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Profile: Eller MBA Class of 2014Profile
Eller MBA Class
of 2014

Eller welcomed the Full-Time MBA class of 2014 in August with an orientation designed to prepare students for the rigorous curriculum and demands of the program. The exercises, introductions, and case competition provided a clear glimpse of the work that lies ahead.

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Eller Undergrad Internship RoundupEller Undergrad Internship Roundup

This summer, many Eller undergraduate students held challenging internships that ultimately put what they learned in the classroom to the test. While some held internships with large, well-known firms, others took positions with smaller companies. [more]

 

Undergraduate Programs, MIS, Entrepreneurship, and Management Hold Strong in Latest RankingsUndergraduate Programs, MIS, Entrepreneurship, and Management Hold Strong in Latest Rankings

Eller College of Management undergraduate programs held onto its slot at #14 among public business programs in the 2013 America’s Best Colleges issue of U.S. News & World Report. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Eller Executive Education Partners with Tucson Medical Center for Custom ProgramEller Executive Education Partners with Tucson Medical Center for Custom Program

“Senior leaders are often called upon to engage, inspire, and encourage others,” said Judy Rich, president and CEO of Tucson Medical Center HealthCare. “It is important for us to regularly be inspired and challenged through our own learning.”  [more]

 

Eller Connections

Students, Community Members Share Business Ideas at Pitch McGuireStudents, Community Members Share Business Ideas at Pitch McGuire

Pitch McGuire invites UA students and employees, as well as members of the general public, to pitch their business ideas in front of a panel of experts from the University and local business community. [more]

 

Venture Team Update: BarSential Venture Team Update: BarSential

This summer, two recent McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship alumni launched their venture, BarSential, a mobile app that allows consumers to access discounts on nightlife amenities including drinks, bottle service, admission, and food. [more]

 

Research Report

Economics Professor Price Fishback Named a Cliometric Society 2012 FellowEconomics Professor Price Fishback Named a Cliometric Society 2012 Fellow

Thomas R. Brown Professor of Economics Price Fishback is one of five new members elected to the Cliometric Society’s 2012 Fellows. Cliometrics is the application of economic theory and quantitative techniques to describe and explain historical events. [more]

 

30-Year Forecast Update: Growth Subdued, but Lots More on the Horizon30-Year Forecast Update: Growth Subdued, but Lots More on the Horizon

The U.S. and Arizona economies are locked into a slow recovery that is expected to continue into next year before faster growth materializes. On the bright side, evidence continues to build that housing is beginning to heal. [more]

Alumni Spotlights

Alonzo Williams, Eller MBA '07Entrepreneurial Transition
Alonzo Williams

Eller Executive MBA '07
Vice President of Operations, Family Life Communications 
  
  
  

Brittany Smythe, Eller Business Management '10Rising Fast
Brittany Smythe

Eller Business Management '10
Sales Analyst, Kraft Foods
 
 
 
  

Student Profiles

Jen Gibson, Eller MBA '13Starting a New Journey
Jen Gibson

Eller MBA '13
 
  
  
  
 

   

Eric Brady, Eller Finance and Business Economics '14Finding Value Every Day
Eric Brady

Eller Finance and Business Economics '14
  
  
  
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

October 25-27, 2012
Collegiate Ethics Case Competition, hosted by the Center for Leadership Ethics

October 27, 2012
Eller Make a Difference Day

November 9-10, 2012
Eller College and UA Homecoming, including Eller Cup Golf Tournament and more!

December 7, 2012
2013-2014 Economic Outlook Forecast Luncheon, featuring Gerald J. Swanson, Marshall J. Vest, and Anthony Chan

  
  

Eller in the News

New minor focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation
Arizona Daily Wildcat : October 10, 2012

Experts' Advice to the Goal-Oriented: Don't Overdo It
The New York Times : October 5, 2012

Tucson tech: New era launches for UA technology-transfer team
Arizona Daily Star : September 25, 2012

Tucson startup is 'matchmaker' for shippers
Inside Tucson Business : September 21, 2012

Resume Required: Business Majors Get a Wake-Up Call
BloombergBusinessweek : September 14, 2012