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UA Tech Spinoff Acquired by IBM Corp.

UANews | September 12, 2011
The crime analytics company i2 – which merged with UA tech spinoff Knowledge Computing Company in 2009 – has been acquired by IBM Corp. KCC was founded by McClelland Professor of MIS Hsinchun Chen to commercialize the crime-fighting product COPLINK®.

UA Study: Financial Education Creates Positive 'Snowball Effect'

UANews | August 31, 2011
A longitudinal study by the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences shows that cumulative education leads to more financial knowledge and more positive financial behaviors. The APLUS study has followed a cohort of students who started at the UA in 2007.

Book on Wildfire Policy Research Slated for Fall Release

UANews | August 8, 2011
On the heels of the southwestern region's intense fire season, a new book co-edited by Dean Lueck, a UA agricultural and resource economics professor, is being finalized for its December release.

Business Ethics Center Established in Eller College

UANews | August 5, 2011
The UA's Eller College of Management has formed the Center for Leadership Ethics, which brings together top research faculty, established educational outreach programs and corporate partnerships to effect broad change in ethical leadership across business sectors.

New UA Agriculture, Life Sciences Dean Chosen

UANews | July 18, 2011
Shane C. Burgess, who leads veterinary research at Mississippi State University and has worked around the world, succeeds Eugene G. Sander as dean of the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Burgess has a prolific research portfolio that spans a range of biological sciences.

Training for Crisis Response? Watch Movies, Video Games

UANews | July 6, 2011
When it comes to crisis management training, the UA's Anita Lynn Furtner says it is time to do away with lectures and PowerPoint and consider films and video games.