Post Registration Frustration

The initial registration stress is over. Can you relate to what these BBA students said post-registration?  “I’m literally shaking.” “How can a class close that quickly? Ugh.” “Am I even still considered a business major?” “Guess I’m taking a victory lap.”  “Is the high A-Rate worth the 8 AM…” “I thought Business students weren’t supposed […]

Pretty Data

This summer Rachel Gosch took on some challenging endeavors: mastering baking to an exact science, competing against friends in Extreme Uno and wrangling real-time data while conducting research in industrial math and statistics. As a BHP math and business double major, Rachel chose research over the beach this summer in preparation for the research thesis […]

11/12 – Entrepreneurship Live: Clayton Christopher, Founder- Sweet Leaf Tea

The Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship and Laura Kilcrease, former Entrepreneur-In-Residence are pleased to present       Clayton Christopher, Founder- Sweet Leaf Tea Co-Founder, Deep Eddy Vodka & Rhythm Superfoods Tuesday, November 12, 2013 AT&T Conference Center, Room #201 5:30 Registration, 6:00 Program and 7:00 Reception RSVP:  http://tinyurl.com/EIR-Speaker-Nov-12 Moderated by Laura Kilcrease, former Entrepreneur-in-Residence Clayton Christopher […]

3 Day Startup Fall 2013: McCombs Competes

3 Day Startup Fall 2013: McCombs Competes from utexasbba 3 Day Startup (“3DS”) teaches entrepreneurial skills in an extreme hands-on environment. This proven program provides members of a university community the tools they need to start successful technology companies. Over 4,000+ 3DS alumni from 70 programs across 4 continents–including programs at Harvard, MIT, ESADE and […]

3 Day Startup Austin

The 3 Day Startup (3DS) challenge is every young entrepreneur’s dream. The idea is to start a technology company over the course of three days. A group of 40 students with a wide range of backgrounds including Software Engineering, Business, Graphic Design and more have been recruited to participate in 3 Day Startup Austin, October 18–20. […]

Throw a $3,000 Pitch

If you’re one of those people that could sell a snow cone to an Eskimo or you have a good understanding of numbers and how they work, you should compete in pitching stocks. The Texas Stock Pitch Competition, hosted by the University Securities Investment Team (USIT), is on Saturday, Oct. 19, in CBA 4.328. Open […]

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 […]