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The Next Generation of Women Entrepreneurs (Heather Albright and Matt De Luca Commentary)

The Next Generation of Women Entrepreneurs (Heather Albright and Matt De Luca Commentary)
La’Twana Scott, owner of Sweet Mama T’s restaurant in El Dorado, was a 911 dispatcher in town before “stepping out on faith” to open her own business.

The path is being paved for the next generation of female CEOs, but the decision to start your own company can still be difficult.
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Walton Foundation Gives $23.7M to UA

The Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation has given $23.7 million to the University of Arkansas' research and economic development infrastructure.
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OBU Gets $1M Donation, No Strings Attached

Ouachita Baptist University of Arkadelphia receives an unrestricted $1 million donation from an anonymous donor.
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ARA Names Six Researchers To Fellows Program

Six new Arkansas Research Alliance Fellows were named Thursday during a news conference at the state capitol with Gov. Asa Hutchinson. read more >

Baptist Memorial, NYIT Partner to Train Doctors in A-State Program

Baptist Memorial Health Care of Memphis is partnering with the New York Institute of Technology's College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro to train future doctors. read more >

ASU Underscores Journalism With New School

Arkansas State University is putting the "J" back in journalism. The university has announced a board of trustees-approved resolution to create the School of Media & Journalism as an area of excellence within the College of Liberal Arts & Communication. read more >

UAMS Names Shannon Fleming Development Director

Shannon Fleming has been named executive director of development at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. read more >

UA Researchers Get $750K Grant

University of Arkansas physicists recently received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to research "topological quantum materials," which are unusual in that they have a robustness of electrical properties regardless of temperature shifts or changes in structural form. read more >

UAMS Gets $1.5M for Scholarships

UAMS has received a $1.5 million gift from the estate of Carl R. Stout to create the R. Louise Stout Simmons, M.D. Endowed Scholarship in the College of Medicine. read more >

Largest Commercial Projects in Arkansas Top $2.1B

This marks the fifth consecutive year that the roster of largest commercial construction projects in Arkansas topped $2 billion. The 2018 list consists of 160 projects around the state that represent a combined dollar total of $2.1 billion. read more >

Conway Hospital Rivalry Goes Before Lawmakers This article is available only in print.

State lawmakers are scheduled to resume their inquiry into the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' contract to provide emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway. read more >

Can't Buy Me Love (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Since it's hard to measure universal goals like being a better parent, humans tend to fixate on things that we can measure — weight, height, the size of our houses and, of course, net worth. read more >

Hogs Without Pigskins Get Upgrades This article is available only in print.

About $50M in facilities are in the works for track athletes and baseball at the University of Arkansas. Among them: a $15 million and $20 million makeover of the Tyson Indoor Track Complex. read more >

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