The University of Arizona

Tech Launch Arizona Awards $715,000 to UA Faculty for 2012-13

UANews | January 18, 2013
Awards to 19 researchers kicked off Tech Launch Arizona's Proof of Concept Program, which aims to enable faculty with promising discoveries to address technological hurdles, moving the inventions closer to commercialization. Tech Launch Arizona is a new UA initiative with the primary mission of ensuring greater cohesion among University researchers and the business community.

UA Eller College MIS Department Launches Online Master’s in MIS

UANews | January 18, 2013
In March, the UA Eller College of Management will become the first business school with a top-five MIS department to offer an online graduate degree program in this high-demand specialty. The Eller MISonline program will focus on applying technology to achieve strategic objectives across sectors, including business, nonprofit and government.

UA Club Unites Aspiring Entrepreneurs

UANews | January 11, 2013
The UA's Retail Entrepreneurship Club is recruiting students from all majors who are interested in one day starting their own businesses. The club is in the midst of planning its first Think Big retail development conference for aspiring entrepreneurs and local business owners, slated for April 20 on the UA campus.

Arizona to Let Law Students Take Bar Exam Before Graduation

UANews | December 12, 2012
The Arizona Supreme Court has approved a proposal, developed by the UA College of Law, that will allow law students to take the state bar exam in their third year of law school. The proposal, supported by all three of the state's law schools, was intended to help move law students from classroom to practice as quickly as possible.

Marc L. Miller Named Dean of UA College of Law

UANews | November 20, 2012
UA law professor Marc L. Miller has been chosen as dean of the UA's James E. Rogers College of Law on an interim basis, effective Nov. 1. Miller came to the college in 2006 as the Ralph W. Bilby Professor of Law. He has been a co-director of the Program in Criminal Law and Policy, and since 2011 he has served as vice dean of the college.

UA, ASU to Face Off in Annual Law Competition

UANews | November 7, 2012
Law students from the UA and ASU will go head to head in a closing arguments competition for the Jenckes Cup, awarded annually to one of the rival schools. The UA currently holds the cup, awarded to the student team that makes the best legal arguments as determined by fellows of the Arizona chapter of the American College of Trial Lawyers.