Tagged: Covid-19

Arkansas Law Schools Prepare to Go Largely Digital

Arkansas Law Schools Prepare to Go Largely Digital

LegalTechnology & Telecom

Law professors at the UA School of Law and the UA Little Rock’s Bowen School of Law spent their summer vacations preparing for both in-person and online classes, a trend that could continue after the pandemic fades. read more >

U.S. Gross Domestic Product Plunges 32.9% in Q2

U.S. Gross Domestic Product Plunges 32.9% in Q2

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Gross domestic product in the United States plunged at an annual rate of 32.9% in the second quarter of 2020, a record. The drop was 9.5% compared with the first quarter. read more >

Shorty Small's Scrubs the Air in Reopening

Shorty Small's Scrubs the Air in Reopening

WhispersHealth CareRestaurants & Food

Paul Kreth, CEO of Shorty Small’s in Little Rock, says he and his team “just want to claim that we’re doing the best that we can possibly do” when it comes to protecting diners and employees from COVID-19. read more >

Amid COVID-19, CARTI Sees Its Numbers Get Better

Amid COVID-19, CARTI Sees Its Numbers Get Better

Health CareTechnology & TelecomCover Story

While other health care providers were reporting losses of hundreds of thousands of dollars a day as patients stayed away from hospitals, the cancer treatment provider reported its best financial year. read more >

In Medical Cannabis, a Rush to Renew

In Medical Cannabis, a Rush to Renew

Health Care

With 70,000 Arkansas patients spending well over a half-million dollars a day in the state’s 14-month old medical marijuana industry, Dr. Brian Nichol and Dr. David Nguyen are both surprised. read more >

Will Pandemic Be the Death of Buffets?

Will Pandemic Be the Death of Buffets?

Health CareRestaurants & Food

The coronavirus epidemic has hit buffets hard. Relying on sneeze guards and the good manners and hygiene of other diners is particularly problematic now. read more >

Lost in Translation (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

Lost in Translation (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

OpinionHealth Care

The current state of affairs — social, political — is in turmoil in part due to mixed messages from individuals and institutions. The viral pandemic has rendered impotent authoritative and instructive messaging. read more >