Education


Lisa Willenberg to Lead UACCM

Lisa Willenberg to Lead UACCM

University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt will recommend Lisa Willenberg as the next chancellor at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton. read more >

UAMS Institute Gets $4M Grant for Sexual Assault Program

UAMS Institute Gets $4M Grant for Sexual Assault Program

Health Care

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Institute for Digital Health & Innovation has been awarded a $4 million grant for its new digital health program that provides the expertise of sexual assault nurse examiners to rural hospital emergency departments. read more >

Nonprofits Targeting Wealth of Boomers

Nonprofits Targeting Wealth of Boomers

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As the youngest baby boomers close in on retirement and begin to contemplate what their legacies will be, nonprofits and universities are looking to consistent donors for their slice of an expected multitrillion-dollar wealth transfer. 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 >

ABCBS CEO to Speak Oct. 22 at UCA

ABCBS CEO to Speak Oct. 22 at UCA

Health Care

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield President and CEO Curtis Barnett will be the keynote speaker of the Davis Family Lecture Series on Oct. 22 at the University of Central Arkansas College of Business. read more >

Four to Join Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Four to Join Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

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Four business leaders who have made contributions to the banking, construction, publishing and real estate industries will be inducted into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame on Feb. 7 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. read more >

UA's Jamie Loftin Named to National Board

UA's Jamie Loftin Named to National Board

Jamie Loftin, assistant vice provost for distance education administration at the University of Arkansas, was recently appointed as constituent chair to the board of directors for the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers. read more >

Brian Wolff Gives UA Blair Center $1M

Brian Wolff Gives UA Blair Center $1M

University of Arkansas alumnus Brian Wolff commits a $1 million planned gift to the university's Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. read more >

Trucking Alliance Finds Survey Results Hair Raising

Trucking Alliance Finds Survey Results Hair Raising

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The Trucking Alliance has preached driver safety for years, lobbying for electronic logging devices and hair testing drivers for illegal drug use. Now, the Alliance says it has some concrete and scary numbers to support its stance on hair testing. read more >

Ever Seen a Purple Cow? Muñoz Pugh Counts on It

Ever Seen a Purple Cow? Muñoz Pugh Counts on It

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Christina Muñoz Madsen, a former TV news anchor and VP of marketing and public relations at the University of Central Arkansas, has been partnered with branding and marketing specialist Michelle Pugh of Conway for a little over a year. read more >

Poverty Rate in the U.S. Drops; Arkansas Stands at 17.2%

Poverty Rate in the U.S. Drops; Arkansas Stands at 17.2%

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The poverty rate in the United States dropped last year to 13.1%, down from 13.4% in 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau reported late last month. It was the fifth straight annual drop, according to American Community Survey estimates. read more >