March 28, 2018
Although some may question the wisdom of handing out “participation trophies,” Cindy and Bo Kelly, owners of Hill Country Trophy in San Marcos, say recognizing children for their efforts is a rewarding part of their work.
February 19, 2018
Tierra Prometida, an alpaca ranch 15 miles west of San Marcos, is home to dozens of alpacas. Alpaca wool is more eco-friendly than synthetic fibers and even other woolly livestock.
February 6, 2018
An Austin startup is bringing robotics to the Drag to make your morning coffee.
Briggo, a coffee shop inside of Moojo’s on Guadalupe, opened last month. However, the coffee shop is completely automated, and instead of talking to a barista, customers order through an app.
January 19, 2018
Researchers have found that having too much time can cause employees to work more slowly in order to avoid boredom.
UT management professor Andrew Brodsky, along with Harvard business professor Teresa Amabile, studied the effect on an employee not having enough work to fill their time, causing a period of “idle time.”
September 27, 2017
When online-bookstore-turned-leading-retailer Amazon.com Inc. was born over twenty years ago, the thought that online stores could replace brick-and-mortar businesses was nearly unthinkable. In 2017, however, it’s entirely possible that Austin will start seeing more Amazon Fresh delivery trucks on the streets than grocery stores.
Forty-three percent of Americans want President Donald Trump to revive the coal industry and 64 percent think he can do it, according to the spring 2017 edition of the biannual University of Texas Energy Poll.
However, energy market experts believe coal isn’t coming back.
October 27, 2016
A UT research group is improving the safety and efficiency of inspecting power lines by connecting an Austin energy company with new technology: drones.
November 23, 2015
Austin is an ideal place to start a business, but there aren’t enough sources of local investment to help startups grow, according to a recent study by two Austin business associations.
September 16, 2015
Political economist and self-proclaimed “class worrier” Robert Reich warned last week in a lecture at UT that widening political and economic inequality meant that the U.S. would soon have to choose between either authoritarianism or reform.
April 25, 2015
The Delta Sigma Pi – Beta Kappa Chapter hosted a talk for business students on Thursday in the DSPeaks series featuring University of Texas alumnus Burnie Burns, co-founder and former CEO of Rooster Teeth Productions.