Business and Law

Feb. 6, 2019
Consumers are more likely to purchase products that have lower ratings but more reviews than products with higher ratings but few reviews, researchers found.
Austin K. Yamada
Feb. 5, 2019
The University of Arizona Applied Research Corp. will focus the UA's research strengths in several diverse areas on solving national security issues.
Andrew Coan
Jan. 28, 2019
A professor from the UA James E. Rogers College of Law focused his research on special prosecutors and their role in the U.S. government, and along the way uncovered some fascinating stories about the history of the position.
UAVenture Capital co-founder Fletcher McCusker (left) speaks at the 2018 Tech Launch Arizona I-Squared Awards, where he was honored with the award for Ecosystem Impact. At left is TLA Assistant Vice President Doug Hockstad. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Jan. 25, 2019
UAVenture Capital has launched a second venture capital fund designed specifically to help finance the commercialization of emerging and disruptive technologies formulated by UA researchers, faculty and students.
Brick-and-mortar stores remain an important part of our social fabric, with many consumers associating them with personal and societal benefits in addition to goods and services, according to a new study led by the University of Arizona.
Nov. 13, 2018
The majority of consumers think the extinction of brick-and-mortar stores would be bad for society, according to a new UA-led study that explores consumers' perceptions of today's transforming retail environment.
Branded items such as band t-shirts can be used ironically to make a statement about an individual's beliefs and tastes.
Sept. 5, 2018
Research by Caleb Warren, assistant professor of marketing at the UA, indicates that consuming brands ironically is a way to secretly signal our identity or beliefs to people who know us.
A ceremony at Mexico's Diplomatic Academy, Instituto Matías Romero, honored the first cohort of graduates. (Photo: Instituto Matías Romero)
Aug. 3, 2018
Mexican diplomats are learning the foundations of American law from the UA James E. Rogers College of Law in order to enhance consular services and strengthen binational relations.
Fletcher McCusker (right) speaks at the 2018 Tech Launch Arizona I-Squared Awards, where he was honored with the award for Ecosystem Impact. TLA Assistant Vice President Doug Hockstad looks on. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
June 26, 2018
Tucson's newest early-stage capital fund, UA Venture Capital Fund LLC, has announced that its first three investments will include UA-connected companies Codelucida and Regulonix.
The UA Tech Park remains one of the largest employment centers in southern Arizona, hosting 52 companies and organizations that employ 5,870 skilled workers.
June 26, 2018
The UA Tech Park, a center for high-wage jobs, remains one of the largest employment hubs in southern Arizona, hosting 52 companies and organizations that employ 5,870 skilled workers.

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