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Eller Progress Magazine

Eller ProgressProgress Magazine is published two times per year by the Eller College of Management, for alumni and other Eller College friends.

Each issue includes feature articles as well as departments: message from the dean, briefings, innovations, connections, gatherings, and alumni notes and profiles.

Issues are available in high-quality print format, or online below, in PDF format. Click the issue date or image to view the magazine.

 

Current Issue

Eller Progress Magazine 2013Fall 2013
Envisioning the Next 100 Years of Business Education

Briefings
News from around the College; Downtown developer offers McGuire entrepreneurs spaces to launch; Eller MBA expands with online format; Undergrad team ramps up career prep for freshment and sophomores

Faculty News
New research asseses solar's role in the global energy future; 40 years of MIS at the Eller College; New faculty; Faculty news

Innovations
Access to research tools give students an edge

Connections
Exed Ed facilitates strategic visioning with Think Tank; Small business consulting class offers real-world challenge

Feature
Envisioning the Next 100 Years of Business Education: The changing landscape of American higher ed; Envisioning tomorrow's business school; Eller aspires

Eller Community
Event photos: Gala, Southwest Meets Northwest; Save the date

Alumni Notes and Profiles
Marcos Garay, Eller Operations management '77; Linda Medler, Eller MBA '93; Joe Munko, Eller MBA '99; Desmond Fang, Eller MIS and Operations Management '01; Alumni notes

Donor and National Board Recognition
From the Chairman of the Board; Natoinal Board of Advisors; Donor recognition

Last Word
San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer on diversification

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Past Issues

Eller Progress Magazine : Fall 2012Fall 2012
Driving Innovation

Features
Ahead of the curve: MicroAge funds new teaching lab and transformational computing infrastructure; New faculty: Andrea Blume, Jess Bockstedt, Lin Cheng, Katharine Drake, Songcui Hu, Asaf Plan, Jessamyn Schaller, Madhu Viswanathan, and Ryan Williams; International adventure: Dispatches from Eller undergraduate students' study abroad; Startup score: Eller undergrads launch UA bookstore satellite; Community consulting: Tucson leader funds undergraduate nonprofit projects; Defining Eller: Driving innovation; 20 years in McClelland Hall; Establishing an innovation corridor; Standing still is not an option; Eller executive education; Eller economic development; Meet the dean: Eller alumni across the country connect with Len Jessup; Alumni profiles: John Bardis, Eller Marketing '78, Derek Harvey, Eller Marketing '97, and Darlene Newman, Eller Finance, Entrepreneurship, and International Business '97; From the chair of the Board; Last word on leadership: Robert Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense

Departments
From the dean; News from around the College; Research news in brief; Faculty transitions; Save the date; In memoriam; Donor and National Board recognition; Alumni notes

Eller Progress Magazine : Fall 2011 with Special Annual ReportFall 2011 with Special Annual Report
Meet New Dean Len Jessup, Eller '89

Features
Executive connection: Eller undergrads and MBAs get face time with corporate leaders; The Center for Leadership Ethics: a new approach to institutionalizing behavior in organizations; Research Spotlight: APS Professor of Economics Keisuke Hirano; Building on a strong reputation: Rick Sias joins Eller as head of Finance Department; Welcome eight new faculty; Building social media intelligence: Undergraduate course uses business intelligence to understand social media; Earning their honors: Entrepreneurship honors students compete in open innovation challenge; The social network: Digital natives decode Facebook for Tucson seniors; Alternate valuation: Recent grads give back through Teach for America; Meet the dean: Len Jessup prepares to lead the Collee into a bright future; The best is yet to come: Looking ahead with Len Jessup; Getting to know Len Jessup; Alumni profiles: Mary Sally Matiella (Eller MBA '76) and Jim Messina (Eller Accounting '81); Last word on . . . the values-focused bottom line, by Howard Schultz, Chairman, President, and CEO, Starbucks Coffee Company; Eller Wildcats reconnect: Join us for Homecoming 2011, November 4-5

Departments
From the dean; News from around the College; Faculty transitions; Save the date; In memoriam; Alumni notes

Annual Report
Eller College 2010-2011 Annual Report

Eller Progress Magazine : Fall 2010 with Special Annual ReportFall 2010 with Annual Report
Balancing the Tuition Equation

