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BS in Global Business

The World Affairs Council, UT Dallas Chapter, is a student organization formed in January 2016 with the support and leadership of the parent organization, World Affairs Council, DFW. The chapter’s inaugural event was held Feb. 2, 2016, and featured Jim Falk, president of the World Affairs Council, DFW, as the guest speaker.

The mission of the UT Dallas chapter is to promote international awareness and cross-cultural understanding in the campus community by bringing speakers and lecturers who are experts on topics currently affecting the world. The organization further engages students by assembling a panel discussion a week or two after a lecture event to discuss and debate the topics that were introduced by the guest speaker/s. Volunteer and networking opportunities also are promoted to encourage student participation.

World Affairs Council

World Affairs Council, UT Dallas Chapter, Inaugural Event, February 2, 2016

A priority of the BS in Global Business program and the Ms in International Management Studies programis to provide students with the opportunity to develop and build leadership skills in and out of the classroom. The Global Business Organization, better known as the GBO, carries out this vision by creating volunteer activities, conferences and speaking events, Students who attend get to interact and network with the professional world. Follow their Facebook page

Global Business Organization students from UT Dallas participate in volunteering and social events

Global Business Students Site Visit to Siemens, DFW Facility

GBO volunteers at a local children’s shelter – Jonathan’s Place

The GBO volunteers at Jonathan’s Place teach the kids about Chinese New Year traditions and customs.

Conversational English Club Holiday Party

Conversational English Club Holiday Party

Paycom corporate office Visit

Global Business and MS in International Management Studies students visit Paycom corporate office

Dallas Museum of Art visit

The GBO at the Dallas Museum of Art

GBO Speaker Series

The GBO Speaker Series featured guest speakers Laura Gatins and Kathryn Cassidy from Altair Global, Oct. 23, 2015.

The Conversational English Club

The Conversational English Club

pumpkin carving contest

The GBO celebrates the fall season with a pumpkin-carving fundraising event.

Pumpkin Carving Workshop

The GBO Pumpkin Carving Workshop – October 2015

GBO Speaker Series, Marie Hightower, Chief Mobility Officer, Xerox Relocation

GBO Speaker Series presents Marie Hightower, chief mobility officer, Xerox Relocation – October 2015.

campaign for the Year of Ethiopia

The GBO launches its annual campaign, this time for the Year of Ethiopia – October 2015.

The Global Business Social Mixer, Jindal School, UT Dallas

The Global Business Social Mixer welcomed foreign-exchange students to JSOM.

The GBO organized a group of volunteers to pick up the foreign-exchange students at the airport.

The GBO organized a group of volunteers to pick up the foreign-exchange students at the airport.

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