Tags : University of Texas

The Genesis of Austin’s Technology Brand

THE STORY OF HOW IT ALL STARTED 40 YEARS AGO By Ray Niekamp How does a city transform itself from an economic backwater to a high-tech powerhouse? In the case of Austin, it started with a short conversation. Austin Mayor Lee Cooke was on his way to give a speech when the mobile phone in […]Read More

DellMed Dean Envisions A New Kind of Practice

DR. CLAY JOHNSTON AIMS TO TRAIN PHYSICIAN LEADERS TO FIX A BROKEN MEDICAL SYSTEM For entrepreneurs, nothing compares to the feeling of building a vision from the ground up. For Dr. Clay Johnston, the dean of the new Dell Medical School at the University of Texas-Austin, that vision is becoming a reality as the first […]Read More

Screw the Valley

By Dacia Rivers Peruse most business publications’ list of the best cities in the U.S. for fledgling tech companies, and chances are, you’ll see Austin in the ranks – usually near the top. Austin, and Texas as whole, has been getting a lot of attention on a national and even international basis for being a […]Read More