Education

Kathy Deck To Leave Arkansas for Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Kathy Deck To Leave Arkansas for Alabama-Tuscaloosa
Kathy Deck, director of the University of Arkansas Walton College of Business Center for Business & Economic Research.

Economist Kathy Deck is leaving the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville to become the director of community and economic research partnerships at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa.
read more >

Change In the Air at Clinton National Airport

Renovations at Clinton National Airport in Little Rock are coming at a time when other airports are starting to look more like shopping malls.
read more >

Downtown Startup Space Among Conway Chamber's Priorities

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce said Thursday it will raise public and private money for seven "generation defining" projects, including a startup space that Conway Corp. has said it will pay for.
read more >

Market Update

DOW 20,596.72 -59.86
NASDAQ 5828.74 +11.04
S&P 500 2343.98 -1.98
Enter a stock symbol

Mortgage Calculator

Enter Desired Loan Amount $
Interest Rate
Years
Your monthly payment is: $

More Education News

Conway Booms, Setting Retail Records

Commercial development is thriving in Conway, evidenced by the nearly complete $65 million Lewis Crossing shopping center and plans for a startup space the city hopes will attract new and existing companies. read more >

Zombies Beware: Pine Bluff Is Rising

A growing army of developers and investors are on a mission of revitalization for the city of Pine Bluff. read more >

Arkansas Unemployment Drops to Record 3.7 Percent in February

Arkansas' unemployment rate continued to fall in February to the lowest on record, 3.7 percent. The rate was 3.8 percent in January and 4.1 percent in February 2016. read more >

Arkansas Senate Exempts College Sporting Events from Concealed Carry Law

The state Senate votes to exempt college sporting events from a new law expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, addressing concerns that the gun rights measure would lead to armed spectators at stadiums and arenas. read more >

JB Hunt Gives $2.7M to Set Up Innovation Center at UA

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell announced Wednesday a $2.75 million grant to the University of Arkansas. read more >

The Influencers: Laurence Alexander of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Laurence Alexander, who took over Arkansas' only historically black state school in 2013, sees it as a bright spot in Jefferson County and beyond, as well as an economic engine. read more >

The Influencers: Jeff Long of the University of Arkansas

Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long is a driven man, so it's a bit of a surprise when his voice catches while talking about how much sports mean to him. read more >

The Influencers: Michael Poore of the Little Rock School District

It's probably best to be an optimist if you want to lead the Little Rock School District. By that measure, Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key made the right choice last April in selecting Mike Poore as superintendent of the state's biggest — and long-troubled — school district. read more >

World-Class Rationalization (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

One afternoon provided two exercises in compartmentalization: Richard Johns' plea agreement and the indictment of former state Sen. Jon Woods and Oren Paris III. read more >

Arkansas Business Presents The Influencers

Meet five leaders in business and education who are influencing their industries, their communities and the future of Arkansas. read more >

More Education News>
Search