Topic: Business

ExxonMobil Foundation Donates Record Matching Gift Amount

May 4, 2015
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The ExxonMobil Foundation has donated nearly $1.5 million to UT Austin to help boost business, engineering and geosciences programs and support the foundation’s mission to encourage women and minorities to pursue careers as scientists and engineers. 

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This Semester I’m Working On … Volunteering Abroad

April 22, 2015
Texas Global Business and Microfinance Brigades in Panama in 2013

In the second installment of this ongoing series, sophomore Ryan Pakebusch shares about his work teaching business skills around the world with Texas Global Business and Microfinance Brigades.

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On McDonald’s Birthday, What it Needs to Keep in Mind

April 16, 2015
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McDonald’s was never meant to be a place to stay. 

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Media Advisory: Report Will Address State of Black-Owned Businesses in Texas

June 17, 2014

EVENT: State Sen. Royce West and University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will join researchers from The University of Texas at Austin as they issue a report, prepared in collaboration with the Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce, on the state of black-owned businesses in Texas. The event is open to the public.

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Global Production of Shade Grown Coffee Shrinking

April 16, 2014
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The proportion of land used to cultivate shade grown coffee, relative to the total land area of coffee cultivation, has fallen by nearly 20 percent globally since 1996, according to a new study by scientists from The University of Texas at Austin and five other institutions.

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