He’s a two-time “Jeopardy!” champ, a math and sports lover who uses his knowledge to help professional basketball teams like the Dallas Mavericks improve their game, and a new professor at the University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business.
The Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the C. T. Bauer College of Business welcomed more than 40 students from the University of Houston who formed teams on April 4-6 to launch their own companies during the third annual “3 Day Startup” program (3DS).
The Third Annual Financial Symposium on April 12 is open to the public and offers free facilitated sessions and activities covering a range of financial topics, including money management, understanding a credit report, personal finance in education and careers in finance.
On March 18, the C. T. Bauer College of Business will aim to dispel the myth that only candidates with business backgrounds should pursue an MBA by holding a special information session targeting applicants who do not have undergraduate degrees in business.
Tri Nguyen, a 19-year-old Bauer College entrepreneurship junior who started a company that is developing an artificial pancreas to treat type-1 diabetes, is being backed with a $5,000 investment by a venture capital fund founded by an executive chairman of Google.
With the help of a dozen students from the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, more than 10,000 people in Peru could have access to electricity very soon.