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Blending Art and Entrepreneurship
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.
Digital Platform Helps Interdisciplinary Teams Form for Senior Projects and Theses
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.
U of A and Northwest Arkansas Council to Support Small Businesses, Nonprofits
The Small Business Emergency Assistance program will support businesses and nonprofits impacted by the coronavirus.
World Trade Center Works With SBA to Aid Small Businesses, Agriculture During Pandemic
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.
McMillons Increase Support for Innovation Studio by $1 Million
Doug and Shelley McMillon’s additional gift will support student work in customer-focused problem solving and innovation.
UA Graduate Wins $1,000 In 60-Second Business Pitch Competition
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.
Walmart Executive to Speak About Women as Change Makers at Luncheon
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.
Postponed: Blockchain Center Hosting 2020 Blockchain for Business Conference on March 13
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.
Walton College to Honor Outstanding Alumni at Awards Banquet on April 23
Gerald Alley, Jane Henry and Laura Phillips will be recognized for lifetime achievement, entrepreneurship and service.
Dean Emeritus Williams Named to National Accounting Hall of Fame
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.