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John Brown University Receives Federal Grant for Water Purification in Guatemala

by Associated Press 10/16/2014 11:18 am

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $14,520 grant to John Brown University for a drinking water disinfection project in Guatemala.

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

by Mark Carter 4/9/2014 3:39 pm

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.

JBU Dedicates Donald G. Soderquist College of Business

by Lee Hogan 2/26/2014 10:59 am

JBU students, faculty, staff and guests gathered Wednesday for the dedication of the Donald G. Soderquist College of Business.

JBU's Undergraduate Rates Rise 3.4 Percent in 2014-15

by Lee Hogan 2/19/2014 11:12 am

An increase in undergraduate rates at John Brown University will raise student costs $1,060 in the 2014-15 academic year.

John Brown University Nursing Program Receives $6M Gift

by Associated Press 10/3/2013 3:27 pm

John Brown University says it's received a $6 million gift for its new nursing education facility and an endowment for the university's new nursing program. JBU was approved last month by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing to begin recruiting students to start in fall 2014.

Kudos: John Brown Renames Business College in Honor of Don Soderquist

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2013 12:00 am

• John Brown University at Siloam Springs recently announced that its college of business has been renamed in honor of retired Wal-Mart Stores Inc. executive Don Soderquist. The university also announced a $2 million endowment for the Donald G. Soderquist College of Business, which includes a $1 million gift from the Soderquist Family Foundation and a $1 million matching gift by an anonymous donor.

JBU Moving Toward Offering Nursing Degree

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2013 1:56 pm

John Brown University of Siloam Springs said this week that it is taking steps to create a nursing program that will offer a bachelor of science degree.

John Brown University’s ‘Zero Landfill’ Initiative Paying Off

by Chris Bahn 7/15/2013 12:00 am

A year ago, Steve Brankle, director of facility services and sustainability at JBU, built support for the program around projections he calculated and anecdotes he could relay from other schools and businesses. Now, Brnakle says the effort to cut waste continues to gain support and see success.

Colleges See Need For Northwest Arkansas Outposts

by Chris Bahn 6/3/2013 12:00 am

As Northwest Arkansas has grown, so too have the post-secondary offerings in Benton and Washington counties. While the University of Arkansas enrollment topping 24,500 has been well publicized, other schools in the region are growing as well.

John Brown University Gets $3M for Residence Hall Renovation

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2013 11:08 am

John Brown University of Siloam Springs announces a $3 million lead gift from an anonymous donor for the renovation of J. Alvin Brown residence hall. The total cost for the renovation will be $5.5 million.

Walton Scholarships Spread Education Through South America

by Luke Jones 7/2/2012 12:00 am

The Walton International Scholarship Program is an Arkansas-specific program available to South American students. Participants get a full ride, paid for entirely by the program, to either Harding in Searcy, John Brown University in Siloam Springs or the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. Sam Walton himself started it 26 years ago.