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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., U of A Create Supply Chain Innovation Center

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A $2.75 million grant to the U of A will establish an interdisciplinary center for excellence in supply chain management technology research.

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U of A Start-Up Team Wins University of Manitoba Investment Competition

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The interdisciplinary student entrepreneurship team, Grox Industries, takes home $15,000 to help establish their startup company.

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Interim Director Named for Center for Business and Economic Research

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Long-time director Kathy Deck is leaving in April; assistant director Mervin Jebaraj will lead center while a national search is conducted.

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Sign Up for On-Demand Robot Parcel Deliveries

Thursday, March 09, 2017

If you are a University of Arkansas student and live within a couple of miles of campus, a delivery robot may soon be rolling up to your door.

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Ozark Integrated Circuits Wins Energy Award for Geothermal Electronics

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Ozark Integrated Circuits Inc., a technology firm located at the Arkansas Research and Technology Park, has received a $155,000 award to provide integrated circuits on data collection systems in geothermal wells.

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WattGlass Secures Investment Funding From Venture Capital Firm

Thursday, February 23, 2017

WattGlass, an Arkansas-based startup, has secured Series A investment funding from DSM Venturing to commercialize WattGlass's anti-reflective, anti-soiling coating for solar panels.

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Dean Waller Named to State Transformation Advisory Board

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Matthew A. Waller, dean of Walton College, has been named by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to a newly created board to identify efficiencies and cost-savings in Arkansas government.

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Students Can Win $10,000 in McMillon Innovation Studio Design Contest

Monday, February 20, 2017

Interested students in Walton College and the College of Engineering can attend an information session  at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, in Willard J. Walker Hall 203.

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Walton College Entrepreneurial Fund Created to Bolster Student Start-Ups

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Janet Ryan Stegall and Bob Stegall inspire innovation and creativity with a $100,000 gift to support U of A entrepreneurship initiatives.

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U of A Entrepreneurship Team Wins Georgia Bowl Competition

Monday, February 13, 2017

The graduate student team, Surface Mod, takes a first major step toward turning a business plan into a startup company.

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