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2013

March-April 2013 : Eller Buzz
Accounting students volunteer to prep taxes for Tucsonans in need; Alumni spotlights: Sudeep Ross, MD, Eller Evening MBA ’12, and Rebecca Lundberg, UA Dance and Eller Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and International Business ’05; Student profiles: Aaron Pickering, Eller Executive MBA ’13 and Lexi Shinn, Eller Accounting ’13; Eller MBA jumps 13 points in U.S. News rankings; Eller MBAs take a working spring break; Eller Ethics goes on the road; Eller connections: Eller Exsecutive Education builds international partnerships; Research report: Lubomir Litov studies rise of lawyer-directors in public corporations; Eller-hosted conference draws negotiation scholars to desert; McGuire entrepreneurship at work: Venture team profile: Medovate Solutions; McGuire Center invests in rapid prototyping technology; Upcoming events; Eller extras

January-February 2013 : Eller Buzz
Eller Sports Management Program grows; Alumni spotlights: Shannon Franklin, Eller Evening MBA ’12, Niall O’Connor, Eller Business Management and Marketin ’03, and Nik Turner, Eller Business Management and International Business ’04; Student profiles: Joseph Weisberger, Eller MBA ’14, and Lianne Brancky, Eller Marketing ’13; Features: MIS department launches online master’s program; Competition finals demand xTREME accounting of Eller students; UA AdCats help Manzo Elementary School promote innovations in sustainability; Research report: UA students and faculty gain access to powerful research tools; Eller connections: Eller Executive Education engages with City of Tucson; McGuire Entrepreneurship at work: Venture team profile: Team Santiago (includes video); Upcoming events; Eller extras

2012

November-December 2012 : Eller Buzz
Eller College Homecoming galleries; Pre-business freshmen help UA Homecoming go green; Alumni spotlights: Scott Koenig, Eller MBA ’09, and Nancy Schlegel, Eller MIS and Accounting ’85; Student profiles: Sally Harris, Eller MBA ’14, and Bradley Moreno, Eller MIS, Operations Management, and Entrepreneurship ’14; Features: MBAs do Eller proud at GE case competition; Delta Sigma Pi and Marana High School partner to help students prepare for the business world; Eller students set sights on healthy eating; Research report: Study examines how news spreads on Twitter; Eller connections: Eller launches startup focused on executive education; McGuire Entrepreneurship at work: Sherry Hoskinson shifts into new UA role; McGuire Center recognized by peers for advancing discipline of entrepreneurship; Venture team update: Reko Global Water; Upcoming events; Eller extras

September-October 2012 : Eller Buzz
Profile: Eller MBA Class of 2014; Alumni spotlights: Alonzo Williams, Eller Executive MBA ’07 and Brittany Smythe, Eller Business Management ’10; Student profiles: Jen Gibson, Eller MBA ’13, Eric Brady, Eller Finance and Business Economics ’13; Features: Eller undergrad internship roundup; Undergraduate Programs, MIS, entrepreneurship, and management hold strong in latest rankings; Research report: Economics professor Price Fishback named a Cliometric Society 2012 Fellow; 30-year forecast update: growth subdued, but lots more on the horizon; Eller connections: Eller Executive Education partners with Tucson Medical Center for custom program; McGuire Entrepreneurship at work: Students, community members share business ideas at Pitch McGuire; Venture team update: BarSential; Upcoming events; Eller in the news; Eller extras

July-August 2012 : Eller Buzz Special Edition: Eller Research
Can retail stock buyers predict market prices?; Alumni spotlight: Jurui Zhang, Eller Ph.D. in Marketing ’12; Student profile: Theresa Gutberlet, Eller Doctoral Student in Economics; The effects of sleep deprivation on professional behavior; Taking a closer look at online consumer sentiment; Knowledge may not make the heart grow fonder; Global concentration among the Big Four audit firms; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Research at the intersection of Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Upcoming events; Eller in the news; Eller extras

May-June 2012 : Eller Buzz
New certificate program serves public sector managers; Alumni spotlights: Sam Swift, Eller Finance ’06, and Hoon Choi, Eller MBA ’10; Student profiles: Paige Chapman, Eller MBA ’13, and Bryan Baldwin, Eller Business Management ’12; Eller undergrads design mobile apps for United Way and Community Fondation Partnership; Eller masters students top ACG Cup; McGuire entrepreneurship at work: McGuire team wins on viability plus values at International New Ventures Competition; Student venture team profile: SiestaLife; Alumni venture team profile: MojoTree Farm; Research report: Accounting faculty hones in on new measure for predictability of firm income; Eller MBAs find economic impact of Tucson International Airport tops $3.2 billion; Eller connections: Marketing students propose solutions for public safety program; Upcoming Events; Eller extras

April 2012 : Eller Buzz
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates connects with Eller students; Alumni spotlights: Molly Busch, Eller Marketing ’03, and Aaron Zeese, Eller Finance, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship ’99; Student profiles: Absar Kazmi, Eller MBA ’13, and David Yin, Eller Finance ’12; Annual Thinking Forward Conference spotlights sports marketing; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Venture team profile: MistoBox; McGuire Center honors entrepreneurs with global-market chops and Arizona impact; Research report: Marketing faculty investigate social dynamics in post-Katrina New Orleans; UA “Thinking the Impossible” video highlights MIS research successes; Eller connections: Eller students go near and far to gain insight and make connections; Upcoming events; Eller extras

February/March 2012 : Eller Buzz
Eller College launches South Tucson economic development program; Alumni spotlights: Bhupesh Arora, Eller MBA ’98 and Lauren McDanell, Eller Marketing ’08; Student profiles: Troy Hollar, Eller Evening MBA ’12 and Michelle Vock, Eller Marketing and MIS ’12; B2B apparel show in Vegas serves as stage for undergraduate consulting project; Undergrads bring digital citizenship program to Orange Grove Middle School; Research report: NSF funding supports management research in ethics; Video – Economic historian Price Fishback compares the Great Depression and the Great Recession; Eller connections: Eller MBAs connect with alumni, corporations in Bay Area; McGuire Entrepreneurship at work: Honors students investigate tech transfer in dean’s Open Innovation Challenge; Video – Venture team profile: In Seat Eats; Upcoming events; Eller extras

January 2012 : Eller Buzz
On the road to recovery: Arizona’s economic outlook 2012-2013; Alumni spotlights: Bryce Zeagler, Eller MIS and Operations Management ’99, and Dave Talenfeld, Eller MBA ’10; Student profiles: Katherine Carl, Eller MIS doctoral candidate, and Lauren Kuehner, Eller Finance and Entrepreneurship ’12; Undergrads apply business intelligence to social media; Advertising class comes full circle with real-world alumnus client; Research report: Barry Goldman sets research agenda for 21st century negotiation in new book; Eller connections: Students conclude semester with challenging case competitions; McGuire entrepreneurship at work: New Innovation Law Lab offers legal knowledge to regional start-ups; Video bonus: IdeaFunding 2011 speaks to venture financing; Upcoming events; Eller extras

