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.
Let’s all be real for a quick second. As third and fourth-year MPAs, we hear all kinds of rumors and gossip about internship experiences. We never know who is exaggerating and who is telling the cold, hard truth. Well I cannot speak for everyone in what I am about to say, but I am going […]
Last week, I discussed some of my favorite moments from my first seven months in the MPA program. This week, I am looking ahead and getting excited for what’s to come in my final six months. Future Plans: 1. For the first summer session this year, I will be studying in Buenos Aires for five weeks as a part of the MPA Study […]
One of my best friends came to visit Austin the other weekend. Guests are always a great excuse to get out and enjoy the city I so often take for granted. It forces me to get out, spend some money, forget about homework, and have a good time—and clean up the apartment! At the risk […]
Hello, howdy, and good afternoon! Blogger Kat here, you’re source into the amazing lives of Texas MPA students. Since I’ve been back from winter break I have taken advantage of many unique opportunities here in Austin, including comedy shows and visits from incredible authors! Here are a few of my favorite moments from the semester […]
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Associate Dean Laura Starks will assume the role of interim dean at the McCombs School of Business, effective Sept. 1, 2015. Associate Dean Laura Starks will assume the role of interim dean at the McCombs School of Business, effective Sept. 1, 2015. read more
A group of 11 business faculty members were recently honored for their exceptional teaching. A group of 11 business faculty members were recently honored for their exceptional teaching. On March 23, the Faculty Honor Roll ceremony recognized a diverse group of McCombs School of Business faculty, who were chosen for their high scores on […]
Business, Government and Society lecturer Frances Pedersen outlined the three Supreme Court decisions from the past year which she believes will have the most impact on the business world. When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of Hobby Lobby during the controversial Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case last year, everyone had something to […]
For the second year in a row, the school took the top spot in a March Madness bracket. The University of Texas at Austin has earned back-to-back championships in the NCAA Tournament. When it comes to accounting, at least. read more