University of Arizona to Offer Nation’s First Bachelor of Arts in Law
The UA will be the first university in the nation to offer a Bachelor of Arts in Law, starting this fall. The new degree will prepare graduates for careers in which a strong knowledge of law is advantageous, including those in fields such as city planning, business management, health care administration and human resources, among others.
UA Law Students Help Protect Startups' Innovations
A new intellectual property clinic founded at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is giving law students the chance to counsel startup business owners. The clinic allows law students in their third year to help new entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground while protecting their innovative ideas. To form the clinic, the college partnered with law firm Quarles & Brady LLP.
Jessup will begin his tenure as dean in May. He is chair of the department of entrepreneurship and information systems and director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Washington State University.
UA law faculty member Katherine Barnes and her collaborator, Elizabeth Mertz, set out to understand how law faculty perceive the tenure process and found striking differences between women and people of color.
A new 1.6-megawatt array located in the UA Science and Technology Park's Solar Zone will offer solar energy to Tucson Electric Power customers. The system's output will be sold through TEP's new Bright Tucson Community Solar Program.
UANativeNet, formerly Arizona NativeNet, was reactivated this month, offering a new host of resources for tribal nations, attorneys, educators, students and others interested in issues facing American Indian and indigenous populations.
Students in the UA Honors College presented dozens of ideas on ways to boost campus sustainability the same day the University's Green Fund opened a campus-wide call for funding requests regarding sustainability-related efforts.
Gerald Swanson and Marshall Vest will offer insights and cautionary messages about the national and statewide economies at the annual Eller College Outlook Luncheon on Friday, Dec. 10, at the Westin La Paloma Resort.