http://uark.edu

University of Arkansas

Related People

Related News

Robin Bowen Elected as Arkansas Tech's Next President

Arkansas Tech University's Board of Trustees unanimously elected the first woman as president of a public, four-year university in Arkansas at a special board meeting Tuesday afternoon. Robin E. Bowen will become the 12th president of the institution. She comes from Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts where she serves as executive vice president and provost. read more >

London Doctor Gareth Morgan to Lead UAMS Myeloma Institute

Dr. Gareth Morgan, a cancer researcher from London, was introduced Tuesday as the new head of the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. read more >

Bill Halter Named to Picasolar Board of Directors

Fayetteville solar startup Picasolar has named former Arkansas lieutenant governor Bill Halter to its board of directors. Halter served as the state's 14th lieutenant governor from 2007 to 2011. read more >

Mike Tullis Steps Up To Head MNH Tullis Insurance (Movers & Shakers)

Mike Tullis was recently named president of MNH Tullis in Little Rock. Tullis, who most recently served as the company's executive vice president, helped found the organization in 2010 in partnership with Mullis Newby Hurst LP, a commercial insurance company based in Addison, Texas. read more >

Bill Edwards Takes Over for Quick as Head of IberiaBank Mortgage

Bill Edwards, who joined IberiaBank Mortgage Co. last year, will become its president and CEO when Chuck Quick retires in July. read more >

Central Arkansas Medical Centers Collaborate, Compete in Tight Health Care Market

Hospitals in central Arkansas must collaborate to survive, according to St. Vincent Health System President and CEO Peter Banko, who says he doesn't think Little Rock can support three hospitals. read more >

Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon, Wife Give $1M to UA Walton Business College

Doug McMillon, CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, and his wife, Shelley, are giving $1 million to the University of Arkansas' Sam M. Walton College of Business. The money will establish the McMillion Family Endowed Excellence Fund, which will help the UA create the proposed School of Global Retail Operations and Innovation. read more >

Lottery Commission Votes to Add Monitor-Style Games

The Arkansas Lottery Commission on Wednesday voted to start the process of implementing monitor-style games in which players can watch drawings every four minutes. read more >

Cracking The Complex Code of Arkansas Politics (Robert Coon On Politics)

Arkansans are known for being predictably unpredictable at the ballot box. As a result, cracking the code of our complex electorate becomes an important priority - one that perhaps holds the key to victory. read more >

More Million-Dollar Homes Sold in Pulaski County During 2013

Seven-figure home sales in Pulaski County saw a slight increase in 2013. During the year, 14 homes sold for $1 million or more, which compares with either 12 or 13 in 2012. read more >

University of Arkansas Teams Win 8 of 10 Governor's Cup Awards

Teams from the University of Arkansas won eight of the 10 awards presented Wednesday at the 2014 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business plan competition. read more >

Kyle Parker Named CEO of Planned Osteopathic School in Fort Smith

Kyle D. Parker has been named president and CEO of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education and the proposed Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine at Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith. read more >

Whitney Wellborn Joins Arkansas Foodbank

Whitney Vandiver Wellborn, former development coordinator for Our House in Little Rock, has joined the Arkansas Foodbank as its major gifts office. read more >

Connors Pledge $1.5M to UA Fulbright College Fellowship

Robert and Sandra Connor of Little Rock and Dallas have pledged $1.5 million to enhance the Robert C. and Sandra Connor Endowed Faculty Fellowship at the University of Arkansas. read more >

UA-Monticello Chancellor Jack Lassiter to Retire

University of Arkansas at Monticello Chancellor Jack Lassiter has announced plans to retire as of Dec. 31. read more >

UALR Business College Retains AACSB Accreditation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's College of Business retained an accreditation held by less than 5 percent of the world's business programs. read more >

Peter MacKeith Named Dean of UA's Fay Jones School of Architecture

Peter MacKeith has been named the dean of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas. MacKeith is an architecture professor at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. read more >

Multifamily Vacancy Up, Development 'Hot' Along I-540 in Bentonville, Rogers

Vacancy rates for multifamily housing in northwest Arkansas rose in the second half of 2013, according to a Skyline Report from Arvest Bank released Tuesday. read more >

Students Shine at First-ever High School Startup Weekend

More than 80 students in grades 9-12 spent the weekend in Little Rock coming up with potential tech-based startup ventures as part of the first-ever High School Startup Weekend. read more >

UA Energy Efficiency Project Yields Better Than Expected Results

Early results of a University of Arkansas project, Razors EDGE, aimed at improving energy use on the Fayetteville campus has been better than expected. In 2012-13, energy costs saved 24 percent more than expected, or $715,000. read more >