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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.

Academics, Leadership Earn UA Business Students Awards

UANews | June 29, 2011
UA Eller College of Management students Aleksey Chernobelskiy, Jenna Oertle, Laura Lelicoff and Travis Lovrien were among 64 students nationally awarded $1,000 each for their contributions to the campus community and their academic distinction.

UA Workshop to Arm Teachers with Financial Education Tools

UANews | June 21, 2011
Now in its 10th year, the National Educator Financial Literacy Training at the UA gives educators the skills to teach financial literacy to students and others. The program runs June 27-30.

Public Firms Weathered Recession Better Than Expected

UANews | June 17, 2011
The prevailing narrative of the financial crisis revolves around banks' reduced ability to issue loans, but a new paper by UA associate professor of finance Kathy Kahle reveals that the credit supply shock did not affect publicly traded firms as much as expected.

Record Number of UA Law Students Selected for Program

UANews | June 6, 2011
Eleven UA law students – the largest number at one time for the UA – have been selected to participate in the Equal Justice Works Summer Corps program. Across the nation, 700 students are involved the program, which exists to expand legal services for low-income and underserved populations.