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Nick McCarthy Makes Move to Media & More (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Nick McCarthy has been hired as an account services coordinator at Media & More Consulting of Little Rock. McCarthy will be responsible for branding and media strategies.

Big Shoes (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Harry Truman said “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” Example: Joel Anderson, who has just retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock after 45 years there, the last 13 of them as chancellor.

Bobbitt to Recommend Andrew Rogerson as New UALR Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/20/2016 1:46 pm

University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt said Friday that he will recommend Andrew Rogerson to UA board of trustees as the next chancellor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

UA Narrows Candidates for UALR Chancellor to 3

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/28/2016 9:32 am

University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt said Thursday that he and a committee have narrowed their search for a new chancellor in Little Rock to three.

UALR to Expand Sports Complex Thanks to Coleman Donation

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2016 11:15 am

The University Arkansas at Little Rock will build a new baseball field and expand its sports complex, thanks to a donation from the Coleman family of Little Rock, the university announced Wednesday.

UALR Begins Search for New Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/12/2016 2:42 pm

University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt forms an advisory committee to search for the next chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Bailey Foundation Gives $2M to UALR Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/11/2015 9:03 am

A $2 million donation from the Bailey Foundation will give more students access to a University of Arkansas at Little Rock education, UALR announced Wednesday.

UALR Chancellor Joel Anderson Announces Retirement

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2015 2:27 pm

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel E. Anderson announced Wednesday that he will retire as chancellor effective June 30.

UALR, eStem to Partner on New High School

by Mark Carter 8/17/2015 2:15 pm

The project will entail new construction and renovation of existing UALR space. The new eStem High School, serving students in grades 9-12, is expected to open in July 2017.

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.

Jim's Notebook: UALR's Double Dance Begins in Dayton

by Jim Harris 3/15/2011 2:59 am

Who saw it coming in the college basketball preseason that UALR would have not one, but both its men's and women's teams playing in the NCAA Tournament? The women figured to have a good shot, having been selected as an at-large team last year and with UALR's all-time leading scorer, Chastity Reed, returning for Hall of Famer Joe Foley's program. The men's team had five seniors returning from an eight-win team, not a recipe for expected success.

UALR Women Headed to Wichita, UALR Men Arrive in Dayton

by Jim Harris 3/14/2011 7:58 pm

Culminating what was essentially a two-day celebration of its men's and women's basketball success, UALR officials were back out Monday evening at the Jack Stephens Center's Legends Room to learn of the Trojan women's NCAA Tournament destination. When the annoucement show finally got down to business, it took hardly anytime to learn that the Trojans would be playing in Wichita, Kan., on Sunday against Wisconsin-Green Bay.