Education Archive

Charges Filed Against Arkansas State University Gunman

by Associated Press 1/7/2016 03:22 pm

A prosecutor says he's filing formal charges against an Arkansas man whose standoff with police closed down Arkansas State University's campus last month.

Laura Jacobs Named Chief of Staff to UA Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/7/2016 01:39 pm

The University of Arkansas said Thursday that Laura Jacobs has been named associate vice chancellor and chief of staff for incoming UA Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz.

Iron Yard, Innovate Arkansas to Offer Coding Scholarships

by Mark Carter 1/5/2016 09:53 am

The Iron Yard coding school and Innovate Arkansas will partner to offer $30,000 in scholarships to applicants in the school's front-end and back-end engineering sessions set to begin in February.

Arkansas State, Indonesian University to Explore Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2016 03:13 pm

Arkansas State University Chancellor Tim Hudson signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Manado, a public university located in the province of North Sulawesi in Indonesia.

Metroplan Report Predicts Job Growth in Health Care

by Alexis Hosticka 1/4/2016 10:14 am

Metroplan on Monday released its 2015 Economic Review and Outlook, noting economic trends for the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2015: The Year in Executive Q&A

by Gwen Moritz 1/4/2016 12:00 am

This week, for the second time, Arkansas Business offers a compilation that appeals to the universal interest in other people: all 50 of 2015's “Executive Q&A” features in the first issue of Arkansas Business for 2016.

No Daily Report, Morning Roundup on Friday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/31/2015 07:59 am

Arkansas Business will not send the Daily Report and Morning Roundup on Friday, New Year's Day.

Hutchinson Appoints 3 to University Boards of Trustees

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/23/2015 01:39 pm

Stacy Crawford, Bunny Adcock and Tom Kennedy get spots on university boards or trustees.

UAMS Surgeon Named President of Geriatric Fracture Society

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/23/2015 10:51 am

Dr. Simon C. Mears, a hip and knee surgeon at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, has been elected president of the International Geriatric Fracture Society.

Arkansas Tech Appoints New VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2015 03:50 pm

Mohamed Abdelrahman has been selected as the next vice president for academic affairs at Arkansas Tech University beginning in June.

UCA to Host Independent TED Event

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2015 09:52 am

TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas will hold the fourth TEDx UCA Salon themed “Reinventing Liberal Arts Education” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 at UCA Downtown, the new UCA venue located in downtown Conway at 1105 Oak St.

UCA Receives $215K for Nursing Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 03:52 pm

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation, Inc. received $215,500 Monday from the Blakenship family to support the Nursing Simulation Lab in the Department of Nursing.

Sibling Land Dispute, Glasgow Discovery Drove Clicks in 2015

by Lance Turner 12/21/2015 12:01 am

A long-running sibling dispute involving the national president of Ducks Unlimited that culminated in a multimillion-dollar land sale was the most-read story on ArkansasBusiness.com in 2015.

Arkansas Business Looks Back at Notable Deaths of 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

John Paul Hammerschmidt, Buddy Sutton, Dick Bell, Jim Gaston, Bill Valentine and John Correnti were among the Arkansas political, business and sports leaders who died in 2015.

‘We Were All Going To Get Rich': Arkansas Business' Best Quotes of 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

It's what they said: A look back at the spoken gems from some of the biggest newsmakers of the year in Arkansas.

Arkansas Business Presents The Best & Worst of 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

From truths to tall tales, Arkansas Business takes a look at the highs and lows of 2015.

Buying Sprees of Arkansas Banks Tops List of Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2015

by George Waldon 12/21/2015 12:00 am

The acquisition trail was well traveled by Arkansas lenders in 2015, with the most prominent destinations for new deals lying in Georgia, Florida and Missouri.

Good People Of Business (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas Business readers are, for the most part, good men and women of business — as was Charles Dickens himself. May this time of the rolling year be a comfort to you, and may we all remember the business poor Marley forgot: charity, mercy, forbearance and benevolence.

Arkansas Bar Exam Pass Rates Up

by Mark Friedman 12/21/2015 12:00 am

The bar exam passage rates increased slightly in Arkansas in 2015, bucking a national trend.

Asa Hutchinson on Economic Qualities That Make Arkansas an 'Easy Sell'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson talks to Arkansas Business about Sun Paper, how he sells Arkansas, what he's looking for in a new state Department of Human Services director and much more.