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Brent Seebohm Funds Excellence Fund for New Sports Management Minor ProgramBrent Seebohm Initiates Excellence Fund for New Sports Management Minor Program

February launch party held for student-driven academic option designed for non-business students.

At the launch, Brent A. Seebohm, former UA associate athletic director, announced a multi-year gift commitment to the program.

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Eller Zipperman Scholars Pay a Visit to the Phoenix SunsEller Zipperman Scholars Pay a Visit to the Phoenix Suns

Last month, 52 pre-business students traveled to Phoenix for a behind-the-scenes look at U·S Airways Center operations, where the Phoenix Suns play. [more]

 

GoodCat Hotline Empowers Students to Report Academic DishonestyGoodCat Hotline Empowers Students to Report Academic Dishonesty

Students who observe unethical behavior in the classroom but hesitate to speak up have a new option: an anonymous reporting line, the GoodCat Hotline, developed by EthicsPoint. [more]

 

McGuire Center Mentor Helps Kyrgzystan JewelersMcGuire Center Mentor Helps Kyrgzystan Jewelers

Mentor-in-residence Jim Jindrick and a trio of entrepreneurship students recently hosted a workshop for jewelry entrepreneurs from Kyrgyzstan. The goal: to help develop partnerships with local companies and marketing and sales channels in the U.S. [more]

 

Eller MBAs Visit Emerging Markets All Over the GlobeEller MBAs Visit Emerging Markets All Over the Globe

"The beauty of international travel is that it opens eyes and minds to better understand that, despite politics and culture, we're more similar than we think," says Gabby Cervantes, MBA '10. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

McGuire Entrepreneurship Venture Teams Featured at Innovation DayVenture Teams Featured at Innovation Day

This month, McGuire venture teams began chronicling the ups and downs of venture planning on McGuireExperience.com, a new site featuring blogs, videos, and details about the process of going through the top-ranked entrepreneurship program. [more]

 

Planting the First Seeds: Last Year's Winning Venture Team LaunchesPlanting the First Seeds: Last Year's Winning Venture Team Launches

After winning the 2009 Venture Competition Showcase with their venture Verdant Earth Technologies, Josh Hottenstein and Myles Lewis seized the opportunity to take the business from idea to reality — joining the Arizona Center for Innovation to refine the business concept and launching in July 2009. [more]

 

Research Report

Counteracting Teens' Logo Lust: Assistant Professor Finds Support Parents Can Reduce Materialism in TeensCounteracting Teens' Logo Lust: Supportive Parents and Peers Can Reduce Materialism in Teens

Research by marketing assistant professor Lan Chaplin finds that parents and peers can provide the support and acceptance that teens crave, which reduces their need to focus on expensive material goods as a substitute for self-worth. [more]
  

Alumni Spotlights

Jennifer WalzerExceptional Service
Jennifer Walzer

BSBA MIS '95
President and Founder, Back Up My Info
 
 
 

Pursue the Passion
Brett Farmiloe

BSBA Accounting '06
Social Media Manager, Jobing.com, and Vice President, Pursue the Passion Program

   
 

Student Profiles

Kim RomneyMerging Business and Health
Kim Romney

MBA '11

 
 
 
  
 

Zach GoldbergA Winning Hand
Zach Goldberg

BSBA Finance '10
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

March 26, 2010
UA 2010 Executive of the Year Luncheon, honoring Robert J. Keegan, Chairman, CEO, and President of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

March 30, 2010
Distinguished Speaker Series: Richard W. Fisher, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

June 7 - July 9, 2010
Summer Camps for Grades 3-8: DigiDudes and TechDivas: Register Now



Eller in the News

Quality of Wikipedia entries depends on authors' collaboration
SifyNews : March 12, 2010

Everyone has a story: Mark Finelli
Arizona Daily Wildcat : March 11, 2010

Unlikely angel lifts UA program
Arizona Daily Star : March 1, 2010

Seeing the promise in Mexico
The Arizona Republic : February 26, 2010