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New Research Highlights Farmer Perspectives on Farm-Level Data Collection and Sharing

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Several challenges prevent farmers from collecting and sharing data on production practices with downstream supply chain organizations, research by the Farm Journal and Sustainability Consortium show.

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Free Pre-Apprenticeship Programs in IT Fields Open to Qualified Arkansans

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

The U of A and multiple partners will provide free programs that prepare individuals for information technology apprenticeships or jobs.

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Unemployed or Dislocated Arkansans May Qualify for Free Training

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The University of Arkansas is partnering with state and local organizations to provide free online workforce development courses.

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U of A Signs on to Sharing Technology and Innovation to Respond to COVID-19

Monday, April 27, 2020

The U of A joins research universities such as Stanford, Harvard and MIT as signatories to the Association of University Technology Managers COVID-19 Licensing Guidelines.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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