2011

November 2011 : Eller Buzz
Eller undergrads make a difference on national day of service; Photo gallery: Eller College and UA Homecoming 2011; Alumni spotlights: Paula Bookidis, Eller MBA ’98, and Don Bushell, Eller MIS ’82; Student profiles: R.D. Castillo, Eller Evening, MBA ’12, and Stephanie Csongor, Eller Marketing ’12; MedAssets CEO hosts Eller students for quarterly earnings call; UT Austin team tops UA Collegiate Ethics Case Competition: Research Report: Economics assistant professor Derek Lemoine weighs options for climate management; Judee Burgoon leads Eller College team to help develop video game for training intelligence analysts; Eller Connections: Pre-business students ramp up financial literacy through Vantage West challenge; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Venture team update: JusTouch; Venture team update: MSDx; Video: Generations of Arizona Entrepreneurs; Eller Extras

October 2011 : Eller Buzz
MBA field projects yield ROI for clients; Join us for UA Homecoming 2011; Undergrad senior and management lecturer recognized with ethics awards; MIS professor’s tech spinoff acquired by IBM Corp.; Eller Connections: Making it on faith: McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Venture team update: Reko Global Water funded through Chilean government grant; Promising UA technology receives innovation award; Research Report: Professor of MIS Joe Valacich applies behavioral theory to web design; New paper by marketing and management professors demonstrates how strict return policies can cost retailers; Alumni Spotlights: Morris Amiri, Eller Finance ’04, and Evan Singer, Eller Marketing ’10; Student Profiles: Ngoc Can, Eller MBA ’12, and Alysa Smith, Eller Accounting ’13

August-September 2011 : Eller Buzz
Undergrads visit East Coast for management capstone; Eller Professor of Women and Leadership Barbara Gutek retires; Academics, leadership earn Eller students awards; Eller Global Cohort undergrads get new perspective in India; Eller Connections: Eller MBAs refocus on second year after internships; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Meet the Class of ’12 on McGuireExperience.com; Venture team profile: Velocis; Introducing new McGuire Center staff; Research Report: MIS researchers develop prototype to detect fake websites; Assistant professor Steven Boivie examines CEO and firm performance; Economics professor Price Fishback recognized with research award; Alumni Spotlights: Kelly Goodrich, Eller MBA ’94, and Alexandra London, Eller Marketing ’07; Student Profiles: Sara Brooks, Eller MBA ’13, and Brian Rapoport, Eller Finance ’11

June-July 2011 : Eller Buzz
Arizona census count changes things; Alumni spotlights: Michele Norin, BSBA MIS ’87 and Mark W. Heckele, JD and MBA ’08; Student profiles: Megan Pulver, BSBA Marketing ’11 and Robert Dawson, MBA ’12; Undergraduate teams compete in social responsibility challenge; MIS project boosts Casa de los Niños online presence; Marketing students top PSAid competition for second year running; Eller connections: “Meet the Dean” summer/fall tour kicks off in Tucson (with photo gallery); Research report: Finance professor Kathy Kahle finds public firms weathered recession better than expected; Economics professor Martin Dufwenberg explores guilt and cooperation linked by the neural network; McGuire Entrepreneurship at work: McGuire Entrepreneurship Program attracts student athletes; McGuire student tops 2011 Tulane Business Plan Competition

April-May 2011 : Eller Buzz
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz inspires students with values-focused bottom line; Alumni spotlights: Carla Keegan, MBA ’82, and Jim Critchley, Executive MBA ’09; Student profiles: Gavin Howell, MBA ’12, and Nicole Bisetti, BSBA Marketing and Entrepreneurship ’11; Twenty undergrads fly to Omaha for face time with Warren Buffett; Eller undergrads intern at NCAA Final Four Championship; ELITE students use campus resources to gain career experience; Working MBAs broaden horizons abroad; Business students inspired by social entrepreneurship; Eller connections: Students get insight into health care careers at panel discussion; High School Ethics Forum expands into Los Angeles; Research report: Management professors unlock underlying complexities of social capital in trio of books; McGuire Entrepreneurship at work: Electric bike company Velocis wins over judges at Year-End Showcase; McGuire Entrepreneurship students leap through final academic hurdle

March 2011 : Eller Buzz
Technology-minded students test consulting skills at Deloitte case competition; Alumni spotlights: Tom Strong, MBA ’08 and Kari Trostler, BSBA Business Management and Entrepreneurship ’06; Student profiles: Samantha Meis, BSBA MIS, Business Management, and Entrepreneurship ’12 and Bryan Jandorf, Evening MBA ’11; Eller undergraduates focus on professional development; Marketing students connect with industry leaders at Thinking Forward Conference; Grad students partner on MBA field project to investigate Tucson-Phoenix solar powered train; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Innovation Day at the UA; Venture team updates: MSDx and TruckItNow; McGuire Center alumus selected for Arizona leadership academy; Eller Connections: Navigating your career journey on the Pathway to Success: Networking Event for Women in Business; Eller undergraduates connect with alumni in the Windy City; Research Report: MIS faculty participate in conference on changing military needs for sociocultural data; Eller MIS and accounting programs top peer research rankings

February 2011 : Eller Buzz Special Edition: Eller Research
AVATAR kiosk aims to automate, augment border enforcement; Eller Student Experience: Undergraduate scholars focus on new economic theory research; MBA student’s study calculates $8.2 million economic impact of UA v. Iowa football game; Economics doctoral students secure National Science Foundation funding; Featured Research: Assuring access: examining the economic impact of rural hospital legislation; The cost of independence: the consequences of going above and beyond Sarbanes-Oxley regulations; Workplace instability: exploring the influence of employee neuroticism on job performance; Temp workers nonstandard, not substandard; The leader who leads least leads best: new economics research yields surprising insight into leadership; Restricted access: management professor examines barriers to adoption of telemedicine model; MIS professor uses artificial intelligence to predict stock performance; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Doctoral student tops IdeaFunding 2010 Innovation in Research competition; Alumni Spotlight: Sangita Pawar, MBA ’09; Student Profile: Wilson Bastos, Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing ’13

