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UA Confronts Old Infrastructure to Make Campus Wireless

UA Confronts Old Infrastructure to Make Campus Wireless
David Bruce, associate CIO, says the University of Arkansas is hanging wireless “access points” as fast as the budget allows. | (Photo by Ryan Miller)

During the past two years, UA has installed 1,000 wireless access points in residence halls and academic buildings; officials say that's the halfway point of getting the UA tuned in wirelessly to the Internet.
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Picasolar Receives $800k DOE Grant for Solar Efficiency

The $800,000 DOE grant will be matched by $200,000 from Picasolar. Douglas Hutchings, CEO of both Picasolar and Silicon Solar Solutions, said the SunShot awards are the most prestigious and competitive grants a solar startup can receive.
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ARK Challenge: Fair Share Data Swinging for Fences, Consumers

Matt Bakke's idea for an "anti-loyalty" program for businesses and consumers led to the founding Fair Share Data in Bentonville and applying for the ARK Challenge's fall installment in Little Rock.
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