Tagged: university of arkansas

Arvest Survey: Mortgage Debt Down, Savings Up in Arkansas

by Lee Hogan 12/16/2014 10:27 am

Arkansans reported less mortgage debt than their neighbors in Oklahoma and Missouri, according to the latest consumer sentiment survey from Arvest Bank.

UA System Announces Faculty to Develop eVersity Curriculum

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/12/2014 2:12 pm

The University of Arkansas System announces a group of faculty members who next week will begin developing curriculum and degree offerings for the eVersity, the system's online unversity.

Bordelon Gift to UA's Walton College Will Support Faculty Innovation

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2014 9:45 am

University of Arkansas alumni Ann and Gene Bordelon have contributed $100,000 to establish the Faculty Innovation Endowed Fund for the benefit of the Sam M. Walton College of Business, the UA announced Tuesday.

UA Receives Grant for Upgrade of Network Connections to ARE-ON, Internet2

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2014 9:24 am

The University of Arkansas will use a National Science Foundation grant to upgrade its campus connection to the Arkansas Research and Education Optical Network.

UA College Names Emily Williams Director of Development

by Associated Press 12/5/2014 11:26 am

The University of Arkansas has named Emily Williams the director of development for the university's College of Education and Health Professions.

Report: Bret Bielema In Talks With Nebraska; Here's His UA Contract Details

by Lance Turner 12/3/2014 3:07 pm

There's this report making the rounds that University of Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema is in "serious talks" with the folks at Nebraska to talk to the top coaching job there.

Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance Leads Giving Tuesday Events Across the State

by Lee Hogan 12/3/2014 1:07 pm

The Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance spearheaded a philanthropic event Tuesday to raise money and awareness for various causes around the state.

Arkansans More Pessimistic About Finances, Feel Better About Major Household Purchases

by Lee Hogan 12/2/2014 10:40 am

Arkansans feel more pessimistic about their current and expected financial situation, but feel more optimistic about buying major household items, according to the latest consumer sentiment survey from Arvest Bank.

Arvest Consumer Survey: Arkansans' Opinion of Economy Improving

by Lee Hogan 11/18/2014 9:31 am

Arkansas consumer sentiment is up slightly in Arvest Bank's most recent survey, but it's still lower than surrounding states and considerably lower than the national outlook on the economy.

Fowlers Donate $2.93M to Chancellor's Residence Expansion

by Lee Hogan 11/13/2014 4:08 pm

The chancellor's home on the University of Arkansas campus is getting an upgrade thanks to a hefty gift from its namesakes. Wallace W. and Jama M. Fowler of Jonesboro pledged $2.93 million to an effort to expand the residence, adding room to host large dinners, receptions and other special events.

UAPB, UA Receive $2.2M in Grants

by Lee Hogan 11/12/2014 9:48 am

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and the flagship institution of the UA System, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, have received a combined $2.2 million in grant funding this week.

Tech Park Has $522M Impact, UA Study Finds

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2014 10:34 am

The Arkansas Research & Technology Park has had an economic impact of more than a half-billion dollars since it was opened 10 years ago, according to an analysis by the UA's Center for Business and Economic Research.

Tom Cotton, Asa Hutchinson Lead Big in Arkansas Poll

by Lee Hogan 10/30/2014 10:22 am

Republican candidates for U.S. Senate and governor led their Democratic opponents by double digits in a poll released Thursday by the University of Arkansas.

University of Arkansas Alumna Gives $600k to Alma Mater

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2014 3:56 pm

Hot Springs native and University of Arkansas alumna K. Denise Henderson is giving more than a half-million dollars to her alma mater.

Performance, Not Academics, Drive Incentives for SEC Football Coaches

by Lee Hogan 10/23/2014 11:05 am

Football coaches in the Southeastern Conference rake in mounds and mounds of cash for performance incentives, but rarely see much for the academic success of their teams.

Mack, Donna McLarty Launch Global Fellows Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2014 11:43 am

Thomas F. "Mack" and Donna McLarty have launched an initiative to bolster international engagement and participation though a few academic partnerships.

Phil Elson Named Voice of Razorbacks Baseball, Women's Basketball

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 2:30 pm

The longtime voice of the Arkansas Travelers is set to become the voice of the Arkansas Razorbacks' baseball and women's basketball teams.

UA Study: Well Connected CEOs Can Be Bad for Firms They Lead

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 9:28 am

A University of Arkansas study suggests that the more socially connected a chief executive officer is, the less success his firm experiences.

UA Confronts Old Infrastructure to Make Campus Wireless

by Marty Cook 10/20/2014 12:00 am

During the past two years, UA has installed 1,000 wireless access points in residence halls and academic buildings; officials say that's the halfway point of getting the UA tuned in wirelessly to the Internet.

Former HUD Secretary to Promote American Dream Initiative at UA

by Associated Press 10/16/2014 10:14 am

Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros is expected at the University of Arkansas to promote an initiative that promotes opportunities for immigrant families.