January 2011 : Eller Buzz
Q&A with incoming Eller College dean Leonard Jessup; Sports management students tackle real-world projects for the Phoenix Suns and Tostitos Fiesta Bowl; Eller MBAs investigate privatization in Brazil and Argentina; Undergraduate sales class tops Altria competition for third year running; Assisted living facility draws on MBA expertise for strategic planning; Eller Connections: Undergraduate students refine career goals throguh holiday break externships; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: McGuire Center welcomes staffers to support new initiatives; Venture team update: The Cravory; Research Report: MBA student’s study calculates $8.2 million economic impact of UA v. Iowa football game; How investment pressure can lead to biased reporting; Alumni Spotlights: Gabriela Head, MBA ’08, and Raghu Nandan, BSBA Business Management ’02; Student Profiles: Joyesha Chesnick, MBA ’11, and Garrett Voge, BSBA Accounting ’13

2010

November-December 2010 : Eller Buzz
Horse whisperer’s ranch challenges MBAs’ nonverbal communication skills (with photo gallery); UA’s Net Impact team takes second in Hitachi Foundation competition; Outgoing dean Paul Portney recognized with distinguished achievement award; Leslie Eldenburg to take Eller reins as interim dean; Eller Connections: ELITE students turn marketing exercise into fundraiser for Steele Children’s Research Center; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: New UA corporation builds an “innovation ecosystem;” Doctoral student tops IdeaFunding 2010 Innovation in Entrepreneurship competition; Research Report: AVATAR kiosk aims to automate, augment law enforcement at international borders; Alumni Spotlights: Brannon Lacey, BSBA Entrepreneurship and MIS ’01, and Bert Schneider, MBA ’00; Student Profiles: Brittany Hultstrom, BSBA Marketing and Entrepreneurship ’11, and Blake Hlavaty, MBA ’11

October 2010 : Eller Buzz
Executive briefing sessions test MBA business communication skills; Undergraduate student organizations boast record recruitment; Talking gender and the workplace with pioneering executive Susan Bulkeley Butler; Honors students attend corporate and collegiate sustainability conference; Management senior and pro DJ competes for global student entrepreneurship award; Southwest Leadership Program invests in public sector professionals; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Entrepreneurship venture teams find communication solution in open innovation competition; McGuire Center welcomes new venture team mentor; Research Report: Assuring access: examining the economic impact of rural hospital legislation; Alumni Spotlights: Faham Zakariaei, BSBA Marketing ’05, and Christine Burke, MBA ’80; Student Profiles: Kelly Cummings, MBA ’11, and Aleksey Chernobelskiy, BSBA Finance and Accounting, BA Economics ’11

September 2010 : Eller Buzz
Eller Accelerated MBA program attracts focused professionals; Economics doctoral students secure National Science Foundation funding; Scholarships support undergraduate travel to China and India; Sports management students meet real-world fundraising campaign; Eller Connections: Marketing and management undergrads prep for career searches at Immersion Day; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: New book focuses on university technology commercialization in the idea age; Partnership gives Mexican undergraduates access to entrepreneurship program; Research Report: The cost of independence: The consequences of going above and beyond Sarbanes-Oxley regulations; Alumni Spotlights: Tony Stovall, EMBA ’08, and Nancy Nichols, BSBA Marketing ’84; Student Profiles: Missy Eddy, Accelerated MBA ’11; Jaryd L. Hickman, BSBA Business Management ’11

July-August 2010 : Eller Buzz Special Edition on Eller’s Global Focus
Eller undergrads intern with lifestyle startup in Hong Kong; Global Cohort takes 72 undergraduates to China; UA students earn business minor over summer in Spain; Inaugural Executive Ethics Symposium debates strategic mortgage defaults; Eller Connections: Navigating today’s job market as an international student; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: McGuire Center launches new online entrepreneurship courses; Venture team profile: TerraVoyant, LLC; Venture Team Update: Ugallery.com; Research Report: Workplace instability: exploring the influence of employee neuroticism on job performance; Alumni Spotlights: David Romero, EMBA ’06, and Heather Khan, BSBA Accounting ’97 and EMBA ’06; Student Profiles: Sarah Trainor, BSBA Finance, MIS, and Operations Management ’11, and Wilson Bastos, Ph.D. candidate in Marketing ’13

May-June 2010 : Eller Buzz
Gerry Swanson celebrates 40 years at Eller; MSI Department answers demand for information security expertise; Pre-business freshmen get a taste of Eller with El Saguarito experience; Business Communication Case Competition brings pressure and prowess; New Fund for Excellence in Finance established to honor Don Seeley; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: McGuire Center year concludes with unprecedented final result (with online slideshow); Venture team profile: TruckItNow.com; Research Report: Temp workers nonstandard, not substandard; Alumni Spotlights: Sangita Pawar, MBA ’09 and Martin reed, BSBA Marketing and Entrepreneurship ’07; Student Profiles: Erick Dickens, MBA ’10 and Ryan Soderquist, BSBA Finance ’10

April 2010 : Eller Buzz
UA Executive of the Year Luncheon honors Goodyear Chairman and CEO Bob Keegan (with online slideshow); MIS grad students tackle Google Online Marketing Challenge; Student-generated advertisement tops national competition; Undergrad teaching awards recognize classroom innovation, real-world learning; Eller MBAs work through the night at inernational tech strategy case competition; Eller Connections: Students connect with government agencies to investigate career opportunities; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Venture team profile: Re+; New corporate entrepreneurship center announced; Law students take on new role at year-end showcase: an interview with McGuire Center director Sherry Hoskinson; Research Report: The leader who leads least leads best: new economics research yields surprising insight into leadership; Restricted access: management professor examines barriers to adoption of telemedicine model; Alumni Spotlights: Nita Umashankar, BSBA Marketing and Entrepreneurship ’04, BS Molecular and Cellular Biology ’03, and Jamie Barmach, MBA ’09; Student Profiles: Megan Shekleton, BSBA Marketing ’11, and Felipe de Mello e Souza, MBA ’11

March 2010 : Eller Buzz
Brent Seebohm initiates Excellence Fund for new sports management minor program; Eller Zipperman Scholars pay a visit to Phoenix Suns; GoodCat Hotline empowers students to report academic dishonesty; McGuire Center mentor helps Kyrgzystan jewelers; Eller MBAs visit emerging markets all over the globe; Eller underrads connect with execs in Los Angeles; Venture teams featured at Innovation Day; Planting the first seeds: Last year’s winning venture team launches; Counteracting teen’s logo lust: Supportive parents and peers can reduce materialism in teens; Alumni spotlights: Jennifer Walzer, BSBA MIS ’95 and Brett Farmiloe, BSBA Accounting ’06; Student profiles: Kim Romney, MBA ’11 and Zach Goldberg, BSBA Finance ’10

