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Liz Warren-Pederson
Eller College of Management

CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo to lecture to full house on March 5

“Closing Bell” host appears as part of UA Eller College Distinguished Speaker Series

TUCSON, Ariz. – February 27, 2009 – On Thursday, March 5, CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo will lecture to a capacity crowd at The University of Arizona’s Crowder Hall. Bartiromo appears as part of the Eller College of Management Distinguished Speaker Series; the event is sponsored by Harris Private Bank. The anchor of “Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo” and host and managing editor of the nationally syndicated “Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo” will speak on “The Global Economy and New President: The Impact on You.” 

Maria BartiromoRSVPs are closed for the event, though limited additional seating may be available on a first-come, first-served basis 15 minutes before the lecture begins at 5:15 p.m.  Guests who arrive for this seating may be turned away if space does not permit. The lecture is free, and will be held at The University of Arizona’s Crowder Hall, 1017 North Olive Road. Parking is available for a fee in the Park Avenue Garage on the corner of Park Avenue and Helen Street. 

Maria Bartiromo joined CNBC in 1993, after five years as a producer and assignment editor with CNN Business News.  In 1995, Bartiromo became the first journalist to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on a daily basis, where she covered breaking news for the network’s unscripted and fast-paced business morning program, “Squawk Box.”  She also writes a weekly column in BusinessWeek magazine entitled “FaceTime with Maria Bartiromo” and contributes to a weekly column in Milano Finanza.  Bartiromo graduated from New York University, where she majored in journalism and minored in economics.

**Media** Unfortunately, Maria Bartiromo’s March 5 schedule does not permit time for interviews surrounding this event.

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program No. 11 among public business schools and two of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship and MIS. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program No. 48 in the U.S. In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller College offers the No. 25-ranked Evening MBA program, the Eller Executive MBA and the Online MBA. The Eller College of Management supports more than 5,800 undergraduate and 800 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and on its satellite campus in downtown Phoenix.

Press Contact:
Liz Warren-Pederson, Eller College of Management

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