Education Archive

UCA Fundraisers Exceeds Goal, Net $434K

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2018 01:24 pm

The University of Central Arkansas announced Friday that it has exceeded its goal for the fourth annual Day of Giving.

Hutchinson Announces Appointments to School Safety Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2018 11:31 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments to the Arkansas School Safety Commission, which will hold its first meeting on Tuesday.

Sherwood Pediatrics Plus Sold for $9.5M

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2018 12:00 am

A Sherwood developmental preschool, a North Little Rock hotel, farmland in Faulkner County, a real estate trade in Conway and residential acreage in Saline County combine for this week's group of million-dollar transactions.

Annual Show Lets Newport Show Off Artists, and Itself

by Kyle Massey 3/12/2018 12:00 am

Starting next month, a resurgent downtown Newport will host events on 22 of 26 weekends, culminating in late September with Depot Days, the city's signature music festival.

More Critics Puncture Fed's Plan for Infrastructure

by Marty Cook 3/12/2018 12:00 am

The University of Pennsylvania's Penn Wharton Budget Model has sown doubt over a federal infrastructure plan that calls for 1.5 trillion in new infrastructure investment.

Arkansas Tech Advances Robin Lasey (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2018 12:00 am

Robin Lasey has been promoted to director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

ATU Names New Engineering Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2018 11:10 am

Judy Cezeaux, who has been chair of biomedical engineering at Western New England University for the past decade, is the next dean of Arkansas Tech University's College of Engineering & Applied Sciences.

ATU Names New Government Relations Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/5/2018 03:56 pm

Ashley Golleher has been named director of government relations at Arkansas Tech University, effective March 1.

Arkansas GOP Talks School Safety, But Not Guns (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/5/2018 07:00 am

Arkansas' Republican governor and lawmakers have made it clear they want school security on the agenda when they return to the Capitol for next year's session. But, unlike Republican counterparts in other states and even the president, they're declaring the issue of gun control off-limits.

Jonesboro Student Creates Manual for Foreign Farms

by Associated Press 3/5/2018 06:56 am

Westside senior Jesse Clayton has traveled to Nicaragua five times and seen the effects of hunger and poverty on the population and will return on spring break to continue his efforts to end such problems for the hungry and poor of the country.

Delta Hospital Takes Opioids to Court

by Mark Friedman 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Hospitals in the Arkansas Delta are fighting the opioid epidemic with every weapon at their command, including a little-noticed lawsuit by a Monticello hospital against the larger opioid manufacturers.

Pimples, Pints and Press: SPJ Showcases Ethics

by Kyle Massey 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Questions, thorny and serious, were fodder for fun and discussion for the Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, who put their ethics to the test — along with their acting –┬áin an exercise called What Would You Run?

UAMS Taps Betul Gundogdu for Neurosciences (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Betul Gundogdu has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as a neurologist specializing in neuromuscular disorders.

UCA Gives 3 New Roles (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Syd Hayman joins the university as a writer and editor, and Mary Lackie has been named executive director of development.

Asa Hutchinson Forms Panel to Look at School Security

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/1/2018 02:33 pm

Arkansas' governor has formed a commission to look at ways to improve security for teachers and students in the wake of last month's Florida school shooting.

STAR House Opens at Arkansas State University

by Associated Press 2/26/2018 06:46 am

There is a place on campus where students can expect to find holes in the walls, rats and roaches and even drug paraphernalia on occasion.

Marathon Makes Shall Avenue Contractors Pick Up Speed

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

A new route for the 16th annual Little Rock Marathon means some last-minute hustle for contractors.

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History 'Shall Return'

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Renovation work is underway on the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, an Arts Center neighbor in MacArthur Park.

University of Arkansas Team Studies 'Alien' Carlsbad Cave

by Marty Cook 2/26/2018 12:00 am

A team of University of Arkansas researchers have digitally mapped and reported on the dimensions, history and condition of New Mexico's Carlsbad Cavern, one of the country's best-known caves.

Arkansas Architecture & Engineering Salaries Below National Average

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

The annual mean wage for architects and engineers in Arkansas in May 2016 was $67,320, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.