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Recap: Ninth Annual Women's Business Luncheon

by Lydia McAllister 10/12/2016 4:07 pm

The ninth annual Little Rock Chamber's Women's Business Luncheon featured a roomful of driven women, delicious food and a wonderful keynote speaker.

Gary Greene Retires from Rockefeller Institute (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Gary Greene retired earlier this month as chief financial officer, treasurer and director of finance and administration for the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain near Morrilton.

On Petit Jean, State, Cuba Leaders Talk Trade, Agriculture

by Alexis Crowe 3/21/2016 9:56 am

Marta Loyd, executive director of the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, says this week's Cuba roundtable gives officials a chance to talk about the challenges of establishing trade with the country.

UA Business Hall of Fame 2016: Winthrop Rockefeller (1912-1973)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Winthrop Rockefeller’s effect on the economy, community and psyche of Arkansas was sweeping, especially after becoming the first Republican governor in Arkansas since post-Civil War Reconstruction.

Rockefeller Institute Hires Janet Harris (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Janet Harris began work last week as director of program for the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain near Morrilton.

Registration Now Open for Culinary Classes at Winthrop Rockefeller Institute

by Sandra McGrew 11/17/2015 7:56 am

Wannabe chefs, listen up! The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute is offering up a series of classes just for you.

WRI Partners to Launch Uncommon Communities Program in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/20/2015 10:32 am

Five counties in Arkansas will benefit from an economic development initiative led by the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, the UA Cooperative Extension Service and Sandy and Vaughn Gresham of Oxford, Mississippi.

Social Entrepreneurs Paired with Mentors at Boot Camp

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/20/2015 1:39 pm

Aspiring social entrepreneurs from Arkansas were paired with mentors at the 2015 Social Entreprenurship Boot Camp held at the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain.

WRI Event to Focus on Social Entrepreneurship

by Mark Carter 7/14/2015 10:14 am

The rise of social entrepreneurship — providing goods and services that provide a positive impact on society — will be the subject of the 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain.

Business Workshop for Landowners Scheduled for May 14 at WRI

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2015 10:04 am

Landowners, farmers and hunting clubs wanting to earn extra income by offering recreational and other activities for visitors can learn more at a business workshop for landowners on Thursday, May 14, at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain.

Weekend To-Do List: 7 Artistic To-Do’s

by Amanda Hoelzeman 3/19/2015 9:50 am

From art walks and exhibit openings, to ballet performances and cooking classes, there’s an arts event this weekend to satisfy everyone’s cultural cravings. Yep, this is gonna be a good one.

Joel Smith Hired to Lead Conference Services at WRI

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2015 3:34 pm

Smith will oversee the Institute's conference services staff including meeting planners, guest representatives and housekeeping, and oversee its conference dining operations as well as the on-site restaurant, the River Rock Grill.

Cross-College Entrepreneur Team Making Its Mark

by Marty Cook 5/5/2014 12:00 am

It all started when Carol Reeves held the Arkansas Commercialization Retreat atop Petit Jean Mountain at the UA’s Winthrop Rockefeller Institute.

7 Cooking Classes to Check Out This Spring

by Lauren James 3/12/2014 8:35 am

This spring, bust out that apron and sharpen your cooking skills. Several spots around central Arkansas are offering the chance to learn tips and tricks, new recipes and cooking methods through April. Here is a look at a few classes coming up!

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Names Marta Loyd Executive Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2013 11:32 am

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute said Tuesday that it has hired Marta M. Loyd as the institute's next executive director.

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Releases 2014 Culinary Lineup

by Lauren James 11/6/2013 8:00 am

The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute has released its 2014 culinary calendar, which includes dates for its new Basic Training program, Made from Scratch events and popular Table for Two overnight events.

WRI Announces Fall Lineup for 'Made From Scratch' Series

by Lauren James 7/15/2013 8:00 am

The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute recently released the fall lineup for its popular "Made From Scratch" culinary experience, offering plenty of opportunities for foodies (and non-foodies) to learn how to cook a variety of dishes.

Learn Grilling Tips at Rockefeller's 'Made From Scratch' Cooking Class

by Lauren James 5/9/2013 6:00 am

Learn to grill delicious foods with ease at Winthrop Rockefeller Institute's "Made From Scratch" cooking class Saturday (May 11).

Actor Laurence Luckinbill to Present One-Man Shows at WRI Film Forum

by Lauren James 3/21/2013 8:00 am

Spoken Word -- Award-winning Laurence Luckinbill's performance, entitled "Great Americans: Words Matter," will be part of the 2013 Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Film Forum this Saturday (March 23).

One-Tank Travels: 3 Trips You Can Take This Weekend

by Lauren James 2/21/2013 8:00 am

Get out this weekend and take in a short road trip to some place outside of the metro area. Here are three options.