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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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A Champion of Solar Rises In South: Ouachita Electric This article is available only in print.

As CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp. in Camden, Mark Cayce has seen the light, and it is solar. He has made sun power a cornerstone of innovative programs serving a high-tech corner of Arkansas: the defense manufacturing cluster in East Camden, home to a 12-megawatt solar array that was the largest in the state when it was built three years ago. read more >

Genealogy Travel A Perfect Fit for Arkansas (Jeanne Rollberg Commentary)

Tourism is an important part of our heritage. Didn't the Arkansas Traveler of lore seek both adventure and learning? read more >

AFMC Promotes Gloria Boone, Hires Two (Movers & Shakers)

Gloria Boone has been promoted to chief of member services at AFMC Service Center in Little Rock. read more >

Doug Ross Named New President at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Doug Ross has been appointed as the new president of CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs while keeping his duties as chief medical officer of the health system. read more >

River City Recreation World Revisited by $6.3M Sale (Real Deals) This article is available only in print.

An affiliate of Store Capital of Scottsdale, Arizona, bought River City Recreation World in Sherwood. read more >

Agribusiness Conference Offers Lay of Land for Agriculture

National, worldwide and political issues dominated the 25th Arkansas State Agribusiness Conference held on the Arkansas State University campus. read more >

Bhattacharyya to Lead A-State Engineering, Computer Science College

Abhijit Bhattacharyya has been appointed as the inaugural dean for the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Arkansas State University. read more >

Former ASU Board Member, Foundation Establish New Endowment

A former member of the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees has finished gifting $1 million to A-State on behalf of the Judd Hill Foundation Trust and committed another $1 million to support agricultural research. read more >

Governor, Business Leaders Form New Innovation Council

Key leaders from Arkansas businesses, research universities, philanthropic organizations and state agencies will form the new Arkansas Innovation Council at Gov. Asa Hutchinson's request. read more >

Arkansas State Turns Up Heat on Rice Crops

A group of Arkansas State University educators and students are studying effects of heat on rice crops in a three-university project aimed at discovering plants that can withstand global warming. read more >

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