February 2010 : Eller Buzz Special Research Edition
Letter from the dean; Private equity firm buys MIS spinoff company; Feast from famine: new study examines U.S. farm productivity; All in the family? Entrepreneurship professor Sandy Klasa investigates why family-owned companies bring in outside managers; Body over mind: Assistant professor of marketing Jesper Nielsen looks at unconscious processing; Economics of innovation: Economics associate professor Gautam Gowrisankaran develops new modeling methods for durable goods industries; Assistant professor of management Steven Boivie uncovers the corporate parenting paradox; Structuring risk: Accounting assistant professor Monica Neamtiu examines information asymmetry in asset securitization; Table talk: Marketing professor Linda Price uncovers how families imbue objects with meaning; Who does what: MIS professor dissects collaboration patterns on Wikipedia; Can’t buy me love: Assistant marketing professor Lan Chaplin studies what makes adolescents happy; Alumni spotlight: Joseph Cullen, Ph.D. in Economics ’09; Student profile: Kelli Frias, Ph.D. candidate in Marketing; Faculty news

January 2010 : Eller Buzz
Eller undergrads spent winter break in India; Eller MBA programs welcome new associate dean; Top-ranked Eller MIS department celebrates 35 years, with online slideshow; Economic analysis of Arizona-Sonora region indicates mixed performance; Pre-business freshment get a taste of the Eller experience; Eller Connections: Eller MBAs take on corporate consulting projects; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: USA Today and Princeton Review dub McGuire Center the “crown jewel” of UA; Research Report: Body over mind: assistant professor of marketing looks at unconscious processing; Alumni Spotlights: Eddie White, MBA and MS Mechanical Engineering ’08, and Justin Cummins, BSBA Finance and Entrepreneurship ’07; Student Profiles: Jena Michels, MMF ’10, and Sara Rockefeller, BSBA Marketing ’10

2009

December 2009 : Eller Buzz
Nonprofit management class coordinates Eller College Philanthropy; Students excel in fall case competitions; Grad students share culture, food at international dinner; Alumns and friends support Eller College with $4.5 million in faculty funding; Eller students support local refugees; Eller Connections: Undergraduates present to Wells Fargo executive in communications competition; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship funds eight new UA courses; Research Report: The Economics of Innovation; Alumni Spotlights: Nancy Johnson, MS Marketing ’89, and Julian Mintzis, BSBA Marketing and Entrepreneurship ’09; Student Profiles: Franics Wick, MBA ’11, and Diego Romero, BSBA Marketing ’10

November 2009 : Eller Buzz
Eller students engage in Honda Insight Marketing Competition; Sandy Klasa named McGuire Professor of Entrepreneurship; Doctoral student awarded Kauffman Foundation Dissertation Fellowship; MIS lecturer engages undergraduates with social media; Homecoming 2009: celebrating 50 years of Wilbur Wildcat – with photo gallery; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Entrepreneurs gather for insight into venture funding sources; McGuire Center joins entrepreneurial economy taskforce; Research Report: MIS professors explore online friendships between firms and customers; Alumni Spotlights: Tannya Gaxiola, BSBA Finance and Marketing ’99 and Alfredo Moran, MBA ’06; Student Profiles: Katy Winkelhaus, MBA ’10 and Gabriel Munoz-Fitch, BSBA Business Management ’09

October 2009 : Eller Buzz
The recession is over*; Eller students launch ad agency; Eller MBAs take on international tech transfer projects; Ten years as the Eller College: photo gallery; Eller Connections: Eller alum comes full circle at networking event; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Eller alums attract media spotlight with Notehall.com venture; Research Report: Feat from famine: new study examines U.S. farm productivity; Alumni Spotlights: Carla Blackwell, EMBA ’06 and Joe Genova, BSBA Business Management ’06; Student Profiles: Brad Lloyd, MBA ’11 and Karaline Salmans, BSBA Marketing ’10

September 2009 : Eller Buzz
Balancing books and business: UA undergrads found $10M company on the side; Eller undergraduates study in China; A demand for supplies: Eller MBA program collecting school supplies for South African students; Undergrads gain insight into microfinance in Costa Rica; Eller MBA offers new Master of Public Health dual-degree option; Eller Connections: Alum’s gift establishes annual ethics awards; McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work: Innovation Frontier Arizona offers no-cost workshops for entrepreneurs; Research Report: Private equity firm buys MIS spinoff company; Alumni Spotlights: Lorenz Wild, MBA ’05 and Virginia McCoy, BS Business and Public Administration, ’69; Student Profiles: Mark Finelli, MBA ’11 and Jordan Lillie, BSPA Public Management and BSBA Business Economics ’09

The Eller Times

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2009

June 2009 : The Eller Times
MBAs Help Enhance Diabetic Chronic Care Model for Carondelet Health Network; Undergraduates Drive to Top at Ethics Competition; Ad Fed Team Places at National Competition with Integrated Alcohol Awareness Campaign; Think Forward Competition Winners Shadow Mattel Exec; McGuire Center Caps Off Banner Year; McGuire Center Venture Team Profile: BonVita Workshops, LLC; McGuire Center Alumni Update: TriSports.com Named a Best Place to Work; A Night with the Stars; Save the Date: Breakfast with the Economists, Undergraduate Professional Admissions, and More; Real Estate Finance-Focused Students Tour Playa Vista Development; Notable News from the Eller Community; Economics and Business Research Center Quantifies Tucson’s Benefits from Mexican Visitors; Alumni Spotlight: Christopher Brophy, MBA ’02, and Sarah Armand, BSBA Marketing ’06

April 2009 : The Eller Times
Eller team takes second at annual American Marketing Association competition; MIS department representatives tour Customs and Border Protection; Eller MBAs travel to Asia, South America; Eller undergrads spend spring break in Windy City; Eller students step up to promote solar energy in Arizona; Entrepreneurship teams test ventures at UA Innovation Day; Venture team profile: PhoneMe, LLC; McGuire Center alumni update: DesignYourDorm.com; The University of Arizona Executive of the Year: Donald Keough (with online photo gallery); Distinguished Speaker Series: Maria Bartiromo (with online photo gallery); Eller MBA networking event in Scottsdale (with online photo gallery); Save the date: 2009 New Venture Showcase, Breakfast with the Economists, and more; Eller seniors give back; Notable news from the Eller community; Research update: News from the Artificial Intelligence Lab; Uncovering the corporate parenting paradox; Alumni spotlight: Kristin Thayer, BSBA Accounting and Entrepreneurship ’08, and Kevin McGibben, MBA ’94

