were invited to attend the interview to gain insight on the inside culture at Walmart from the very accomplished McCombs Alum. […]


5 Pieces of Advice from the CEO of Make-A-Wish

President and CEO of Make-A-Wish, David Williams, interviewed with McCombs School of Business Dean Gilligan as part of the VIP Distinguished Speaker Series. During the talk, Williams told students about the transition from for-profit work to the non-profit realm. 1. Make listening a priority. “I find that listening is a skill that we usually don’t […]

ABSA’s Career Week Reception

    Recruiting does NOT end with the Career Expo! On Thursday, September 11, 7:00 pm, Texas ASBA will host the Fall Career Week Reception.   Come out to network with 15 different companies and learn about post-Expo follow-up techniques. Learn how to translate a conversation at the career fair into an interview offer and […]