The University of Arizona

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.

Guilt, Cooperation Linked by Neural Network

UANews | May 11, 2011
A UA study using economic models backed up by fMRI scans offers new insights on why people choose to cooperate rather than act selfishly. The study appears in the current issue of the neuroscience journal Neuron.

Report Details Separation of Immigrant Parents, Children

UANews | May 6, 2011
UA researcher Nina Rabin has released a new report detailing what happens to certain families and their children when parents are apprehended by immigration enforcement.

Eller Project Boosts Casa de los Niños Online Presence

UANews | May 6, 2011
A joint UA-ASU team will compete against more than 3,000 other teams globally in the Google Online Marketing Challenge. The team's project increased traffic to the Casa de los Niños website, resulting in more volunteers for the Tucson area non-profit organization.

Immigration Report on 'Disappearing Parents' to be Released

UANews | May 2, 2011
Nina Rabin, director of border research for the UA Southwest Institute for Research on Women, is releasing a new report May 5 that details what happens to families with immigrant parents are detained or deported.