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Sterling Bank CEO Purchases Fayetteville Home from Former Razorback Coach for $1.2MLock Icon

Scott Spencer and his wife, Gale, paid $1.2 million for a custom-made 2019 home in Fayetteville. read more >
Banking & Finance / Construction / Industry / Investments / Real Estate / Retail

T.J. Lefler on Commercial Real Estate Investments

Lefler formed the Lefler Capital commercial real estate investment firm in September 2021. read more >
Business Services / Education / Industry / Retail

UA Supply Chain Management Program Boosted by PandemicLock Icon

The COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented attention to the importance of supply chains in business, and in life, and that in turn brought increased attention to the Walton College of Business. read more >
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Brent Williams on What Sets Walton College Apart

Brent D. Williams became dean of the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville on Feb. 1. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Business Services / Education / Technology

U of A Researchers Get $5M for AI-Powered Food Supply Chain Platform

Cultivate IQ integrates sales and production data from across the farm-to-market supply chain to help plan and manage regional food supplies. read more >
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NIL Collectives Boost Student Athlete EarningsLock Icon

While critics worry about the ruination of college sports, advocates say collectives offer a real chance for student-athletes playing college sports to maximize the earnings for their name, image and likeness, something the NCAA began to allow in 2021. read more >
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Washington Regional Medical System Names Lucas Campbell as VP & Chief Transformation Officer (Movers & Shakers)

He previously was president and CEO of Northwest Arkansas Pathology Associates. read more >
Nonprofits

Alisha Curtis to Lead Razorback Foundation in Little Rock

The former chief of communications and legislative director for the Arkansas Department of Commerce will manage a portfolio of Razorback Foundation members in the central Arkansas area. read more >
Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville.
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Chris Bauer Chosen to Lead Razorbacks NIL Collective

Bauer, a Hot Springs native and U of A alumnus, spent 12 years leading marketing strategy and client engagement at Acxiom. read more >
Investments / Retail / Small Business

10 Startups Picked for UA’s New Tech Accelerator Program

Bounds Accelerator aims to unite entrepreneurs, industry leaders, tech experts and startups to advance digital transformation in the retail value chain. read more >
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 >
Education

UA, North Arkansas College to Develop Data Science Talent Pool

The University of Arkansas and North Arkansas College have agreed to align their respective data science curricula. read more >
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Arkansas Looks to Utah as a Blueprint for Economic Development SuccessLock Icon

Arkansas Commerce Secretary Hugh McDonald looks to Utah as a model when it comes to attracting high-tech industries, ranging from internet startups and biotech firms to pharmaceuticals, defense contractors and fintech companies. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care

Arkansas Poll: Sanders’ Approval Rating at 48%

The economy and politics/politicians are again among the top concerns for Arkansans, and Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ approval rating is 48%, the lowest for an Arkansas governor since her father’s 47% in 2003. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Education / Manufacturing / Restaurants & Food

UA Professor Explores Nonalcoholic Beverage BoomLock Icon

Scott Lafontaine is interested in improving the quality of nonalcoholic beers and beverages, an expanding industry. read more >
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Alliance Claims $1.3B in Arkansas Impact

The Arkansas Research Alliance is a nonprofit that addresses the state’s need to attract, retain and recognize research talent. read more >
Construction / Restaurants & Food

University Lofts to Build Apartment Complex Near Baum Stadium in FayettevilleLock Icon

The complex, 152 units in a four-story building on West 15th Street, is set for a 2025 opening. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Education

Jeff Edwards Named UA Bumpers College Dean

Jeff Edwards has been named dean of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences effective Jan. 1. read more >
Education / Restaurants & Food

UA Program Targets Craft Brewing Industry

The 15-credit-hour certificate program requires nine hours of core classes, including a brewing internship, and six hours of electives. read more >