Education


UA Names Cheryl Murphy Vice Provost

UA Names Cheryl Murphy Vice Provost

Cheryl Murphy, chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, has been selected as the next vice provost for distance education. read more >

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

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Arkansas Business' 2019 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. read more >

Walmart, Guns and Money

Walmart, Guns and Money

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After two fatal shootings and several threats, Walmart finds itself a focus in America's bitter gun debate. The company, founded by an avid hunter and incubated in gun-loving Arkansas, sells 2% of the nation's firearms and 20% of its ammunition; still, you might be surprised by changes it has already made. read more >

Arkansas Tech Gets $1.55M Gift

Arkansas Tech Gets $1.55M Gift

The Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees and ATU President Robin Bowen on Thursday recognized C. LeMoyne Smith of Little Rock for establishing a new $1.55 million endowment with the ATU Foundation. read more >

UAMS Researcher Gets $1.2M Grant For DNA Research

UAMS Researcher Gets $1.2M Grant For DNA Research

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Robert Eoff, Ph.D., has received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue his work at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on DNA damage, cell replication and its implications for diseases like dementia, ALS and cancer. read more >

UAMS Awarded $763K for Mass Spectrometer

UAMS Awarded $763K for Mass Spectrometer

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The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been awarded a $763,971 National Institutes of Health grant that will fund the purchase of biomedical research equipment with new capabilities unavailable elsewhere in the state. read more >

UAMS Cancer Researcher Awarded $542K Grant

UAMS Cancer Researcher Awarded $542K Grant

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Brian Walker, Ph.D., with the Myeloma Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a $542,486, three-year grant from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to look at changes in the DNA sequence that affects the development and advancement of multiple myeloma. read more >

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

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The unemployment rates in most of Arkansas' metro areas continued to move downward or stay stable in June, with Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Little Rock and Texarkana seeing declines. read more >