Tagged: Southeast Arkansas

UAPB Adds 2 Master's Programs

UAPB Adds 2 Master's Programs

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will offer two new master’s programs this fall, after receiving approval for them from the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board. read more >

SPONSORED: Brian Solis Urges Businesses to Look Forward

SPONSORED: Brian Solis Urges Businesses to Look Forward

Technology & Telecom

Hall of Fame pitcher Satchel Paige was known for saying, “Don’t look back; something might be gaining on you.” Futurist Brian Solis shares that belief, especially as it pertains to businesses and their need to look forward, not back. read more >

22 Years and Change (Lance Turner Editor's Note)

22 Years and Change (Lance Turner Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationEditor's Note

The tools will change but not our mission of providing meaningful content that our business audience can’t get anywhere else. read more >

I’ll Miss You When I’m Gone (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I’ll Miss You When I’m Gone (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareRestaurants & FoodEditor's Note

The best thing about being a journalist is being paid to learn stuff, and the best thing about working on Arkansas Business has been learning about so many different industries, each with its own nuances. read more >

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Megan Crozier, chief merchant for Sam's Club, and University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor for Athletics Hunter Yurachek are among the featured speakers for the fall Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy in Bentonville. read more >

Officers of the Court (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Officers of the Court (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalEditor's Note

For two and a half years, Jefferson County Circuit Judge Alex Guynn demonstrated compassion toward the family of a man who died of a fatal gunshot in a Jefferson County hunting lodge. Ultimately, he lost patience with “theatrics” and dismissed the Bakers’ attempt to use a civil court to reassign the blame for their son’s death. read more >

Simmons Bank Gathers Weight in Volunteer State

Simmons Bank Gathers Weight in Volunteer State

Banking & Finance

By some measurements, Tennessee will rival Missouri as the second-largest market for Simmons Bank after its pending acquisitions of Landmark Community Bank in Collierville and Triumph Bank in Memphis. read more >

Private Autopsy, Public Blowback in Fatal Gunplay Case

Private Autopsy, Public Blowback in Fatal Gunplay Case

Health CareLegalCover Story

Nearly three years after a gunshot to the head killed his 20-year-old son in a Jefferson County hunting lodge in 2015, Kerry Baker of Conway started the machinery to dig up his boy’s body for the autopsy he had initially declined. read more >

Biden Budget Includes $149M for Three Rivers Project

Biden Budget Includes $149M for Three Rivers Project

Transportation

President Joe Biden’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2022 includes $149 million for the Three Rivers Project, which officials say would prevent an economically devastating shutdown of the 50-year-old McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. read more >