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Blending Art and Entrepreneurship

Monday, April 06, 2020

Though Adrienne Callander is an assistant professor of art and entrepreneurship, her research centers on challenging the separation of these two processes. Read about her work in Research Frontiers.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Fine Arts Research and Innovation Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Venture Innovation School of Art

U of A and Northwest Arkansas Council to Support Small Businesses, Nonprofits

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Small Business Emergency Assistance program will support businesses and nonprofits impacted by the coronavirus.

Office of Economic Development Administrative News Business & Finance Economic Development Outreach Small Business & Technology Development Center

World Trade Center Works With SBA to Aid Small Businesses, Agriculture During Pandemic

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The World Trade Center of Arkansas is working closely with the U.S. Small Business Administration to promote economic resilience and ease concern among small businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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McMillons Increase Support for Innovation Studio by $1 Million

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Doug and Shelley McMillon’s additional gift will support student work in customer-focused problem solving and innovation.

Division of University Advancement Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Giving Research and Innovation

Applications Open for Summer I-Corps Program for Faculty and Students Interested in Commercialization

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

A primary goal of this program is to encourage researchers to consider how the commercialization of their research might open new avenues of discovery and promote economic development in the state.

Office of Economic Development Economic Development Events Research and Innovation Training Entrepreneurship & Innovation

UA Graduate Wins $1,000 In 60-Second Business Pitch Competition

Monday, March 02, 2020

U of A graduate and local small business owner Omar Kasim won over judges at Wednesday's IdeamFame pitch competition, taking home $1,000 he plans to invest in his new company.

Awards Business & Finance Economic Development

Walmart Executive to Speak About Women as Change Makers at Luncheon

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Latriece Watkins, the executive vice president for consumables division of Walmart U.S., as the commission's 2020 keynote speaker at the upcoming luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 7.

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Advisory Committee Leads National Search for Vice Chancellor of Economic Development Position

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

An advisory committee made up of U of A faculty, staff and alumni is leading a national search to find a permanent replacement for the vice chancellor for economic development position.

UA System Appointments Economic Development Chancellor

Workshop for Graduate Students to Explore Academic and Non-Academic Career Paths

Friday, February 14, 2020

Experts who have charted a range of paths to professional success will talk with students starting at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 14, at the Brewer Family Hub just off the Fayetteville Square.

Graduate School Business & Finance Economic Development Events Research and Innovation

World Trade Center Arkansas Sees Bright Future With EU After D.C. Reception

Friday, February 14, 2020

Despite a shakeup among European Union membership, the EU will continue to be a major player in Arkansas trade and investment, according to Dan Hendrix of the World Trade Center Arkansas.

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