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Eller College Launches South Tucson Economic Development ProgramEller College Launches South Tucson Economic Development Program

With the support of a $100,000 seed gift from JPMorgan Chase, the Eller College of Management has launched a new economic development program aimed at helping South Tucson entrepreneurs grow their businesses. The Eller Economic Development program will partner with nonprofit agencies such as the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to identify individuals who can offer input on the specific needs of area small business owners as well as those who may benefit from the program directly.

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Undergrads Bring Digital Citizenship Program to Orange Grove Middle SchoolUndergrads Bring Digital Citizenship Program to Orange Grove Middle School

Eller College students in the Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity teamed up with Tucson’s Orange Grove Middle School to create a custom program promoting online safety and digital citizenship. [more]

 

B2B Apparel Show in Vegas Serves as Stage for Undergraduate Consulting ProjectB2B Apparel Show in Vegas Serves as Stage for Undergraduate Consulting Project

Five undergraduate students from MGMT 496Z University Management class spent time in Las Vegas at a business-to-business apparel tradeshow, gathering information for three consulting projects. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Eller MBAs Connect with Alumni, Corporations in Bay AreaEller MBAs Connect with Alumni, Corporations in Bay Area

Eller MBA students made great use of their winter break by travelling to San Francisco for a series of company seminars and a networking event. Ten students, including both first- and second-year MBAs, made the three-day trip. [more]

 

Eller Connections

Honors Students Investigate Tech Transfer in Dean's Open Innovation ChallengeHonors Students Investigate Tech Transfer in Dean's Open Innovation Challenge

The Dean’s Open Innovation Challenge tasks eight teams of honors students with gathering and analyzing data that may help contribute to the success of the new Tech Launch Arizona initiative UA announced in 2011. [more]

 

Video - Venture Team Profile: In Seat EatsVideo - Venture Team Profile: In Seat Eats

In Seat Eats is a mobile system that allows customers to order concessions from their phone. The food is then delivered directly to their seat. [more]

 

Research Report

NSF Funding Supports Management Research in EthicsNSF Funding Supports Management Research in Ethics

Can ethics violation reporting trends be predicted? It’s just one of the questions management professors Lisa Ordóñez and Stephen Gilliland, aim to answer with support from the National Science Foundation and EthicsPoint. [more]

 

Video - Economic Historian Price Fishback Compares the Great Depression and the Great RecessionVideo - Economic Historian Price Fishback Compares the Great Depression and the Great Recession

Thomas R. Brown Professor of Economics Price Fishback talks with the Cleveland Fed's Mark Sniderman about the differences and similarities between the Great Depression and the Great Recession. [more]

Alumni Spotlights

Bhupesh Arora, Eller MBA '98Creating a Collaborative Culture
Bhupesh Arora

Eller MBA '98
Senior Director, New Technologies and IT Effectiveness, Avery Dennison
  
  

Lauren McDanell, Eller Marketing '08Bringing the Networking Pieces Together
Lauren McDanell

Eller Marketing '08
Retail Brand Manager, TM International
 
 
 
 

Student Profiles

Troy Hollar, Eller Evening MBA '12From the Stage to the Garden
Troy Hollar

Eller Evening MBA '12
Co-founder, Merlin Organics
 
 
  

Michelle Vock, Eller Marketing and MIS '12Focusing through Involvement
Michelle Vock

Eller Marketing and MIS '13

  
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

March 27 and 29, 2012
Eller MBA Information Sessions in Phoenix and Tucson

March 30, 2012
The University of Arizona Executive of the Year Luncheon, honoring Dr. Robert M. Gates

April 4, 2012
Eller College Distinguished Speaker Series: Robert A. Eckert, Chairman of the Board, Mattel, Inc.

  
  

Eller in the News

3 keys to a killer Super Bowl ad
Fortune : February 4, 2012

County leaders push new economic development plan
Inside Tucson Business : February 2, 2012

UA Expands Offerings into Chandler
UA News : February 1, 2012

Arizona's been good to billboard entrepreneur Karl Eller
The Arizona Republic : January 30, 2012