News Releases

News Releases

April 3, 2012

On April 19, Dr. Irwin Jacobs, founding chairman and CEO emeritus of Qualcomm Incorporated, will be honored for his incredible accomplishments that vaulted us all forward in the technology we use to communicate. Qualcomm's portfolio includes thousands of U.S. and international patents on many of the most important inventions and innovations in wireless and related technologies.

March 27, 2012

Are we actually seeing the start of a housing shortage in the Phoenix area? A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals some surprising information for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of February.

March 26, 2012

Want to hold onto your current job in the rough job market, but still work toward moving up the ladder soon? The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is unveiling a brand new "hybrid" option to help working professionals get an MBA. The new offering combines the flexibility of an online program with the face-to-face contact of weekend classes.

March 21, 2012

With the U.S. economy started on the mend, it's interesting to note which cities and states are growing the fastest. Research Professor Lee McPheters of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University provides rankings and analysis based on the latest jobs figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

March 15, 2012

People don't always associate the business world with charity. However, students at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University are taught to understand that charity work is vital to your real, genuine success in life. This week, the nonprofit Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC) Parenting Arizona is honoring the school for its extensive work on behalf of the children's charity.

March 13, 2012

U.S. News & World Report announces its prestigious annual rankings for the best business schools in the country today. For the fifth year in a row, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ranks top 30 among the "Best Graduate Schools" for business in the nation.

March 7, 2012

While recent attention has focused on bringing more women into the fields of science, technology and engineering, many people may not realize we're seeing a similar issue in the world of business, when it comes to a few specific fields, such as finance, computer information systems and economics. That's why the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is hosting a special event this week. Intel is the primary sponsor of the school's "Young Women in Business Forum."

February 28, 2012

We've all seen the ads meant to scare us into buying products like protective sunscreen or to avoid doing something like drugs. Well, it turns out those advertisements may only freeze us with fear and inaction. New research from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows, in order to work best, these ads also have to disgust and gross us out.

February 23, 2012

Several pieces of good news are trickling into the hard-hit Phoenix-area housing market. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows positive trends for struggling homeowners, as of January 2012.

February 22, 2012

Whether you're a safe, conservative investor or a fast-trading stock-swapper, genes may actually play a role in some of your decisions. Individuals frequently exhibit investment biases, such as not diversifying enough, being reluctant to sell stocks that have lost money or simply trading too much. Now, new research from Stephan Siegel, visiting professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, shows some investors may be born with those biases.

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