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Brewing Up Business

Published October 7, 2013

Bauer alumni Derek Shaw and Sam Wijnberg are opening The Nook Cafe on Calhoun this month.


From Bauer to Barbecue

Published July 3, 2013

Lisa Kuhfeldt (’07) was never hog wild about barbecue. It was either “too smoky or too fatty or too rich,” says the graduate of the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.


The Creative Class

Published October 9, 2012

When Tina and Josh Zulu (’00 and ’02) finished the entrepreneurship program at the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, they didn’t just earn a degree. They left with a foundation for a business and a network to support it


Up Close With Brooks Bassler (’02)

Published September 4, 2012

Brooks Bassler’s father attended the University of Houston on a football scholarship and later started successful businesses in the housing, motel and energy industries. His mother grew up in Morgan City, La., in a family that knew how to stir up a good pot of gumbo. With his Maw Maw’


Up Close With Tony Van Slyke (MBA ’91)

Published August 2, 2012

Back in 2008, Goodwill Industries of Houston was looking for a CFO who could wean the struggling non-profit off its contributed-income dependency and make it run like a business. Tony Van Slyke (MBA ‘91) was looking to expand his repertoire with a CFO position.


Up Close With Iryna Mckenzie (MBA 2012)

Published May 30, 2012

International student Iryna Mckenzie knows how valuable being part of a team can be —in March, she and three fellow MBAs worked together to take home first place in the Rice University Marketing Case Competition. Collaboration is also a big part of being successful in the…