Education Archive

Bart Barlogie Leaves UAMS for New York City

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2015 12:00 am

If you were wondering where Dr. Bart Barlogie, who is considered one of the top doctors in the world when it comes to treating myeloma, ended up after leaving the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, wonder no more.

Rose Avenue Townhomes Sell Fast in Fayetteville

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2015 12:00 am

T.J. Lefler, a partner with Sage Partners in Fayetteville, and Ben Booth, a custom home builder, formed NMK LLC to develop and build three-story student housing called Stadium Scene Townhomes around the University of Arkansas.

Dean of Nursing at Harding Announces Retirement

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2015 11:24 am

Cathleen Shultz, former dean of the Carr College of Nursing at Harding University, has announced her decision to retire effective Sept. 1.

UALR Chancellor Joel Anderson Announces Retirement

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2015 02:27 pm

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel E. Anderson announced Wednesday that he will retire as chancellor effective June 30.

UAMS Receives $2.3M Grant for Geriatric Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2015 10:18 am

The Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences received a three-year grant of $2.3 million to provide geriatric training.

Bentonville Retains Top Spot on ATBI

by Mark Carter 9/1/2015 09:33 am

Bentonville retains its spot atop the Arkansas Tech Business Index, while eight of the 18 cities listed on the index finished the second quarter of 2015 with a rating greater than 100.

UA Bans Unmanned Aircraft Use Without Approval

by Alexis Hosticka 8/31/2015 11:52 am

University of Arkansas has adopted a new policy that prohibits the use of “Unmanned Aircraft Systems” – drones – or remote controlled model aircraft on U of A property or within the university's air rights, without prior written approval.

John James Looks to Make New Mark With Hayseed

by Marty Cook 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Hayseed, which moved into the Old Post Office building on the downtown Fayetteville square, hopes to raise $6 million to help the next generation of Acumens. James said Hayseed has already partnered with four startups and is consulting a fifth.

Supply Lags Demand for Osteopathic Residencies

by Mark Friedman 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Two new osteopathic medical schools preparing to open in Arkansas aim to address the state's shortage of primary care physicians, but the pipeline of required residencies may be too narrow to handle a flood of new medical school graduates beginning in 2021.

Economic Benefits Touted for Osteopathic Locations

by Mark Friedman 8/31/2015 12:00 am

The two osteopathic medical schools under development in Arkansas are expected to give their areas a financial lift.

Emails: Osteopathic Association Opposed Jonesboro Location

by Mark Friedman 8/31/2015 12:00 am

The Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association spent more than a year opposing the establishment of an osteopathic medical school on the campus of Arkansas State University.

Startup Apptegy Aims to Improve School Communication

by Mark Carter 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Apptegy, the Little Rock startup from Jeston George, has meshed all school communication channels into one platform.

Finding Patterns in Counties' Statistics (Michael Pakko Commentary)

by Michael Pakko 8/31/2015 12:00 am

In preparation for a recent presentation to the Association of Arkansas Development Organizations, I gathered a set of statistics on demographics and economic development for Arkansas' 75 counties. Mapping the results yielded some interesting patterns, although in many cases not terribly surprising.

Jeannette Balleza Collins on the Agility of Arkansas Startups

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Jeannette Balleza Collins is a freelance strategic consultant with Scribe Marketing, which she founded in 2004, as well as the manager of the Tonic NWA Fund, an angel investment fund she co-founded.

A Proud Moment for Our State: The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

by Erica Swallow 8/28/2015 11:38 am

Erica Swallow writes on the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame and how the inductees affected her life as a child growing up in northeast Arkansas.

Inaugural Inductees Honored at Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

by Alexis Hosticka 8/28/2015 09:12 am

The new Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame inducted its first members, 11 women and one group, during a ceremony Thursday night at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

UCA Receives $3M from Highway and Transportation Department

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/27/2015 03:50 pm

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway was presented with a $3 million check today.

Arkansas State Board Approves $12.6M Renovation Plan

by Alexis Hosticka 8/27/2015 03:01 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees approved a $12.6 million plan to renovate its historic Wilson Hall, which it plans to lease to the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame to Honor First Inductees

by Alexis Hosticka 8/27/2015 10:12 am

The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame will celebrate its inaugural class of inductees at a ceremony Thursday evening at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Hendrix College Gets Its Biggest Donation, $26M from Mary Ann Dawkins

by Alexis Hosticka 8/26/2015 11:23 am

Hendrix College, the private, liberal arts college in Conway, on Wednesday announced a $26 million donation — the biggest in its history — from the estate of Mary Ann Dawkins of Little Rock, who died in December.