Tagged: university of arkansas

Lonoke Engagement in Florence, Italy: Erica + Grant

by Megan Ledbetter 9/21/2017 7:49 am

High school sweethearts Erica Brewer and Grant Dewey recently got engaged at the San Miniato Al Monte in Italy while Erica is studying abroad!

Erin Beatty Hired by UA's General Counsel

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/20/2017 11:02 am

Erin L. Beatty has joined the University of Arkansas' Office of the General Counsel on the Fayetteville campus, following a nationwide search.

Request Denied: States Try to Block Access to Public Records

by Andrew DeMillo and Ryan J. Foley, The Associated Press 9/18/2017 7:23 am

Lawmakers across the country — including in Arkansas — introduced and debated dozens of bills during this year's legislative sessions that would close or limit public access to a wide range of government records and meetings.

Harps Advances Two at Director Positions (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Dean Payton has been named director of the 10Box division of Harps Food Stores Inc. of Springdale, and Mike Roberts has been named director of produce operations.

Erin Finzer Promoted at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Erin Finzer has been named interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs-continuous improvement at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock effective Sept. 1.

Arkansas' Teacher Pipeline Running Low

by Marty Cook 8/28/2017 12:00 am

You don’t have to be a math teacher to know that the number of Arkansans interested in becoming teachers has declined sharply in recent years.

Walton Family Gives $120M to Start School of Art at UA

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/23/2017 10:02 am

The University of Arkansas says that the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation has given it $120 million to establish the School of Art.

Former UA Athletic Director Frank Broyles Dead at 92

by Kurt Voigt, The Associated Press 8/14/2017 1:39 pm

Frank Broyles, who guided the University of Arkansas to its lone national football championship and later molded the overall program as its athletic director, died Monday at the age of 92.

UA Chancellor Steinmetz Named Presiding Co-Chair of Northwest Arkansas Council

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2017 9:29 am

University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz is the new presiding co-chair for the nonprofit Northwest Arkansas Council.

California Group Buys Sterling District For $57M

by Marty Cook 6/29/2017 4:33 pm

A California real estate group paid $57 million for the Sterling District student housing complex in downtown Fayetteville.

Study Finds Pay for Public College Presidents Up 5.3 Percent

by Associated Press 6/28/2017 8:52 am

Presidents of U.S. public colleges and universities saw their earnings climb by 5.3 percent last year, with several of them topping $1 million, according to an annual survey.

UA-Affiliated Startup Grox Industries Wins Tri-State Competition

by Sam Hoisington 6/1/2017 11:27 am

Grox Industries, a startup company led by graduate students from the University of Arkansas, won first place at a business plan competition in Las Vegas Wednesday.

Innovation Center Puts UA And J.B. Hunt on Same Road

by Marty Cook 4/24/2017 12:00 am

The chance to work for J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell is nothing new for a lot of graduates of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Now, UA students will have the chance to work with J.B. Hunt.

Dillard to Receive Honorary Degree from University of Arkansas

by Lydia McAllister 4/17/2017 11:33 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock Chairman and CEO William T. Dillard II will receive an honorary degree this spring from the University of Arkansas.

Arkansas Senate Exempts College Sporting Events from Concealed Carry Law

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/23/2017 1:12 pm

The state Senate votes to exempt college sporting events from a new law expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, addressing concerns that the gun rights measure would lead to armed spectators at stadiums and arenas.

JB Hunt Gives $2.7M to Set Up Innovation Center at UA

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/22/2017 7:09 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell announced Wednesday a $2.75 million grant to the University of Arkansas.

The Influencers: Jeff Long of the University of Arkansas

by Marty Cook 3/20/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long is a driven man, so it’s a bit of a surprise when his voice catches while talking about how much sports mean to him.

Kathy Deck To Leave Arkansas for Alabama-Tuscaloosa

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Economist Kathy Deck is leaving the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville to become the director of community and economic research partnerships at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa.

Arkansas Children's Northwest to Get $350,000

by Lydia McAllister 2/21/2017 3:32 pm

Arkansas Children's Northwest received two more grants to support construction.

Walton College to Induct 4 into Business Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/10/2017 11:15 am

The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas will honor four new inductees to its Arkansas Business Hall of Fame at an induction ceremony Friday evening in Little Rock.

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