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Technology-Minded Students Test Consulting Skills at Deloitte Case CompetitionTechnology-Minded Students Test Skills at Deloitte Case Competition

Over 150 students applied to participate in the Deloitte Consulting Case Challenge, a hands-on simulation based on an actual project. In February, Deloitte professionals presented the case study to 35 finalists.

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Eller Undergraduates Focus on Professional DevelopmentEller Undergraduates Focus on Professional Development

For the first time this year, the Eller College’s Undergraduate Professional Development Center declared February Career Month, creating a full slate of events and activities to help students focus attention on professional development. [more]

 

Marketing Students Connect with Industry Leaders at Thinking Forward ConferenceMarketing Students Connect with Industry Leaders at Thinking Forward Conference

The annual Thinking Forward Conference, presented by the Department of Marketing, brought together students and industry leaders in branding and technology marketing for a day of networking and presentations. [more]

 

Grad Students Partner on MBA Field Project to Investigate Tucson-Phoenix Solar Powered TrainGrad Students Partner on MBA Field Project to Investigate Tucson-Phoenix Solar Powered Train

A multifaceted team of graduate students from disciplines across the UA climbed aboard a solar-powered bullet train between Tucson and Phoenix this semester — metaphorically, that is. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Navigating Your Career Journey on the Pathway to Success: Networking Event for Women in BusinessNavigating Your Career Journey on the Pathway to Success: Networking Event for Women in Business

The UA chapter of the National Association of Women MBAs invited current UA students and alumni, as well as colleagues from ASU and Thunderbird School of Global Management, to a career networking event. [more]

 

Eller Undergraduates Connect with Alumni in the Windy CityEller Undergraduates Connect with Alumni in the Windy City

Fifteen undergraduate students spent their spring break visiting alumni and investigating careers in a variety of industries on the annual Chicago Study Tour. [more]

 

Eller Connections

Innovation Day at the UAInnovation Day at the UA

On March 29th, students in the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship passed the first public test of their venture process — interacting with visitors to their tradeshow booths at the annual Innovation Day at UA. [more]

 

Venture Team Updates: MSDx and TruckItNowVenture Team Updates: MSDx and TruckItNow

Over the past five years, the winning ventures in the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship’s year-end showcase and competition have all gone on to launch. This year, representatives from each of those ventures will speak to the current group of McGuire entrepreneurs. [more]

 

McGuire Center Alumnus Selected for Arizona Leadership AcademyMcGuire Center Alumnus Selected for Arizona Leadership Academy

The Phoenix-based Arizona Center for Civic Leadership announced in March that Patrick Marcus is one of 25 fellows in the inaugural class of the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy. [more]

 

Research Report

MIS Faculty Participate in Conference on Changing Military Needs for Sociocultural DataMIS Faculty Participate in Conference on Changing Military Needs for Sociocultural Data

In military theaters, there is increasing emphasis on completing U.S. Department of Defense missions and strategic objectives without the use of force, through cooperation and collaboration with local populations. [more]

 

Eller MIS and Accounting Programs Top Peer Research Rankings Eller MIS and Accounting Programs Top Peer Research Rankings

Rankings by the University of Arkansas and Brigham Young Unviersity place the MIS and accounting faculty and programs, respectively, among the top nationally for their research. [more]

Alumni Spotlights

Tom Strong, MBA '08Finding the Right Path
Tom Strong

MBA '08
Program Manager, The Hitachi Foundation
 
 
 
 

Kari TrostlerA Sweet Venture
Kari Trostler

BSBA Business Management and Entrepreneurship '06
Co-Founder, Che Dolce
 
 
 
 
 

Student Profiles

Samantha MeisBalancing School and Startup
Samantha Meis

BSBA MIS, Business Management, and Entrepreneurship '12

 
 
 
 

Bryan JandorfMilitary MBA
Bryan Jandorf

Evening MBA '11

  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

April 7, 2011
Distinguished Speaker Series: Jerry Colangelo, Chairman of the Phoenix Suns, on "Hire Integrity or Pay the Price"

April 14, 2011
McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship Venture Team Showcase and Year-End Celebration

April 15, 2011
University of Arizona Executive of the Year Luncheon, honoring Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz

May 13, 2011
Eller College Undergraduate Convocation

  
  
  
  

Eller in the News

Temp hiring picks up, but doesn't plug gap
The Arizona Republic : March 27, 2011

Border liars beware: Kiosk detects deception for security
Arizona Daily Wildcat : March 21, 2011

Women Taking Charge [with video]
Arizona Public Media : March 16, 2011

B-School Videos: Why My College Business Program is
No. 1

Bloomberg BusinessWeek : March
3, 2011

  

  

  

  

Alumni Online Community

Alumni Online Community

Are you a member of the University of Arizona Online Community? You can connect with Eller alums and fellow Wildcats through our new alumni directory, plus update your information, sign up for email forwarding, post a class note, and more. Log in at www.EllerCommunity.com.