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Undergrads Visit the East Coast for Management Capstone CourseMBA Field Projects Yield ROI for Clients

Two spring field projects — one with economic consulting firm L.E. Peabody & Associates and one with fine artist Diana Madaras — illustrate the breadth of clients the MBAs work with, as well as how much value the MBAs can bring to bear on ambiguous business challenges.

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Join us for UA Homecoming 2011!

Homecoming weekend — November 3-5, 2011 — is a great opportunity to celebrate our Eller College community and the University of Arizona.

Join us for the Collegiate and Campus Showcase, MIS Luncheon, Eller Cup Golf Tournament, Generations of Arizona Entrepreneurs Panel Talk, All-College Homecoming Reception, Eller College Tent on the UA Mall, and more!
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Undergrad Senior and Management Lecturer Recognized with Ethics AwardsUndergrad Senior and Management Lecturer Recognized with Ethics Awards

Ethical behavior can pay off in unexpected ways — just ask Amanda Wacker and Suzanne Delaney. The two are, respectively, the recipients of the Dr. Sidney L. and Beatrice K. Cramer Endowed Scholarship and Fellowship. [more]

 

MIS Professor's Tech Spinoff Acquired by IBM Corp.MIS Professor's Tech Spinoff Acquired by IBM Corp.

Crime analytics company i2 — which merged with UA tech spinoff Knowledge Computing Company (KCC) in 2009 — has been acquired by IBM Corp. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Making It on FaithMaking It on Faith

Call it divine intervention, but one new Tucson venture is off to a good start: Prayerfully Popped. Eller students are one ingredient in its recipe of innovation and local resources that have yielded promising results. [more]

 

Eller Connections

Venture Team Update: Reko Global Water Funded through Chilean Government GrantVenture Team Update: Reko Global Water Funded through Chilean Government Grant

Reko Global Water — part of the McGuire Center’s venture class of 2010 — is among 154 startup companies funded by the Chilean government’s Start-Up Chile program. [more]

 

Promising UA Technology Receives Innovation AwardPromising UA Technology Receives Innovation Award

Research developed by UA faculty is among the inaugural class of 21 projects to garner funding from the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps. [more]

 

Research Report

Professor of MIS Joe Valacich Applies Behavioral Theory to Web DesignProfessor of MIS Joe Valacich Applies Behavioral Theory to Web Design

Much of the conversation about good web design is dominated by a mixture of the practical (navigability, how quickly a pages load) and the aesthetic. But for the past ten years, professor of MIS Joe Valacich has dug deeper. [more]

 

New Paper by Marketing and Management Professors Demonstrates How Strict Return Policies Can Cost RetailersNew Paper by Marketing and Management Professors Demonstrates How Strict Return Policies Can Cost Retailers

Shrinking the window of time in which returns can be made results in more returns, according to a new paper coauthored by assistant professor of marketing Narayan Janakiraman and professor of management Lisa Ordóñez. [more]