Business and Economy

Race has powerful effects on children's perceptions of job status, study shows

June 26, 2003

Children's perceptions of job status and their own vocational interests are affected by racial segregation of the workforce according to a new study published in the May issue of Developmental Psychology, a journal published by the American Psychological Association (APA).

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Super Bowl of business plan competitions lures MBA entrepreneurs from around the world

April 23, 2003

In the film industry, it's the Academy Awards. In racing, it's the Grand Prix. And in college business plan contests, it's the annual Global MOOT CORP competition at The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business.

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Austin incubator among clean energy centers to receive $1 million in federal funding

April 7, 2003

The Clean Energy Incubator, a division of the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) at The University of Texas at Austin's IC2 Institute, will share in $1 million the National Alliance of Clean Energy Business Incubators will receive from the federal government in 2003.

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New credit card payment options at The University of Texas at Austin

April 3, 2003

Efforts to defray the growing cost of providing electronic payment options at The University of Texas at Austin have resulted in the implementation of a new credit card policy to take effect April 21.

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Sembradores Valentine's Day Ball proceeds provide scholarships for university students

Jan. 23, 2003

The Sembradores de Amistad Valentine's Day Ball 2003, supporting scholarship endowments for underprivileged students at The University of Texas at Austin and three other central Texas educational institutions, will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 15 at Austin's Omni South Park Hotel.

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