Tagged: university of arkansas

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.

Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance Leads Giving Tuesday Events Across the State

by Lee Hogan 12/3/2014 1:07 pm

The Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance spearheaded a philanthropic event Tuesday to raise money and awareness for various causes around the state.

Arkansans More Pessimistic About Finances, Feel Better About Major Household Purchases

by Lee Hogan 12/2/2014 10:40 am

Arkansans feel more pessimistic about their current and expected financial situation, but feel more optimistic about buying major household items, according to the latest consumer sentiment survey from Arvest Bank.

Arvest Consumer Survey: Arkansans' Opinion of Economy Improving

by Lee Hogan 11/18/2014 9:31 am

Arkansas consumer sentiment is up slightly in Arvest Bank's most recent survey, but it's still lower than surrounding states and considerably lower than the national outlook on the economy.

Fowlers Donate $2.93M to Chancellor's Residence Expansion

by Lee Hogan 11/13/2014 4:08 pm

The chancellor's home on the University of Arkansas campus is getting an upgrade thanks to a hefty gift from its namesakes. Wallace W. and Jama M. Fowler of Jonesboro pledged $2.93 million to an effort to expand the residence, adding room to host large dinners, receptions and other special events.

UAPB, UA Receive $2.2M in Grants

by Lee Hogan 11/12/2014 9:48 am

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and the flagship institution of the UA System, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, have received a combined $2.2 million in grant funding this week.

Tech Park Has $522M Impact, UA Study Finds

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2014 10:34 am

The Arkansas Research & Technology Park has had an economic impact of more than a half-billion dollars since it was opened 10 years ago, according to an analysis by the UA's Center for Business and Economic Research.