Business and Economy

Dr. Glenn Welsch, professor emeritus of accounting, passes away

Oct. 29, 2004

Dr. Glenn Welsch, professor emeritus of accounting at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business, died on Oct. 27. He was 89 years old. The cause of Dr. Welsch’s death was not reported.

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University of Minnesota team wins International Business Challenge

Oct. 27, 2004

A team of four students from the University of Minnesota won the 2004 International Business Challenge, the annual undergraduate case competition at The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business.

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The University of Texas at Austin to reimburse international students for the SEVIS fee

Oct. 13, 2004

The University of Texas at Austin will reimburse all new degree-seeking international students who must pay a $100 fee required by the Department of Homeland Security.

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Austin commuters would pay $12 an hour to reduce travel time, survey shows

Oct. 6, 2004

The average Austin-area commuter is willing to pay $12 to save an hour of commute time, according to a survey conducted by Dr. Chandra Bhat, transportation engineering professor and the Abou-Ayyash Professorship Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Firm commercializing University of Texas technology rounds up $14 million venture capital investment

Oct. 1, 2004

LabNow Inc. has received $14 million in first-round venture investment for its point-of-care diagnostic system from the Soros Group, Austin Ventures and other investors.

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