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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.

UA Law Students Will See Tuition Decrease in 2013-14

UANews | April 4, 2013
The Arizona Board of Regents has approved the UA's tuition proposal for 2013-14, sharply reducing overall tuition for law students and modestly increasing base tuition for undergraduate, graduate and medical students. Tuition revenue will support key initiatives including the retention and graduation of students, seeding research and making engagement experiences possible for all students, among other priorities.

UA Innovator Awarded Thomas R. Brown Chair in Management and Technology

UANews | March 26, 2013
Hsinchun Chen, a professor of MIS at the UA Eller College of Management, has been named the new holder of the Thomas R. Brown Chair in Management and Technology. An imminent scholar in data mining and informatics, Chen is director of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Eller College.

UA Research Ties Insurance-Based Wellness Programs to Reduced Hospitalizations

UANews | March 6, 2013
Workplace wellness incentive programs may decrease hospitalizations, but not overall health claim costs, according to a new paper by professor of economics Gautam Gowrisankaran of the UA Eller College of Management, out now in Health Affairs. The paper's findings constitute the first rigorous evaluation of a comprehensive, insurance-based wellness program with financial incentives for participation.

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Arguments at UA College of Law

UANews | March 4, 2013
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

UANews | February 20, 2013
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.