Highlights from the 2008-09 School Year : The Eller Times Special Edition
Eller expands student-organized High School Ethics Forum to Phoenix; Eller team takes second at annual American Marketing Association competition; Business/Law Exchange serves entrepreneurship and law students alike; Eller seniors give back; October 2008 Economic Roundtable: Eller experts weigh in on financial markets and the economy; One year out: Succeeding at Facebook: Alumni profile of KRistin Thayer, BSBA Accounting and Entrepreneurship ’08; The Eller Blog features voices from around the College

January 2009 : The Eller Times
Eller students conclude semester with challenging case competitions; Undergrads, MBAs, and MPAs turn managerial expertise to volunteer projects; Business / Law Exchange™ and UA Office of General Counsel partner on trademark seminar; AZ CarMart connects sellers and buyers of used cars; McGuire Center venture team update: Notehall; Annual Economic Outlook predicts a tough year ahead; Intuit sponsors Extraordinary Women Tea, with online photo gallery; Notable news from the Eller Community; Research briefs from Eller College professors; Alumni spotlight: Kevin Kraus, MBA ’99, and Alyssa Schwender, BSBA Business Management ’07

2008

November 2008 : The Eller Times
Eller MBAs test soft skills at networking event; Concordia University tops Eller Ethics Case Competition; Marketing students connect with industry at roundtable events; Weekend MBAs celebrate 10-year reunion; IdeaXChange unites southern Arizona entrepreneurs around topic of idea generation; Entrepreneurship grads awarded $25K Facebook grant; Venture team update: Green Giants launch EvaluateIP; Technology and Management Awards Luncheon hits 10-year mark; Fall Distinguished Speaker slate concludes with Pulitzer Prize-winner; Eller College Homecoming tent photo highlights; Save the date: 2009/2010 Economic Outlook Annual Forecast Luncheon, Distinguished Speaker Series, and more; Charitable IRA legislation extended for 2008; Notable news from the Eller community; Assistant Professor of Economics Manuela Angelucci studies family networks in rural Mexico; Alumni spotlight: Robert Clarke, MBA’05, and Jenny Huynh, BSBA Business Management ’07

October 2008 : The Eller Times
Eller experts weigh in on financial markets and the economy; Department of Homeland Security-funded National Center for Border Security and Immigration inaugurated; Eller undergraduates top Philip Morris USA case competition; Eller College Business of Medicine™ program takes off; Angel-in-residence John May to offer insight to entrepreneurship venture teams; Venture teams seek law student counsel; McGuire Center hosts global conference for entrepreneurship; Save the date: Eller and UA Homecoming, Distinguished Speakers Series, and more; Notable news from Eller students and faculty; Assistant professor of accounting Meil Cheng studies role of analysts on capital markets; Alumni spotlight: Arvin Poole, MBA ’01 and Elizabeth Kuehn, BSBA Finance ’02

September 2008 : The Eller Times
Eller MBA scores competitive Extreme Blue Internship with IBM; Undergrads participate in international opportunities in Buenos Aires and Aix-en-Provence; Professor Lisa Ordóñez helps minority students to doctoral programs; McGuire Entrepreneurship Program connects students, UA innovators with angel investors; Hearst Foundation funds give teams an edge; Dorrance Scholar Program preps Hassan Aleem for McGuire Entrepreneurship Program; Save the date: Professional admissions, Technology and Management Awards Luncheon, Fathauer Lecture in Political Economy, and more; Connecting with students to make a difference; Notable news from Eller students and faculty; Stephen Gilliland and Russell Cropanzano recognized by co-authoring Management Paper of the Year; Alumni spotlight: Marty Metro, MBA ’94, and Melissa Howell, BSBA Marketing ’07

July 2008 : The Eller Times
Regional high school students hosted at Eller College Ethics Forum; Public policy professor Edella Schlager awarded a second Kalt Prize for doctoral student mentorship; Eller MBAs plan alumni networking events in Tucson; McGuire Center offers entrepreneurial principles class to all UA students; Venture team profile: FireGuard Industries; McGuire alum leverages experience to lead new Rural Entrepreneurship Initiatives; Top eller undergraduates and alumni honored at A Night with the Stars; Save the date: Professional Admissions, Technology and Management Awards Luncheon, Fathauer Lecture in Political Economy, and more; Making a gift that lasts; Notable news from Eller students and faculty; Assistant professor Nathan Podsakoff finds UA is among the most productive management research centers; Alumni spotlight: Jonathan Jaffrey, BSBA Finance ’88, and Christie Fleming, MBA ’97

May 2008 : The Eller Times
Marketing students finish semester in a flurry of awards and recognition; MBA students organize class trip to companies in Hermosillo, Mexico; Eller MBA places second in Sony Case Competition; SkillIT team tops spring venture development showcase — community leaders recognized with awards; Venture team profile: uBike Inc.; McGuire alumni news: McGuire grads merge companies; Students and faculty celebrate College namesake Karl Eller’s 80th birthday [with slideshow]; Save the date: 2008 Mid-Year Economic Outlook Breakfast, K-12 summer enrichment programs, Eller College professional admissions, Technology and Management Awards Luncheon, and more; Intel Corp. Finance Diversity Program supports undergraduate and MBA scholarships; Notable news from Eller students and faculty; Assistant professor of marketing Yubo Chen explores implications of online social interactions; Alumni spotlight: Calline Sanchez, MBA ’05 and BSBA MIS ’01, and David Baum, BSBA Finance ’00

April 2008 : The Eller Times
Eller students participate in conferences on sales and business in the Middle East; Undergraduate students visit Wall Street during troubled times; Regents Professor Jay Nunamaker honored with UA Innovation Day Award, appointed director of new Center for Border Security; MBAs and undergraduates team up for Deloitte case competition; Angel investors converge in Tucson for inaugural summit, evaluate entrepreneurship teams; Venture team profile: 50 Mile Farms; F. Warren Hellman named The University of Arizona Executive of the Year; Save the Date: McGuire Center Spring Venture Development Showcase, 2008 Mid-Year Economic Outlook Breakfast, K-12 Summer Enrichment Programs; Eller scholarship recipients meet Tucson legend Jim Click; Notable news from Eller students and faculty; Finance assistant professor Eric Kelley measures influence of institutional investors on stock prices; Alumni spotlight: Christopher Dore, MBA ’07 and Nicole T. Forzano, BSBA Finance ’07

