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Economies of Smaller Cities, Rural Areas Likely Hardest Hit by COVID-19

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Larger metro areas in Arkansas may have enough infrastructure to help them withstand the effects of the crisis.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development

Advanced Financial Modeling: New Finance Course Offered in Fall

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Special Topics FINN 410V (Advanced Financial Modeling) will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays 4:35-5:50 p.m. and taught by Cinder Zhang. 

Sam M. Walton College of Business Academic Affairs Business & Finance Department of Finance

PPE Supply Chain a Continuing Issue for Health Care in COVID-19 Crisis

Monday, April 20, 2020

David Dobrzykowski, a researcher in Walton College, says long-term economic and supply chain effects for health care won’t go away quickly. Getting personal protective equipment to the frontlines has more twists and turns than it may seem, but thinking about the supply chain from a disaster recovery perspective can help.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Health, Fitness & Wellness Outreach Research and Innovation Transportation Department of Supply Chain Management

Researchers Helping Healthcare Supply Chains Cope With COVID-19

Friday, April 17, 2020

Two Walton College faculty members are helping open the way for healthcare facilities to obtain the protective equipment that they need.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Health, Fitness & Wellness Outreach Research and Innovation Transportation Department of Supply Chain Management

The Day Trade Stood Still, or Did It?

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas, comments on the programs that will assist businesses and employees.

Office of Economic Development Business & Finance Economic Development International World Trade Center Arkansas

Heartland Challenge Business Competition Moves Online in May

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Organizers say moving the event online will allow teams to compete and continue to develop their technology-based ventures.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Research and Innovation Virtual Events

World Trade Center Receives $700,000 Grant to Aid Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Efforts in Arkansas

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The $700,000 grant will be used to expand trade, export and commercialization opportunities for Arkansas businesses and farmers affected by severe weather events last year.

Office of Economic Development Awards Business & Finance Economic Development Outreach World Trade Center Arkansas

U of A Student Innovation Team Wins Graduate Division at 20th Annual Arkansas Governor's Cup

Monday, April 13, 2020

A University of Arkansas student innovation team seeking to end herbicide drift took the top prize in the graduate division of the 20th annual Arkansas Governor's Cup.

Office of Economic Development Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business & Finance Economic Development Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Blending Art and Entrepreneurship

Monday, April 06, 2020

Though Adrienne Callander is an assistant professor of art and entrepreneurship, her research centers on challenging the separation of these two processes. Read about her work in Research Frontiers.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Fine Arts Research and Innovation Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Venture Innovation School of Art

Digital Platform Helps Interdisciplinary Teams Form for Senior Projects and Theses

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

A collaboration between students and faculty in engineering, business and entrepreneurship has given rise to a digital platform called CoFinder that allows students to form interdisciplinary teams.

College of Engineering Office of Economic Development Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Engineering Entrepreneurship & Innovation
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