The University of Arizona

UA Eller Offering INSITE into Data Deluge of Social Media

UANews | December 21, 2011
Each day, billions of photos and text are generated through a variety of social media sources such as Facebook, Twitter and blogs. To help companies analyze, forecast and make real-time decisions from this data, Sudha Ram, a UA management and information systems professor,  has created a new business intelligence center called, INSITE.  

UA Athletics Personality Pursues Marketing Degree, Career

UANews | December 15, 2011
Stephanie Csongor, a marketing student in the UA Eller College of Management, is the in-game host for Arizona football. This year, thousands of fans saw her on the Arizona Stadium video screen during games. She also is president of Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity.

Pets Therapy Melts Away Stress During Finals

UANews | December 13, 2011
Animal-handler teams are visiting the UA James E. Rogers College of Law during finals week to offer pet therapy to students working on projects and studying for final exams. Said volunteer Joan Leslie: "You can just see the stress levels go down."

Student Teams Present Ideas for UA Sustainability, Safety

UANews | December 9, 2011
As part of an introductory course, UA pre-business freshmen, all Honors College students, developed dozens of ideas to help improve sustainability, safety and and cross-department synergies on campus.

UA Team Leads Nationwide Survey of Coupon Usage

UANews | December 6, 2011
Call them penny pinchers or cheap. But according to UA researchers who studied coupon usage across the nation, "coupon divas," or high users of coupons, consider themselves to be smart shoppers and financially savvy. Furthermore, they think non-users are wasting money.

Economics Professor Weighs Options for Climate Management

UANews | December 2, 2011
Combining policies aimed at removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere with those aimed at reducing emissions could decrease CO2 concentrations faster than natural processes alone, finds a new study by UA assistant professor of economics Derek Lemoine.

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