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Snow to Lead Economic Development Office as Interim; Leeds to Step Down

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Inaugural Vice Chancellor Stacy Leeds is stepping down from the post after three years to focus on research and several writing projects.

Office of Economic Development Administrative News Appointments Economic Development Research and Innovation

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

Operations Management Scholarship Will Help Student Push Startup Success

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The Master of Science in Operations Management program recently awarded the Operations Management Scholarship for fall 2020 to Hai Phan of Fayetteville.

College of Engineering Graduate School Academic Affairs Economic Development Engineering Department of Industrial Engineering Operations Management Program

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

Researchers Develop Long-Lasting Disinfecting Spray for Surfaces

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Researchers at the U of A and UAMS have developed a long-lasting spray that disinfects surfaces, making them less likely to transmit infectious diseases.

College of Engineering Office of Economic Development Office of Research & Innovation Economic Development Engineering Research and Innovation Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering

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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