The University of Arizona

New QuantLaw Program to Address Law in the Data Age

UANews | October 2, 2013
The UA's James E. Rogers College of Law is launching a new QuantLaw program, focusing on the emerging field at the intersection of law and the data revolution. The law that regulates the use of data is largely unsettled, and most laws regarding privacy, trade secrets and national security have not caught up to the modern flood of data, says UA associate professor of law Jane Bambauer.

Eller College Announces Dave Sitton Student Mentorship Grant

UANews | September 30, 2013
The UA's Eller College of Management has announced an anonymous commitment that honors the memory of Dave Sitton, a UA and community leader who died Aug. 12. Jim Click, who leads one of the nation's largest automotive dealer groups, has matched the commitment. The Dave Sitton Student Mentorship Grant will support mentorship in the UA's top-ranked McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship.

Accounting Professor Examines Profit-Based Incentives and Hospital Charity Care

UANews | September 26, 2013
Competition for effective leaders has motivated both for-profit and nonprofit hospitals to adopt profit-based incentives in setting executive compensation. A new paper, co-authored by UA accounting professor Leslie Eldenburg, examines the effect of profit-based incentives on charity care provided by hospitals. The paper is forthcoming in The Journal of Contemporary Accounting Research.

UA's McGuire Entrepreneurship Program Ranked Among Nation's Best

UANews | September 18, 2013
The UA's renowned McGuire Entrepreneurship Program has again been recognized as one of the best programs in the country. Among the nation's public institutions, the UA's entrepreneurship program is ranked No. 2 by U.S. News & World Report and in the top 10 by The Princeton Review.

UA Law College Expands Global Partnerships

UANews | August 7, 2013
The UA's James E. Rogers College of Law is partnering with five law schools in China to offer dual-degree programs that allow students to earn both a UA law degree and a law degree from China. "These dual-degree programs respond to the growing demand for lawyers who are fully trained and qualified to practice law in more than one country," says UA law professor Brent White.

New UA Degree to Teach Non-Lawyers to 'Think Like a Lawyer'

UANews | July 24, 2013
A new master's degree being offered for the first time this fall by the UA's James E. Rogers College of Law aims to teach non-lawyers to "think like a lawyer." The Master's in Legal Studies degree is designed for people who work in, or intend to work in, a profession in which some legal knowledge would be helpful but a law degree is not required.

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