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P. Allen Smith Talks Food Diversity at Little Rock's TEDx

P. Allen Smith Talks Food Diversity at Little Rock's TEDx
P. Allen Smith talks genetic diversity in our food sources at the inaugural TEDxMarkhamSt event.

TEDxMarkhamSt, Little Rock's first independently organized TED event, kicked off to a sold-out house at the Ron Robinson Theater in the River Market. Global gardening and lifestyle guru P. Allen Smith of Little Rock headlined the morning session.
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Fayetteville Firm Gets NASA Grants to Make Circuits for Venus Probe

Ozark Integrated Circuits of Fayetteville has received two grants from NASA to develop heat-resistant circuits that can operate on the surface of Venus and AEDC board approval to further develop its patent-pending UV detector.
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2 Arkansas Universities Looking to Online Innovations

Two new online learning initiatives from Arkansas Tech University and the University of Arkansas System are hoping to recruit Arkansans who began college careers but fell short of earning a degree.
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Aspiring social entrepreneurs from Arkansas were paired with mentors at the 2015 Social Entreprenurship Boot Camp held at the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain. read more >

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UCA Adds Three Undergrad Courses to Online Offerings

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway has launched UCA Online, an online course portal offering three new undergraduate completion programs. read more >

Biodiesel Industry Falters; Lack of Support Cited

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In Praise of Dust (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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Venture Center Expands Offerings with Startup Federation Collaboration

The Venture Center has joined the Startup Federation, a global network of entrepreneur centers. The partnership provides members of the Venture Center with access to co-working space, resources, mentorship and connections to capital. read more >

Arkansas Business to Honor 2015 Best Places to Work at Sept. 16 Luncheon

Arkansas Business will honor its 2015 Best Places to Work in Arkansas at an awards luncheon Wednesday, Sept. 16. read more >

UAMS Medical Center Earns 2015 Most Wired Award

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center has become the only hospital in the state to earn the 2015 Most Wired Award from the American Hospital Association Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. read more >

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