Northwest Arkansas


JBHT Gives UA $2.25M For Diversity, Sustainability

JBHT Gives UA $2.25M For Diversity, Sustainability

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell says it will give $2.25 million in grants to the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville for programs to increase diversity, inclusion and sustainability in the supply chain. read more >

A Year Like No Other (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Year Like No Other (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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I never imagined that I would experience a bigger news story than 9/11, which killed 2,977 Americans in a single day. But COVID-19, a disease few of us had heard of at this time last year, has killed 100 times as many in less than a year, and sometimes more on a single day. read more >

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

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Arkansas Business asked industry leaders to share their expectations for 2021, both before and after the coronavirus vaccine is widely available. Here's what they said. read more >

Notable Deaths in 2020

Notable Deaths in 2020

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Legends in Arkansas died this year, ranging from the state's best-known writer to the father of the modern bass boat to the founder of what became the state's largest real estate company to a “titan of the steel industry.” read more >

The Most-Read Stories of 2020, Some on Other Topics

The Most-Read Stories of 2020, Some on Other Topics

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While the coronavirus pandemic colored just about every news story of 2020, Arkansas Business readers found plenty of other reports worth clicking on this year. read more >

Lyon Students Guaranteed ACHE Interviews

Lyon Students Guaranteed ACHE Interviews

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Lyon College President W. Joseph King has signed an agreement with the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith, guaranteeing that Lyon students who meet eligibility requirements will be granted an admissions interview for any of ACHE's programs. read more >

University of the Ozarks Gets $997K Grant

University of the Ozarks Gets $997K Grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. of Indianapolis gave a nearly $1 million grant to the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville to establish a program to support pastors of Presbyterian Churches in rural and minority communities in Arkansas. read more >

Johnelle Hunt to Receive 'Legacy of Leadership' Honor

Johnelle Hunt to Receive 'Legacy of Leadership' Honor

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Billionaire businesswoman and philanthropist Johnelle Hunt will be recognized as the Legacy of Leadership Award winner as part of the 33rd Annual Arkansas Business of the Year ceremony. read more >

Taldo Laughs Last

Taldo Laughs Last

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Philip Taldo enjoyed a deep chuckle recalling a conversation he had with Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson a few years ago. read more >