The University of Arizona

UA Regents’ Professors Named in College of Science, Eller College of Management

UANews | May 17, 2013
Three UA faculty members have been named Regents' Professors by the Arizona Board of Regents: Neal R. Armstrong in the department of chemistry and biochemistry, Hsinchun Chen in the Eller College of Management, and Xiaohui Fan in the department of astronomy. The title recognizes achievements of national or international distinction.

Eller College to Bring MBA Program Online

UANews | May 15, 2013
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.

I'm Free, But Are Ufree?

UANews | April 29, 2013
The Ufree mobile application, created by UA student Stephen Ost and his collaborators, represents the next-generation of collaborative scheduling. Set to launch this summer, users will be able to submit their schedules and receive notifications when their friends are free to meet up.

UA Professor’s Trial Testimony Highlights Importance of Public Scholarship

UANews | April 26, 2013
The UA's Elizabeth Oglesby testified recently the trial of former Guatemalan leader General Efráin Ríos Montt, who is charged with genocide and crimes against humanity. To Oglesby, the event is a teachable moment for students, because it reveals some important lessons about the complicated nature of field research and the importance of public scholarship.

UA Spin-Off to Test Cancer-Preventing Drug Combination

UANews | April 22, 2013
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

UANews | April 9, 2013
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.