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Eller Undergrads Make a Difference on National Day of ServiceEller Undergrads Make a Difference on National Day of Service

A brigade of Eller undergrads over 400 strong volunteered in the Tucson community October 22 as part of Make a Difference Day, a national movement founded by USA WEEKEND magazine. The students completed projects in nine sites throughout Tucson.

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UT Austin Team Tops UA Collegiate Ethics Case CompetitionUT Austin Team Tops UA Collegiate Ethics Case Competition

Bhargav Srinivasan and Kelley Rytlewski, students representing the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas Austin, took top honors at the ninth annual Collegiate Ethics Case Competition in October. [more]

 

MedAssets CEO Hosts Eller Students for Quarterly Earnings CallMedAssets CEO Hosts Eller Students for Quarterly Earnings Call

MedAssets CEO John Bardis (Eller Marketing ‘78) held his quarterly earnings call at McClelland Hall — and he invited 50 finance and entrepreneurship students to listen in. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Pres-Business Students Ramp Up Financial Literacy Through Vantage West ChallengePre-Business Students Ramp Up Financial Literacy Through Vantage West Challenge

In a partnership with Vantage West Credit Union, pre-business students in the Eller Leadership and Integrity Training for Excellence (ELITE) program participated in a case competition designed to boost their financial literacy. [more]

 

Eller Connections

Venture Team Update: JustouchVenture Team Update: JusTouch

The JusTouch concept aims to revolutionize the restaurant industry through proprietary software and state-of-the-art android tablets that allow customers to browse the entire menu, order a meal, and pay the bill all at the table, creating an interactive dining experience. [more]

 

Venture Team Update: MSDxVenture Team Update: MSDx

MSDx, a venture that launched out of the McGuire Center in 2006, has released the first of a series of blood testing products that provide novel tools for studying disease processes: the NK Cytolytic Competence Assay (Human CD16/Perforin) Flow Cytometry Kit. [more]

 

Video: Generations of Arizona EntrepreneursVideo: Generations of Arizona Entrepreneurs

Eller College Dean Len Jessup moderated a lively and informal panel discussion featuring UA alumni Karl Eller (Eller Outdoor, Eller Company), John Bardis (MedAssets), Justin Miller and Sean Conway (Notehall.com), and Marie Wesselhoft (MSDx). [more]

 

Research Report

Economics Assistant Professor Derek Lemoine Weighs Options for Climate ManagementEconomics Assistant Professor Derek Lemoine Weighs Options for Climate Management

Combining policies aimed at removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere with those aimed at reducing emissions could decrease CO2 concentrations faster than natural processes alone, according to a new paper co-authored by assistant professor of economics Derek Lemoine. [more]

 

Judee Burgoon Leads Eller College Team to Help Develop Video Game for Training Intelligence AnalystsJudee Burgoon Leads Eller College Team to Help Develop Video Game for Training Intelligence Analysts

Judee Burgoon is part of a team receiving a multi-year contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory in support of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity. [more]

  

Alumni Spotlights

Paula Bookidis, Eller MBA '98A Creative Path
Paula Bookidis

Eller MBA '98
Partner, Sense Corp
  
  
  
  
 
   
 

Don Bushell, MIS '82Innovating From Within
Don Bushell

Eller MIS '82
Systems Architecture Engineer, The Boeing Company
 
 
 
 

Student Profiles

R.D. Castillo, Eller Evening MBA '12Giving Back and Getting Back
R.D. Castillo

Eller Evening MBA '12
 
 
  
  
 
 

Stephanie Csongor, Eller Marketing '12Building Her Four Cornerstones of Life
Stephanie Csongor

Eller Marketing '12

  
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

December 6, 2011
Meet Eller College Dean Len Jessup at a welcome reception in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas — RSVP now

December 7, 2011
IdeaFunding 2011, presented by CyraCom: Financing new ventures — from the eyes of the investor

December 9, 2011
2012-2013 Economic Outlook Forecast Luncheon, with Gerald J. Swanson, Marshall J. Vest, and Anthony Chan

  
  

Eller in the News

Tucson's bike friendly businesses pave the way to platinum
Inside Tucson Business : November 8, 2011

UA professor says false perception of greed fuels Occupy Movement
Arizona Daily Wildcat : November 8, 2011

Arizona trade helped by strong Mexican economy
Arizona Daily Star : November 7, 2011

 

  

  

  

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