Tagged: University Of Arkansas

Woo Pigs: Flirty Hogs Have a TV Teammate

Woo Pigs: Flirty Hogs Have a TV Teammate

Outtakes

D.J. Williams, the former star tight end for the Arkansas Razorbacks now at KARK-TV in Little Rock, found himself on opposing teams as the football season wound down, torn between his “Razorback family” and Channel 4’s news audience. read more >

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Funded by $100M Endowment

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Funded by $100M Endowment

The University of Arkansas System and the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute announced Friday the Governor Winthrop Rockefeller Endowment, a gift of more than $100 million from the Winthrop Rockefeller Charitable Trust that will continue to fund the institute in perpetuity. read more >

Arkansas Colleges Report on Enrollment

Arkansas Colleges Report on Enrollment

Some Arkansas universities reported that their overall enrollment fell slightly this year, though a couple had record-breaking enrollment and several touted other measures as positive — such as higher retention and graduation rates. read more >

UA Alumni Donate $500K For New Health Innovation Fund

UA Alumni Donate $500K For New Health Innovation Fund

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

University of Arkansas alumni Kelly and Steve Barnes of Dallas have made a $500,000 commitment to the university’s Sam M. Walton College of Business to create the Kelly & Steve Barnes Health & Wellbeing Innovation Fund. read more >

UA Announces Blockchain Center of Excellence

UA Announces Blockchain Center of Excellence

Technology & Telecom

The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas announced that it will establish a Blockchain Center of Excellence at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on the second floor of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development. read more >

UA Turns to Wood In Building Projects

UA Turns to Wood In Building Projects

Technology & Telecom

Building with cross-laminated timber panels is changing the major elements of the construction industry – with southern Arkansas standing to gain if the process becomes more popular. read more >

UA Receives $10M Grant to Clean Up Reactor Site

UA Receives $10M Grant to Clean Up Reactor Site

The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville has received a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to complete cleanup of the Southwest Experimental Fast Oxide Reactor – known as SEFOR – near the Strickler community in southern Washington County. read more >