Business and Law

Feb. 8, 2017
With the world at our fingertips, the notion of being "lost" has become almost inconceivable, says Laura Brandimarte, a UA assistant professor of management information systems.
Budweiser's ad stood out for Ed Ackerley, an adjunct instructor of marketing in the Eller College of Management, who has been evaluating Super Bowl ads for two decades. (Photo courtesy of Anheuser-Busch)
Feb. 6, 2017
A panel of five explains why commercials such as the Anheuser-Busch ad work well while others such as the Kia ad featuring Melissa McCarthy come up a little short.
The Codelucida founding team, from left: David Declercq, professor at the University of Cergy-Pontoise, France; CEO Shiva Planjery; and Bane Vasic, UA professor of electrical and computer engineering. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Feb. 3, 2017
Codelucida, which commercializes error-correction technology for data storage and communications, has raised approximately $700,000 in a round of angel investment funding.
Douglas Loy, shown here presenting at an NSF I-Corps session, was awarded funds to further develop a non-toxic, long-lasting sunscreen based on nanoparticles. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Feb. 2, 2017
Between 2013 and July 2016, Tech Launch Arizona provided almost $2.2 million in Asset Development funding to prepare 82 early-stage technologies for licensing. So far in FY 2017, it has provided funds for seven projects.
The UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission is the first by the U.S. to carry samples from an asteroid back to Earth. The image is an artist’s conception of the spacecraft during a burn of its main engine. (Credit: Heather Roper/UA)
Jan. 9, 2017
Throughout the past year, UA researchers were involved in some of the most exciting and eye-opening news stories. Among them: the OSIRIS-REx space launch, a newly discovered planet with three suns, and findings that revealed how AIDS spread across North America.
The golf industry "uses so little water, but it's perceived as wasting water," said Kai Umeda of UA Cooperative Extension. "People may not understand what the golf course superintendents do — when they are trying to conserve water and use it judiciously."
Jan. 4, 2017
The research also validates that the industry is a responsible user of water, says the general manager of one Tucson country club, in addition to being a major employer.
Commercialization partner Nick Lim offers advice to entrepreneurial teams during a TLA NSF I-Corps class. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Dec. 12, 2016
A group of 22 technology experts, business leaders and entrepreneurs offers its time and expertise to help refine UA inventions and develop startup strategies and teams.
Dec. 9, 2016
Most new jobs in the city are expected to be in education and health services; leisure and hospitality; professional and business services; and trade, transportation and utilities.
Nov. 30, 2016
Kassandra Kirk is involved in a nationwide marketing challenge through an Eller College of Management course, and she says the class has been an inspiration.