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University of Arkansas Extends Bret Bielema's Contract Through 2020

by Associated Press 2/9/2015 9:54 am

Arkansas has announced the signing of Bret Bielema to a two-year contract extension and raise, keeping the coach at the school through the 2020 season.

Wine, Beer Sales Total $235K at Razorback Stadium

by Jan Cottingham 2/9/2015 12:00 am

Wine and beer sales at Razorback Stadium during this football season netted the Athletics Department at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville $26,126, according to figures provided by the department.

NWA Job Market Calling for Soft Skills

by Marty Cook 2/9/2015 12:00 am

Mike Harvey, the COO of the Northwest Arkansas Council, says job growth in the area is impressive but work has to be done to help today’s students prepare for tomorrow’s jobs. It’s a sentiment echoed by other experts in the economic field.

Ross Baldwin Named Finance Director for Arkansas Alumni Association

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2015 9:00 am

Baldwin is a certified public accountant, certified fraud examiner, certified internal auditor and chartered global management accountant. He previously spent seven years as an auditor with the Arkansas Division of Legislative Audit.

Seventh Annual ESL Symposium Scheduled Feb. 20

by Associated Press 2/5/2015 7:12 am

The University of Arkansas is bringing a highly respected authority on English language learner instruction to lead its seventh annual ESL Symposium.

Optometric Association Backs UCA's Optometry School Plans

by Mark Carter 1/29/2015 3:51 pm

The University of Central Arkansas said Thursday it will study whether to open a school of optometry on the campus.

Tyson Foods Foundation, Family Donate $500K to UA's eVersity

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2015 10:47 am

The Tyson Foods Foundation Inc. and the Tyson family have donated $500,000 to the University of Arkansas System's online university, eVersity.

Jerry Jones Gives $10.65M to University of Arkansas Athletic Department

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2015 10:22 am

The Jones' gift is a combination of cash to be paid over a five-year period and land donated to the Razorback Foundation. The donation will address several projects of the university's athletics department, including a 55,000-SF student-athlete center.

University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart to Retire in July

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/12/2015 1:06 pm

University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart says that he will retire from the post on July 31 and return to teaching.

UA Commissions Study to Develop Transportation, Parking Solutions

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/12/2015 12:08 pm

The University of Arkansas is launching a study of its current and future transportation challenges on campus.

UA Startup Receives Grant to Develop Nano Coating for Glass

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/12/2015 11:03 am

University of Arkansas startup WattGlass of Fayetteville has received a $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to further develop its nano-particle coating for glass.

UA Extends Mike Anderson's Contract Through 2020

by Lee Hogan 1/6/2015 11:09 am

The University of Arkansas has extended men's basketball coach Mike Anderson's contract through March 2020.

Jeff Amerine Leaves UA Commercialization Post to Focus on Private Firm

by Mark Carter 1/1/2015 11:30 am

Jeff Amerine will continue to teach entrepreneurship classes at the UA's Walton College of Business, and will now devote more time to Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville, which he founded in 2008 and plans to grow regionally.

UA College of Engineering Names Tory Gaddy, Julie Olsen to Development Team

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 11:24 am

Tory Gaddy and Julie Olsen have been promoted to positions in the College of Engineering's Office of External Relations at the 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.

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