Tagged: University Of Arkansas At Little Rock

UA Little Rock Gets $25M Donation, Its Biggest Ever

UA Little Rock Gets $25M Donation, Its Biggest Ever

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received the largest single gift in the institution's 93-year history — a $25 million donation from an anonymous person to support the university’s strategic enrollment management plan. 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 >

Dickson Invested for Work at UAMS Northeast (Movers & Shakers)

Dickson Invested for Work at UAMS Northeast (Movers & Shakers)

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Dr. Scott Dickson of Jonesboro, residency program director of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northeast Regional Campus, was invested Feb. 6 in the Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield Dr. George K. Mitchell Endowed Chair in Primary Care. read more >

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

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The unemployment rates in most of Arkansas’ metro areas continued to move downward or stay stable in June, with Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Little Rock and Texarkana seeing declines. read more >

Arkansas GDP Grows 2.5% in Q1

Arkansas GDP Grows 2.5% in Q1

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Arkansas’ gross domestic product expanded by 2.5% during the first quarter of 2019, the highest quarterly growth rate for the state since the fourth quarter of 2016, Michael Pakko noted recently on his Arkansas Economist blog. read more >

Elaine Massacre Memorial Set for Unveiling

Elaine Massacre Memorial Set for Unveiling

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A three-day period of killing in the Arkansas Delta a century ago will be commemorated with the Elaine Massacre Memorial, to be dedicated across the street from the Phillips County Courthouse in Helena on Sept. 29. read more >