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Snow to Lead Economic Development Office as Interim; Leeds to Step Down
Inaugural Vice Chancellor Stacy Leeds is stepping down from the post after three years to focus on research and several writing projects.
Students Survey Consumer Sentiment Around Dining Out
The goal was to empower local restaurant owners with information before they made plans to open. The full analysis was shared with the restaurant forum to help them activate a successful re-opening.
UA, Startup Junkie Partner for New Science Venture Studio
Students will be able to get hands-on experience with early-stage technology startups through a new program being launched by Startup Junkie.
Researchers Develop Long-Lasting Disinfecting Spray for Surfaces
Researchers at the U of A and UAMS have developed a long-lasting spray that disinfects surfaces, making them less likely to transmit infectious diseases.
Aurign Wins Heartland Challenge Business Competition, UA Team Finishes Third
Aurign, a startup at Georgia State University using blockchain technology to securely file music-publishing documents, won the Heartland Challenge on Friday, May 29.
Small Business Emergency Assistance Facilitates $9.9 Million in Loans
The Small Business Emergency Assistance program has facilitated nearly $10 million in loans to small businesses since April
Arkansas Exports Strong in 2019, Account for $6.2 Billion in Trade
Canada and Mexico, respectively, continued to be the Natural State's top two trading partners, with exports to the two countries amounting to approximately $2.3 billion in goods.
Presenters, Judges Finalized for Online Heartland Challenge Competition
Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and CEO of investment firm Revolution, will announce winners of the livestreamed business competition.
New Normal: Surveying Student Responses to COVID-19
The Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation is seeking feedback from students about how they are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and navigating their new normal for a research study.
New Fund Provides More Than $1.3 Million for Research Commercialization
The fund has awarded 33 grants since March 2019 to increase the university’s impact on economic activity.