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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

Electrical Engineering Projects Bring Students, Industry Leaders Together

Monday, June 04, 2018

Electrical engineering students partnered earlier this year with leading companies to complete capstone design projects that benefitted both the students and the businesses.

College of Engineering Economic Development Engineering Research & Innovation Electrical Engineering

Walmart Online Shoppers Are More Like Other Online Shoppers Than In-Store Walmart Shoppers

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The retail habits of shoppers at are more similar to those of Amazon's customers than they are of Walmart's own in-store shoppers, a U of A study finds.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Economic Development Research & Innovation Marketing

Alumna Njeim Shares Atlantis Program Study-Abroad Experience

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Noussayma Njeim, a recent graduate of the Atlantis program, earned a master's degree in agricultural economics and a joint degree from a European partner.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Economic Development International Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

'True Detective' Crew Teach Students and Staff About On-Site Film Production

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The HBO cable series crew shot scenes in the Global Campus Building and provided students and staff with an on-location tour of the set.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Global Campus J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Agriculture Arts Economic Development Entertainment Anthropology Journalism

World Trade Center Intern Shares Experiences, Impact on Gateways Podcast

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Jamie Allen, who just graduated, shared her experiences and the impact of her work as an intern for the World Trade Center Arkansas as part of the Gateways Podcast this week.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Economic Development International

Housing NWA Professional Design Competition Winners Announced

Friday, May 11, 2018

The designs focus on attainable, mixed-income and mixed-use housing that embraces regional challenges, culture, values and vision.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Awards Economic Development Points of Pride Research & Innovation

World Trade Center Arkansas Opens Work Space in Little Rock

Friday, May 11, 2018

Expanded partnership with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission will help Arkansas companies increase their imports and exports.

Business Economic Development Outreach Arkansas World Trade Center

Dean Waller Speaks at Governor's Transformation Town Hall

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Matt Waller, dean of Walton College, participated in a panel discussion on Tuesday, May 8, at a Transformation Town Hall in Springdale conducted by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Economic Development Events Lectures
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