Tagged: the university of arkansas

Arkansas Bride: Sarah Holland

by Jess Ardrey 10/1/2015 10:27 am

After laying eyes on Sarah's bridal session by Lela & Lyla Photography, it's not hard to see where the term "glowing bride" comes from.

University of Arkansas Says Enrollment Up 2 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/10/2015 1:11 pm

Enrollment at the University of Arkansas is up nearly 2 percent since last year to 26,754 students.

Scott Ford, CEO of Westrock, to Speak at UA

by Alexis Crowe 9/10/2015 9:34 am

Scott Ford, CEO of Westrock Group LLC, will speak to the Logistics of Capitalism class at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas on Sept. 15.

UA Gets $1.2M Donation for Libraries

by Alexis Crowe 7/7/2015 9:15 am

University of Arkansas alumnae and sisters Agnes Lytton, Mary Sue and Betty Lynn Reagan have designated an estate gift to the University Libraries valued at over $1.2 million.

UA Uses $3.5M in Gifts to Create New Endowed Dean's Chair

by Alexis Crowe 6/17/2015 9:33 am

The College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas is creating an endowed dean’s chair thanks to $3.5 million in gifts.

University of Arkansas to Host K-12 Education Conference

by Alexis Crowe 6/8/2015 9:04 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson will address educators and policymakers at a University of Arkansas-sponsored conference on June 10, focusing on student learning and assessment at Heifer International in Little Rock.

UA, UALR Forecasters See More Improvement in Arkansas' Economy in 2015

by Mark Friedman 12/22/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas’ leading economists say the state should have an improved economy next year. One of the highlights: the unemployment rate is expected to continue to drop to 5.5 percent by the end of 2015 and then slip to 5.3 percent in 2016.

Clinton School of Public Service Releases December Speaker Lineup

by Jess Ardrey 12/2/2014 7:12 am

Fresh off the hugely successful Clinton Library anniversary celebrations, the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service recently released its list of December speakers, proving it has no intention of slowing down anytime soon.

Jeff Long's Speech: Crafting the Words That Persuaded Razorback Fans

by Chris Bahn 4/5/2013 11:00 am

This week's first anniversary of the motorcycle wreck that changed Arkansas sports history provides a case study in crisis communication. John Diamond, the University of Arkansas' associate vice chancellor for university relations, recently spoke to Arkansas Business about the process of crafting the 673-word speech that Athletic Director Jeff Long delivered when he announced that he’d fired the Razorbacks' popular and successful head football coach, Bobby Petrino.

Bret Bielema Sold on UA’s Athletic Facilities

by Chris Bahn 12/17/2012 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas Athletic Department is carrying out various stages of a $320 million master plan for new building projects and upgrading existing facilities.

VIDEO: Top Arkansas Recruits of 2012 Talk About the Recruiting Process

by 7/14/2012 7:34 am

Austin Allen, Alex Brignoni, Brooks Ellis, Hunter Henry, and Altee Tenpenny talk about the recruiting process.

VIDEO: Kilimanjaro, Running With The Bulls and Coaching: John L. Smith's Adventurous Spirit

by 7/14/2012 7:01 am

John L. Smith has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, run with the bulls and has been skydiving, but he considers taking over as the Razorback's head coach to be one of his greatest adventures yet.

VIDEO: John L. Smith's Last Chance

by 7/10/2012 4:31 pm

Coaching for more than 40 years and never winning a national title has always hung over coach John L. Smith, making this year's opportunity even more important.

2012 Arkansas Construction Hall of Fame: Randy McNulty

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/30/2012 12:00 am

Southern Pavers, Inc., founded by Randy McNulty, was a general highway contractor specializing in bridges, and in particular, rehabilitation and stage construction of structures over and on the interstate highways. His company completed many of the bridges between Little Rock and Benton in connection with the rebuilding of Interstate 30.

The University of Arkansas's 2012 Business Hall of Fame

by Soiree Staff 3/31/2012 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas Sam M. Walton College of Business hosted the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame at the Statehouse Convention Center, where guests enjoyed drinks and dinner as they honored four 2012 inductees.