The University of Arizona

New UA Degree to Teach Non-Lawyers to 'Think Like a Lawyer'

UANews | July 24, 2013
A new master's degree being offered for the first time this fall by the UA's James E. Rogers College of Law aims to teach non-lawyers to "think like a lawyer." The Master's in Legal Studies degree is designed for people who work in, or intend to work in, a profession in which some legal knowledge would be helpful but a law degree is not required.

Marketing Professor Assesses Implications of Cultural Diversity on TV

UANews | June 21, 2013
The process through which viewers identify with elements of television shows – such as actors, characters or settings – has significant implications for cultural diversity from a social justice perspective, according to a new paper by Hope Jensen Schau, Munsinger Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the UA's Eller College of Management.

New Degree to Prep Students for Real Estate Development Careers

UANews | June 14, 2013
A new master's degree offered this fall will help prepare students for careers in real estate development. The Master of Real Estate Development degree program is a fast-track, 12-month program geared toward individuals who already have had two to five years of post-undergraduate experience and would like to move into a career in real estate design and development.

Video Games Seek to Teach Smart Financial Strategies

UANews | June 7, 2013
Can video games help people save money? SavingsQuest, an applied research project bringing together the UA and the Doorways to Dreams Fund under a Center for Financial Services Innovation grant, will test the theory in hopes of finding a mix of game features that will elicit smart savings behavior.

First-Year Law Students Head to Summer Jobs Across U.S., Beyond

UANews | May 31, 2013
About 96 percent of this year's first-year law students secured paid or for-credit work study and volunteer positions across Arizona, the United States and even internationally. The UA recognizes the importance of getting law students real-world experience as early as possible.

Marc L. Miller Named Dean of James E. Rogers College of Law

UANews | May 28, 2013
After an extensive national search, Arizona Law professor Marc L. Miller has been appointed dean of the UA James E. Rogers College of Law, effective immediately. Miller has been serving as interim dean since November. Miller is the 12th permanent dean to occupy the position since the law school was founded in 1915.