Education Archive

SPONSORED: Building a Sustainable Venture Ecosystem – The Long Game

by 6/22/2017 08:30 am

It is important that teachers, parents and students understand that there are viable career paths to entrepreneurship, and that established companies thrive when they have a steady flow of smart, innovative talent upon which to build.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/21/2017 11:11 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the following appointments.

Springdale Wins All-America City Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 11:59 am

Springdale on Tuesday announced that it has received the All-America City Award for helping young children achieve grade-level reading proficiency and early school success.

Video: A Conversation On Leadership with Jon Harrison

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 11:39 am

Arkansas Business' "Foundations" interview series continues with Jon Harrison, owner of VIP2 of Little Rock, which helps businesses through leadership training programs for staff at all levels.

Trump's Cuba Plan Puts Stone in Path of A Better Relationship (Ed Kardas Commentary)

by Ed Kardas 6/20/2017 09:49 am

Friday's news about Cuba was disheartening to Southern Arkansas University professor and Cuba expert Ed Kardas.

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Marty Cook 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The number of seven-figure homes sold in Washington and Benton counties almost tripled in 2016 compared with the previous year.

Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Mark Friedman 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Sales of luxury homes in Pulaski County jumped in 2016 to a number not seen since Arkansas Business began tracking them in 2004 – 29 homes sold for $1 million or more, up from 20 in 2015.

ATU to Offer New Cybersecurity Degrees

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/16/2017 08:47 am

Arkansas Tech University on Friday announced that it will offer two new cybersecurity degrees this fall, a bachelor's degree and an associate's degree.

UA-Little Rock Professor Awarded $1.5M to Study Cyber Propaganda Campaigns

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2017 10:25 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announces that information science professor Nitin Agarwal has received more than $1.5 million to research ways to aid U.S. military forces in the fight against cyber propaganda campaigns.

Ryan Watley Named CEO-elect of Go Forward Pine Bluff (Super Mover)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Ryan Watley has been named chief executive officer-elect of Go Forward Pine Bluff.

Shabdue Joins Cline Construction Group (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Jennifer Shabdue has been promoted to assistant project manager at Cline Construction Group in North Little Rock.

The M in STEM (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Why can't we include accounting in our definition of STEM?

ASU Board Approves Chancellor, Projects, Budget, Tuition Hike

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/8/2017 03:23 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees approves the appointment of Kelly Damphousse as the next chancellor for the flagship Jonesboro campus.

White River Health System, UAMS Announce Agreement

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/8/2017 10:10 am

White River Health System and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announce an affiliation agreement.

The Hub's Joel Gordon: Making a New Economy

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/6/2017 09:57 am

The Hub's new executive director, Joel Gordon, talks to Arkansas Business about its mission, its place in Arkansas' budding tech-savvy and innovative ecosystem and the Hub's future.

UAMS to Offer 3 Degrees, Certificate in Biomedical Informatics

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2017 11:55 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Monday announced that it will offer three new graduate degrees and a graduate certificate in biomedical informatics.

Little Rock Startup Apptegy Gets $5.7M Infusion

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock technology startup Apptegy plans on leveraging a recent $5.7 million investment from Five Elms Capital of Kansas City to get aggressive on growth. Its goal? To see 2017 sales triple from 2016, its first full year of sales.

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

by Gwen Moritz 6/5/2017 12:00 am

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 24th class of 40 Under 40 honorees, young leaders of business, government and nonprofits selected by an internal committee from a field of about 400 nominations submitted by readers.

Clinton School Offers Executive Master's of Public Service Degree

by Sam Hoisington 6/2/2017 09:21 am

The Clinton School of Public Service will begin offering an executive master's of public service degree through an online curriculum beginning next year.

Private Survey: Companies Added a Solid 253K Jobs in May

by Associated Press 6/1/2017 03:05 pm

U.S. private businesses added a robust 253,000 jobs in May, a private survey found, a sign that employers expect economic growth to keep plowing ahead.

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