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Nonprofit Management Class Coordinates Eller College PhilanthropyNonprofit Management Class Coordinates Eller College Philanthropy

Eighth annual event gathers Eller volunteers for a day of giving back.

On December 5, more than 400 students and 14 campus clubs deployed to nonprofit organizations across southern Arizona.

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Students Excel in Fall Case CompetitionsStudents Excel in Fall Case Competitions

Undergraduate students boosted Eller's reputation and their own presentation skills at a trio of case competitions in Nevada, Ohio, and Nova Scotia this semester. [more]


Grad Students Share Culture, Food at International DinnerGrad Students Share Culture, Food at International Dinner

International students shared their cultural heritage with the Eller community at the annual potluck dinner featuring dishes and dances from around the world. [more]


Alums and Friends Support Eller College with $4.5 Million Faculty FundingAlums and Friends Support Eller College with $4.5 Million in Faculty Funding

Three contributors have answered the call for critical support from private entities in the face of declining state funds, stepping up with endowments for faculty chairs in accounting, finance, and entrepreneurship. [more]


Eller Students Support Local RefugeesEller Students Support Local Refugees

Management and organizations lecturer Cindi Gilliland developed an extra-credit program aimed at connecting students with international refugees living in the Tucson area: students signed on, and new programs have gone even farther. [more]


McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship Funds Eight New UA CoursesMcGuire Center for Entrepreneurship Funds Eight New UA Courses

Students studying a range of topics, from classics to medicine to sustainable engineering, will have access to new, discipline-specific courses with an entrepreneurship focus beginning next year. [more]


Research Report

The Economics of InnovationThe Economics of Innovation

The accelerating pace of innovation — particularly in durable goods industries — has challenged economists to uncover new modeling methods to predict performance and guide policy. Economics associate professor Gautam Gowrisankaran was awarded a three-year NSF grant to explore those methods. [more]

Alumni Spotlight

Nancy JohnsonConnecting with Patients
Nancy Johnson

MS Marketing '89
COO, El Rio Community Health Center
(with photo gallery


Student Profiles

Francis WickCommitted to the News
Francis Wick

MBA '11


Diego RomeroBuilding the Best Experience
Diego Romero

BSBA Marketing '10

Upcoming Events

January 21, 2010
Distinguished Speaker Series: David Childers, CEO and President of EthicsPoint, on Leadership, Values, and Ethics

February 18, 2010
Career Showcase Student Career Fair

February 21, 2010
Spring 2010 Business Professional Admissions Interviews: Sign up to interview undergraduate students applying for professional admission.

Eller in the News

Veterans to walk from Tempe to Tucson for 'Wounded Warriors', 3TV : December 14, 2009

AZ economic forecast is a somber one
Arizona Daily Star : December 12, 2009

UA vanguard in border studies
Arizona Daily Wildcat : November 25, 2009

McCord Scholar Dreams Big
The University of Arizona Foundation : November 19, 2009