Tagged: university of arkansas

At Crystal Bridges, A New Role for Frank Lloyd Wright Home That Survived Sandy

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 11/30/2016 11:14 am

A Frank Lloyd Wright house that was flooded by Superstorm Sandy in New Jersey is high and dry in Arkansas. And it's getting thousands of visitors as part of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Accountants on Arkansas Campuses Find Numbers in Their Favor

by Marty Cook 11/28/2016 12:00 am

The chairman of the accounting department at Arkansas State University says there will always be a place for accountants in the business world, no matter how high-tech business becomes.

UA Names New Academic Affairs VP, Provost

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2016 9:13 am

The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville says James “Jim” Coleman, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Northern Arizona University, has been appointed as executive vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost at UA.

Report: Building Permits, Homes Sold Increase in Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2016 11:00 am

In northwest Arkansas, building permits have increased, the supply of remaining lots continued to fall and the number of complete but unoccupied houses remains low, according to a new residential real estate market report.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Names 4 Inductees

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2016 9:17 am

The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas this week announced four new inductees to its Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.

Arkansas Gets $755K from USDA for Spinach Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2016 9:14 am

Arkansas is receiving $755,784 from the United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service for a multi-state project to evaluate and develop field resistance to downy mildew in spinach.

UA Earns Record $101.7M in Research Funding

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2016 10:08 am

The University of Arkansas says it received $101.7 million in research — the highest level in the university's history and 27 percent more than it got in 2015 — for the fiscal year that ended June 30.

University of Arkansas Announces $1B Fundraising Goal

by Associated Press 9/19/2016 7:03 am

The University of Arkansas has announced the start of a fundraising campaign that officials hope will raise $1 billion.

A Question of UA Priorities (Editorial)

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

Somewhere, somehow, higher education in this country veered off track. University advancement departments now seem to exist to raise money to fund more university advancement efforts.

WattGlass of Fayetteville Gets $679K SunShot Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/14/2016 2:07 pm

WattGlass of Fayetteville gets a $679,413 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to help commercialize its anti-reflective glass coating technology.

UA System Board Gives Final OK to $160M Stadium Expansion

by Lance Turner 9/8/2016 11:44 am

The University of Arkansas System board of trustees on Thursday gave final approval to a $160 million expansion of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.

Picasolar Gets $2M for Solar Cell Technology Pilot

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2016 10:26 am

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $2 million to Picasolar Inc. for a pilot manufacturing program connected to solar cell technology developed at the university.

University of Arkansas Raises $131.6M in FY 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2016 10:02 am

The University of Arkansas announced on Thursday that it has finished the 2016 fiscal year with $131.6 million in private gift support, surpassing its $115 million goal and making this year the third best in its fundraising history.

UA Community Colleges Get $900K for Geospatial Technology Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2016 10:20 am

The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies at the University of Arkansas gets a three-year grant for $898,073 from the National Science Foundation.

NanoMech Announces New Adviser, Investor John White

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/9/2016 10:22 am

NanoMech of Springdale announced on Monday that John White, who holds a Ph.D., has been appointed to its board of advisers and is now a significant investor in the company.

UA Professor Awarded $440K Grant to Study Gene

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/4/2016 2:02 pm

The University of Arkansas announced this week that assistant professor and neurobiologist Timothy A. Evans has been awarded a three-year $440,613 grant to study how a gene develops specific nerve connections throughout the body.

Mark Power Takes Over for Chris Wyrick as UA Advancement Chief

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/2/2016 11:27 am

The University of Arkansas announced Monday that Chris Wyrick, vice chancellor for University Advancement, had stepped down and will be replaced by Mark Power, effective immediately.

UA to Host Annual Turfgrass Field Day

by Alexis Crowe 7/29/2016 2:52 pm

The University of Arkansas' annual Turfgass Field Day begins Wednesday at the Agricultural Research Center in Fayetteville, providing networking and insight for those in the lawn and landscaping, golf course, and sports industries.

UA Journalism Gets $1M

by Marty Cook 7/14/2016 12:52 pm

The University of Arkansas announced Thursday a $1 million donation from alumna Sue Walk Burnett for the Department of Journalism.

College Endowments in Arkansas Increase in Importance

by Jan Cottingham 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Endowments have always been important to private colleges and universities, but public higher education, which has experienced flat state funding or even declines in recent years, is joining private schools in its appreciation for the financial gifts that comprise endowments.