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Walton College Team Takes Top Spot at Regional Business Competition

Monday, March 11, 2019

A team made up of three Sam M. Walton College of Business students won first place in the Best Practices competition at the SouthWest Regional Meeting of Beta Alpha Psi.

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Townsend to Speak About Smart Cities

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Author Anthony Townsend will speak about smart cities from 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, in room 504 of the Arkansas Union.

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Faculty Invited to Learn More About Chancellor's Fund Opportunities

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Faculty are invited to learn more about signature research areas and the Chancellor's Fund at a town hall meeting from noon to 1 p.m. March 8 at the Multicultural Center in the Arkansas Union, Room 403.

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Northwest Arkansas Startup Weekend Returns for 2019

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Northwest Arkansas Techstars Startup Weekend will be held April 5-7 at the Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub in Fayetteville. Tickets available.

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U.S.-Japan Collaboration Event will Address Workforce Development Issues

Monday, March 04, 2019

The Center for Professional Exchange will host a talk on U.S.-Japan workforce development collaborations at the U of A on March 12.

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Vice Chancellor Leeds to Discuss Funding for Business, Architecture Projects

Monday, March 04, 2019

The discussion will be Thursday, March 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development, Room 111, and is part of a series about funding opportunities.

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Student Trade Assistant Helps Coordinate Diplomatic Visit to Arkansas

Friday, March 01, 2019

Matthew Guzak, trade support assistant for the World Trade Center Arkansas, helped coordinate meetings between the consul general of The Bahamas and regional business executives.

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Alumni Startup Chosen for $225,000 NSF Grant

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A medical device company started as part of an entrepreneurship class has earned a $225,000 grant to finish development of a device to make minimally-invasive abdominal surgeries safer.

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Vice Chancellor Leeds to Discuss New Funding Opportunities

Monday, February 25, 2019

Stacy Leeds, vice chancellor for economic development, and David Hinton, associate director of Technology Ventures, will meet with faculty to discuss new funds. The first meeting is at noon Feb. 28.

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Applications Open for Summer 2019 NSF I-Corps Program for Faculty and Student Researchers

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The STEAM Training in Entrepreneurial Practices I-Corps Site will fund faculty and student innovators to vet the promise of new technologies during an intensive, two-week summer training program.

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