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Better Ways to Hire, Announce a New CEO

UANews | September 16, 2011
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.

Legal Experts to Review Major Supreme Court Cases

UANews | September 13, 2011
For its 13th annual Constitution Day Supreme Court Review, the UA James E. Rogers College of Law is hosting a discussion of five recent and important U.S. Supreme Court cases. The event will take place Sept. 16.

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.