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On the Road to Recovery: Arizona's Economic Outlook 2012-2013On the Road to Recovery: Arizona's Economic Outlook 2012-2013

Arizona’s economy improved modestly during 2011. Data show that recovery has begun, but the pace was painfully slow. Recent revisions to aggregate measures suggest that growth may be accelerating as 2011 comes to an end, and we expect the pace to quicken as 2012 unfolds.

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Undergrads Apply Business Intelligence to Social MediaUndergrads Apply Business Intelligence to Social Media

This fall, McClelland Professor of MIS Sudha Ram offered a new course to teach students just that: Business Intelligence: Web and Social Media Analytics. [more]

 

Advedrtising Class Comes Full Circle with Real-World Alumnus ClientAdvertising Class Comes Full Circle with Real-World Alumnus Client

Adjunct lecturer Ed Ackerley’s Advertising Management course is a perennial favorite among students. Despite its 8 a.m. time slot, it’s one of the hardest marketing electives to get into. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Students Conclude Semester wtih Challenging Case CompetitionsStudents Conclude Semester with Challenging Case Competitions

Eller students have never shied away from competition; the fall semester concluded with three major case competitions across the Eller MBA, MS MIS, and undergraduate programs. [more]

 

Eller Connections

New Innovation Law Lab Offers Legal Knowledge to Regional Start-UpsNew Innovation Law Lab Offers Legal Knowledge to Regional Start-Ups

Led by Larry Hecker and Gabriel Beckmann, the Innovation Law Lab provides critical legal strategy, leadership, and advice to innovation-based, scalable start-ups in the Tucson/Southern Arizona region. [more]

 

Video Bonus: IdeaFunding 2011 Speaks to Venture FinancingVideo Bonus: IdeaFunding 2011 Speaks to Venture Financing

IdeaFunding – the daylong conference on entrepreneurship sponsored in part by the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship – focused on venture financing in 2011. [more]

 

Research Report

Barry Goldman Sets Research Agenda for 21st Century Negotiation in New BookBarry Goldman Sets Research Agenda for 21st Century Negotiation in New Book

A new book co-edited by Associate Professor of Management and Organizations and McCoy/Rogers Faculty Fellow Barry Goldman explores how changes have driven organizations to turn to negotiation as a means to add value and increase innovation, and as an alternative to litigation in business transactions. [more]

  

Alumni Spotlights

Bryce Zeagler, Eller MIS and Operations Management '99Authentic Entrepreneur
Bryce Zeagler

Eller MIS and Operations Management '99
Co-Owner, The Parish
  
  
  

Dave Talenfeld, Eller MBA '10Navigating a Tech Launch
Dave Talenfeld

Eller MBA '10
CEO, Botanisol, LLC
 
 
 
 
  
  

Student Profiles

Katherine Karl, Eller MIS Doctoral CandidateFusing Diverse Interests
Katherine Carl

Eller MIS Doctoral Candidate
 
 
  
  
 
 

Lauren Kuehner, Eller Finance and Entrepreneurship '12Preparing for Success
Lauren Kuehner

Eller Finance and Entrepreneurship '12

  
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

February 4, 2012
Eller MBA Program presents Breakfast with Eller Information Session in Tucson

February 11, 2012
Eller MBA Program presents Breakfast with Eller Information Session in Phoenix

February 16, 2012
Career Showcase, presented by Delta Sigma Pi and Eller College Student Council

February 18, 2012
Spring 2012 Business Professional Admissions Interviews. Sign up now to interview students.

  
  

Eller in the News

Tech Launch Arizona aims to spur economy through technology transfer
Arizona Daily Wildcat : January 13, 2012

How to worry less
Fox News : January 7, 2012

Grant helps students stay in Ariz., start business
The Arizona Republic : January 7, 2012

 

  

  

  

Alumni Online Community

Alumni Online Community
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.