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Balancing Books and BusinessBalancing Books and Business

UA undergrads found $10M company on the side.

There’s nothing like real-world experience to bring textbook content vividly to life. Just ask UA students Aasim Saied, Miran Maric, Jermaine Ramsey, and Anna Deng: they are also executives at a growing cell phone company.

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Eller Undergraduates Study in ChinaEller Undergraduates Study in China

This summer, 50 Eller management and marketing majors took their first-semester cohort classes in Nanjing, China. The accelerated program resulted in 15 credits in seven short weeks, but the intangible benefits of the experience proved immeasurable. [more]

 

A Demand for SuppliesA Demand for Supplies

Eller MBA Program collecting school supplies for South African students.

In October, Eller Executive MBA students will travel to South Africa to gain international perspective, but they’re also planning to leave something behind. [more]

 

Undergrads Gain Insight into Microfinance in Costa RicaUndergrads Gain Insight into Microfinance in Costa Rica

This summer, students participating in the Costa Rica Study Tour program got a first-hand look at community microcredit in action — during the trip, they visited with officials of the Bancre de San Tiago, known as “El Bankito,” an unusual community bank. [more]

 

Eller MBA Offers New MPH Dual Degree OptionEller MBA Offers New MPH Dual Degree Option

Through a new partnership between the Eller College of Management and the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, students interested in combining an MBA with a master’s degree in public health (MPH) can earn both degrees in three years. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Innovation Frontier Arizona Offers No-Cost Workshops for EntrepreneursInnovation Frontier Arizona Offers No-Cost Workshops for Entrepreneurs

The Innovation Frontier Arizona partnership has announced the availability of more than 1,000 no-cost seats in workshops hosted across four southern Arizona counties. The program is administered by the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship. [more]

 

Research Report

Eller Undergraduates Study in ChinaPrivate Equity Firm Buys MIS Spinoff Company

A private equity firm has acquired Knowledge Computing Company (KCC), the company founded by McClelland Professor of MIS Hsinchun Chen to commercialize the crime-fighting product COPLINK®. [more]