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UA Fayetteville's Enrollment More Than 26K, Preliminary Figures Show

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/3/2014 10:50 am

Enrollment at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is above 26,000 for the first time, according to preliminary figures released by the UA on Wednesday.

UA Nursing School Gets Birth Simulation Mannequin

by Associated Press 8/26/2014 4:28 pm

The University of Arkansas' nursing school at the Fayetteville campus is to demonstrate a new mannequin that simulates childbirth.

University of Arkansas Endowment Reaches All-Time High of $920.6M

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2014 10:50 am

The University of Arkansas announced its endowment holdings reached a record high of $920.6 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30. It's more then $100 million higher than the previous year's total of $818 million.

VIC Develops Own Startup ‘Venture Ecosystem’

by Mark Carter 8/25/2014 12:00 am

A unique technology transfer model is helping a Fayetteville company incubate early-stage, high-tech startups and place them on a path to market success.

UA's Michael Kidd Named Poultry Industry Leader of the Year

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/11/2014 12:00 am

Michael Kidd, director of the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science and head of the Department of Poultry Science at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, has been named the Poultry Industry Leader of the Year by The Poultry Federation, based in Little Rock. Kidd joined UA’s Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences in 2010. He is responsible for the Center ‘s programs in poultry science and related disciplines.

University of Arkansas Raises $113.3M, Surpasses Goal

by Lee Hogan 8/4/2014 9:51 am

The University of Arkansas eclipsed its fundraising goal, and for the fourth consecutive year, raised more than $100 million dollars in private gifts, in fiscal year 2014.

UA Gets $1.5M for Cancer Research

by Associated Press 7/22/2014 9:34 am

Researchers at the University of Arkansas have been awarded $1.5 million from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health to develop new molecules and biopharmaceuticals that improve a patient's immune response against tumors.

University of Arkansas to Cut PMC Solutions Offset Printing, 16 Jobs in 2016

by Lee Hogan 7/21/2014 4:11 pm

Print-Mail-Copy Solutions at the University of Arkansas says it will cut 16 positions from its operations, effective July 1, 2016, doing away with offset printing. PMC Solutions will keep 23 positions to complete digital printing, mailing and photocopying needs of the campus.

Michael Kidd Named Poultry Federation's Industry Leader of the Year

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2014 11:22 am

Michael Kidd, director of the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science and head of the Department of Poultry Science in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas, has been named the 2014 Industry Leader of the Year by The Poultry Federation.

Fowler Family Gives $2.5M for UA Training Facility

by Associated Press 7/15/2014 10:57 am

The Wallace and Jama Fowler family gives the University of Arkansas $2.5 million to help pay for a new baseball and track training center.

Curt Rom Named Interim Dean of UA Honors College

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/8/2014 10:09 am

The University of Arkansas has named Curt Rom, a university professor of horticulture, as its interim dean of the Honors College. Bob McMath, the college's current dean, is set to retire at the end of the month.

Chuck Barrett Steps Down as Hogs Baseball Broadcaster, Becomes IMG Employee

by Lee Hogan 7/1/2014 10:23 am

The University of Arkansas announced Monday that Chuck Barrett will no longer be the voice of the Razorbacks baseball broadcast, and will also become an employee of IMG College while continuing his other duties with the Razorback Sports Network.

UA Spends Millions On Adjacent Properties (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 6/30/2014 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas had a busy few weeks buying up properties on the borders of its campus.

Author James Patterson Expands UA Scholarships

by Associated Press 6/25/2014 1:25 pm

The university announced Wednesday that Patterson has created an additional eight teacher-education scholarships at UA. Last year, the author established the James Patterson Teacher Education Scholarship for eight incoming freshmen planning to major in elementary education.

UA Researcher Awarded Federal Grant for Biomaterial

by Associated Press 6/24/2014 3:09 pm

The $437,248 grant announced Tuesday to Jeffrey Wolchock and his team is to be used to help design and test a biomaterial that can regenerate damaged skeletal muscle.

Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Winding Down, Will Close in 2017

by Mark Friedman 6/16/2014 12:00 am

After committing more than $1.8 billion to nonprofits since 1994, including hundreds of millions of dollars to organizations in Arkansas, the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation of Las Vegas is set to shut down at the end of 2017.

UA to Offer First Start-to-Finish Online Bachelor's Degree

by Lee Hogan 6/10/2014 9:41 am

Starting this fall, the University of Arkansas will offer its first start-to-finish online bachelor's degree program. The degree will be a bachelor's in business administration from the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Prosecutor: No Charges Over Conflicting Testimony by UA Officials

by Lee Hogan 6/3/2014 9:36 am

Contradictory testimony by the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville's chancellor and former spokesman do not warrant prosecution, according to Larry Jegley, prosecuting attorney for the 6th Judicial District of Arkansas.

On Marriage (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 5/22/2014 10:28 am

Two weeks ago Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza declared Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, sparking a statewide debate about the future of marriage and its legal, political, religious and social implications.

Justin Morris Dies at 77

by Lee Hogan 5/19/2014 3:44 pm

Justin Roy Morris, a former University of Arkansas professor, executive vice president of Ozark Food Processors Association and a giant in the grape and wine industry, died Monday at the age of 77.

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