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January 2019
23
WED
While we have enjoyed one of the longest expansions of the stock market on record, what’s the risk to a downturn in the economy in 2019 — especially in this volatile geopolitical environment and challenging market conditions?

For the seventh consecutive year, the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas collaborate on a high-level informative and business networking event for the Houston business community.

Join us at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas — Houston Branch, as Dean Jay Hartzell hosts a conversation with top C-level Houston executives in energy and transportation. Learn more and register today.
 
Wednesday, January 23
7:00am - 9:30am

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch 1801 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas 77019
 
Wednesday, January 23
7:00am - 9:30am

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch 1801 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas 77019
25
FRI
Sandy Leeds is a member of the Finance Department faculty at The University of Texas. He has been on the faculty for 17+ years and served as President of The MBA Investment Fund, L.L.C. for 13 of those years. He teaches both graduate and undergraduate level courses, including Corporate Finance, Advanced Corporate Finance, Public Policy (Long-Term Issues in the Markets), Investments, Portfolio Management / Security Analysis, Macroeconomics, and Money and Capital Markets. He has a J.D. from The University of Virginia School of Law, an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin and a B.S. in Investment Management from The University of Alabama. He is a member of the Texas State Bar and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

The Knowledge To Go (KTG) webinar series gives McCombs alumni the ability to continue their active learning relationship with the university. These monthly one-hour webinars are conducted live at noon Central Standard Time, and then posted on the web for those who can't join live. Knowledge To Go lets you learn about today’s most urgent business issues from the leading minds at UT--all from the convenience of your desktop.
 
Friday, January 25
12:00pm - 1:00pm

ONLINE (HTTPS://MEETING.AUSTIN.UTEXAS.EDU/KTGWEBINAR/)
31
THU
While we have enjoyed one of the longest expansions of the stock market on record, what’s the risk to a downturn in the economy in 2019 — especially in this volatile geopolitical environment and challenging market conditions?

For the seventh consecutive year, the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas collaborate on a high-level informative and business networking event for the San Antonio business community.

Join us at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas — San Antonio Branch as Dean Jay Hartzell hosts a conversation with top C-level San Antonio execs. Learn more and register today.
 
Thursday, January 31
7:00am - 9:30am

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch 402 Dwyer St., San Antonio, Texas 78204
 
Thursday, January 31
7:00am - 9:30am

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch 402 Dwyer St., San Antonio, Texas 78204
February 2019
5
TUES
MPA Mock Interview Marathon Day allows you to create a student-friendly image, build your company brand on campus, and identify great candidates early by conducting mock interviews to help students improve their interviewing skills. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend.
 
Tuesday, February 5
8:00am - 5:00pm

5
TUES

The BBAWC Roundtable Breakfast Forum (held each fall and spring) begins with breakout discussions on issues like developing leadership competencies, bridging the gender communication gap, and achieving work/life balance. The forums conclude with a networking session. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

 
Tuesday, February 5
9:00am - 11:00am

CBA Events Room (CBA 3.304)
5
TUES

BBA Corporate Mock Interviews are a great way to build your company’s reputation and presence on campus. Representatives from your company interview students for mock positions and give the BBA students valuable feedback. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

 
Tuesday, February 5
10:00am - 3:00pm

Ford Career Center Interview Suites (GSB 4.114)
6
WED

The McCombs Career Expo (held each fall and spring) provides opportunities for employers to recruit full-time and internship candidates at the McCombs School of Business. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

 
Wednesday, February 6
12:00pm - 5:00pm

UT Rec Sports
6
WED

The McCombs Diversity Council Dinner begins with a networking session and is followed by dinner with BBA students. The event provides companies the opportunity to interact with a diverse group of BBA students while sharing opinions and engaging in lively, thought-provoking discussion. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA

 
Wednesday, February 6
6:00pm - 9:00pm

TBA
7
THU
While we have enjoyed one of the longest expansions of the stock market on record, what’s the risk to a downturn in the economy in 2019 — especially in this volatile geopolitical environment and challenging market conditions?

For the seventh consecutive year, the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas collaborate on a high-level informative and business networking event for the Dallas business community.

Join us at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas as Dean Jay Hartzell hosts a conversation with top C-level execs in energy and innovation. Learn more and register today.
 
Thursday, February 7
7:00am - 9:30am

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas 2200 N. Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201
 
Thursday, February 7
7:00am - 9:30am

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas 2200 N. Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201
7
THU

An opportunity for Target Your Future sponsors to share insight and connect with BBA students. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA

 
Thursday, February 7
11:00am - 12:30pm

Legacy Events Room (CBA 3.202)
7
THU
At the MPA Career Dinner, a variety of speakers will address topics affecting their company and/or industry such as market trends and regulatory changes. As a participating organization, you will have an assigned table for representatives to interact with students throughout the meal and educate them about available career opportunities. Additionally, you may submit a proposed topic and speaker biography for review and possible selection by a UT committee composed of faculty, students, and staff. A brief networking dessert reception at the end provides a chance to connect with additional students. Newly admitted traditional MPA students are the primary audience.
 
