News Category: mccombs-school-of-business

Earning a More Positive Return

March 5, 2020

Sustainable finance has grown exponentially over the past decade and now represents $1 in $4 invested in the U.S. securities markets. Read more in this article by UT Austin's Social Innovation Initiative Director, Meeta Kothare.

Experiences Rather than Stuff Leads to a Happier Result

March 4, 2020

New research by Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing at the McCombs School of Business, shows that people are happier when they spend on doing rather than acquiring stuff.

Wall Street Investors React to Climate Change

Feb. 17, 2020

The first-ever survey of institutional investors conducted in part by the McCombs School of Business shows that Wall Street investors are paying attention to climate change.

Pocket Prairie

Nov. 7, 2019

In the Fall 2019 McCombs School of Business Magazine, BBA student Jack Rouse talks about helping add a unique ecosystem, Blackland prairie, to campus.

In the News: City and University Discuss Sustainability and Conservation

Nov. 6, 2019

The McCombs Social Innovation Institute hosted a panel discussion about sustainability and conservation in the city and on campus.

Giving Curriculum a Sustainability Boost

March 28, 2019

The Sustainability Course Development Awards have provided grants to faculty since 2012 to increase sustainability in undergraduate education. The Mitchell Foundation provided a scaffold to create this curriculum.

Organic Ascent of a McCombs Graduate

Feb. 8, 2019

Carla Vernón has elevated what she learned at McCombs School of Business in her work as president of the natural and organic sector of General Mills.

Successful Swapping

Aug. 9, 2018

The annual Office Supply Swap was a huge success: over 100 UT employees exchanged unwanted items for needed supplies, and additional material (2.5 truck loads) was donated to UT Surplus Property.

Beekeeping with a McCombs Senior

May 17, 2018

Kobi Naseck, president of the BEEVO Beekeeping Society, will graduate this spring from Business Honors, Plan II Honors, and the Business & Public Policy Certificate Program. 

Less is More

April 24, 2018

This article by Jeremy Simon explores how consumers can be more sustainable by chosing not to purchase new items and to purchase less.