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Education / Investments / Small Business

UA GORP Incubator Gets $1.2M to Expand

The University of Arkansas’ Greenhouse Outdoor Recreation Program has received a $1.2 million grant to expand its work supporting outdoor startups in Arkansas. The grant, from the U.S. Economic Development […] read more >
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University of Arkansas Helps Cycling StartupsLock Icon

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s Greenhouse Outdoor Recreation Program has helped launch several startups in the cycling industry since it formed in 2021. read more >
Bryan Sanders, husband of Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders, speaks after the governor announced the establishment of the Natural State Initiative on Tuesday Jan. 24, 2023, at the Arkansas State Capitol.
Government & Politics / Investments / Small Business / Tourism

Outdoor Recreation is ‘Big Business,’ With Room to GrowLock Icon

Outdoor recreation contributed nearly 40,000 jobs and $3.5 billion to Arkansas’ gross domestic product in 2021, but state officials believe that is just a fraction of what the industry can accomplish. read more >
Jason Byrd of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

Byrd Named Library Leader at UAFS (Movers & Shakers)

Jason Byrd has been selected to lead the Boreham Library at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. read more >