College of Business (COB)

Business Clients Put UNT Student Consultants to the Test
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Tue, Jun 14, 2016

The idea came to Michael Ingle at 3 a.m. as he lay on his bare mattress waiting for his sheets to dry after a late night of laundry.

Consumed with thoughts of invisible filth — mattresses can contain more than 100,000 dust mites and bed bugs can live for months without feeding — Ingle turned the problem with no solution into a 15-minute mattress sanitizing company dubbed Clean Sleep.

He eventually pitched his idea to investors on the reality TV show, Shark Tank. The business tycoons on the show liked the concept, but criticized the Flower Mound-based company for its...

Top 20 MBA Programs for Online Students
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By Briana Boyington

Explore the Best Online MBA Programs

Students who pursue an online MBA can get industry skills and connections to build their career.

For the second year, U.S. News has ranked master's programs in business administration separately from other business degrees in areas such as finance...

Internal Auditor Honors UNT Graduate as Emerging Leader
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Krystle Pond, a 2013 graduate from the University of North Texas College of Business, has been named as one of the top 2015 Emerging Leaders by Internal Auditor Magazine.

Pond shares the honor with fourteen other leaders in the field. These practitioners are “taking the internal auditing world by storm,” not just...

National Association of Professional Women Inducts Elizabeth H. Rivera, VP Financial Advisor of Southwest Securities, Inc., Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle
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Tue, Nov 3, 2015 - 12:00pm

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Elizabeth H. Rivera as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. NAPW is the nation's leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 775,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I'm pleased to recognize Elizabeth with this important honor,” says...

Blue Bell ice cream returns to North Texas stores
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Mon, Nov 2, 2015 - 6:00am

by Gordon Dickson

SOUTHLAKE - Bryan McLarty let out a bellowing “Hoo-rah!” as he made his way to the checkout counter about 5:30 a.m. Monday at a Kroger supermarket in Southlake.

He was the first customer to buy Blue Bell ice cream at the store, since the Brenham-based company was forced to shut down production because of a food-borne illness scandal. But like many loyal fans of the frozen treat, McLarty had put the controversy behind him and was ready to celebrate with four half-gallons.

“I’ve been waiting six or seven months for this,” proclaimed McLarty, 51, who owns Big Fish BBQ and Catering Co. Then he...