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Student Studies Effects of Changes in University Retirement Plan

Monday, June 29, 2020

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.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Research and Innovation Department of Finance

U of A Offers New Finance Graduate Degree in Fall 2020

Monday, June 08, 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.

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

Valuing New Ventures (Special Topics): New Finance Course Available in Fall

Friday, April 24, 2020

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.

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

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

Walton College Students Take Two First Places in Global Investment Portfolio Competition

Friday, April 12, 2019

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.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business & Finance Department of Finance

Garrison Financial Institute to Benefit From $100,000 Campaign Arkansas Gift

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Alumnus Robert Zeiler, a member of the Garrison Financial Institute, has committed funds to support student travel and fund management.

Division of University Advancement Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Giving Department of Finance

Research Finds Well-Connected CFOs Obtain More Favorable Terms on Corporate Loans

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Researchers found that networking pays off for chief financial officers’ ability to negotiate more favorable terms in corporate borrowing.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Research and Innovation Department of Finance

Alumnus Publishes Book on How to Retire Early

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

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.

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

Four Selected for Open Educational Resources Awards

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Global Campus Sam M. Walton College of Business University Libraries Academic Affairs Department of Finance Department of History Department of Music
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