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Permit Approved for Alcohol Sales at Arkansas State

by Associated Press 7/21/2015 07:38 am

A permit has been approved allowing alcohol to be served at some events on the Arkansas State University campus.

Federal Judge Says Jacksonville School Board Decision Not His

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 7/21/2015 06:48 am

A federal judge ruled Monday that the makeup of the newly formed Jacksonville School District's school board isn't part of the decades-old Pulaski County Special School District desegregation case.

Social Entrepreneurs Paired with Mentors at Boot Camp

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/20/2015 01:39 pm

Aspiring social entrepreneurs from Arkansas were paired with mentors at the 2015 Social Entreprenurship Boot Camp held at the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain.

Victor, Spoils, Etc. (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 7/20/2015 12:00 am

The way Robert Stebbins' job termination as sales director for the Arkanas Scholarship Lottery went down, both on the part of the lottery and then by the under-reported, overplayed articles that appeared in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, was astonishing.

UCA Adds Three Undergrad Courses to Online Offerings

by Austin DuVall 7/20/2015 12:00 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway has launched UCA Online, an online course portal offering three new undergraduate completion programs.

Delta Bioenergy Goes Local in DeWitt

by Austin DuVall 7/20/2015 12:00 am

A micro-refinery in DeWitt is the test site for a much larger initiative by Delta Bioenergy, a project powered by Communities Unlimited of Fayetteville, a nonprofit. The organization's goal is to provide infrastructure services to underprivileged areas and allow for lasting economic and entrepreneurial growth.

Arkansas Business to Honor 2015 Best Places to Work at Sept. 16 Luncheon

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/16/2015 11:33 am

Arkansas Business will honor its 2015 Best Places to Work in Arkansas at an awards luncheon Wednesday, Sept. 16.

U of A Libraries Add 1964 Collection

by Alexis Hosticka 7/16/2015 09:54 am

University of Arkansas Libraries announced on Thursday the opening of the Ray Thornton Papers, a 1964 manuscript collection.

SEC West is Home to Huge Salaries — But Everyone Can't Win

by David Brandt, The Associated Press 7/16/2015 07:05 am

The Southeastern Conference Western Division is college football's land of plenty, with all seven schools throwing huge piles of money at their respective coaching staffs to try and gain an upper hand. The theory: More cash invested equals more victories.

PCSSD Opposed to New Districts Forming In Its Boundaries

by Associated Press 7/15/2015 02:22 pm

Lawyers for the Pulaski County Special School District say it doesn't support any more school districts being carved out of its boundaries.

Hanna Norton Named Dean of Arkansas Tech's New eTech College

by Alexis Hosticka 7/15/2015 10:26 am

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville has named Hanna Norton dean of its new College of eTech, which aims to expand the university's degree programs online.

$21.5M Amazeum Opens in Bentonville

by Alexis Hosticka 7/15/2015 09:51 am

The $21.5 million Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville opened to the public on Wednesday; the museum for families is the first of its kind in northwest Arkansas.

Wilson Family Gives $1M to ASU

by Alexis Hosticka 7/14/2015 02:18 pm

Perry Wilson has announced his family will endow a faculty chair in Agricultural Business with a $1 million gift to Arkansas State University.

WRI Event to Focus on Social Entrepreneurship

by Mark Carter 7/14/2015 10:14 am

The rise of social entrepreneurship — providing goods and services that provide a positive impact on society — will be the subject of the 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain.

Lottery Officials Quiet on New Hire After Former Sales Director Scratched

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2015 12:00 am

You'd never know it from reading the reports of his firing in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, but Robert Stebbins was not directly responsible for ticket sales at the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

Tusk Musk Sold Under UA License

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2015 12:00 am

A New York entrepreneur has distilled the scent of the University of Arkansas and is offering it in men's and women's versions for $39.50 per 1.7-ounce bottle.

State Economic Forecaster Michael Pakko Says Arkansas Economy Could Be Dampened by These Two Industries

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2015 12:00 am

Michael R. Pakko took on the job of chief economist and state economic forecaster position at the Institute for Economic Advancement at UALR in August 2009.

Hoxie School District Integration Marks 60th Anniversary

by Associated Press 7/12/2015 01:25 pm

About 200 people gathered in the Hoxie High School gym to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the school district's integration.

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Adds BSN

by Alexis Hosticka 7/10/2015 01:04 pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff received initial approval status for its pre-licensure bachelor's of science in nursing program from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing on Wednesday.

Harding University Names Allen Frazier Dean of Business College

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2015 11:23 am

Harding University on Friday named Allen Frazier, associate dean of the university's Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, dean of the college effective July 15.

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