February 2008 : The Eller Times
MBAs expand business horizons in Latin America; Eller economists estimate astronomy and space sciences have $252 million impact on Arizona economy; IT and McGuire Entrepreneurship score high worldwide in Financial Times rankings; S.A.F.E. R&D, LLC helps build a better bee; Health care experts draw community crowd to Distinguished Speaker Series; Save the Date: Professional Admissions, UA Executive of the Year Award Luncheon, Distinguished Speaker Series, and more; Returning the favor: MBA alum establishes scholarship; American Society of Hispanic Economists honors professor Ronald Oaxaca; Korean Securities Association recognizes associate professor George Jian with Outstanding Paper Award; Arizona City/County Management Association awards scholarship to MPA student Rebecca Kunsberg; UA receives $50 million grant to establish iPlant Collaborative; Assistant professor Craig Smith examines inter-network managerial relationships; Alumni spotlight: Keith Baron, MBA and MS Finance ’04 and John Clayton Condon, BSBA Economics ’05

2007

December 2007 : The Eller Times
Eller Executive MBA graduates gain ROI; Undergraduate juniors take on communications competition; MIS graduate students develop IT solutions for local firms; Raytheon president Louise Francesconi shares insights with entrepreneurship students; UA undergraduates study international management in China; Eller College meets market demand for information security experts; Eller economists offer cautious view of 2008 economic outlook; Save the date: Fathauer Lecture and Distinguished Speaker Series; Introducing online giving; Economics prize endowed to honor Ed Zajac; Executive MBAs honor marketing lecturer Steven Permut; Eller associate professor Joseph Broschak’s research recognized by Academy of Management; Eller accounting professor’s research on maquiladora production highlighted in The Economist; Alumni spotlight: Guillermo (Bill) Quiroga, MBA ’98, and Dawn Roluffs McCrory, BSBA MIS and Marketing ’02

November 2007 : The Eller Times
Homecoming 2007 Photo Gallery; Eller College, James E. Rogers College of Law collaborate on Business / Law Exchange™; Eller Marketing students connect with industry professionals at roundtable luncheon; Microsoft engages Eller MIS students at Halo 3 launch event; The University of Arizona names AMD’s Hector de J. Ruiz Technology Executive of the Year; School of Public Administration and Policy hosts national research conference; UA IBM Day unites research theory and business practice; Save the date: Distinguished Speaker Series, Economic Outlook Annual Forecast Luncheon, and more; Thomas R. Brown Foundation makes $4 million gift to UA, funds chairs in technology management; MBA team places second in Pac-10 case competition; Management assistant professor Tamar Kugler investigates group dynamics; Alumni spotlight: Tayo Fichtl, MBA ’98, and Kim Orlando, BSBA Finance ’88

October 2007 : The Eller Times
Pre-business freshmen connect with Eller College through new E.L.I.T.E. program; Former U.S. Representative Jim Kolbe teaches global economic development course for MBA and law students; Eller College and UA College of Medicine answer market demand with new dual MBA-MD degree; Education Business Boardroom connects CEOs and school superintendents; Save the date: Homecoming, UA IBM Day, Economic Outlook Annual Forecast Luncheon, and more; Food Network founder supports Eller Ambassadors scholarships; Eller associate professor Gregory Crawford named FCC chief economist; Eller sophomores elected to leadership positions in university student government; Thumbs up: Eller assistant professor Yong Liu studies movie marketing; Alumni spotlight: Michael Gottlieb, MBA ’04, and Kristen Garcia, BSBA Marketing ’05

September 2007 : The Eller Times
Eller students challenge skills with impressive internships; Eller College programs earn top slots in recent rankings; Save the date: Distinguished Speaker Series, Undergraduate Professional Admissions, Technology & Management Awards Luncheon, Homecoming, and more; Eller professor Sudha Ram recognized with prestigious 2007 IBM Faculty Award; Eller alumni and associates among Tucson’s 2007 “40 under 40;” Class notes: updates from Eller MBAs; Eller MIS labs awarded new research grants; Alumni spotlight: Hot off the press — two Eller MBAs turn author: Greg Papp, MBA ’72, and Brian Wruk, MBA ’92

May 2007 : The Eller Times
Eller graduates embark on outstanding careers; McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship celebrates banner year; MBA field projects complement student career goals; Exceptional undergraduates and alumni honored at A Night with the Stars; Save the date: Mid-Year Economic Update Breakfast, K-12 summer enrichment programs, and more; Philip Morris USA connects with future employees at Eller College events; UA Advertising Federation a top finisher in regional competition; Ph.D. student recognized for outstanding graduate/professional student leadership; MBA awards honor leading students and faculty; Economics professor Ronald Oaxaca awarded the Kalt Prize; Alumni spotlight: John M. Bernal, MBA ’82 and Nancy Meech, BSBA Accounting ’80

April 2007 : The Eller Times
Eller College launches online Alumni Community; Eller College challenges high school students to explore personal ethics; Marketing student award winners shadow top executives; New advances in the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship: Center hires knowledge transfer specialist, and undergraduate team wins City of Tucson support; 2007 UA Executive of the Year John W. Rowe inspires undergraduate and graduate students; Save the date: Mid-Year Economic Update Breakfast, K-12 summer enrichment programs; UA Foundation hosts workshop on planned giving in Phoenix; Roger Hartley receives Professional Education Teaching and Mentoring Award; Eller faculty honored for exceptional contributions to College teaching mission; Sudha Ram recognized for her pioneering research at UA Innovation Day; Alumni spotlight: Roberto Guerrrieri, MBA ’86 and Rebecca Hughes, BSBA Finance and Marketing ’03

March 2007 : The Eller Times
International projects enhance MBA program’s global dimension; MBAs and undergrads leverage classroom knowledge in spring case competitions; Entrepreneurship mentors-in-residence lead program ventures; Noted journalist Gwen Ifill addresses an overflow crowd; Save the date: UA executive of the year award luncheon, distinguished speaker series, and Eller MBA mix & mingle; The Funk family establishes MBA scholarships in memory of Bradley J. Funk;; Russell Cropanzano honored with Teaching and Mentoring Award; New paper introduces streamlined healthcare paradigm to reduce costs; Alumni spotlight: Panayiotis Panayides, MBA and MS-MIS ’05 and Andrea Barrett-Casertano, BSBA Marketing and Entrepreneurship ’94

January 2007 : The Eller Times
Financial Times ranks Eller MBA #34 in the world, #20 nationally; New faculty at Eller: Joseph P, Kalt and Paul W. Rhode join Economics Department; New IdeaXChange consortium to launch during EntrepreneurshipWeek 2007; Federal Reserve Governor Susan Schmidt Bies speaks at Eller College; Eminent Indiana University scholar addresses UA faculty and students; Save the date: Professional admissions, Accounting and Financial Decision Making Executive Education course, and Distinguished Speaker Series; Pioneering businesswoman supports Eller Friends of the Faculty program; Eller professor Amar Gupta receives prestigious IBM Faculty Award; Economic and Business Research Center increases research capacity with trio of economists; Alumni spotlight: Steven Gebing, BSBA Information Management Systems ’02 and Susanna Reith, MBA ’01

