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Eller Sports Management Program Grows in ReachEller Sports Management Program Grows

Three years after its launch, the Sports Management Program at Eller is now serving 850 UA undergraduates. Overwhelming student support helped get the program started, but its roots extend back to 2008, when Stephen Gilliland and Lehman Benson began developing it in partnership with then-UA athletics director Jim Livengood.

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MIS Department Launches Online Master's ProgramMIS Department Launches Online Master's Program

Beginning in March, Eller becomes the first business school with a top-five management information systems department to offer an online graduate degree program in this high-demand specialty. [more]

 

Competition Finals Demand xTREME Accounting of Eller StudentsCompetition Finals Demand xTREME Accounting of Eller Students

A team of Eller students who participated in the internal PricewaterhouseCoopers xTREME competition were chosen to compete in the national finals in New York, a UA first. [more]

 

UA AdCats Help Manzo Elementary School Promote Innovations in SustainabilityUA AdCats Help Manzo Elementary School Promote Innovations in Sustainability

AdCats — the student-run advertising group at the University of Arizona — turned its talents to support of Manzo Elementary School, which had been on the short list of possible closures by Tucson Unified School District. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Eller Executive Education Engages with City of TucsonEller Executive Education Engages with City of Tucson

After building a successful track record of programs geared toward public sector leadership building, Eller Executive Education has expanded its engagement with the City of Tucson. [more]

 

Eller Connections

Venture Team Profile: Team SantiagoVenture Team Profile: Team Santiago

Two doctoral students in the McGuire Entrepreneurship Program — Kevin Chau (Piano Performance) and Juan Gonzales (Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering) — started off working on a venture that didn’t stand up to feasibility tests. So they pivoted to the classical music concert experience. [more, plus video]

 

Research Report

UA Students and Faculty Gain Access to Powerful Research ToolsUA Students and Faculty Gain Access to Powerful Research Tools

Eller's Economic and Business Research Center was instrumental in the development of new technologies focused on real-time collection and analysis of socioeconomic data — and now its faculty and students have access to those tools. [more]

Alumni Spotlights

Shannon Franklin, Eller Evening MBA '13Contributing to a Strong Community
Shannon Franklin

Eller Evening MBA '12
Director of Marketing, Hotel Congress
  
  
 

Niall O'Connor, Eller Business Management and Marketing '03Building a Business Abroad
Niall O'Connor

Eller Business Management and Marketing '03
Co-owner, Nalesniki
 
 
 
  

Nik Turner, Eller Business Management and International Business '04Building a Business Abroad
Nik Turner

Eller Business Management and International Business '04
Co-owner, Nalesniki
 
 

Student Profiles

Joseph Weisberger, Eller MBA '14Military Transition
Joseph Weisberger

Eller MBA '14
 
  
  
  
 
  

Lianne Brancky, Eller Marketing '13Starting in Sales
Lianne Brancky

Eller Marketing '13
  
  
  
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

February 26, 2013
Eller MBA Alumni in the Valley Networking Event at the Arizona Museum for Youth, Mesa

March 29, 2013
Personal Finance Workshop, featuring special guest Farnoosh Torabi

April 1-5, 2013
Executive Education: Foundations of Public Sector Leadership

April 12 and 26, 2013
High School Ethics Forum in Tucson and Phoenix

April 14-17, 2013
Executive Education: Athletic Leadership Program

April 19, 2013
UA Executive of the Year Luncheon, honoring San Francisco Giants president and CEO Larry Bael
  
  

Eller in the News

The Growing Corporate Cash Hoard
The New York Times Economix Blog : February 12, 2013

Goal rush: Why goal-setting isn't always a good thing
CNN : February 8, 2013

Deception Is Future When Big Brother's Lie Detector Turns Its Eyes on You
Wired : January 17, 2013

Why Setting Goals Can Do More Harm Than Good
Forbes : January 2, 2013