Tagged: university of arkansas

Chris Wyrick Announces Restructuring in Advancement Division

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2013 08:42 am

The University of Arkansas Division of University Advancement announces "a significant restructuring."

UA Aims to Grow STEM Graduates

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2013 09:02 am

The University of Arkansas says it will lead an initiative to increase its number of STEM graduates in partnership with the state's two-year colleges.

Mark Simmons Named Northwest Arkansas Council Co-Chair

by Chris Bahn 6/26/2013 03:01 pm

Mark Simmons, chairman of Simmons Foods Inc. in Siloam Springs, has been named as the next presiding co-chair of the Northwest Arkansas Council, where he says he'll focus on a five-year plan aimed at helping the region grow.

Razorback Sports Properties' David Shoemaker on Why LPGA's NWA Golf Tournament Matters

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/24/2013 12:00 am

David Shoemaker, in his first year as general manager of Razorback Sports Properties, oversees the IMG College subsidiary, which handles multimedia rights, corporate sponsorships, signage and radio/TV programming among other duties.

UA To Offer Online Business Analytics Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2013 10:47 am

The University of Arkansas has launched an online certificate program in business analytics that aims to help workers interpret large amounts of data.

University of Arkansas Athletic Department Projects $80.6M Budget

by Chris Bahn 6/18/2013 10:15 am

The University of Arkansas athletic department is projecting $80.6 million in revenue for the 2013-14 fiscal year.

George Sabo Gets New Digs as New Director of State Archeological Survey

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

George Sabo III was chosen as the director of the Arkansas Archeological Survey by UA System President Donald R. Bobbitt following a national search.

UA Vice Chancellor Chris Wyrick Has No Reservations About Fundraising

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2013 12:00 am

Chris Wyrick spent six months as head of the Razorback Foundation before being picked in April by Chancellor G. David Gearhart to take over as vice chancellor for advancement after the discovery of millions of dollars in overspending by his predecessor, Brad Choate.

Study: UA Students Prefer Casual Dress, Even on Others

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2013 12:00 am

A study by a recent University of Arkansas graduate found that students on the Fayetteville campus react negatively to business attire and positively to “business casual” or casual clothes.

University of Arkansas Seeking $30 Million On-Campus Hotel Project

by Chris Bahn 5/27/2013 12:00 am

University of Arkansas view a $30 million full-service hotel and conference center as a way to expand the school's executive education programs, especially in business.

UA, ASU Boards Approve Tuition Hikes

by Chris Bahn 5/23/2013 03:41 pm

The University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees approved a 3.5 percent increase in tuition and fees beginning with the fall 2013 semester. Arkansas State University's board approved a 3.3 percent increase.

A Look at Picasolar's Impressive 2013 Run

by Mark Carter 5/15/2013 09:44 am

Picasolar is a University of Arkansas graduate-level startup which created a technology that improves solar cells. It's made an impressive run through the 2013 cycle of national business-plan competitions.

Video: Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones to Narrate 'The Jim Lindsey Story'

by Chris Bahn 5/7/2013 10:51 am

The life story of northwest Arkansas real estate developer and former University of Arkansas football star Jim Lindsey not only sounds like something from a movie, it is actually becoming a movie.

Panama's President Ricardo Martinelli to Speak at UA

by Lance Turner 4/25/2013 08:50 am

Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli, a University of Arkansas alumnus, is scheduled to speak May 11 at UA's All University Commencement.

US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to Speak at University of Arkansas Tuesday

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/22/2013 10:29 am

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will be the featured speaker at the University of Arkansas on Tuesday.

Jack Jacobs Gives $1M for Engineering Scholarship at UA

by Lance Turner 4/15/2013 08:35 am

The University of Arkansas says Jack R. Jacobs of Tulsa, Okla., has made a planned donation of $1 million to establish the Dana Jacobs Memorial Endowed Scholarship in the College of Engineering at the UA.

George Brothers Named Co-CEOs/Presidents of George's Inc.

by Chris Bahn 4/8/2013 08:00 am

Carl and Charles George have been named co-CEOs and presidents of George's Inc., the privately held poultry company in Springdale.

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak To Speak As Part of UA Lecture Series

by Chris Bahn 3/28/2013 10:40 am

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will speak April 7 at Barnhill Arena on the University of Arkansas campus.

6 Spokesmen on Communicating During a Critical Crisis

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/18/2013 12:00 am

Troubled times can take on many forms — natural disasters, infidelity, mismanagement — but no matter the form, communication is key. Arkansas Business visited with professional communicators locally and nationally to find out what they think is critical in crisis:

April 1 Start Date Set For New Head of University of Arkansas Advancement

by Chris Bahn 3/14/2013 10:14 am

Chris Wyrick will begin serving as vice chancellor for the University of Arkansas division of advancement on April 1.