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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

Supply Chain Management Department Ranked Best In North America

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Leading global research firm Gartner releases its rankings of supply chain academic programs every two years.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Points of Pride Department of Supply Chain Management

Companies Urged to Fortify Supply Chains From Climate Change Disruption

Thursday, June 25, 2020

A new report from HSBC and The Sustainability Consortium helps companies understand how and why climate change risks should be addressed within supply chains.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Sustainability

Students Survey Consumer Sentiment Around Dining Out

Monday, June 22, 2020

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.

Office of Economic Development Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Outreach Entrepreneurship & Innovation Small Business & Technology Development Center

Nomination Deadline for 2021 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Is July 31

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2021 class of the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame is July 31.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business & Finance

UA, Startup Junkie Partner for New Science Venture Studio

Monday, June 15, 2020

Students will be able to get hands-on experience with early-stage technology startups through a new program being launched by Startup Junkie.

Office of Economic Development Business & Finance Economic Development Events Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Scot Burton Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Scot Burton, distinguished professor of marketing, has been awarded the 2020 American Marketing Association's Marketing and Society Special Interest Group Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business & Finance Points of Pride Department of Marketing

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

Aurign Wins Heartland Challenge Business Competition, UA Team Finishes Third

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Aurign, a startup at Georgia State University using blockchain technology to securely file music-publishing documents, won the Heartland Challenge on Friday, May 29.

Office of Economic Development Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business & Finance Economic Development Entrepreneurship & Innovation Technology Ventures

Small Business Emergency Assistance Facilitates $9.9 Million in Loans

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

The Small Business Emergency Assistance program has facilitated nearly $10 million in loans to small businesses since April

Office of Economic Development Business & Finance Economic Development Outreach Points of Pride Small Business & Technology Development Center
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