Education Archive

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.

Arkansas Tech Creating New Engineering, Computer Science Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2015 11:56 am

Students on the Russellville and Ozark campuses of Arkansas Tech University could soon have new educational opportunities in engineering and computer science following action by the institution's board of trustees during its meeting on Thursday.

Corbet Lamkin to Retire From Chancellor Role at SAU Tech

by Lance Turner 12/18/2015 07:37 am

Corbet Lamkin on Friday announced he will retire as chancellor of Southern Arkansas University Tech effective on Jan. 4.

Arkansas State University to Offer Masters in Psychological Science

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2015 04:02 pm

The program will focus on research and data analysis in addition to key content areas in psychological science.

UAMS Startup Gets State Grant for Radiation Protection Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2015 02:56 pm

Tocol Pharmaceuticals, a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences startup, has received a $50,000 Seed Capital Investment Program grant for further development of a plant-based compound for protecting humans against exposure to radiation.

Tourism Strong in Hot Springs; Arkansas Economy Continues to Recover

by Alexis Hosticka 12/16/2015 01:37 pm

Although Arkansas' economic recovery has lagged the rest of country since the recession, growth here has increased over the last couple of years.

Boston Mountain Biotech Gets Grant to Further Pharma Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2015 08:57 am

Boston Mountain Biotech of Fayetteville has received a National Science Foundation grant to further its research into simplifying production of pharmaceutical proteins used in a variety of medical drugs.

UAMS Receives Accreditation for Four Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2015 10:08 am

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education has granted maximum accreditation to four programs in the College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, making it the only university in Arkansas to have all four accredited by the commission, UAMS said Tuesday.