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Eller Accelerated MBA Program Attracts Focused ProfessionalsEller Accelerated MBA Program Attracts Focused Professionals

This summer, the Eller MBA program introduced a new, 12-month program designed to serve professionals who already hold undergraduate business degrees.

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Economics Doctoral Students Attract Science Foundation FundingEconomics Doctoral Students Secure National Science Foundation Funding

Doctoral students in economics at the Eller College have a long history of attracting grant funding for dissertation projects — Carl Kitchens and Brendan Livingston are the latest. Each was awarded a $10,000, one-year Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant from the National Science
Foundation. [more]

 

Scholarship Support Hepls Fund Undergraduate Travel to China and IndiaScholarships Support Undergraduate Travel to China and India

Gifts from University of Arizona alumni Terry Valeski (BS History ’68) and Jim Miles (BSBA Finance and Real Estate ’82) supported ten Eller undergraduates’ study abroad experiences this summer. [more]

 

Sports Management Students Turn Classroom Exercise into Real-World Fundraising CampaignSports Management Students Meet Real-World Fundraising Campaign

Over the winter and summer sessions, students in the sports management minor earned a combined $5,200 to support the growing program. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Marketing and Management Undergrads Prep for Career Searches at Immersion DayMarketing and Management Undergrads Prep for Career Searches at Immersion Day

In September, 115 incoming marketing and management majors participated in Career Immersion Day, a series of team-based games designed to get them thinking about resumes, online job searches, assessing personal strengths, and the industries and careers that might be the best fit for them. [more]

 

Eller Connections

New Book Focuses on University Technology Commercialization in the Idea AgeNew Book Focuses on University Technology Commercialization in the Idea Age

The 21st volume of an ongoing series of entrepreneurship-focused books edited by founding McGuire Center director Gary Libecap and current director Sherry Hoskinson is out: Spanning Boundaries and Disciplines: University Technology Commercialization in the Idea Ages. [more]

 

Partnership Gives Mexican Undergraduates Access to Entrepreneurship ProgramPartnership Gives Mexican Undergraduates Access to Entrepreneurship Program

Through a longstanding collaboration, the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship has worked with Tecnológico de Monterrey to assist in teaching entrepreneurship-focused courses and judging case competitions. [more]

 

Research Report

The Cost of Independence: Assistant Accounting Professor Looks at Consequences of Going Above and Beyond Sarbanes-Oxley RegulationsThe Cost of Independence: The Consequences of Going Above and Beyond Sarbanes-Oxley Regulations

A decade ago, in the immediate aftermath of the Enron and WorldCom accounting scandals, regulators hit on limiting the types of non-audit services that audit firms could provide to client companies as one mechanism for preventing aggressive financial reporting. [more]
 

Alumni Spotlights

Tony StovallAn Amazing Adventure
Tony Stovall

EMBA '08
Doctoral Candidate, Retailing and Consumer Sciences, The University of Arizona
 
 

Nancy NicholsAdaptable by Design
Nancy Nichols

BSBA Marketing '84, Director of Global Recruiting, IDEO
 
 
 
 
 
 

Student Profiles

Missy EddyFinding a New Direction
Missy Eddy

Accelerated MBA '11   

 
 
 
 
 

Jared HickmanAchieving in the Classroom, on the Field, and Beyond
Jaryd L. Hickman

BSBA Business Management '11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

October 7, 2010
Distinguished Speaker Series: Larry Abramson, Senior Vice President for Global Advanced Customers Services, Oracle Corporation

October 21-23, 2010
Eighth Annual Collegiate Ethics Case Competition

October 22-23, 2010
Eller College and UA Homecoming, including the Eller Cup Golf Tournament!

October 28, 2010
IdeaFunding 2010: The Power and Possibilities of a University Community in the Knowledge Age



Eller in the News

In tough economy, no new Arizona IPOs this year
Inside Tucson Business : September 17, 2010

Arizona expected to see job growth
The Arizona Republic : September 17, 2010

Some Chiefs Stay Close to Alma Maters
The Wall Street Journal : September 13, 2010

Beyond the Classroom: Article PDF | Full Digital Magazine
Delta Sky Magazine : September 2010