Eller College to Bring MBA Program Online
The UA Eller College of Management's internationally recognized MBA program will be available online beginning this fall. Applications for the program now are being accepted. With a focus on innovation, application and communication, the Eller MBA experience is designed to give graduates what they need to effectively lead in today's changing global marketplace.
UA Spin-Off to Test Cancer-Preventing Drug Combination
The UA spin-off company Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is building on systematic basic research by UA researchers that explored molecular mechanisms underlying tumor growth. The company is embarking on a clinical trial to prevent the occurrence of colorectal cancer or high-risk polyps in colon cancer survivors.
UA Eller Accounting Students Volunteer to Prep Taxes for Tucsonans in Need
UA accounting students have spent more than 140 hours so far processing tax refunds for Tucsonans in need through a partnership with the United Way and the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The experience offers students the opportunity to build professional skills by working with real clients and navigating complex tax issues.
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Arguments at UA College of Law
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will hear oral arguments at the James E. Rogers College of Law on March 6. The court hears cases annually at the college, and the event is open to the community. A public question-and-answer session with the panel of judges will follow the oral arguments.
'Digital Divas,' the World's Most Connected Consumers
A study led by UA researcher Anita Bhappu found that "digital divas" are an emerging segment of the world's very knowledgeable and highly influential purchasers. Her team surveyed more than 7,400 shoppers in four different locations around the globe, finding that this consumer population, though small in size, comprises the vast majority of all fashion spending.
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.
In a recent survey, the UA was listed in the Top 25 nationally for entrepreneurship programs. No other college major is more popular with students today than business. More than one out of every five college students earns a business degree.
How would you like some tasty gourmet popcorn that's made with a sense of peace and prayer? It's called Prayerfully Popped, and the profits will benefit a local monastery. The UA Eller College of Management made connections that helped the Sisters of the Benedictine Monastery get their business running.
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.