Tagged: The University Of Arkansas

UA Gets $1.2M Donation for Libraries

UA Gets $1.2M Donation for Libraries

University of Arkansas alumnae and sisters Agnes Lytton, Mary Sue and Betty Lynn Reagan have designated an estate gift to the University Libraries valued at over $1.2 million. read more >

UA, UALR Forecasters See More Improvement in Arkansas' Economy in 2015

UA, UALR Forecasters See More Improvement in Arkansas' Economy in 2015

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Arkansas’ leading economists say the state should have an improved economy next year. One of the highlights: the unemployment rate is expected to continue to drop to 5.5 percent by the end of 2015 and then slip to 5.3 percent in 2016. read more >

Jeff Long's Speech: Crafting the Words That Persuaded Razorback Fans

Jeff Long's Speech: Crafting the Words That Persuaded Razorback Fans

This week's first anniversary of the motorcycle wreck that changed Arkansas sports history provides a case study in crisis communication. John Diamond, the University of Arkansas' associate vice chancellor for university relations, recently spoke to Arkansas Business about the process of crafting the 673-word speech that Athletic Director Jeff Long delivered when he announced that he’d fired the Razorbacks' popular and successful head football coach, Bobby Petrino. read more >

2012 Arkansas Construction Hall of Fame: Randy McNulty

2012 Arkansas Construction Hall of Fame: Randy McNulty

Construction Hall of Fame

Southern Pavers, Inc., founded by Randy McNulty, was a general highway contractor specializing in bridges, and in particular, rehabilitation and stage construction of structures over and on the interstate highways. His company completed many of the bridges between Little Rock and Benton in connection with the rebuilding of Interstate 30. read more >