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Red McCombs at McCombs

“Never in my life did I dream they would put my name on this school,” laughed Red McCombs this afternoon. “But we are creating a strong enough brand that I know this school is going to be one of the

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Hey you! International Student

Last month, UT held a university wide event called Explore UT. Thousands of school students accompanied by their parents and teachers toured the campus all day and participated in many fun activities.  One of the events was specifically aimed at

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McCombs Marketing Conference 2012

“Insights and Actions for Tomorrow’s Marketing Challenges.” Typically, I don’t pay too much attention to conference themes. I generally go to conferences, listen to the speakers, network, get my takeaways, and go about my life a little more informed than

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Speakers at McCombs

Today was one of those days that confirmed my decision to return to McCombs. It was a day of immense learning and education – and ironically all of it came from outside class. First up was Dr. Scott Tinker discussing

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Dancing with the Stars (of International Night)!

Have I mentioned before how awesome our international classmates are? Oh… yeah… I have actually. But I don’t care, I’m going to say it again: our international classmates are awesome! Their skills are (figuratively) on display every day at McCombs.

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International Night 2011

If you were to walk in the McCombs School of Business the second and third week of November, you would have been confused. There were dance practices, there was music and there were a lot of MBA students enjoying themselves

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Me and Professor Magee

One lesson that I have learned over and over again in life is that the anticipation of something that must be endured is often worse than the actual thing that must be endured.  Such has been the case with my

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Mr. McCombs

In early September, Bastrop (a town just east of Austin) was hit with horrendous wildfires.  Over 1,000 homes were destroyed, parks were ravaged, and hundreds were displaced.  The students at McCombs were anxiously trying to determine a way to help.

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McCombs hosts the National Real Estate Challenge

Last week, McCombs had the pleasure of hosting 16 teams from the top MBA programs in the country to compete in the National Real Estate Challenge sponsored by companies like Morgan Stanley, The Blackstone Group, Hines, Prudential Real Estate Investors, JLL, Cerberus

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Austin Startup Trek, Texas Venture Labs Expo and Gary Kelly

One of the advantages of being in school is the diverse experiences I get exposed to everyday. Take Thursday, October 27, for example. In the morning, we went to the Austin Startup Trek. It was a chance to go visit

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