Drawing on years of data and research, startup company HedgeSmart LLC helps commodities traders manage risk.
USA Today has compiled a list of the majors likely to have the highest earnings for 2015 graduates, and agricultural and natural resources comes in at number five. Their analysis uses a combination of census data and survey analysis from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
University of Arizona researchers and a group of partners have developed a tool that will help utility companies better understand the long-term impact of renewable energy on the power grid and provide insight on how to integrate these resources in the future in the most cost-efficient and reliable way for consumers.
Can video games help people save money?
SavingsQuest, an applied research project bringing together the University of Arizona and the Doorways to Dreams, or D2D, Fund under a Center for Financial Services Innovation grant, will test the theory in hopes of finding a mix of game features that will entice smart savings behavior.
Sharing Tribes promotes lending and borrowing over buying. It involves "taking the science of retailing and applying it to the practice of sharing," Anita Bhappu says.
Share, don't buy. That's the motive driving a soon-to-launch, community-based software program called Sharing Tribes.
Anita Bhappu, a University of Arizona associate professor of retailing and consumer sciences, serves as the chief scientific officer for Sharing Tribes LLC, which is launching a mobile app to enter beta testing come January.
The University of Arizona again served as Official Knowledge Partner to the 2015 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, this spring. With 102 countries represented at the Forum - launched just a year ago - the GFIA has become one of the world's most influential global platforms for scientists, entrepreneurs and policymakers to present and explore innovations toward sustainable agriculture and food security.
"Beyond the Mirage," an entry from the University of Arizona, was selected Wednesday as the winner of the New Arizona Prize: Water Consciousness Challenge, receiving the competition's $100,000 grand prize.
UA startup company GlycoSurf has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology, which was created at the University of Arizona.
As the state's only land-grant institution, the University of Arizona has led outreach efforts through its Cooperative Extension offices across Arizona. Now the UA is assisting efforts to build a similar network south of the border.
The UA-led project, announced at Thursday's meeting of the Arizona Board of Regents, is called the Red de Extensión e Innovación Nacional Universitaria, also known as project REINU. The name translates to the National University Extension and Innovation Network.
The University of Arizona's Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing has announced its 2014 Global Retailing Conference lineup of presenters, which includes UA alumnus Lundgren, CEO of Macy's, and Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.
With a theme of "Ignite the Customer Experience," the conference presentations will focus on how retailers engage customers in their brands and enhance the shopping experience through innovation, technology and techniques for meeting evolving consumer preferences.