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Gerry Swanson Celebrates 40 Years at EllerGerry Swanson Celebrates 40 Years at Eller

Dr. Gerald J. Swanson, Professor of Economics and Thomas R. Brown Chair in Economic Education, has been converting skeptical students into burgeoning economists at the UA for four decades.

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MIS Department Answers Demand for Information Security ExpertiseMIS Department Answers Demand for Information Security Expertise

There is growing demand for IT professionals with expertise in information systems security. In response to that demand, Eller’s top-ranked Department of MIS has launched a new online certificate program aimed at working professionals who want to stay at the top of the IT security game. [more]

 

Pre-Business Freshmen Get a Taste of Eller with El Saguarito ExperiencePre-Business Freshmen Get a Taste of Eller with El Saguarito Experience

As part of their experience in the Eller Leadership and Integrity Training for Excellence (ELITE) program, pre-business freshman participated in an apprentice competition which introduced them to business management and marketing. [more]

 

Business Communications Case Competition Brings Pressure and ProwessBusiness Communications Case Competition Brings Pressure and Prowess

This spring, Cox Communications challenged students with the Business Communication spring case competition's first ever real-time case. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

New Fund for Excellence in Finance Established in Honor of Don SeeleyNew Fund for Excellence in Finance Established to Honor Don Seeley

Don Seeley, retiring director of the Finance Department's Applied Portfolio Management Program, said there are three things he'll miss most about the University of Arizona — its past, present, and future students. [more]

 

Eller Connections

McGuire Center Year Concludes with Unprecedented Final Results (with Online Slideshow)McGuire Center Year Concludes with Unprecedented Final Results (with Online Slideshow)

For the first time ever, the annual McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship year-end showcase competition ended in a tie, with two finalist teams taking top honors. [more]

 

Venture Team Profile: TruckItNow.comVenture Team Profile: TruckItNow.com

TruckItNow.com — an online marketplace where shippers can post loads for free and carriers compete for those loads — aims to tackle a significant issue in the $660 billion U.S. commercial truck industry: how shippers can reduce transportation costs while carriers increase volume and load efficiency. [more]

 

Research Report

Temp Workers Nonstandard, Not SubstandardTemp Workers Nonstandard, Not Substandard

Management and organizations associate professor Joseph Broschak warns managers of unintended consequences of treating temps like a separate workforce. [more]
 

Alumni Spotlights

Sangita PawarThe Business of Science
Sangita Pawar

MBA '09
Director of Research Affairs and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, UA College of Medicine
 
 

Martin ReedMcGuire Alum Launches Sustainable Seafood Company
Martin Reed

BSBA Marketing and Entrepreneurship '07
President, I Love Blue Sea
 
 
 
 

Student Profiles

Erick DickensFlying High
Erick Dickens

MBA '10

 
 
 
 
  
 

Ryan SoderquistHome Run
Ryan Soderquist

BSBA Finance '10
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Eller in the News

Using Artificial Intelligence to Digest News, Trade Stocks
The Wall Street Journal : June 21, 2010

Don't Ostracize Temp Workers
Investor's Business Daily : May 28, 2010

Economy resurging, graduates still nervous
Arizona Daily Wildcat : June 9, 2010

Tucson is 6 months off of 'the bottom'
Inside Tucson Business : June 11, 2010