Thursday, February 7
5:00pm - 8:00pm

8
FRI
Join the Austin Chapter for their monthly breakfast. The February gathering will feature Henry Yoshida. Henry is the co-founder and CEO of Rocket Dollar. Rocket Dollar allows individuals to open a Self-Directed Solo 401(k) or Self-Directed IRA in minutes. Previously, Henry was the co-founder of Honest Dollar, a robo-advisor retirement platform that was acquired by Goldman Sachs, as well as a founder of MY Group LLC, a $2.5-billion assets under management investment firm.

He is a NextGen Venture and Central Texas Angel Network Partner, as well as a Techstars and Capital Factory mentor. In addition, Henry is a Certified Financial Planner and a former Merrill Lynch Vice President. He was a two time finalist for PLANSPONSOR’s Retirement Plan Advisor of the Year and a 401(k) Leadership finalist for the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries.

Henry graduated from UT with a BS in Political Science and holds an MBA from both the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University and Queen’s University in Canada. He resides in Austin with his wife and two daughters.

Complimentary coffee and breakfast is provided. We look forward to seeing you there!
 
Friday, February 8
7:30am - 9:00am

Stinson's Bistro & Cafe, 4416 Burnet Rd., Austin, TX 78756
8
FRI
The inaugural Diversity Conference at McCombs is a one-day MBA student-led event analyzing key strategies that companies need to implement “Diversity That Works.” The Conference welcomes distinguished speakers from Dell, PepsiCo, Kapor Capital, Google, PWC, BET, and more, who are passionately involved in diversity initiatives. This event will inspire innovation and create an inclusive and culturally competent modern workplace through powerful discussions about diversity and inclusion in the business world. RSVP today!
 
Friday, February 8
8:00am - 6:30pm

Robert B. Rowling Hall, 300 W. MLK Jr. Blvd., Austin, TX 78705
8
FRI
Elevate: Diversity & Inclusion Conference at McCombs will analyze key strategies that companies need to implement “Diversity That Works.” The conference seeks to identify how companies and business leaders create effective strategies to transform their current culture into one where both diversity and inclusion become embedded in the organization’s DNA. This year's event welcomes distinguished business leaders from national companies and entrepreneurial firms that are passionately involved in diversity initiatives and will inspire innovation and create an inclusive and culturally competent modern workplace through powerful discussions about diversity and inclusion in the business world.
 
Friday, February 8
8:00am - 6:30pm

Robert B. Rowling Hall (300 W. Martin Luther King Blvd.)
12
TUES
Professor Kristie Loescher teaches management, leadership, and business communications. She has her doctorate in business administration from Nova Southeastern University, specializing in human resources management. Prior to her career in academia, Kristie worked in the healthcare industry for 15 years in the areas of quality assurance, utilization management, and clinical research. Her academic publications focus on ethical education, organizational ethics, communication, change management, diversity management, process improvement in health care delivery systems, and health care reform. Dr. Loescher is the associate director for the Business Foundations Program and the director of curriculum and community engagement for the Healthcare Innovation Initiative. Dr. Loescher is also a co-author of the book, "Communication Matters: Write, Speak, Succeed" published by Kendall Hunt in 2007 with a second edition in 2010.
 
Tuesday, February 12
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Online: https://meeting.austin.utexas.edu/ktgwebinar
19
TUES

The BBA Etiquette Dinner (held each fall and spring) provides networking practice for approximately 70 BBA students with a networking session in addition to learning the do's and don'ts of business dining etiquette. Employers are seated with students to share stories and give advice on business networking. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA

 
Tuesday, February 19
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Texas Union (Santa Rita Suite)
28
THU
Texas McCombs Presents—a conversation with John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, moderated by Texas Tribune co-founder and Evan Smith, CEO of The Texas Tribune. Attend the event in person or via livestream. RSVP today!

Mackey co-founded Austin-based Whole Foods Market in 1980 and built it into a multinational organization, with stores across the country, as well as Canada and the United Kingdom. He served as chairman of the board for Whole Foods from its founding until 2009. In 2003, he was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year. Mackey is also the co-author of "Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business."
 
Thursday, February 28
11:30am - 1:00pm

Livestream or in person at Robert B. Rowling Hall, 300 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78712
28
THU
Join The Texas Tribune in person or on our livestream for a conversation with John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, moderated by Texas Tribune co-founder and CEO Evan Smith.

Mackey co-founded Austin-based Whole Foods Market in 1980 and built it into a multinational organization, with stores across the country, as well as Canada and the United Kingdom. He served as chairman of the board for Whole Foods from its founding until 2009. In 2003, he was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year. Mackey is also the co-author of "Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business."
 
Thursday, February 28
11:30am - 1:00pm

Crum Auditorium, Rowling Hall at the McCombs School of Business
April 2019
 
Friday, April 12
9:00am - 4:00pm