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Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates Connects with Eller StudentsFormer U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates Connects with Eller Students

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates spent part of March 30 with Eller undergraduate and MBA students while he was in town to receive the 2012 University of Arizona Executive of the Year award. Includes image gallery and video.

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Annual Thinking Forward Conference Spotlights Sports MarketingAnnual Thinking Forward Conference Spotlights Sports Marketing

For the 8th Annual Thinking Forward Conference, the Department of Marketing collaborated with the Department of Management and Organizations and the Sports Management Program to focus on sports marketing. Includes image gallery. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Eller Students Go Near and Far to Gain Insight and Make ConnectionsEller Students Go Near and Far to Gain Insight and Make Connections

Eller’s undergraduate Professional Development Center is focused on creating an Eller experience that includes opportunities for students to explore career options out in the real world. This spring, two groups did just that as part of company tours and networking opportunities in Tucson and New York City. [more]

 

Eller Connections

Venture Team Profile: MistoBoxVenture Team Profile: MistoBox

McGuire Entrepreneurship teams took center stage at the New Venture Expo at the Southwest Regional Angel Summit in April. One of them, MistoBox, took home the prize of “Most Investable Venture.” [more]

 

McGuire Center Honors Entrepreneurs with Global-Market Chops and Arizona ImpactMcGuire Center Honors Entrepreneurs with Global-Market Chops and Arizona Impact

The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship has named Jeremy Woan and Emre Toker recipients of the 2012 Entrepreneurial Fellows awards. The awards honor Arizona’s accomplished entrepreneurs and recognize their roles in the state’s economic development. [more]

 

Research Report

Marketing Faculty Investigate Social Dynamics in Post-Katrina New OrleansMarketing Faculty Investigate Social Dynamics in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Soldwedel Professor of Marketing Melanie Wallendorf teamed with then-doctoral student Michelle Weinberger to conduct an ethnographic study focusing on the question of “gifting” in post-Katrina New Orleans. [more]

 

UA "Thinking the Impossible" Video Highlights MIS Research SuccessesUA "Thinking the Impossible" Video Highlights MIS Research Successes

UA's Thinking the Impossible video answers a series of questions stemming from leading research in management information systems and beyond, including: What if a super detective app could stop criminals in their tracks? [more]

Alumni Spotlights

Molly Busch, Eller Marketing '03Coming Full Circle
Molly Busch

Eller Marketing '03
Vice President, Thomas Title & Escrow
  
  
  
  

Aaron Zeese, Eller Finance, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship '99Tapping the Entrepreneurial Potential
Aaron Zeese

Eller Finance, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship '99
Founder, PAJ Enterprises
 
 
 
  

Student Profiles

Absar Kazmi, Eller MBA '13Fulbright Scholar Focused on Natural Resources
Absar Kazmi

Eller MBA '13
 
  
  
 
 

David Yin, Eller Finance '12Refusing to Rest
David Yin

Eller Finance '12
  
  
  

  
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

April 27, 2012
Business Communication Spring Case Competition

April 27, 2012
Entrepreneurs' Grand Championship

May 2, 2012
A Night with the Stars Undergraduate Programs Celebration

June 5, 2012
2012 Breakfast with the Economists: A Mid-Year Economic Update from Gerald J. Swanson and Marshall J. Vest

  
  

Eller in the News

Ariz. stays 40th in per capita income
Arizona Business Gazette : April 12, 2012

Funeral home comes back as pizzeria
The Indian Gazette : April 10, 2012

Tucson's recovery trails Phoenix's
Arizona Daily Star : April 7, 2012

UA grad programs among top in US
Arizona Daily Wildcat : March 28, 2012