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The Next Generation of Women Entrepreneurs (Heather Albright and Matt De Luca Commentary)

The Next Generation of Women Entrepreneurs (Heather Albright and Matt De Luca Commentary)
La’Twana Scott, owner of Sweet Mama T’s restaurant in El Dorado, was a 911 dispatcher in town before “stepping out on faith” to open her own business.

The path is being paved for the next generation of female CEOs, but the decision to start your own company can still be difficult.
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Walton Foundation Gives $23.7M to UA

The Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation has given $23.7 million to the University of Arkansas' research and economic development infrastructure.
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OBU Gets $1M Donation, No Strings Attached

Ouachita Baptist University of Arkadelphia receives an unrestricted $1 million donation from an anonymous donor.
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Woosley, Fink Honored for Lifetime Achievement at CFO of the Year

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Woosley Accepts Leadership Role in Lottery Association (Movers & Shakers)

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Marlon Blackwell Elected to National Academy of Design

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UAMS Research Awarded $350K for Telehealth Counseling Study

University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences researcher Nickolas Zaller, Ph.D., receives a three-year, $350,000 fellowship for a new telehealth counseling pilot study. read more >

G. Richard Smith to Lead UAMS Psychiatry Department, Research Institute

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