College of Business (COB)

National Association of Professional Women Inducts Elizabeth H. Rivera, VP Financial Advisor of Southwest Securities, Inc., Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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

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...

How Dell's acquisition of EMC affects VMware EUC, Citrix

Tue, Oct 13, 2015 - 12:00pm

by Ramin Edmond

Dell made the biggest bet the IT industry has ever seen this week with the acquisition of EMC and VMware, and while it's a risky move, it is one that gives the legacy IT vendor a massive presence in the mobile market.

Dell bought EMC for $67 billion in the largest tech acquisition ever, and VMware is part of this deal as EMC owns it.

VMware will remain its own publicly-held company, independent from...

Three-Peat: University of North Texas wins IANA's fifth annual Student Competition

The student team fielded by the University of North Texas (UNT) won the Intermodal Association of North America's (IANA) fifth Intermodal EXPO Academic Challenge, earning the university its third consecutive victory. The competition is an integral part of IANA's Scholarship Award Program, allowing students the opportunity to apply classroom learning to real-world intermodal issues.

"Our annual student competition, held during the Intermodal EXPO, is a wonderful opportunity for industry executives to observe the next generation of intermodal transportation leaders as they display their insight and knowledge," said Joni...

Top Management Degrees publishes 2016 Top 50 Best Online MBA Super Ranking

Online business education and career guide Top Management Degrees has published a meta-ranking of the 50 best online MBA programs.

The 2016 Online MBA Super Ranking brings together the most respected MBA rankings from US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Financial Times, and Quacquarelli Symonds, while also taking into consideration each program's estimated cost and the average early career salary of graduates. MBA programs making the list offer the highest quality and reputation with the highest return on investment.

The ranking lists Indiana University Bloomington's Kelley School of Business as #1,...