S. James Anaya, a UA Regents' Professor of Law and Special Rapporteur to the United Nations, announced this month that he will give special attention to extractive industries over the course of his next term.
Students enrolled in a nonprofit management class at the UA Eller College of Management have organized a brigade of 400 of their peers to volunteer in the Tucson community on Oct. 22. The effort was organized to coincide with Make a Difference Day, a national movement founded by USA WEEKEND Magazine.
Christopher Edley, Jr., a distinguished law professor at the University of California, Berkeley, has spent decades helping to shape the national discourse on educational equity and excellence. He will give a public talk at the UA on Oct. 14.
Ten years ago, the UA James E. Rogers College of Law formally launched the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program, which has since gained a reputation for being of the strongest programs of its kind in the world. An anniversary conference will be held Oct. 8-9 at the law school.
The head of Sony Computer Entertainment America will be on campus for a public presentation at the Eller College and to explore possible connections between Sony and the UA.The Sony PlayStation Experience truck also will be on the UA Mall for two days.
Two studies by a UA business professor examine the hiring of CEOs, finding that new CEOs make better decisions when their self image is tied to the firm and that "strategic noise" can soften market response to a new hire.