Tagged: university of arkansas

Arkansas Poll: Politics Steady, Most Support Overhaul of Campaign Finance

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/7/2017 9:22 am

Most Arkansans believe that the system of funding political campaigns in the U.S. should be "completely rebuilt," according to the 19th annual Arkansas Poll.

UA Announces Search Committee For New Law School Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 10:59 am

The University of Arkansas appoints Todd Shields, dean of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences, to chair the search committee for the new dean of the UA School of Law.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2017 9:46 am

Four leaders who have made contributions to the finance and banking, fitness, transportation and steel industries make up the 2018 class of inductees for the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.

UA Little Rock Selects Firm to Study Adding Football, Band

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/16/2017 12:15 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Convention Sports & Leisure of Plano, Texas, to conduct feasibility study that will help the university determine whether it should add a football team and a marching band to its offerings.

Advanced Orthopaedic Specialists Taking Care of Razorbacks

by Mark Friedman 10/2/2017 12:00 am

Advanced Orthopaedic Specialists has at least two orthopedic surgeons and a primary care sports medicine doctor roaming the sidelines of every Razorback football game.

UA To Hold Blockchain Hackathon Oct. 27-28

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 4:27 pm

The University of Arkansas' Sam M. Walton College of Business will host its first blockchain hackathon from Oct. 27-28 at the new Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub off the Fayetteville square.

Universities Report Record-Breaking 11th Day Counts

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/11/2017 10:57 am

Seven Arkansas universities reported record-breaking enrollment this week, though the University of Arkansas also said its growth had slowed.

UA Professor Receives $3.2M In Grants for Energy Projects

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2017 11:50 am

A University of Arkansas professor has received $3.2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy for projects that will accelerate the development of a new class of efficient, lightweight and reliable power converters.

UA Team Awarded $2.4M To Develop Energy-Efficient Fertilizer

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 11:21 am

University of Arkansas researchers and researchers from two other institutions have received a $2.4 million National Science Foundation grant to develop a chemical process that converts nitrogen and phosphorous from wastewater into commercial fertilizer.

Two Fayetteville Energy Projects Net $4M In Grants

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2017 5:09 pm

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy recently awarded $30 million in grants to 21 projects nationwide, as part of the Creating Innovative and Reliable Circuits Using Inventive Topologies and Semiconductors (CIRCUITS) program.

Pay Escalates for Top College Administrators in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Between fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2017, a more typical compensation increase for Arkansas university administrators was between 10 and 20 percent.

Startups and More Bubble Up from Governor's Cup

by Sam Hoisington 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Over nearly two decades of the Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup competition, just over $2 million in prize money has been given to teams of college students with entrepreneurship ideas deemed promising by competition judges.

Carnines Give $250K For UA Scholarship In Education Leadership

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2017 9:32 am

The University of Arkansas on Friday announced that alumnus Les Carnine and his wife Linda, of Edmond, Oklahoma, have committed $250,000 to the College of Education and Health Professions and Campaign Arkansas.

Donald Judges Named Leader of UA's Global Campus

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 1:26 pm

The University of Arkansas on Monday named Donald Judges vice provost for distance education and leader of the Global Campus, effective July 1.

UA Adds Pryor Center to Fulbright College

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 11:43 am

The University of Arkansas on Monday announced that its David & Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral & Visual History is now officially a part of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, again.

Friday Eldredge & Clark Makes Moves; UA Announces Awards (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 12:00 am

Kael K. Bowling, Katelyn M. Eaves and Allison C. Pearson have been hired as attorneys at Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP of Little Rock.

Tyson Foods Provides Grant for Egg Farm in Haiti

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 9:54 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale gives $341,000 to OneEgg, a nonprofit that delivers eggs to children in developing countries.

Little Rock Christian Academy Alum Lands Razorback Cheerleader Spot

by Little Rock Family Staff 11/12/2016 12:00 am

Little Rock Christian Academy has something to cheer about. Ann Claire Cook, competing with more than 100 young women, recently won one of four open spots on the University of Arkansas cheerleading squad.

No Surprise: Higher Pay Helps Attract, Retain Employees

by Mark Friedman 10/24/2016 12:00 am

All industries, from health care to manufacturing, have faced a shortage of workers. Kathy Deck, director of the Center for Business & Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas, says increasing pay would be the first action she would suggest when companies can’t find the right workers to fill positions.

U of A Division of Agriculture Hosting a Seminar on Arkansas Waterfowl Management

by Brent Birch 10/17/2016 11:10 am

Dr. Doug Osborne will host an informative Meet-N-Greet Seminar on Arkansas waterfowl and management practices November 17, 2017 in Stuttgart.