Education Archive

SFC Fluids Awarded $1.4M Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2017 10:16 am

SFC Fluidics Inc. of Fayetteville gets $1.4 million in Phase II Small Business Innovation Research funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Crystal Bridges Announces Director, Name of New Arts Venue

by Jan Cottingham 8/30/2017 12:35 pm

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced Lieven Bertels, a native of Belgium with a background in international arts festivals, as director of its new arts venue being developed in a former Kraft Foods plant in downtown Bentonville.

Luxury Student Housing Comes Online In Jonesboro

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 8/30/2017 11:48 am

As college enrollment rates continue to rise in the United States, universities are forced to be more competitive to attract students with amenities common to all-inclusive resorts.

UCA Hires Graduate School Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/30/2017 10:08 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway announced Wednesday that it has hired Angela Barlow as dean of the graduate school.

Bill Clinton to Speak at Central High Commemoration

by Associated Press 8/30/2017 10:01 am

Former President Bill Clinton is returning to his home state of Arkansas to speak at an event marking the 60th anniversary of Little Rock Central High School's desegregation.

Baptist Health, UAMS Expand Partnership Under New Alliance

by Lance Turner 8/29/2017 03:05 pm

Baptist Health and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are expanding their partnership to offer a wider range of educational opportunities and deliver clinical care more efficiently.

Report: Home Supply Shrinking in Northwest Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/29/2017 10:03 am

In northwest Arkansas, the supply of homes for sale is shrinking and the number of homes sold was flat, according to Arvest Bank's Skyline Report.

Facebook Expands Partnership with Arkansas Schools

by Associated Press 8/28/2017 02:59 pm

Facebook is expanding a partnership with Arkansas and will donate virtual reality kits to every public high school in the state.

Employment Law: Firing Employees Who Participated in Hate Group Rallies

by Mark Friedman 8/28/2017 02:53 pm

The issues surrounding terminating an employee who participates in rallies involving hate groups could be puzzling. Arkansas Business asked H. Wayne Young, a partner with the law firm Friday Eldredge & Clark in Little Rock, for his thoughts.

Blooming Magnolia Looking to Boom

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Magnolia has bloomed in the last couple of years, but local leaders say the south Arkansas city — despite its lack of interstate access — is on the cusp of even greater growth.

Are You Paying Attention? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/28/2017 12:00 am

The Pew Charitable Foundation, a national treasure, released new data earlier this year that underscores just how precarious household finances are for a huge number of Americans. Six in 10 households had experienced a financial shock in the previous year and more than half worry about their personal finances.

Arkansas' Teacher Pipeline Running Low

by Marty Cook 8/28/2017 12:00 am

You don't have to be a math teacher to know that the number of Arkansans interested in becoming teachers has declined sharply in recent years.

ASU Convention Center Doubts Grow

by Mark Friedman 8/28/2017 12:00 am

A Jonesboro convention center developer now says he needs financial support from the Jonesboro A&P Commission to continue with his plans for a project on the Arkansas State University campus.

Cancer Tests Cheaper, Quicker With Tech

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Stage I Diagnostics Inc. of Little Rock has announced a partnership with Leinco Technologies of St. Louis that will generate faster and more affordable results for blood tests that can detect ovarian and prostate cancer in their earliest forms.

Petsmart Property Draws $2.7 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Specialty Partners LLC, led by Dr. James Tucker, bought the Petsmart-Concentra project at 3470-80 Landers Road from the Horwitz-Bradley Revocable Living Trust of Los Angeles.

UAMS Names Associtate Deans to College of Medicine (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Charlotte Hobbs has been named executive associate dean for clinical and translational research at the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, and Richard P. Morrison has been named executive associate dean for research.

Osteopathic School Gets Rebate for Charging Stations

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2017 02:34 pm

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education and its first college, the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith, has been awarded a $2,500 OG&E Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate.

UA Little Rock Raised $18M In 2016-17

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2017 02:12 pm

Donors contributed $18 million in new gifts and pledges to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock during the recently completed fiscal year — the third-highest total in university's history.

UCA to Open Shoppes, Makerspace

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2017 01:29 pm

The University of Central Arkansas' makerspace will open at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 5 in the Shoppes at Donaghey Hall at 250 Donaghey Ave., Suite 130, in Conway.

Two Fayetteville Energy Projects Net $4M In Grants

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2017 05:09 pm

The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy recently awarded $30 million in grants to 21 projects nationwide, as part of the Creating Innovative and Reliable Circuits Using Inventive Topologies and Semiconductors (CIRCUITS) program.

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