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UA Researcher Part of Global Language Preservation Initiative

UANews | June 29, 2012
UA researcher Susan D. Penfield is serving on the advisory committee to the Endangered Languages Project, a global linguistic diversity initiative seeded by Google. The project is for people interested in learning about and working to preserve near-extinct languages.

New UA General Counsel Named

UANews | June 21, 2012
Laura Todd Johnson, who joined the UA in 2002, has been named the University's new general counsel and vice president for legal affairs. She will begin the position on July 1.

Eller in Europe

UANews | June 20, 2012
More than 40 UA students in an Eller College of Management program, along with four instructors, are bound for Europe to study sports management. The students will attend and learn about managing some of the world's most prominent athletic events, including the Tour de France, Wimbledon and the 2012 Summer Olympics.

MIS Scholars Training for Future Careers

UANews | June 12, 2012
The management information systems field is booming nationwide, and students at the UA's Eller College of Management represent its future workforce. A new program is identifying potential MIS majors and providing them with scholarships and opportunities to learn the industry.

Former UA Students Invent Robot, Start Own Company

UANews | June 8, 2012
Peter Seid and Phu Nguyen invented smartphone-controlled robots that can learn from their environment and interact with people. Their company, Romotive, is based in Las Vegas.

When Youth and the Courts Convene

UANews | June 6, 2012
High school students participating in the UA summer Law Camp this week are gaining an improved understanding of the field and the role the law plays in our everyday lives. The camp is designed to inform students about the importance of advocating on behalf of child victims who are called to testify in court.