Tagged: university of arkansas

UA, Fayetteville Declare Support for Wind Catcher Project

by Kyle Massey 4/20/2018 11:43 am

The University of Arkansas and the city where it's based, Fayetteville, have both rallied behind a $4.5 billion Oklahoma wind energy project that has been under fire from what its supporters call a deceptive TV advertising campaign.

Fayetteville Investor Pays $3.75M for Office Square (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 3/26/2018 12:00 am

A Fayetteville investor paid $3.75 million for a 41,800-SF office complex across the street from the Northwest Arkansas Mall on College Avenue.

University of Arkansas Team Studies 'Alien' Carlsbad Cave

by Marty Cook 2/26/2018 12:00 am

A team of University of Arkansas researchers have digitally mapped and reported on the dimensions, history and condition of New Mexico's Carlsbad Cavern, one of the country’s best-known caves.

Arkansas Signs Mike Anderson to Extension Through 2021-22 Season

by Associated Press 1/26/2018 7:53 pm

Arkansas has signed basketball coach Mike Anderson to a two-year extension through the 2021-22 season.

Former UA Star, NFL Player Joins Sage Partners

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 9:47 am

Zach Hocker, a former University of Arkansas and NFL player, has joined Sage Partners as an associate of its brokerage division.

Northwest Arkansas Businesses Focusing on Inclusion

by Marty Cook 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Northwest Arkansas business executives and academic leaders say there is no longer any question that the area’s population is growing more diverse.

Razorback Foundation Braces for Tax Impact

by Marty Cook 1/15/2018 12:00 am

One provision of the tax bill that President Donald Trump signed into law in December eliminates the deductions for contributions to university athletic foundations.

Wrong About Head Hog, Then Getting It Right

by Kyle Massey 12/18/2017 12:00 am

KARK News Director Austin Kellerman had to 'fess up after messing up when his Pig Trail Nation brand jumped the gun, reporting on Nov. 30 that the University of Arkansas would name the University of Tulsa’s Derrick Gragg as athletic director to replace Jeff Long.

2 Firms to Help UA in Search for Football Coach, Athletics Director

by Associated Press 11/28/2017 3:31 pm

The University of Arkansas said Tuesday that it will use two firms to help it in its search for a new athletics director and head football coach.

UPDATE: Jeff Long Fired As University of Arkansas Athletic Director

by Associated Press 11/15/2017 12:54 pm

Arkansas fired athletic director Jeff Long on Wednesday, ending a nearly decade-long tenure that included the scandalous ouster of football coach Bobby Petrino and the continued mediocrity of the program under Bret Bielema.

Analysis: War Memorial Only Slightly More Popular With South Arkansas Fans

by Gwen Moritz 11/15/2017 10:27 am

Fans from northwest Arkansas make up a bigger portion of ticket sales for Razorbacks football games held in Little Rock than fans from the southeast and southwest areas of the state combined, according to a presentation prepared by the University of Arkansas.

Reputation vs. Revelation (Feedback)

by Cary Stockdell 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Cary Stockdell observes the outside reputation of Arkansas and the business climate in the state, in particular northwest Arkansas.

Rock Region Metro's Donna Bowers Honored by Mass Transit (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Donna Bowers, director of operations for Rock Region Metro, the public transportation system for central Arkansas, has been recognized as a 40 Under 40 honoree by Mass Transit trade journal.

UA Professor Captures Scholarly Book Award

by Kyle Massey 10/11/2017 4:19 pm

A professor at the University of Arkansas has received a national award for scholarly writing, the most prestigious granted by the National Communication Association, a nonprofit scholarly society based in Washington, D.C.

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.