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Canadian Officials Work with World Trade Center to Engage Arkansas Businesses

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Canada is Arkansas' largest trading partner and best customer, a relationship that supports 66,000 Arkansas jobs..

Business Economic Development International Arkansas World Trade Center

Psychological Stressors Affect Truck Drivers, Contribute to Industry Shortage, Research Finds

Friday, August 03, 2018

Being a truck driver is a grueling and often thankless job. Time away from home and family, poor pay, and a generally unhealthy lifestyle  are affecting the industry.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Economic Development Health Research & Innovation Supply Chain Management

Successful Thesis Defenses in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Friday, August 03, 2018

Brooke Anderson, Willy Mulimbi Byamungu, and Noussayma Njeim successfully defended their respective master's theses in Bumpers College.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Academic Affairs Agriculture Business Economic Development International Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Walton College Establishes Blockchain Center of Excellence

Thursday, August 02, 2018

New center to study and advocate for blockchain, a technology that holds the promise of a more collaborative and secure digital future.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Economic Development Events Outreach Points of Pride Research & Innovation Information Systems

Leeds Takes Permanent Role as Vice Chancellor for Economic Development

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The former School of Law dean will focus on the University of Arkansas’ economic and social impact on the state and beyond.

School of Law Administrative News Appointments Business Diversity & Multiculturalism Economic Development Outreach

Filling the IT Skills Gap in NWA Goal of U of A Global Campus Initiative

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A third state grant will mean more information technology training for Northwest Arkansas workers.

Global Campus Business Economic Development Outreach Training

Partnership Provides Opportunities to Broaden Research Impact

Monday, July 09, 2018

The Science Venture Primer Partnership pairs the University of Arkansas Office of Economic Development and Startup Junkie.

Business Economic Development

World Trade Center Arkansas Hosts UK Officials for Brexit Update

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Officials of the United Kingdom, Arkansas' fifth largest trading partner, gave an informative discussion on Britain's exit from the European Union and the current status of U.S.-U.K. relations.

Business Economic Development Events International Arkansas World Trade Center

First UAteach Computer Science Graduates to be Honored at Conference

Friday, June 29, 2018

Program aims to provide computer science teachers for Arkansas high schools to help support Gov. Hutchinson’s educational initiative.

College of Education and Health Professions College of Engineering Economic Development Education Engineering Events Outreach Computer Science and Computer Engineering

Report Finds World Trade Centers Build Global Connections, Fuel Local Growth

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The World Trade Centers Association and Foreign Policy magazine published the first-ever WTCA Trade and Investment Report.

University Advancement Business Economic Development Outreach Arkansas World Trade Center
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