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Student Studies Effects of Changes in University Retirement Plan
Sarah Brasche, an undergraduate student majoring in finance, is studying the effects of U of A changes in required mandatory contributions to retirement savings and wants the help of employees.
Teaching Academy 2019 New Fellows and Imhoff Awards
Adnan Alrubaye, Kelly A. Way, John Gauch, Caree Ann Marie Banton, Juan José Bustamante, Tomas Jandik, Linda Jones, Lynn Meade, Stephanie Schulte and Anne Velliquette were honored.
U of A Offers New Finance Graduate Degree in Fall 2020
The Sam M. Walton College of Business is now offering a Master of Science degree in Finance starting in fall 2020, and applications are being accepted.
Valuing New Ventures (Special Topics): New Finance Course Available in Fall
Special Topics FINN 410V (Valuing New Ventures) will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-4:45 p.m., and will be taught by Cash Acrey, clinical assistant professor of finance.
Advanced Financial Modeling: New Finance Course Offered in Fall
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.
Walton College Students Take Two First Places in Global Investment Portfolio Competition
The U of A students won in the categories of Graduate Value — based on the risk-adjusted performance of the $415,000 Shollmier Fund — and in Graduate Growth — based on the growth of a $5 million fund.
Garrison Financial Institute to Benefit From $100,000 Campaign Arkansas Gift
Alumnus Robert Zeiler, a member of the Garrison Financial Institute, has committed funds to support student travel and fund management.
Research Finds Well-Connected CFOs Obtain More Favorable Terms on Corporate Loans
Researchers found that networking pays off for chief financial officers’ ability to negotiate more favorable terms in corporate borrowing.
Alumnus Publishes Book on How to Retire Early
Alumnus Blake White has published a book, How to Retire Early: The Common Person's Guide, which explains personal finance and how to use it to reach the goal of early retirement.
Four Selected for Open Educational Resources Awards
The University Libraries and Global Campus will award incentives to Cash Acrey, Jim Gigantino, Justin Hunter and Matthew Mihalka to adopt, adapt or create open educational resources.