In Good Hands

Bauer College Donors Share Motivation for Giving Back

In Good Hands

Bauer College Donors Share Motivation for Giving Back


Painting the Future

Accounting Senior Applies Artistic Talents To Service

Edith Rubio

Bauer College accounting senior Edith Rubio uses her artistic skills to serve the community as a volunteer for local school districts and student organizations. With Video.

Through the Fire

Bauer EMBA Student Looks to Future After Trauma

Marcos Martinez

For Marcos Martinez, recovery is about more than a physical transformation. On March 3, 1998, Martinez’s life changed forever.
With Video.

A Look Inside

Bauer MBA Alumna Leads Luxury Interior Design Firm

Marie Flanigan

When the economy slowed in 2008, Marie Flanigan wasn’t quite sure where life would take her. With Video.

Great Heights

Bauer MBA Couple Plant Roots in Trendy Houston Neighborhood

We Olive

We Olive & Wine Bar, the combination specialty goods store and wine bar opened its doors in mid 2017, but it feels like it’s been part of the Heights for much longer.

Investing in Education

Payne Teaching Excellence Awards Honor Bauer Faculty

Wayne Payne

In 1989, Wayne Payne and his wife Kathryn created an endowment fund to recognize exemplary faculty at Bauer College for their work in the classroom.

Just the Beginning

Amegy Bank Founder and Bauer Donor Reflects on Hard Work

Walter Johnson

Sit down with Walter Johnson for five minutes, and you’ll know one thing for certain — the man values hard work. With Video.


Featured Video: Marie Flanigan - A Look Inside

Bauer MBA alumna Marie Flanigan’s personal signature of refined elegance and innovative simplicity, coupled with her trademark style of sophisticated use of texture, color and light, has led her to be featured in Architectural Digest, Southern Living, Décor and other industry publications. Read her story →


Top Dogs

Bauer Professor Volunteers with Local Therapy Animal Organization

Everette Gardner

Professor Everette Gardner has volunteered with Caring Critters Houston for 15 years, most recently with his Australian Shepherd therapy dog Luke.

Pay it Forward

Corporate banking industry veteran lends expertise to Bauer courses

Pay it Forward

Corporate banker Bill Bobbora, who teaches entrepreneurship courses, has taken on new responsibility in the college's Commercial Banking Program.

Real Involvement

Houston Real Estate Industry Supports Bauer College Program

Keith Richards

Keith Richards, one of the first graduates of the Real Estate program, returns to campus and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor and Executive Director of the program.

Critical Decisions

Marketing Professor Tackles Medical Decision-Making in Research

Partha Krishnamurthy

Is medical decision-making as good as it can be, and is it based on the accumulated wisdom around the science of how people best make decisions?

Bauer Means Business

Our faculty are scholars and executives who produce real research that drives business impact. Your bottom line is our business. Bauer means business.


It's About Time

Recent Bauer Grad Develops Business to Track Volunteer Hours

Jake Milan

When a Bauer College professor challenged Jake Milan to convert his passion for service into a tool to connect people to volunteer opportunities, he wasted no time.

Making Bold Moves

Google Selects Two Bauer Students for Competitive Internship Program

Anne Yu and Melissa Torres

Bauer marketing seniors spent their summer interning at Google as part of their Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development (BOLD) Program.

Founding Females

Bauer College Launches Women in Entrepreneurship Course

Kelly McCormick

Launching a new class is always an adventure, and Kelly McCormick didn’t know if there would be enough interest to sustain a regular class beyond the first semester. With Video.


Innovating Small Business

New Small Business Development Center Leader Shares Vision

Dr. Steven Lawrence

Dr. Steven Lawrence will lead the UH Small Business Development Center that serves 32 counties in Southeast Texas through 15 business advising and training centers.

Sphere of Influence

Bauer Centers & Specialty Programs Connect Academia to Industry

Bauer Centers

Bauer College has more than a dozen faculty-led centers, institutes and specialty programs that prepare students through experiential learning while serving as a resource for business.

Creating Change

Bauer College Students Transform Through Bauer in D.C. Fellowship

Bauer in D.C

Over the last five years, Bauer College has given selected students the opportunity to see history as it happens through the Bauer in D.C. Fellowship Program.

Leaps and Bounds

Honors Program Celebrates 15 Years of Growth and Connection

Bauer Business Honors Program

The Bauer Business Honors Program offers selected University of Houston students an education that combines a solid liberal arts foundation with specialized business curriculum.


Taking Ownership

Bauer Alumna Ties Authenticity to Diversity & Inclusion

Renu Sachdeva

There are people whose personalities, passion and life history seem to converge in a professional livelihood perfectly suited for them to succeed..

Team Players

Bauer Alumnus and Wife Aim to Create Cycle of Giving

Roger Shao and Daisy Shao

Roger Shao left Taiwan at age 10 to come to the United States with his parents and sister — the language was different, the trends were different and the customs were different.

A Sure Thing

Executive Finds Meaning Helping Entrepreneurs Problem Solve

Al Jain

Oil-and-gas executive, consultant and entrepreneur AJ Jain brings a diverse skill set to his role as a mentor in Bauer College’s SURE™ Program.


The Giving Process

Bauer Senior Director of Advancement
Shares Perspective

Office of External Relations and Development

It is our job to make you proud for being involved with the C. T. Bauer College of Business.

Remembering a Legacy

Bauer College Celebrates Donor and
Philanthropist Melvyn Wolff

Melvyn Wolff

Melvyn Wolff, along with his wife Cyvia, was one of most ardent supporters of student success at the Bauer College.



Latha Ramchand

Dean Latha Ramchand

August 25 will be a day Houstonians will not forget. Harvey — Hurricane Harvey — made landfall, and the damage and devastation that followed was unprecedented.


Jessica Navarro

Executive Director of Communications: Jessica Navarro

The last few months have been anything but ordinary. Your world probably turned upside down for at least some time this August.


Thought Leadership Highlights

Faculty Research

In this issue, we highlight recent research from Professor Vanessa Patrick, Associate Professor Jaana Porra, Associate Professor Nisan Langberg, Professor Paul Povel and Assistant Professor Melanie Rudd.


Getting Involved

Student Event

See a collection of curated photos of the Bauer community participating in some of the Fall2017 semester's biggest events.


Meet Our Leadership

Bauer College Advisory Boards

Full lists of Bauer College's advisory board members.


Thank You for Your Support

Dean's Leadership Founders, Patrons and Associates.


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Jessica Navarro


Julie Bonnin
Tedric Breed (BBA ’13)
Wendell Brock
Dan and Carol Crumrine
C. Gregory Harper (MBA ’97)
Robert E. King
Joe W. Martin (BBA ’76)
Jessica Navarro (BA ’07, MA ’12)
Amanda Sebesta
Hilario “Eli” Yanez-Puentes (BBA ’17)


Kaelyn Williams


Nicki Evans


Charlie Propst (BA ’10)


Brandon Moeller
Marla Molony


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