It’s that time of year again for Honors Quiz Bowl! Each year LAHSC hosts a quiz bowl in which various honors organizations around campus compete against each other in a trivia challenge. This year’s contest will be on Sunday April 11 from 1:00-3:00. If you’re interested in being a part of an LAH team, please email me, Tamara, at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and telephone number. I’ll be making the teams based on a first-come, first-serve basis, so let me know soon!
Please stop by the BHP Office next Thursday, April 1st between 1pm and 3pm for the BHP Alumni Coffee Chat. This chat features two alumni, Omar Ochoa and Charlie Cooper, both UT Law students with work experience as financial analysts. Coffee and cookies will be served at this event.
Omar Ochoa was the UT Student Body President in 2005-2006. After graduating from BHP/PPA in 2007, he worked in Corporate Accounting for General Motors as a Senior Financial Analyst in the Business and Competitive Analysis group. In August 2008, he returned to UT for law school. His law school activities include participating in Moot Court and being a teaching assistant for a legal writing class and a bankruptcy professor. His professional legal experience includes a summer clerkship in Houston with the law firm Baker Botts and an internship with the Texas Supreme Court. Just recently, Omar was elected Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Law Review. His legal interests include commercial litigation, intellectual property law, and admiralty law.
After graduating from BHP/finance in 2004, Charlie Cooper worked for Bank of America from 2005 through 2007 as an analyst in their Financial Management Training Program. After touring Europe on a bicycle in the summer of 2007, he entered law school that fall. In summer 2008, Charlie worked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Diego and added a summer internship at Patton Boggs to his resume last year. Following his graduation this May, Charlie plans to do a clerkship for Judge Robert Pitman in Austin. He is exclusively interested in a litigation (rather than transactional) and plans to be a permanent Austin resident.
Is financing your degree program getting a bit too difficult? Consider the loans offered through the Franklin Lindsay Student Aid Fund. For U.S. citizens who are registered full-time, loans of $7,000 per year are available, and similar sums are available for subsequent years of study. They carry no interest expense until four months after you finish your degree or terminate your registration, at which time interest begins at a 4% simple and fixed rate, and a relatively long repayment schedule is established.
Applications must be accompanied by three letters of recommendation, and each loan must carry a co-signer. Serving McCombs as one of the two loan committee members at U.T. is Dr. Robert Mettlen, Lamar Centennial Professor Emeritus in Finance (email@example.com). Consult the program’s website at www.franklinlindsay.org for information and application materials. Questions may be directed to Professor Mettlen.
Thursday, April 1st, 3 – 4 p.m., BUR 134
- Get tips on how to plan ahead and find the best funding options
- Learn about the three primary areas of funding for study abroad
- Learn strategies to help you gauge the “real cost” of study abroad
- Discover how to be an active participant in finding the best funding
The new online application for the UT Semester in Los Angeles Program is now open!
If you are interested in applying for SPRING 2011 or SUMMER 2011, you should plan to log in with your UT EID and complete the application by the closing deadline of April 15, 2010 (5 p.m). Detailed information about the new application process and a link to the application are available online at the following address: http://www.utla.utexas.edu/applying/index.htm
The Semester in Los Angeles is ideal for students who are passionate about film, television, music, or digital arts, and are considering a career in the entertainment industry.
The program is open to students of any major who meet the following eligibility criteria:
Watch a short video about the program: http://www.utla.utexas.edu/overview/video/index.htm
Questions? Contact UTLA Center in Los Angeles by calling the following toll free number: (877) 875-2111.
The UTLA Center
3800 Barham Blvd, Suite 103
Los Angeles, CA 90068
Toll free: 877-UTLA111 (877-875-2111)