Tagged: university of arkansas

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/21/2015 11:01 am

The selection committee for the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the 2016 class of inductees.

Picasolar Dedicates New HQ at UA Tech Park

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/20/2015 3:16 pm

The 2,300-SF space in the Enterprise Center at the UA tech park will enable Picasolar, an Innovate Arkansas client firm, to reduce the time it takes to produce its patent-pending product, a hydrogen super emitter that improves solar cell efficiency and reduces the amount of silver needed in the manufacture of solar panels.

Filmmaker's Papers Headed to University of Arkansas

by Associated Press 5/18/2015 6:55 am

Just like theories of the Phantom Killer and the Fouke Monster persist and thrive in the imagination after so many years, the Charles B. Pierce legacy lives on, alive and well, even beyond the big screen.

Enrollment Continues Post-Recession Slump at Top Universities, Colleges

by Gwen Moritz 5/11/2015 12:00 am

College enrollment in Arkansas topped out in the 2011-12 academic year, the second year of lottery scholarships when the state’s unemployment rate was near its post-recession peak.

Doug McMillon to Speak at Walton College Conference on Retail

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2015 9:33 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. CEO Doug McMillon will be among the speakers at the 15th annual Emerging Trends in Retailing conference on June 11 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale.

Supercomputer Transferred to University of Arkansas

by Associated Press 5/4/2015 9:33 am

A new supercomputer is set to more than double the computational capacity of a University of Arkansas computing center. The university announced Monday that the National Science Foundation and the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, have gifted the machine.

Donald Judges Named Interim Associate Vice Provost for Distance Education at UA

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/30/2015 2:29 pm

Donald P. Judges has been named the interim associate vice provost for distance education at the University of Arkansas, taking on the role of second-in-command at the Global Campus beginning May 1, the university announced.

Wal-Mart Shares $1.5M UA Connection in Proxy

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/27/2015 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. revealed in its latest proxy statement that it paid about $1.5 million to the University of Arkansas in the retailer’s fiscal year that ended Jan. 31.

Arkansas State, Harding Teams Take Top Awards at DWR Governor's Cup

by Mark Carter 4/22/2015 2:54 pm

Teams from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and Harding University in Searcy took top honors at the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business-plan competition awards.

Outgoing Arkansas Chancellor Gearhart, Wife, Give $1M to UA

by Associated Press 4/17/2015 8:18 am

Outgoing University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart and his wife, Jane, are giving a $1 million gift to the university.

3 Apollo 13 Team Members to Speak at Bud Walton Arena

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2015 2:47 pm

Two Apollo 13 astronauts, James Lovell and Fred Haise, and flight director Gene Krantz will speak about their infamous moon mission at 7 p.m. April 23 at Bud Walton Arena on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville.

Frank Broyles to Receive Honorary Degree from UA

by Associated Press 4/9/2015 10:31 am

The University of Arkansas says it will give honorary degrees to a biological sciences dean and a former athletic director at commencement exercises next month.

Celebration Planned to Mark Fulbright's 110th Birthday

by Associated Press 4/8/2015 6:56 am

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a celebration of Sen. Fulbright's 110th birthday this week.

UA System Names Dan Ferritor UA Interim Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2015 10:06 am

University of Arkansas System President Don Bobbitt on Thursday named Dan Ferritor interim chancellor of the UA's flagship university upon Chancellor G. David Gearhart’s retirement on July 31.

UA to Honor William Dillard II, Johnelle Hunt

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/31/2015 10:01 am

William T. Dillard II and Johnelle DeBusk Hunt will be honored as Chancellor’s Medal recipients at the University of Arkansas Towers of Old Main event on April 10.

Fayetteville Couple Create Endowed Engineering Scholarship

by Associated Press 3/25/2015 10:26 am

A Fayetteville couple is donating $100,000 to establish a scholarship in electrical engineering at the University of Arkansas.

Patricia Woertz of Archer Daniels Midland Named Speaker for Bumpers Lecture Series at UA

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/20/2015 7:10 am

Patricia Woertz of Archer Daniels Midland Co. in Chicago is the speaker for the fourth-annual Dale and Betty Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series, presented by the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas, the school announced Thursday.

Arkansas House Supports Frank Broyles Publicity Bill

by Associated Press 3/19/2015 6:46 am

The Arkansas House has endorsed the creation of a publicity rights law backed by the family of Razorbacks legend Frank Broyles.

Melody Kouchehbagh Joins UA Bumpers College Staff

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2015 10:03 am

Melody Kouchehbagh has joined the staff of the University of Arkansas Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences as development and external relations coordinator, the school announced Friday.

UA Provost Sharon Gaber to Become University of Toledo President

by Lance Turner 3/12/2015 11:41 am

Sharon L. Gaber, the University of Arkansas' provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, has accepted a job as the next president of the University of Toledo, the UA said Thursday.