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Undergrads Visit the East Coast for Management Capstone CourseUndergrads Visit East Coast for Management Capstone Course

The undergraduate management capstone course went on the road this summer, hitting Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and New York in a whirlwind three-week trip designed to illuminate the intersections between the government, business, and nonprofit sectors.

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Eller Professor of Women and Leadership Barbara Gutek RetiresEller Professor of Women and Leadership Barbara Gutek Retires

Barbara Gutek, a pioneering researcher in gender and workplace issues whose personal story is reflective of a facet of the larger women’s movement, retired this year after 22 years with the University of Arizona. [more]

 

Academics, Leadership Earn Eller Students AwardsAcademics, Leadership Earn Eller Students Awards

Four Eller College students have earned GEICO Achievement Awards for excelling academically in business and for their leadership skills on campus. [more]

 

Eller Global Cohort Undergrads Get New Perspective in IndiaEller Global Cohort Undergrads Get New Perspective in India

Undergraduate students immersed themselves in the culture of an emerging economy this summer through the Eller Global Cohort. For ten weeks, they lived and learned in Bangalore, India. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Eller MBAs Refocus on Second Year After InternshipsEller MBAs Refocus on Second Year After Internships

Summer is prime internship season, so it’s no surprise that Eller MBA students have spent their summers hard at work, testing the coursework from their first year of classes in the corporate setting. Eller Buzz checked in with three MBAs. [more]

 

Eller Connections

Meet the Class of '12 on McGuireExperience.comMeet the Class of '12 on McGuireExperience.com

McGuireExperience.com, the website that documents the year-long process of being in the McGuire Entrepreneurship Program, now features brief interviews with some of the students newly admitted to the top-ranked program. [more]

 

Venture Team Profile: VelocisVenture Team Profile: Velocis

Last fall, Velocis team members traveled to Las Vegas to attend America’s largest bike trade show, Interbike, where they talked to hundreds of retailers and manufacturers to understand the electric bicycle industry. [more]

 

Introducing New McGuire Center StaffIntroducing New McGuire Center Staff

The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship welcomes several new researchers and teachers this fall, including Jane Robbins, senior lecturer in innovation, entrepreneurship, and institutional leadership; Patricia Sias, senior lecturer in organizational leadership and communications; and post-doctoral fellow Monte Schaffer. [more]

 

Research Report

MIS Researchers Develop Prototype to Detect Fake WebsitesMIS Researchers Develop Prototype to Detect Fake Websites

When tested against other existing commercial systems, a team of MIS faculty and an MIS alum found that its system resulted in effective and more accurate detections of spoof sites — better than a human can. [more]

 

Assistant Professor Steven Boivie Examines CEO and Firm PerformanceAssistant Professor Steven Boivie Examines CEO and Firm Performance

Two new papers co-authored by Assistant Professor of Management Steven Boivie uncover novel facets of CEO and firm performance. [more]

 

Economics Professor Price Fishback Recognized with Research AwardEconomics Professor Price Fishback Recognized with Research Award

A 2010 paper exploring the effect of internal migration on local labor markets, co-authored by Price Fishback, the Thomas R. Brown Professor of Economics, has been recognized by the Minnesota Population Center. [more]

Alumni Spotlights

Kelly Goodrich, Eller MBA '94Managing Change
Kelly Goodrich

Eller MBA '94
Senior Product Manager, Northwest Evaluation Association
 
   
 

Alexandra London, Eller Marketing '07Carving a Niche in Online Marketing
Alexandra London

Eller Marketing '07
Manager, Global Initiatives and Development, Expedia.com
 
 
 
 
 

Student Profiles

Sara Brooks, Eller MBA '13Taking the Reins
Sara Brooks

Eller MBA '13
 
 
  
  
 
 
 

Brian Rapoport, Eller Finance '11Driven to Achieve
Brian Rapoport

Eller Finance '11

  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

September 8, 2011
Welcome Reception for Eller College Dean Len Jessup: Alumni, Friends, and Guests, Please Join Us in Los Angeles!

September 10, 2011
Breakfast with Eller: MBA Program Open House in Tucson

September 14, 2011
Welcome Reception for Eller College Dean Len Jessup: Alumni, Friends, and Guests, Please Join Us in Orange County, California!

September 19-23, 2011
Southwest Leadership Program

September 22, 2011
Eller College Distinguished Speaker Series: Mary Sally Matiella, Assistant Secretary of the Army, Financial Management and Comptroller, U.S. Army

November 4-5
Eller College and UA Homecoming

  
  

Eller in the News

Ethics gets new spin in Eller College
Arizona Daily Wildcat : August 24, 2011

Revised Rules on Financial Conflicts
Inside Higher Ed : August 24, 2011

New Eller College dean wants to help Tucson economy, be self-sustainable
Inside Tucson Business : August 19, 2011

State's Economy Better, but Still Fragile
Arizona Public Media : August 5, 2011

Three Arizona business schools make Forbes rankings
The Business Journal of Phoenix : August 4, 2011