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UA Strengthens Research, Entrepreneurial Activities With Cross-Border Collaborations

Through international collaborations with Mexican organizations, the University of Arizona is working on several projects that promote cross-border collaborations.click here to read more...

Business, Academics Unite at UA Global Retailing Conference

The UA's 18th annual Global Retailing Conference brought together more than 300 people from across the U.S. and other nations to network and exchange ideas about the ever-evolving retail industry.click here to read more...

UA Law Students Help Protect Startups' Innovations

A new intellectual property clinic founded at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is giving law students the chance to counsel startup business owners. The clinic allows law students in their third year to help new entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground while protecting their innovative ideas. To form the clinic, the college partnered with law firm Quarles & Brady LLP.click here to read more...

University of Arizona Eller MBA Programs Move to Downtown Phoenix Biomedical Campus

The University of Arizona Eller College of Management is moving from its satellite location in north Scottsdale to downtown Phoenix. The new location will soon be home to Eller's part-time MBA programs for working professionals.click here to read more...

UA Law Professor Raises Awareness of Indigenous People's Struggles Worldwide

S. James Anaya, Regents' Professor and the James J. Lenoir Professor of Human Rights Law and Policy, has traveled around the world investigating and reporting on the conditions of indigenous peoples and bringing attention to human rights issues that affect them. While serving as Special Rapporteur to the United Nations, Anaya has involved UA law students in his work.click here to read more...

UA Global Retailing Conference Announces 2014 Presenters

The UA's Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing has announced its 2014 Global Retailing Conference lineup of presenters, which includes UA alumnus and Macy's CEO Terry J. Lundgren and Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. With a theme of "Ignite the Customer Experience," the conference will take place April 10-11. click here to read more...

Licensing Agreement Brings UA-Developed Drug to Cancer Patients Outside U.S.

A drug combination resulting from basic cancer research developed at the UA offers hope for patients with a hereditary predisposition to colon cancer. Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, a spinoff founded by former UA professor Eugene Gerner, has entered into a licensing agreement with help from Tech Launch Arizona to introduce the drug to markets in Japan and Europe. CPP specializes in prevention therapies for people with an elevated risk of cancer.click here to read more...

UA Eller College Team Wins National PricewaterhouseCoopers Competition

A team of students from the UA has won the PricewaterhouseCoopers Accounting case competition. The undergraduate accounting students from the Eller College of Management competed against more than 2,200 students from 43 colleges and universities, coming out on top to win a $10,000 prize.click here to read more...

UA McGuire Center Named Innovator of the Year

The UA's McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship was named Innovator of the Year in academia during the Governor's Celebration of Innovation gala. All finalists for the award were from the UA, representing innovative programs in agriculture, the biological sciences and environmental science. click here to read more...

UA, City and Local Company Begin Collaborative Commercialization Network Effort

The city of Tucson has chosen local product and business developer Aztera to lead operations of the Commercialization Network Alliance, which is a partnership between the UA and the city to nurture start-up companies born from UA research activities, with the goal of new jobs and economic growth for Tucson and the region. click here to read more...