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Top College Officials See Sizable Pay Raises

by Mark Friedman 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas Business reviewed the Administrator’s Compensation Survey reports filed with the state Department of Higher Education for the 2010 and 2014 fiscal years. In the four-year period, the number of six-figure employees included in the report increased from 460 to 703.

UALR Names Bob Denman Interim Athletic Director

by Associated Press 9/12/2014 10:39 am

Arkansas-Little Rock has named an interim athletic director after the department's former leader stepped down for making inappropriate comments about a player's mother during a live webcast of a women's soccer game.

UALR Lab Translates Big Data Into Dollars

by Jan Cottingham 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Humans are digitizing every aspect of life, translating every thought, every endeavor into something that can be read on a computer screen. This act of translation is creating infinite bits of new information — big data, to use the phrase popular in the world of technology.

Wal-Mart Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season Online

by Associated Press 11/3/2013 8:30 am

Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, is pulling forward by nearly a month seven big deals on items like TVs and tablets that were originally reserved for the day after Thanksgiving and so-called Cyber Monday. "It's been a tough year for the average American family," Joel Anderson, president and CEO of Wal-Mart.com, said. "It's our job to be able to help our customers."

UALR Proposes New Site for Tech Park

by Associated Press 8/14/2013 9:19 am

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel E. Anderson is proposing a new location for a planned technology park. The 20-acre parcel is near the UALR campus along Fair Park Boulevard.

You've Got Until July 31 to Enter Wal-Mart's Get on the Shelf Contest

by Lance Turner 7/2/2013 8:46 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville is once again hosting its Get on the Shelf contest, inviting entrepreneurs to pitch their products to the world's largest retailer.

Arkansas Chamber Backs In-State Tuition Proposal

by Associated Press 4/3/2013 4:51 pm

The state's largest business lobbying organization is joining advocates in urging Arkansas lawmakers to approve extending cheaper in-state tuition rates to some students who came to the country illegally.

Rockefeller Study: Immigrants Provide Economic Boost, But 4 in 10 Here Illegally

by Mark Carter 1/8/2013 2:33 pm

A study commissioned by the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation found that roughly four in 10 immigrants in Arkansas are in the country illegally, but that immigrants as a whole provide a net positive impact on the state's economy.

UALR Names Zulma Toro-Ramos as New Provost

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2012 10:16 am

Zulma Toro-Ramos was named UALR's new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs on Wednesday.