2006

December 2006 : The Eller Times
Public administration students partner with nonprofit organizations for grant writing project; Eller team out-invests the pros at Junior Achievement fundraiser competition; Student teams present results of semester-long consulting projects; Undergrad marketing class builds awareness of U.S. Navy career opportunities; McGuire Center partners with middle school for pilot program to spark youth entrepreneurship; Eller economists predict slow growth for Arizona in 2007; UA men’s basketball coach Lute Olson inspires Eller students at November talk; Save the date: Accounting and Financial Decision Making executive education course and Distinguished Speaker Series; Scholarship gifts drive improvement in full-time MBA program; American Marketing Association recognizes associate professor Shankar Ganesan for outstanding article; Dr. Hsinchun Chen named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow; Improving drug safety: developing a prototype to monitor adverse effects; International round table helps organizational justice academics hone future research topics; Alumni spotlight: Prabhudev Konana, MBA ’91, Ph.D. ’95 and Jennifer Abel, BSBA Marketing ’04

November 2006 : The Eller Times
Arizona entrepreneurs broaden skills at IdeaFunding Invention2Venture conference; Eller hosts International Ethics Case Competition — BYU takes top honors; Announcing the Eller College Arizona Youth Entrepreneurship Award sponsored by 1st National Bank of Arizona; MBAs get grilled: Reporter challenges students for a real assignment in crisis communications; Chevron CTO named The University of Arizona Technology Executive of the Year; Save the date: Designing Policy Responses to Global Climate Change, Executive Education courses, Distinguished Speaker Series, and Economic Outlook Luncheon; Eller students build philanthropic culture; Eller’s Salute to Excellence recognizes outstanding undergraduates; Recent alums in the news; First academic review of employment discrimination literature reveals lawsuit trends; Alumni spotlight: Scott Shapiro, BSBA Finance ’81 and Anne Durazo, MBA ’06

October 2006 : The Eller Times
SCORE volunteers mentor Eller Honors students; Eller’s inaugural Executive MBA class realizes return on investment; Arizona public and nonprofit leaders grow management abilities at Southwest Leadership Program; MIS Department continues to innovate: international conference, IBM initiative, and unique classroom projects; In the field: Eller MBAs tailor education to career goals; Save the date: Technology and Management Awards Luncheon, UA Homecoming, Executive Education courses, Economic Outlook Luncheon, Distinguished Speaker Series, and more; Thomas R. Brown scholarships recognize MBA students focused on technology and management; First Dr. Thomas C. Moses Memorial Scholarship awarded; Marketing professor Merrie Brucks named president of the Association of Consumer Research; Post-TRACE: new paper measures effects of bond transparency; Alumni spotlight: Anne Lee, BSBA Marketing ’04 and David Lundell, MBA ’03

September 2006 : The Eller Times
New Eller College rankings announced; Career speed dating: not what you might think; Persuasion class shoots to score; Former editor of The Economist provides insights on globalization to a full house; Save the date: Technology and Management Awards Luncheon, Homecoming 2006, and more; Beach, Fleischman and Co. supports Eller faculty; Faculty members mentor undergraduate honors students; Going off-script: the role of codes in service transaction; Alumni spotlights: Jay D. Stein, BSBA Finance and Real Estate ’86 and JD ’89, Nikki Floyd, BSPA Criminal Justice ’02, and Brett Farmiloe, BSBA Accounting ’05

August 2006 : The Eller Times
Welcome from Undergraduate Programs associate dean Pam Perry; Summer internships yield real-world experience; Former editor of The Economist to deliver Fathauer Lecture in Political Economy; Faculty and graduates celebrate August convocation; Save the date: Professional admissions, Technology and Management Awards Luncheon, and more; Announcing the Gary Scrivner Excellence in Finance Teaching Award; Eller alumni and associates honored in Tucson’s “40 under 40″ awards; Note to sellers: a “Buy It Now” price may increase your online auction revenue; Alumni spotlights: Howard Kong, MBA ’02, and Kristen Senseman, BSBA Marketing ’05

July 2006 : The Eller Times
Eller College helps executives hone leadership and negotiation skills; Elementary education projects underway at Eller; Breakfast with the economists: a cautious outlook for the Arizona economy; Save the date: professional admissions, Technology and Management Award Luncheon, Homecoming, and more; Ratoff family supports new Friends of the Faculty giving program; Department head Stephen Gilliland elected a fellow in prestigious society; Professor Barbara Gutek honored by Society for Psychological Study of Social Issues; MPA and Law students team up on summer research projects; Alumni spotlights: Sean Hearne, MBA ’01, Fernando Camino, BSBA Accounting ’84, and Lisa Riley, BSBA Accounting ’84

May 2006 : The Eller Times
Honors students face off in first Thesis Showcase; McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship wraps up a red-letter year; Experts bring world awareness to first Global Impact Symposium; MIS meets English in early outreach; Experiential learning adds real-world dimension to undergraduate education; Social entrepreneurship students consult with law professor to benefit Nigerian women; A Night with the Stars; Eller K-12 summer programs; Save the date: Breakfast with the Economists; Brown family million-dollar endowment supports integration of technology and management; Marketing students place third at AAF competition; Doing honored for excellence in teaching; Marketing doctoral student earns Social Science Fellowship; Fifteen years of network research produces guide for managers; Alumni spotlight: Toufic Abi-Aad, B.S.B.A. Accounting and Finance ’98 and MBA ’02, and Richard Fimbres, B.S.P.A. ’83

April 2006 : The Eller Times
McGuire Entrepreneurship team wins demonstrate unprecedented program success; Eller Marketing team takes four awards at national AMA competition; MIS evolves curriculum for experienced professionals; IBM to send employees to Eller for MBA / Technology dual degrees; Eller K-12 summer programs; Save the date; Freshwater establishes three-year faculty fellowship; Honoring outstanding seniors and faculty; Graduate and Professional Students Council honors MIS professor Sudha Ram; Research report: the share price puzzle; Alumni spotlight: Eric Freedberg, B.S.B.A. Accounting and Finance ’85, and Monicia Porter, MBA ‘ 02

March 2006 : The Eller Times
Entrepreneurship teams shine at national and international competitions; Second annual Thinking Forward Conference brings marketing leaders to Eller; Building executive expertise; Up close and personal with Toyota leader James Press; Gary Libecap honored for 21 years of leadership; Robert Frank illuminates ‘expenditure arms race’ in 24th Fathauer Lecture; Save the date: Meet the dean and Leadership Speakers Series; Ratoff family establishes three-year fellowship; University honors Cummins for creative teaching; Eller faculty recognized for course innovations; Reweighing the gold standard in measuring sexual harassment; Alumni spotlight: Trent Jung, MBA ’05 and Tara Monteleone, B.S.B.A. Marketing ’05