Features
Opening access: Eller College nad Pima Community College initiate new admissions pathway for business students; Capitalizing on Competencies: College launches Center for Management Innovations in Healthcare; Closing the Distance: Top-ranked Department of MIS innovates to extend global reach; Bright Spot on the Horizon: Three endowed chairs add $4.5 million in faculty supprot; Transitions and Promotions: Faculty updates from around the College; New faculty at the Eller College; Speed REading: MIS professor uses artificial intelligence to predict stock performance; Getting up to Speed: Doctoral course challenges students to become faculty peers earlier in program; Entrepreneurship for All: McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship continues growth trajectory through innovative programs; McGuire news in brief; Building Bridges: Eller College launches initiative to connect alumni and students; Feature: Balancing the Tuition Equation: Eller students find creative ways to solve their rising cost of education — Startup + Savings + Scholarship = MBA; Small Business + Financial Aid; Part-Time Job + Tuition Reimbursement + Payment Plan; Extraordinary Support: Arizona Assurance; Zipperman Scholars: Scholarship + Networking; Robert L. Steinberg Academic Scholarship; Highlights from Spring 2010; Alumni Profiles: Jon O. Underwood, BSBA Marketing '64; Kathey Cleere, MBA '93; Charlie Hong, BSBA Finance '97; David Agins, BSBA Economics '64; News from alumni; Last Word On: The Rising Cost of Education, by Fred Boice, Eller College National Board of Advisors; Eller College of Management Annual Report

Departments
From the Dean; Gatherings (Events)

Eller Progress Magazine : Fall 2009 with Special Annual ReportFall 2009 with Special Annual Report
10 Years as the Eller College

Features
Looking back, looking forward: celebrating 10 years as the Eller College; Special annual report insert; EthicsPoint establishes ethics research fund; School of Public Administration and Policy and Department of Political Science join forces; Eller alumni create Edward Jones Portfolio Challenge; Accounting Student Association raises funds for technology update; A landmark year; Faculty news; Accounting professor examines infrmational asymmetry in asset securitization; Dissertation update; UA achieves information assurance designation through National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security; Undergraduate sophomores launch networking confernece in Phoenix; MS-MIS students team up for real-world business intelligence project; Eller MBAs offer free community workshop on financial literacy; Event photos: Executive of the Year, MBA networking event; Alumni profiles: James E. Rogers, BSBA Accounting '60, Michelle Nolen Senner, MBA '01, and Edward Reading, BSBA Accounting '84; In memorium: Dirk Broekema, BSBA '59; Last word on... ten years as the Eller College, by Karl Eller, BSBA Marketing '52

Departments
From the Dean; Save the Date

Progress Magazine, Spring 2009Spring 2009
A Matter of Responsibility: Eller Students Converge Around Topic of Corporate and Social Responsibility

Features
A matter of responsibility: Eller students converge around topic of CSR — responsible research, understanding unethical behavior in groups, CEO roundtable, sustainable involvement, and international aid; Marketing department advances student experience with $10 million endowment; Eller expands statewide teacher training program in economics; Scholarship established in memory of doctoral student Steven Manos; Grad establishes scholarship for B students; Management professor examines role of stress in team performance; MSI professor secures grant to study virtual teams; Eller adds one-year program to MBA mix; School of Public Administration and Policy establishes new evening MPA; McGuire Entrepreneurship Program establishes Ph.D. minor; New Real Estate Finance Track open for MBA and MMF students; Undergraduates will take first semester cohort classes in China; Eller professor ues emerging technologies to promote learning; Alumni profiles: Kevin Madden, BSBA '81, and Charles Nelson, BSBA Finance '92; Last word on... corporate social responsibility, by Charyl P. Morley, BSBA Accounting '76

Departments
From the Dean; Save the Date; Distinguished Speaker Series; Alumni Note

Progress Magazine, Fall 2008Fall 2008
Standing Out from the Crowd: Eller College Student Distinguish Themselves Beyond the Classroom

Features
Standing out: Eller students go above and beyond; McClelland Professor of Accounting Leslie Eldenberg appointed vice dean; Paulo Goes joins Eller College as MIS Department head; New faculty at the Eller College; Networks expert Keith Provan collaborates with Arizona Cancer Center on new grant; Alumnus Stephen Robbins funds research and study space for management Ph.D. students; Eller College spearheads creation of sports management minor; Entrepreneurship students come out on top among mobile phone industry innovators; McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship heads rural entrepreneurship component of statewide grant; Marketing class project turns into lucrative contract: Alumni profiles: David Gemelli, MBA '72, Sarah Brown Smallhouse, MBA '87, and Marc Blackman, BSBA '82; Last word on... leadership, by Louise Francesoni, Eller National Board of Advisors

Departments
From the Dean; Save the Date; Distinguished Speaker Series; Alumni Note

 

Progress Magazine, Spring/Summer 2008Spring/Summer 2008
Weighing In: Eller Experts Offer Insight into Election Year Issues

