Business and Economy

Accounting students from The University of Texas at Austin once again exceed all-state average

May 4, 2004

Accounting students from The University of Texas at Austin once again claimed by far the highest passing rate in the state for the annual Certified Public Accountants exam, beating Texas' average passing rate by 43 percentage points, according to recently released results from the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

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Plus Program cultivates leadership skills that corporate recruiters seek in MBA hires

March 11, 2004

About 800 MBA students from The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business will interrupt regular classroom activities from March 15-16 to participate in professional development workshops and consulting projects with companies around the world.

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Two-week worldwide tours enable MBA students to take hands-on approach to global business

March 3, 2004

To explore opportunities in global markets, 241 MBA students from the University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business will set out March 5 for a series of two-week global study tours to China, India, Eastern Europe and other locations around the world.

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Aspiring entrepreneurs vie for $100,000 in annual MOOT CORP competition

Feb. 5, 2004

Five teams of MBA students from The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business will compete on Feb. 5 for a $100,000 investment during the campus round of MOOT CORP, the university's annual new venture competition for graduate students.

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University Budget Council adopts recommendation on medical benefits for graduate student employees

Dec. 3, 2003

The University of Texas at Austin announced Wednesday (Dec. 3) it has accepted the recommendation of an Ad Hoc Committee on Medical Benefits for Graduate Student Employees. The employees involved are principally teaching assistants, assistant instructors and graduate research assistants.

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