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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.

Mentor Programs Looking to Funnel Women Into STEM

by Marty Cook 1/30/2017 12:00 am

STEMconnector, a national association in Washington, made up of corporate, governmental and private groups, is working to encourage and support young girls and women in pursuing STEM studies.

UA Names Mark Power Vice Chancellor for Advancement

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2017 10:33 am

The University of Arkansas on Tuesday named Mark Power vice chancellor for University Advancement. He has been interim vice chancellor since August, following the resignation of Chris Wyrick.

UA to Break Ground Monday on Pat Walker Center Expansion

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2017 9:24 am

The University of Arkansas plans to expand the Pat Walker Health Center that opened in 2004 and will break ground on the project Monday.

Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz Outlines 8 UA Priorities

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/13/2016 3:53 pm

University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz has eight priorities for the university's future, and the planned $160 million stadium expansion on the Fayetteville campus isn't one of them.

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.

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