Education Archive

Sherry Muir Makes Tenure in Joint UA/UAMS Program (NWA Health Movers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Sherry Muir has been appointed program director for the new occupational therapy doctoral program offerd by UAMS and the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

Rock Region Metro's Donna Bowers Honored by Mass Transit (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Donna Bowers, director of operations for Rock Region Metro, the public transportation system for central Arkansas, has been recognized as a 40 Under 40 honoree by Mass Transit trade journal.

Jonesboro Students Focus on Gardening During Farm to School Month

by Associated Press 10/26/2017 12:09 pm

n some afternoons, Layla Sanders, a fourth-grader at the Jonesboro Health, Wellness and Environmental Studies magnet school, goes to a garden on the school grounds and picks vegetables and herbs.

UA Announces Search Committee For New Law School Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 10:59 am

The University of Arkansas appoints Todd Shields, dean of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences, to chair the search committee for the new dean of the UA School of Law.

ASMSA Aims at Developing Digital Talents

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/23/2017 12:00 am

With recent wins in tech competitions, the Arkansas School of Mathematics, Sciences & the Arts in Hot Springs has some bragging to do.

We Look Like Turkeys (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/23/2017 12:00 am

We have to rebrand Arkansas, and we have to back it up with reality.

Recalling the Infancy of Public Radio in Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 10/23/2017 12:00 am

A recent panel of broadcasters noted several milestones, including the 50th anniversary of legislation funding the CPB, the 50th year of AETN and the 60th anniversary of KASU, the state's oldest public media outlet.

Beach Nabs Alabama Summa Cum Laude Honors (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Robert Beach, senior associate with Gill Ragon Owen of Little Rock, recently graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama with a Master of Laws degree in taxation and was the valedictorian of his graduating class.

Nalleballe Takes Role with Arkansas Stroke Assistance at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Krishna Nalleballe has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as a stroke neurologist and as a consulting neurologist with the Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support network.

Jill Simons to Lead Retention Effort at Arkansas State (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Jill Simons has been named associate vice chancellor for retention and completion at Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, where she was previously assistant vice chancellor for undergraduate studies in the university's Division of Academic Affairs.

Arkansas Access to Justice Commission Pushes to Unbundle Legal Services

by Mark Friedman 10/23/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Access to Justice Commission hopes changing the rules on attorneys taking a small part of a client's case, instead of the whole thing, will give Arkansans wider access to legal counsel.

Arkansas Unemployment Remains at 3.5 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2017 09:36 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in September remained steady at 3.5 percent.

$5M From First National Bank Gets Naming Rights to A-State Convocation Center

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 10/20/2017 08:52 am

Arkansas State University's board of trustees vote to rename the university's Convocation Center to "First National Bank Arena" following a $5 million contribution to the Red Wolves Foundation from the Paragould-based bank.

At Forum, A-State Will Focus on Education Innovation

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/18/2017 01:50 pm

Arkansas State University will hold a "Forum for Innovation" on Thursday at the Fowler Center.

Jim Brown Named Director of Convocation Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/18/2017 01:48 pm

James W. "Jim" Brown II of Dayton, Ohio, will be as the new director of the Convocation Center at Arkansas State University, A-State announced Wednesday.

UA Little Rock Selects Firm to Study Adding Football, Band

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/16/2017 12:15 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Convention Sports & Leisure of Plano, Texas, to conduct feasibility study that will help the university determine whether it should add a football team and a marching band to its offerings.

Alice Walton's Art Bridges Puts Art On Road 'For All'

by Jan Cottingham 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Art Bridges, the nonprofit founded by Alice Walton will partner with museums and other institutions throughout the United States to share works of American art.

Pro Bono Work Can Also Be Good For Business, Bill Waddell Says

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/16/2017 12:00 am

When Little Rock attorney Bill Waddell found himself in the national spotlight in August, he embraced it to spread the word on the first rural legal-medical partnership in Arkansas.

New Partnership in Delta to Focus on Kids in Need

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock attorney Bill Waddell is helping organize Monroe County Children in Trust, a one-of-a-kind partnership that will be housed at the Mid-Delta Health Systems clinic in Clarendon.

Hospital Vendors Earn Millions for Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Tax forms filed by nonprofit hospitals in Arkansas provide a peek into the millions of dollars the hospitals spend on their vendors.