Tagged: university of arkansas

UA Names Timothy O'Donnell New Finance Chief

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/8/2016 10:25 am

The University of Arkansas has named Timothy J. O'Donnell its new vice chancellor for finance and administration.

Drones: Farmers’ Eyes Take To Arkansas Skies

by Jan Cottingham 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Drones have the potential to revolutionize agriculture in Arkansas, but the nature of that revolution remains unclear, farmers and those who work with them say.

Arkansas Colleges Live With Legacy of 1942 Vote

by Gwen Moritz 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Placed on the statewide ballot by petition and adopted on Nov. 3, 1942, Amendment 33 insulated institutes of higher education and “all charitable, penal or correctional institutions” from the whims and provincialism of politicians.

Fayetteville's WattGlass Receives $746K to Develop Nano-Coating Technology

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 11:14 am

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $746,366 grant to Fayetteville's WattGlass to further develop a University of Arkansas patent-pending coating technology that makes glass anti-reflective, self-cleaning and highly transparent.

Tesseract Center, Arkansas Universities Embrace Game Design

by Marty Cook 2/15/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas universities are embracing the curriculum of digital game design, an industry that pays its software developers a median income of more than $90,000.

New UA Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz Wants to Invest in Students

by Marty Cook 2/8/2016 12:00 am

Joseph Steinmetz knows what he wants to do but hasn’t figured out how he will do it. Steinmetz, 61, was named chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in October and moved into his new office in January. What Steinmetz wants to learn is where the money is and what it’s spent on.

Customer Service at the University of Arkansas (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2016 12:00 am

This week Arkansas Business introduces readers to Joseph Steinmetz, the new chancellor of the University of Arkansas. He took over just last month, so our reporter only hoped to get an idea of where his head is on some issues that are dogging higher education: mainly costs, costs and costs.

UA Board Votes to Continue Plans for $160M Razorback Stadium Expansion

by Alexis Hosticka 1/27/2016 5:13 pm

The University of Arkansas board of trustees on Wednesday voted to move forward with the estimated $160 million expansion and renovation of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Razorbacks Seek Approval for $160M North End Zone Redesign, Expansion

by Mark Carter 1/26/2016 9:48 am

The University of Arkansas athletic department will seek approval from the university's board of trustees to redesign an end zone of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Indiana Firm Pays $4.3M for 17.7 Acres (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Watermark Residential of Indianapolis bought 17.7 acres at the northeast corner of Steele Boulevard and Van Asche Drive in Fayetteville for $4.3 million.

University of Arkansas Joins Truck Driving Quest

by Marty Cook 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Members of a partnership that includes Mid-America Truck Driving School of Malvern, the Northwest Technical Institute of Springdale and the UA Global Campus in Rogers hope to raise the exposure and enrollment numbers of the program.

Laura Jacobs Named Chief of Staff to UA Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/7/2016 1:39 pm

The University of Arkansas said Thursday that Laura Jacobs has been named associate vice chancellor and chief of staff for incoming UA Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz.

Boston Mountain Biotech Gets Grant to Further Pharma Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2015 8:57 am

Boston Mountain Biotech of Fayetteville has received a National Science Foundation grant to further its research into simplifying production of pharmaceutical proteins used in a variety of medical drugs.

Bill Dillard III to Moderate UA Business Forecast Luncheon

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2015 9:29 am

Regional, national and international experts will discuss the economic outlook for Arkansas, the nation and the world at the 22nd annual Business Forecast luncheon.

Frank, Judy Fletcher Give UA $600K for Entrepreneurial Course

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/24/2015 9:30 am

University of Arkansas alumnus Frank Fletcher and his wife, Judy, are providing $600,000 to establish the Frank and Judy Fletcher SAKE Fund in the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Sabrina Trudo Gets Endowed Chair at UA Human Environmental Sciences (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/23/2015 12:00 am

Sabrina Trudo has received the 21st Century Endowed Chair in Human Environmental Sciences in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Poll: Arkansas Politics Steady, Support of Medical Marijuana Up

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/4/2015 11:04 am

The political views of Arkansans haven't changed, but their view of medical marijuana has, according to the 17th annual Arkansas Poll from the University of Arkansas released Wednesday.

Crystal Bridges Announces Chief Strategy Officer

by Jan Cottingham 11/3/2015 9:42 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Tuesday announced several appointments relating to museum development and fundraising, including that of chief strategy officer, a new position.

Arvest Report: Consumer Sentiment Declines in Arkansas

by Lance Turner 11/3/2015 9:34 am

Arkansans' opinions about the economy have fallen since March, bringing a key consumer sentiment measure more in line with national attitudes, according to a new report sponsored by Arvest Bank.

UA Researcher Gets Federal Grant to Study Chronic Wound Biomarkers

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/21/2015 10:10 am

The National Institutes of Health awarded a University of Arkansas biomedical engineer a $744,992 grant to improve imaging and early detection of chronic wounds and guide treatments.