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Liz Warren-Pederson
Eller College of Management

Turning the Tables on a Leading Journalist: A Live Chat with Gwen Ifill

What: The Eller College of Management Distinguished Speaker Series presents “Turning the Tables on a Leading Journalist: A Live Chat with Gwen Ifill.” Reception follows in Estes Atrium, McClelland Hall

Where: Crowder Hall, UA School of Music Building (1017 N. Olive Rd.), located on the southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway Blvd. View map.

When: Monday, March 5, 2007, 5:15 p.m.

Who: Gwen Ifill is moderator and managing editor of Washington Week and senior correspondent for The News Hour with Jim Lehrer. She is also frequently asked to moderate debates in national elections, most recently the Vice Presidential debate during the 2004 election.

Ifill spent several years as a Washington Week panelist before taking over the moderator's chair in October 1999.

Before coming to PBS, she spent five years at NBC News as chief congressional and political correspondent. While at NBC, she covered the premier political stories affecting the nation, including national political campaigns and conventions, legislation before Congress, and the impeachment of President Clinton. Her reports appeared on NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, Today, Meet the Press, and MSNBC, the all-news cable network.

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program No. 11 among public business schools and two of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship and MIS. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program No. 48 in the U.S. In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller College offers the No. 25-ranked Evening MBA program, the Eller Executive MBA and the Online MBA. The Eller College of Management supports more than 5,800 undergraduate and 800 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and on its satellite campus in downtown Phoenix.

Press Contact:
Liz Warren-Pederson, Eller College of Management

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