The Street, a financial news Web site, included Austin in its list of top 10 cities “poised for greatness” in 2012 based on financial forecasts. Most notable is Austin’s low unemployment rate, low home prices, a blend of state jobs and private-sector employment and support from the University of Texas at Austin.
Students entering the tMPA program who did not major in accounting for their undergrad are asked to attend class for a 5-week summer session in order to get up to speed for fall courses. At first blush, it sounds somewhat hard to believe: take two accounting classes and catch up to students who took two […]
We’re into in our fourth week of summer classes, which means our five week jaunt is drawing to a close. We had two exams already and have two more this week. There are projects due in both classes next week, and finals aren’t far away. It has been somewhat challenging to make time for non-academic […]
Over twelve months have passed since I decided to apply to the MPA program, and I’m finally here! I wanted to take a quick moment to discuss my admissions journey. While looking for programs that would best set me up for future job advancements, I investigated a variety of different options, including MBA and JD […]
We are two weeks into the second semester of summer courses and time has been flying by. Between both of my classes, I have already read 13 textbook chapters this semester—McCombs professors do not mess around! This past week was especially busy between our Financial Accounting exam on Wednesday and our Introduction to Taxation exam […]
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McCombs retook a top-five rank in Hispanic Business' survey of business schools. Hispanic Business magazine ranked the McCombs School of Business the third best business school in the nation for Hispanic MBA students, up from No. 6 last year. read more […]
This summer's Texas 4000 bike ride enabled business students to to help fund cancer research while spreading the pillars of hope, knowledge, and charity. For many college students, summer is a time to do something good for themselves and the community. Some choose to participate in internships while others volunteer in order to make an impact in the wor […]
In a recent commencement address, Charles Holley, chief financial officer of Walmart, urged Master of Science in Information, Risk, and Operation Management graduates to follow these six steps for success. In a compelling commencement address on July 11, Charles Holley, chief financial officer of Walmart, urged 50 graduates of the Master of Science in I […]
McCombs continues to climb in Gartner, Inc.'s latest ranking of undergraduate supply chain management programs. In the latest ranking of undergraduate supply chain management programs across the nation from Gartner, Inc., McCombs' undergraduate business program rose to No. 4. The top 10 of the 26 ranked universities in Gartner's 2014 Undergrad […]