Features
Never say never: Eller undergraduate Max Burke networks his way to an audience with the 'Oracle of Omaha;' A boost up the ladder: Cynthi Knight joins the Eller MBA as associate director of career development; Faculty news: Congratulations to Shankar Ganesan, promoted to professor of marketing; Ethics in action: School of Public Administration and Policy establishes Raymond Spencer Program in Applied Ethics; Great minds: Kauffman Foundation-funded colloquium brings thinkers together around social value of innovation; Leading resource: Martin Dufwenberg and Cathleen Johnson to head Economic Science Laboratory; Cyber think tank: MIS professor Sudha Ram works with biologists on $50 million iPlant Collaborative; Change order: Niche courses offer students insight into creativity, innovation, and the mechanics of entrepreneurship; Wiki world: Eller students use online tools to manage team projects; Find the edge: New Eller Executive Education focuses on customized programs; WIRED for success: McGuire Center contributes expertise to Southern Arizona economic development initiative; Eller experts weigh in on election year issues: Thomas R. Brown Chair in Economic Education Gerry Swanson on the economy, Diamond Professor of Finance Chris Lamoureux on financial markets; Regents Professor of MIS Jay Nunamaker and Center for Management of Information director of human communication research Judee Burgoon on immigration and border security, Providence Service Corporation Chair in Public Policy H. Brinton Milward, associate professor of public administration and policy Chris Demchak, and McClelland Professor of MIS Hsinchun Chen on national security McClelland Professor of Public Administration and Policy Keith Provan and Eller Distinguished Service Professor Ken Smith on health care, Eller College dean Paul Portney on energy policy, Assistant professor of marketing Lance Erickson on opinion polls, Assistant professor of economics Gregory Crawford, APS Professor of Economics David Reiley, and Eller MBA director and Gemelli Professor E. LaBrent Chrite on economic consulting; Alumni profiles: Emmett Francis, BSPA '72 and Master of Urban Planning '74, Todd Francis, BSBA Accounting '98, MBA '07, Karen Francis-Begay, BSPA Health Administration '89, MA American Indian Studies '98, and Keith Begay, current Eller pre-business student; In memoriam: Ron Bergamo, 1943-2008, Lionel (Lee) Rombach, 1914-2008, and Donald Soldwedel, 1925-2008; Last word on taking the long view: F. Warren Hellman, Chairman of Hellman & Friedman, LLC

Departments
From the Dean; Save the Date; Distinguished Speaker Series

Progress Magazine, Fall/Winter 2007Fall/Winter 2007
Giving Back, Doing Good

Features
Giving Back, Doing Good: Eller Wildcats Affect Positive Change; Briefings: Advancing Entrepreneurship — Mark Schankerman; 2007-2008 New Faculty; Research Report: Department Update — Management Information Systems; Perspectives: The Sarbanes-Oxley Effect, by accounting associate professor Dan Bens; Eller Expands MBA Offerings in Phoenix; Undergraduates Explore Hot Topics in Costa Rica; MBA Team Completes Global Consulting Project; MBAs Join Science Students for Technology Transfer Projects in Mexico; Alumni Notes and Profiles: Robert Sarver, BSBA Accounting '82, Rebekah Vakneed Belzer, Business Minor '00, Aaron Vaknee, BSBA MIS '02, Rachel Vakneen, BSBA Marketing '07, Steve McElwain, MBA '98; Last Word... on Stewardship, by John W. Rowe, Chairman, President, and CEO, Exelon Corp.

Departments
From the Dean; Save the Date; Distinguished Speaker Series

Progress Magazine, Spring 2007.Spring 2007
Leveraging the Eller Network

Features
Network News: UA alumni generate continued program success by giving back; Briefings: Eller establishes permanent home in the Valley of the Sun; Running a business school like a business: Jean Vock joins the Eller College; Recent publications from Eller faculty; Phil Hagenah helps advertising students get off to a great start; The Woolstons make a difference today and tomorrow; Research Report: Eller professors examine why U.S. firms are holding so much cash; New book looks at U.S. history through an economist's eye; Innovations: Eller forms Institute for Behavioral Economics; School of Public Administration and Policy partners with USC and University of Washington; Connections: Dual-degree students tackle market research for Raytheon; Advanced MBA field projects raise the bar

Departments
Gatherings: Save the date; Distinguished Speaker Series; Alumni Notes & Profiles: Loretta McCarthy, BSBA Marketing '68; Don Kraemer, MBA '03; Teresa Briggs, BSBA Accounting '82; Alumni notes; Last Word... on Connection: Norman P. McClelland, Chairman, Shamrock Foods

