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UA Global Retailing Conference Announces 2014 Presenters

UANews | February 13, 2014
The UA's Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing has announced its 2014 Global Retailing Conference lineup of presenters, which includes UA alumnus and Macy's CEO Terry J. Lundgren and Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. With a theme of "Ignite the Customer Experience," the conference will take place April 10-11.

Licensing Agreement Brings UA-Developed Drug to Cancer Patients Outside U.S.

UANews | January 21, 2014
A drug combination resulting from basic cancer research developed at the UA offers hope for patients with a hereditary predisposition to colon cancer. Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, a spinoff founded by former UA professor Eugene Gerner, has entered into a licensing agreement with help from Tech Launch Arizona to introduce the drug to markets in Japan and Europe. CPP specializes in prevention therapies for people with an elevated risk of cancer.

UA Eller College Team Wins National PricewaterhouseCoopers Competition

UANews | January 8, 2014
A team of students from the UA has won the PricewaterhouseCoopers Accounting case competition. The undergraduate accounting students from the Eller College of Management competed against more than 2,200 students from 43 colleges and universities, coming out on top to win a $10,000 prize.

UA McGuire Center Named Innovator of the Year

UANews | November 15, 2013
The UA's McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship was named Innovator of the Year in academia during the Governor's Celebration of Innovation gala. All finalists for the award were from the UA, representing innovative programs in agriculture, the biological sciences and environmental science.

UA, City and Local Company Begin Collaborative Commercialization Network Effort

UANews | October 24, 2013
The city of Tucson has chosen local product and business developer Aztera to lead operations of the Commercialization Network Alliance, which is a partnership between the UA and the city to nurture start-up companies born from UA research activities, with the goal of new jobs and economic growth for Tucson and the region.

UA Eller MBA Program Continues Upward Trajectory in Rankings

UANews | October 17, 2013
The UA Eller College of Management's MBA program, named a "program on the rise" last year by U.S. News & World Report, is continuing to live up to the title. The Eller MBA moved up three slots from No. 60 to No. 57 in the annual Forbes magazine ranking of graduate business programs and reappeared in The Economist rankings at No. 89.