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 […]

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 […]