Tagged: Education

UAMS Department Chair Named President of National Association

UAMS Department Chair Named President of National Association

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Dr. C. Lowry Barnes, chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, took office as the 30th president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons during its board of directors video conference on March 25. read more >

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

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Businesses can begin preparing now to apply for assistance under the federal rescue package signed last week by President Trump, but it will be about two weeks before they can turn in their paperwork. read more >

Ensono’s Mainframe Academy Lures Talent

Ensono’s Mainframe Academy Lures Talent

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As topics with national buzz — cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, etc. — find their way into college curriculums, there’s still a need for old-school knowledge, a need felt by companies like Ensono, which is partnering with the University of Central Arkansas to meet its talent requirements. read more >

Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations

Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations

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Employment in the United States is forecast to grow by 8.4 million jobs to 169.4 million jobs during the decade of 2018-28, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Or it was; the report was released months before the coronavirus pandemic caused widespread job losses. read more >

Preston: Arkansas Ready to Serve Employers, Workers

Preston: Arkansas Ready to Serve Employers, Workers

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Arkansas Commerce Secretary Mike Preston says the COVID-19 pandemic is an “unprecedented” challenge to the state’s economy, but the state is in a good position to cushion the blow to businesses and employees. read more >