Tagged: university of arkansas

Medical Device Teams from UA, UA Little Rock Sweep Governor's Cup

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2018 3:05 pm

Undergraduate and graduate student teams from the University of Arkansas and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock walked away from the 18th annual Governor's Cup competition with $154,000.

UA Turns to Wood In Building Projects

by Marty Cook 4/16/2018 12:00 am

Building with cross-laminated timber panels is changing the major elements of the construction industry – with southern Arkansas standing to gain if the process becomes more popular.

UA Receives $10M Grant to Clean Up Reactor Site

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/5/2018 2:30 pm

The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville has received a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to complete cleanup of the Southwest Experimental Fast Oxide Reactor – known as SEFOR – near the Strickler community in southern Washington County.

UA Professor Gets $500K to Study Sustainable Rice Production

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/5/2018 1:48 pm

Benjamin Runkle, a professor at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, has received a $500,199 Faculty Early Career Development grant from the National Science Foundation to expand his research on sustainable rice production.

Windgate Foundation Donates $1.3M To Arkansas A+ Schools

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/10/2018 1:16 pm

The Windgate Foundation in Siloam Springs recently awarded the College of Education & Health Professions at the University of Arkansas a $1.3 million grant.

Steinmetz Takes Seat with APLU Board (NWA Education Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/1/2018 12:00 am

Joseph E. Steinmetz, chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, has been named to the board of directors of the Association of Public & Land-grant Universities as a member at large.

Windgate Foundation Donates $40M for Art District at UA

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/13/2017 9:44 am

The Windgate Charitable Foundation has donated $40 million to the University of Arkansas for the creation of a new Windgate Art & Design District in south Fayetteville.

UA Hires Chad Morris as New Football Coach

by Kurt Voigt, The Associated Press 12/6/2017 1:58 pm

Arkansas has hired Chad Morris of SMU as its new football coach.

Generic Drug Manufacturer to Invest $31.3M in Fayetteville Plant

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 3:20 pm

OurPharma of Fayetteville plans to invest $31.3 million in a Fayetteville facility that will develop lower-cost alternatives to generic drugs.

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.