Business and Law

Women are more likely to experience workplace incivility — low-intensity deviant behavior with ambiguous intent to harm — at the hands of other women, according to new research by UA professor Allison Gabriel.
Feb. 19, 2018
Women report more incivility experiences at work than men, but who is at fault for instigating these behaviors? A UA researcher set out to answer that — and got surprising results.
Nurses employed by organizations that use compassion practices reported feeling more alertness, vigor and energy.
Jan. 29, 2018
Compassionate practices improve nurse well-being and also the experience of patients, according to research involving Allison Gabriel of the UA's Eller College of Management.
Members of Project CENTRL Class 22, including Drew John (far left), Sine Kerr (center) and Jim Parks (second row, second from right), met with CENTRL alumni serving in the Arizona Legislature in 2014, including Frank Pratt (far right) and Gail Griffin (sixth from right).
Jan. 18, 2018
Project CENTRL, a Cooperative Extension program that began 40 years ago, helped prepare Sine Kerr for her recent appointment to the Arizona Senate in Legislative District 13.
The return of the Willem de Kooning painting "Woman-Ochre" to its place in the abstract expressionist collection at the UA Museum of Art was an unexpected highlight of 2017. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Dec. 18, 2017
The UA generated headlines across the globe in 2017, as evidenced by our UANews list of top 10 stories. From the installation of a new president to the improbable recovery of a priceless art masterpiece, it has been another remarkable year in Wildcat Country. (UANow will resume on Jan. 9.)
Rongguang Liang (left) of the College of Optical Sciences received funding to develop 3-D printing of freeform optics. He is shown here with graduate student and co-inventor Zhihan Hong. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Dec. 5, 2017
Asset Development funding helps develop early-stage technologies and makes them more attractive for market adoption. The program is generating opportunities — and results.
Arizona ranked second in the nation in lettuce production, providing 25 percent of the country's total production. (Photo: Faith Schwartz/UA Cooperative Extension)
Nov. 7, 2017
Arizona agribusiness contributes $23.3 billion in sales to the state's economy and supports more than 138,000 jobs, says UA Cooperative Extension’s Economic Impact Analysis Team.
From left: Law fellow Lori Lewis, veteran and UA student Erick Hernandez, students Amanda Ehredt and Zoey Kotzambasis, VALC director Kristine Huskey, and veteran and student Nick Hamilton (Photo: Drew Bourland/UA News)
Nov. 6, 2017
Since 2010, students have been giving back and gaining valuable experience through the Veterans' Advocacy Law Clinic. "I couldn't think of another clinic I'd rather be a part of," says third-year law student Jonathan Rich, who served five years in the Marine Corps.
Oct. 17, 2017
The UA assistant professor discusses the ways in which American gun culture, policing and law enforcement intersect along the lines of race, gender and socioeconomics.
Lisa Ordóñez of the Eller College of Management turned her passion for football into a research study about the effects of rivalry on risk-taking. (Photo: Bob Demers/UA News)
Oct. 9, 2017
Researchers including the UA's Lisa Ordóñez studied thousands of NFL plays and used college football rivalries to test behaviors about how rivalry impacts risk-taking. They found out that on the field or in the boardroom, a rivalry can prompt the making of riskier decisions.