February 2006 : The Eller Times
Eller Marketing undergraduates wow AMA judges on way to competition finals; Integrating MIS and Entrepreneurship with the Eller MBA; Eller master’s students who agility and expertise to move to VCIC regional finals; MBAs experience international management first-hand in Hong Kong; Eller MBA men make model students for fundraising; Toyota’s James Press to be honored as UA Executive of the Year; Schramm mentors students as Entrepreneur-in-Residence; Save the date: Fathauer Lecture in Political Economy, Meet the Dean, and Leadership Speakers Series; Announcing search to recruit Muzzy Chair in Entrepreneurship; Hartley appointed to county court commission; Marketing students named Arizona Foundation Outstanding Senior; Chen’s new book explores national security research; Alumni spotlight: Kirk Vidinghoff, B.S.B.A. Entrepreneurship and Marketing ’98 and MBA ’04

January 2006 : The Eller Times
Eller announces Executive MBA in Phoenix; New courses broaden Eller education; Senior director shares Google’s vision for a brave new world; Save the date: An evening with Carl J. Schramm, Professional Admissions interviews, the Fathauer Lecture in Political Economy, and more; Misys Foundation finds a match in Eller undergraduates; Eller moves forward with tablets from HP grant; Eller entrepreneurship team makes S.E.E.D. finals for third consecutive year; Undergraduate Programs honors outstanding students; Systems that make sense; Alumni spotlights: Colleen Goodell Knecht, MBA/JD ’00 and Mark Strickling, BSBA Marketing ’94

2005

December 2005 : The Eller Times
Eller and Engineering to honor leaders in technology and management; Core Project Expo showcases revamped undergraduate curriculum; Eller shows its colors with true-blue (and red!) philanthropy; Undergraduates from top 20 U.S. programs gather for Student Empowerment Conference; Save the date; Homecoming 2005 recap; McKenzie endows Finance scholarship; Year-end giving; MIS doctoral candidate represents Eller as National Academy of Sciences fellow; Eller Economics alumnus wins Heinz Award; Economic and Business Research Center wins Award for Excellence; Marketing researchers find that children see “benefits” in smoking; Alumni spotlight: Britton Dornquast, ’91 McGuire Entrepreneurship Program; Rodney Glassman, ’01 MBA, ’02 MPA; John Major, ’05 B.S.P.A., Public Management and Health and Human Services
November 2005 : The Eller Times
Eller team wins National Ethics Case Competition; Return on investment and alumni satisfaction help Eller MBA climb in 2005 Financial Times rankings; Save the date: Homecoming, Leadership Speaker Series, Technology and Management Awards Luncheon, and Economic Outlook; Gift annuities combine lifetime income, tax savings, and institutional support; Ronald L. Oaxaca named top national influencer; La Guerra por el Boleto: The economics of bus driving in Santiago, Chile; Student spotlight: Students at the nexus of science and management

October 2005 : The Eller Times
Message from the dean; More rankings news: recruiters rate Eller MBA among top 25; Get in the swing at the Eller Cup Golf Tournament; Eller College and UA Homecoming weekend events, November 4-5, 2005; H. Brinton Milward elected to National Academy of Public Administration; Jean Helwege named editor of The Review of Financial Studies; Finance Ph.D. candidate wins best dissertation award; Expecting the worst: the heavy consequences of obesity stereotypes; Alumni spotlights: Mariko Shimizu (MBA ’00) and Leticia Bernal (BSBA ’05)

September 2005 : The Eller Times
Message from the dean; Rankings recognize strengths in Eller programs; Pre-business major swelling the ranks; Sparking interest in information science; Provost’s reception honors Ken Smith; Save the date: Professional Admissions, Eller MBA Alumni Weekend, and UA Homecoming; Eller welcomes new leadership in development; Connecting with tomorrow’s top employees; William S. Waller wins AAA Lifetime Contribution Award; Frederick E. Webster, Jr. honored with AMA Marketing Strategy Award; MBA students and faculty recognized for excellence; The end of marketing?; Alumni spotlights: Alberto Voli (BSBA ’87, Entrepreneurship and Finance), Christopher L. Kunz (MBA ’02); Lindsay Galbut (BSBA ’00, Entrepreneurship and Marketing)

August 2005 : The Eller Times
Message from the dean; Eller’s top achievers to offer marketing consulting; The future of MIS; Terrorism track introduced at ISI 2005; Making a difference with McCain; South American shrimp: no small matter; An Eller undergraduate takes on the world; Accounting research shows 2003 Tax Act worked as planned; Trio of Eller alumni tosses together a recipe for success (Paolo DeFilippis, Business Management ’01, Fran Katz, Marketing ’83, Jeff Katz, Accounting ’79)

June 2005 : The Eller Times
Entrepreneurship team wins $150,000 first prize in Honeywell Growth Challenge; Tanniru tapped to lead IT initiative; Recognizing a “Constellation of talent;” Entrepreneurship honors Eller Technology Transfer Fellows; Learning Technologies boosted with $74,000 HP grant; New scholarship for Executive MBA students; Fishback brings economics expertise to TIAA-CREF; Entrepreneurship shines at MOOT CORP competition; Alumni spotlights: David Martinez, Business Management & Entrepreneurship ’04, and Marisa Lucas, Marketing ’04

May 2005 : The Eller Times Research
Special Announcement: New Eller MBA programs offered this fall; Are happy workers better workers?; Border enforcement: What really happens when things tighten up?; Water wars: Schlager wins NSF grant to study state struggles with water rights; Nanoscale research no small undertaking; In the interest of innovation: Colloquium generates research for advancing entrepreneurship

April 2005 : The Eller Times News
McGuire Entrepreneurship Program earns honors; Eller College technology primed for market; Marketing delivers education; Ann Fudge named 2005 UA Executive of the Year; Fathauer Lecture with John B. Shoven illuminates Social Security reform; Lovitt & Touché award alternative scholarships; Career exploration for undergraduates; Eller faculty honored with annual awards; Alumni spotlights: Carol Sacks Colena, MBA ’00 and Armando Roman, BSBA ’86

Winter 2005 : The Eller Times Research
New Eller course: Outsourcing of Professional Activities; The new marketing; Taking tax shelters to task; TRACE spells big savings for trades; Peacemaking wins interest of NSF; Setting goals may tarnish the truth; Optimism turns up the heat on IPOs; CMI cracks the code on deception detection; Fulbright to send Eller expert south