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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

U of A and Northwest Arkansas Council to Support Small Businesses, Nonprofits

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Small Business Emergency Assistance program will support businesses and nonprofits impacted by the coronavirus.

Office of Economic Development Administrative News Business & Finance Economic Development Outreach Small Business & Technology Development Center

World Trade Center Works With SBA to Aid Small Businesses, Agriculture During Pandemic

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The World Trade Center of Arkansas is working closely with the U.S. Small Business Administration to promote economic resilience and ease concern among small businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

McMillons Increase Support for Innovation Studio by $1 Million

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Doug and Shelley McMillon’s additional gift will support student work in customer-focused problem solving and innovation.

Division of University Advancement Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Giving Research and Innovation

UA Graduate Wins $1,000 In 60-Second Business Pitch Competition

Monday, March 02, 2020

U of A graduate and local small business owner Omar Kasim won over judges at Wednesday's IdeamFame pitch competition, taking home $1,000 he plans to invest in his new company.

Awards Business & Finance Economic Development

Walmart Executive to Speak About Women as Change Makers at Luncheon

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Latriece Watkins, the executive vice president for consumables division of Walmart U.S., as the commission's 2020 keynote speaker at the upcoming luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 7.

UA System Business & Finance Diversity & Inclusion Economic Development Events Chancellor Chancellor's Commission on Women

Postponed: Blockchain Center Hosting 2020 Blockchain for Business Conference on March 13

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Postponed until fall 2020: The Blockchain Center of Excellence at the Walton College is hosting its 2020 conference Blockchain for Business: Creating the Internet of Value.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Events Lectures

Walton College to Honor Outstanding Alumni at Awards Banquet on April 23

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Gerald Alley, Jane Henry and Laura Phillips will be recognized for lifetime achievement, entrepreneurship and service.

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

Dean Emeritus Williams Named to National Accounting Hall of Fame

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Doyle Z. Williams, dean emeritus of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, will be inducted into The Accounting Hall of Fame in 2020.

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