Education Archive

Tyson's Goal? Offering Protein of All Kinds This article is available only in print.

by Marty Cook 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Tyson Foods of Springdale wants to be your protein source, even if that protein didn't start out as an animal.

Presenting the 30th Annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business honors the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.

Copper Run Acreage Assembled for $2.6M (Real Deals) This article is available only in print.

by George Waldon 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Layman Lane LLC, led by Graham Smith and Russell James, bought the more than 85 acres at 10601 Layman Road from Glenda C. Pehrson Family Ltd.

Hall to Head Henderson's Marketing; Taggard Promoted at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Tina Hall has been named executive director of marketing and communications at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. Desiree Taggard has been promoted to director of procurement for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Budget Undercuts Trump Focus On Mental Health, School Safety

by Associated Press 2/16/2018 11:14 am

President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas.

Jonesboro Native, Former Ambassador: Isolationism Not An Option

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 2/14/2018 01:51 pm

A former U.S. ambassador to Bulgaria who was part of diplomatic efforts in the Balkans in the late 1990s told a crowd at Arkansas State University that isolationism is not an option.

Plugged-In Nation (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/12/2018 12:00 am

If Richard Nixon had recorded his conversations as a podcast host instead of as a president, the world may have never known about Martha Mitchell.

Of Dollars and the Arts (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Alice Walton needs to have a talk with state Sen. Bart Hester. She needs to explain to him the economic impact of the arts in Arkansas.

Invest in Your Culture; It's Reflected in the Bottom Line (Karen Armstrong Expert Advice)

by Karen Armstrong 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Today's workforce, especially among millennials, rates companies that are desirable to work for based on their culture. From a recruitment and retention standpoint, culture is critical, but how do the characteristics of that environment translate to profitability?

Harding Satellites Get New Directors (Movers & Shakers)

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

Mitch Walton has been named director at Harding University-North Little Rock and Meredith Jones has been named director at Harding University-Northwest Arkansas.

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, Osteopathic School Partner on Residency Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2018 11:08 am

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs announces a partnership with the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith to develop new undergraduate medical education and graduate medical education training opportunities for osteopathic students and graduates.

SPONSORED: Wood Sales Leadership Center Teaches Art, Science Of Selling

by 2/6/2018 02:56 pm

Rare program poised to turn out its first class of future salespeople at Arkansas State University.

Trust, But Verify (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/5/2018 12:00 am

UAMS, ostensibly accountable to the public, is selling its doctors' services, and the taxpayers who employ those doctors aren't allowed to know how much the buyer is paying.

On Passing, And Failing, Civics (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas students are required to pass a civics test, the same test immigrants must pass to become naturalized American citizens, to be eligible for high school diplomas or General Educational Development certificates. If only legislators had to take it too.

Little Rock Tech Park Making Its Mark On Main

by George Waldon 2/5/2018 12:00 am

A month shy of its first birthday, the Little Rock Technology Park has exceeded expectations for attracting startup-minded entrepreneurs and tech-related ventures.

Entergy Property Generates $3.1M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Utility land in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.1 million. Entergy Arkansas Inc. bought its 10.08-acre location at 12209 W. Markham St. from Newkirk Lirock Ltd. of New York.

Laura Fine on Keeping Small Businesses from Missing the Market

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Laura Fine, chief of the Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center, tells what it does, and says customers are king.

Hutchinson Makes Appointments to SAU, Tech Boards of Trustees (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson appoints Monty Harrington to the Southern Arkansas University board of trustees and Stephanie Duffield to the Arkansas Tech University board.

UAMS Vice Chancellor for Campus Operations Retiring

by Mark Friedman 2/2/2018 04:48 pm

Mark Kenneday notified the administration of his plan to retire on Jan. 22, according to UAMS spokeswoman Leslie Taylor.

Normans Donate $500K For ATU Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2018 12:24 pm

Robert and Sandra Norman of Tulsa, Oklahoma, donated $500,000 to the Arkansas Tech University Foundation to endow scholarships for business data analytics, management and marketing students in the ATU College of Business.