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FSHD Doctoral Student receives Centennial Award

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Congratulations to Henry Gonzalez, who has been awarded the Centennial Award for Doctoral Students. This award is given annually by the University of Arizona Division of Student Affairs to two doctoral students.

Congratulations to Henry Gonzalez, who has been awarded the Centennial Award for Doctoral Students. Read more »

Contact Email: 
henryg@email.arizona.edu

The Amazing Future of Retail Conference

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The UA's 19th annual Global Retailing Conference focused on retail being "everywhere at once." Pictured, UA students modeled clothing by entertainer Thalia Sodi (third from right) in a fashion show during the Global Retailing Conference

Advances in technology have had a major impact on the way consumers shop. Read more »

Professor Sabrina V. Helm published in Industrial Marketing Management

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Associate Professor Sabrina V. Helm's article Service inside: The impact of ingredient service branding on quality perceptions and behavioral intentions, co-authored with Berrin Özergin and published in Industrial Marketing Management, is now available online.

Highlights

  • We investigate the potential of services as ingredient brands where past research has focused on tangible products.
  • We concentrate on industrial buyers to
News Contact: 
Sabrina V. Helm, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
helm@email.arizona.edu

Congratulations to the UA Enactus team at Nationals!

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Please join us in congratulating the University of Arizona Enactus Club for advancing to the semi-final round at the national Enactus Competition this week in St. Louis!  Today, our UA team finished in the top 16 out of 181 schools that started the competition on Tuesday.  

Please join us in congratulating the University of Arizona Enactus Club for advancing to the semi-final round at the national Enactus Competition this week in St. Read more »

News Contact: 
Michael Staten
Contact Email: 
statenm@email.arizona.edu

Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses

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Many of those who smoke at parties don't actually consider themselves smokers, UA professor Mimi Nichter found, and that calls into question what surveys tell us about smoking in college.

A University of Arizona anthropologist has written a book exploring the culture of smoking on college campuses. Read more »

News Contact: 
Mimi Nichter
Contact Email: 
mimin@email.arizona.edu

Student Retail Popup Stores in Downtown Tucson

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27 RCSC students have been hard at work in a very unique retailing entrepreneurship project.  Last spring, the students grouped together into nine teams of three students each.  When the fall semester started, each team began work on developing a business plan for opening a retail venture specifically for downtown Tucson.  

This academic year, 27 RCSC students have been hard at work in a very unique retailing entrepreneurship project. Read more »

News Contact: 
Scott Hessell
Contact Email: 
shessell@email.arizona.edu

Dr. Michael Staten's Credit Reporting Reform article published in American Banker

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Michael Staten holds the Take Charge America endowed chair, where he is also director of the T.C.A Institute for Consumer Financial Education and Research. Staten was a principle investigator on the FTC's credit report accuracy study published in 2013. Here he shares his article "Where Credit Report Reforms Fall Short"

The news that the three largest credit bureaus have Read more »

News Contact: 
Michael E. Staten, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
statenm@email.arizona.edu

McClelland Institute Faculty assist in study: Dog bacteria might benefit human health

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Fido’s licks and tummy rubs just might be good for your health.Arizona researchers are studying the biological connection between humans and dogs that could be shared through saliva, skin, and even feces.

Fido’s licks and tummy rubs just might be good for your health. Read more »

News Contact: 
Netzin G. Steklis, M.A.
Contact Email: 
nsteklis@email.arizona.edu

Retailers to Explore Serving the Customer “Everywhere at Once” at TJL Center Conference

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The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona today announced the 2015 presenters at its 19th Annual Global Retailing Conference, April 23-24 at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson.

The Terry J. Read more »

Norton's Dr. Melissa Barnett honored with Shirley O’Brien Diversity Award

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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Melissa Barnett, the recipient of the Shirley O’Brien Diversity Award from CALS!

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) values diversity in its people and programs and strives to foster a diverse, fair, and respectful community. Read more »

News Contact: 
Melissa A. Barnett, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
barnettm@arizona.edu


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