Education Archive

New Law School Deans Begin Work July 1

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/11/2018 12:00 am

Both of Arkansas' law schools will have new deans when the 2018-19 academic year begins July 1.

Average Arkansas Wage Declines for Attorneys

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/11/2018 12:00 am

The annual mean wage for lawyers in Arkansas in May 2017, the latest figures available, was $99,100, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Susan Long Named Dean of UAMS Health Professions College

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/7/2018 12:55 pm

Susan Long was named Thursday dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Help Wanted: New Chancellor at UAMS Looking for New Administrators

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/4/2018 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is looking for a few good administrators.

UAMS' Turbulent Year Was Years in the Making

by Mark Friedman 6/4/2018 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' financial troubles slowly simmered for years before bubbling over in the fall.

Words of Wisdom (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/4/2018 12:00 am

This year's crop of 40 Under 40 young professionals offered several nuggets of wisdom that we would have done well to have taken to heart, oh, 30 or 40 years ago. Maybe you, too, can benefit from what they've learned.

Millennials Constitute 35 Percent of U.S. Labor Force

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/4/2018 12:00 am

Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, comprising 35 percent of the workforce, according to the Pew Research Center.

Rick Stripling Named Project Director at A-State (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/4/2018 12:00 am

Rick Stripling has taken on the role of project director for the college student personnel services master's program at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Fayetteville Dietitian Catherine Wilmoth Earns IAEDPF Certification (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/4/2018 12:00 am

Catherine Wilmoth of Fayetteville has been designated a certified eating disorder registered dietitian by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation.

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2018

by Gwen Moritz 6/4/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents the 25th class of 40 Under 40 honorees, young professionals from throughout the state in a variety of industries who bear watching.

SAU Names New Science, Engineering Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/31/2018 03:31 pm

Abdel Bachri, Ph.D., has been selected as the new dean of the College of Science & Engineering at Southern Arkansas University.

University of Ozarks Art Program Awarded $109K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/31/2018 03:24 pm

The University of the Ozarks' art program has received a $109,000 grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation to improve facilities and assist students in exhibiting their artwork.

The Hub Featured in PBS' 'NewsHour'

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/31/2018 11:23 am

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub and its new executive director, Chris Jones, Ph.D., was profiled Wednesday by PBS' "NewsHour" show.

Governor Honors Trade Excellence Among Arkansas Firms

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2018 11:10 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson hosts the ninth annual Governor's Awards for Excellence in Global Trade.

Walmart Offers Employees New Perk: Cheap Access to College

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 5/30/2018 09:18 am

Walmart is offering its employees a new perk: affordable access to a college degree.

Survey: US Businesses Add a Solid 178K Jobs in May

by Associated Press 5/30/2018 09:08 am

U.S. businesses added 178,000 jobs in May, according to a survey, a solid total but below the average monthly gains accumulated over the winter.

UA Little Rock Hatches Plan to Enter Wrestling Ring

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

Chasse Conque hopes to have the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's first wrestling coach on the campus by July 1.

Census Says Older Population Surpassing Younger

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

By 2030, all baby boomers — those born in 1946-64 — will be older than 65, and 1 in every 5 U.S. residents will be retirement age, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

First, Do No Harm (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/28/2018 12:00 am

More than 200 people lost their livelihoods because UAMS and the board refused to face the fiscal reality of which they'd long been aware until the confrontation could no longer be delayed.

Furgerson Has Good Hair Day at Sports Clips Contest (Conway Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

Morgan Furgerson of Conway has landed an honorable mention in the Sport Clips Haircuts “The Look” competition in San Antonio.