Progress Magazine, Fall 2006.Fall 2006
Entrepreneurial Success

Features
Eller #1 in Entrepreneurship: top-ranked program fuels college-wide innovation; McCord Scholars program awards excellence; 2006-2007 new faculty; Mining the dark web; New paper demonstrates surprising result of tighter borders; Paving the way for collaboration; Summer in the city; MS-MIS program attracts future technical entrepreneurs; Field project success drives demand for advanced projects; Eller MBA attracts top professionals

Departments
Gatherings: Distinguished Speaker Series, Executive Education and Homecoming; Alumni notes and profiles: Anne Mariucci, Accounting and Finance '78, Ralph Martel, MBA '98, and Avery Moon, Economics, Applied and Industrial Mathematics, and Entrepreneurship '98; Last word... on innovation, by William E. Conway, Jr., Founding Partner and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group

Progress Magazine, Spring 2006.Spring 2006
Advancing Eller

Features
Bolder, brighter & better prepared: Innovation at Eller College; Salter gift merges management and technology; Muzzy Chair deepens Eller entrepreneurship; Exceptional MIS faculty; Carl Schramm coaches Eller entrepreneurs; Graduate seminar explores practical ethics; Eller hosts Student Empowerment Conference; Brint Milward named NAPA fellow; U.S. Treasury honors Lillian Mills; Eller collaborations promote public service with a management edge; Economists forecast smooth sailing in Arizona; Honoring achievement where science meets business

Departments
Save the date: upcoming Eller events; Alumni notes; Alumni profiles: Albert Makkay, BSBA Marketing '61, Tamsin Campbell, MBA '92, Augusto Sasso, MBA '93; Last word... on change, by Federated Department Stores, Inc. CEO Terry Lundgren

Progress Magazine, Fall 2005.Fall 2005
Introducing Dean Paul Portney

Features
Straight talk: A candid chat with Dean Paul Portney; Winning at Honeywell; Two new directors join the Eller College; Introducing new faculty members; Taking undergraduate education to the top; Inspiring Eller's next generation; Eller EMBA: an exceptional inaugural class; Undergraduate Programs honors alumni; Standing room only: Mid-Year Economic Update

Departments
Save the date: upcoming Eller events; Alumni notes; Alumni profiles: Richard Slansky, MBA '82 and Bob Lehner, BSBA '95, MBA '01; Last word... on knowledge transfer, by UA Office of Technology Transfer's Patrick Jones

Progress Magazine, Spring 2005.Spring 2005
Recasting Relevance

Features
Recasting Relevance: Lifting students to new heights; Paul Portney named Dean; Leadership Conference unites UA women; Lesk endows chair; Entrepreneurship excels at innovation; Dan Dhaliwal to edit The Accounting Review; Middle schoolers inspired at UA Day 101; Eller earns two UA team awards; New partnership links SPAP and Law; Eller Executive MBA raises the bar; New competition builds global awareness; Eller students model character; Ann Fudge named Executive of the Year; Karl Eller shares lessons learned

Departments
From the Dean, Briefings, Innovations, Connections, Gatherings, Alumni Notes & Profiles, Last Word

Progress Magazine, Winter 2005.Winter 2005
Delivering High-Powered Learning
  

Features
High-Powered Learning: Exceptional education defines the Eller experience; MIS Celebrates 30 Years; Decision Behavior Ranked 8th Nationally; Eller Hosts AUBER; Eller College Philanthropy 3; MBA Team Tops Innovators; Intel Case Competition; E-tegrity Thriving in Second Year; New Tool Opens Eller Doors; Revamping Eller Online; Evolving Entrepreneurship; Bringing Business to K-5; Technology & Management: Collaboration Continues

Departments
From the Dean, Briefings, Innovations, Connections, Gatherings, Alumni Notes & Profiles, Last Word

Progress Magazine, Fall 2004.Fall 2004
Expanding the Universe of Capability   

Features
The Eller Advantage: Cutting a Competitive Edge—Educating to lead technology-based enterprise, Contributing to a revolution in science education, Bridging disciplines to strengthen business education, Partnering in bi-national tech transfer, Collaborating in cross-disciplinary research

Departments
From the Dean, Briefings, Innovation, Connections, Gatherings, Alumni Notes & Profiles

Progress Magazine, Spring 2004.Spring 2004
The Women of Eller   

Features
The Perry Principle: Build Community, Breed Professionalism, It's Not All About Profit, Achieving Leadership

Departments
Briefings, Innovations, Connections, Gatherings, Alumni Notes and Profiles

Progress Magazine, Winter 2003.Winter 2003

Features
Eller Partners in Excellence, The Zupan Years, 50 Years of MBA Achievement

Departments
From the Dean, Briefings, Innovation, Connections, Gatherings, Alumni Notes & Profiles

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