Tagged: university of arkansas

UA Startup Founder Ellen Brune Up for Global Women's Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/24/2015 10:52 am

Brune, 28, founded Innovate Arkansas client firm Boston Mountain Biotech to produce pharmaceutical proteins using a method she helped develop at the UA. She is one of 18 women in the world selected as finalists for the awards.

UA Plans To Revamp Passenger Plane Donated by Tyson

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/22/2015 12:00 am

The nine-passenger turboprop plane that Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale donated to the University of Arkansas is getting a makeover.

UA Names Colleen Briney to Business Affairs Post

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/18/2015 2:27 pm

Colleen Briney has been named the new associate vice chancellor for business affairs at the University of Arkansas, the university announced Thursday.

UA Makes List of Top 100 US Patent Producers

by Mark Carter 6/17/2015 3:29 pm

The University of Arkansas System made the list of 100 top U.S. utility patent-producing universities in the world, released by the National Academy of Inventors.

UA Maritime Transportation Center Receives $923,700 Federal Grant

by Mark Carter 6/16/2015 9:27 am

The center, known as MarTREC, is a consortium of researchers focused on maritime and multimodal transportation research. It has received $3.7 million since 2013.

Chris McCoy Named CIO by UA

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/9/2015 9:12 am

Chris McCoy of Metropolitan State University in Minnesota has been named associate vice chancellor of information technology services and chief information officer at the University of Arkansas.

UA Team Wins Tri-State Governor's Cup Competition

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2015 10:16 am

Kordate Solutions from the University of Arkansas won the graduate division of the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Tri-State Governor's Cup business-plan competition in Las Vegas.

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.

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.

Search

Latest Arkansas Business Poll

Should Congress renew the Export-Import Bank?