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Arkansas Trade Director Attends Belarus International Investment Forum

Friday, July 28, 2017

Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East Trade, will visit Bobruisk, Belarus, to meet with government leaders and participate in the IX International Investment Forum.

Business Economic Development International Outreach Arkansas World Trade Center

World Trade Center Arkansas Involved in Ongoing NAFTA Modernization

Monday, July 24, 2017

The WTCA presented Arkansas as an example of NAFTA’s success in middle America during the hearings on the free trade agreement. 

Business Events Outreach Arkansas World Trade Center

Office of Trade Official Visits World Trade Center Arkansas

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Brenda Smith of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Trade Office will host a roundtable for the trade and business community.

Business Events Outreach Arkansas World Trade Center

California Couple Advances Arkansas Students with New Scholarship

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Stephen and Kathryn Lauck add to their history of need-based scholarship support with another $50,000 contribution. 

Walton College of Business Business Giving

Leadership Walton Application Deadline Is July 31

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Leadership Walton is a professional development program offering a unique blend of academic, leadership and career development opportunities.

Walton College of Business Business

Ken and Liz Allen Increase Scholarship Support for Arkansas Students

Friday, July 07, 2017

A Fayetteville couple is helping students by contributing $50,000 to the Advance Arkansas scholarship initiative and Campaign Arkansas. 

University Advancement Walton College of Business Business Giving Alumni Association

Designing for Drones: Class Project Helps Students Consider User Experience

Friday, July 07, 2017

Graphic design students in Tom Hapgood's user experience class teamed up to start conceptual companies, research potential customers and create visualization books to pitch their drone-based business ideas.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Business Design Art Geosciences

Technology Opportunities Brought to Life for High School Students

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Twenty-eight high-school students from underrepresented groups attended the 18th Technology Awareness Program, a weeklong residential camp that brought to life the many opportunities in technology.

Walton College of Business Business Diversity & Multiculturalism Outreach Information Systems

Arkansas Trade Director Opens New Relationship with South Africa

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas, has taken steps to open a new relationship between South Africa and the World Trade Center Arkansas.

Business International Outreach

Camp Introduces Business Degrees and Careers to Incoming Freshmen

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Walton College hosted 26 incoming freshman students from Arkansas, Texas, Florida, Missouri and Kansas during the Business Leadership Academy camp.

Walton College of Business Business Events Outreach
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