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World Trade Center Arkansas Invites Companies To Join Dutch Trade Mission

Friday, February 16, 2018

Arkansas companies interested in trading with Dutch businesses can join the World Trade Center Arkansas delegation to the Netherlands.

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Time to Apply for Native Youth in Food and Agriculture Leadership Summit

Friday, February 16, 2018

The fifth annual summit is hosted by the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at the University of Arkansas School of Law. 

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World Trade Center Arkansas to Attend 2018 Agribusiness Conference

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The 2018 Agribusiness Conference is convening industry leaders, officials and executives today in Jonesboro to discuss the biggest issues and impacts to agriculture.

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University of Arkansas Research May Lead to New Source of Green Energy

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Physics professor Paul Thibado’s patent-pending technology has been licensed by NTS Innovations.

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World Trade Center Arkansas Releases First Arkansas Exporter Directory

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Arkansas Exporter Directory is a tool to help organize business-to-business meetings and to grow state exports.

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Governor Speaks on NAFTA at World Trade Center Arkansas

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson spoke on the North American Free Trade Agreement and its impact on the state on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at an event titled “Arkansas and NAFTA.”

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U of A Department of Music Announces Haxton Road Studios Recording Project

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Bentonville-based Haxton Road Studios will record multiple U of A student and faculty ensembles throughout spring 2018. 

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Two Teams Win Second Annual Social Innovation Challenge

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

One team tackled recycling of industrial wipes while a second team developed a small business for adults who have developmental disabilities. Both teams came out winners. 

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Jebaraj Named Director of Center for Business and Economic Research

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Mervin Jebaraj, a former assistant director and interim director, joined the center in 2007. His appointment will be effective Jan. 1.

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Housing Northwest Arkansas Initiative Launched at Fay Jones School

Monday, December 11, 2017

A $250,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation supports studio, symposium and design competition focused on attainable housing. 

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