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Article on Women's Entrepreneurship Wins Best Paper Award at Academy of Management Journal

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Professors Viswanath Venkatesh and Tracy Ann Sykes and doctoral student Mary Macharia co-authored a paper on economic challenges facing women entrepreneurs in rural India.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Economic Development International Research & Innovation Information Systems

Turner Successfully Defends Master's Thesis in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Graduate student John Leander Turner's research compared risk and return for pre-harvest marketing of corn grain for his master's thesis.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Business Economic Development Research & Innovation Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Japanese Delegation Meets With Arkansas Business, Government Leaders

Friday, December 14, 2018

The World Trade Center Arkansas and Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin hosted the Consul General of Japan in Nashville, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, and a delegation on Dec. 10 in Little Rock.

Business Economic Development International Outreach Arkansas World Trade Center

Chancellor Visits Alumni, Students-to-be and Rotarians in Mountain Home

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Chancellor Steinmetz spoke of student success initiatives, Advance Arkansas scholarships, faculty achievements and state growth.

Student Affairs University Advancement Economic Development Outreach Points of Pride Research & Innovation

Experts Set to Discuss Economy at 25th Business Forecast Luncheon

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Three top economists will discuss the regional, national and international outlook at the annual Business Forecast luncheon.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Economic Development Events

East Africa Trade Mission to Grow Trade, Business, Tourism for Arkansas

Thursday, December 06, 2018

The World Trade Center Arkansas is inviting Arkansas companies to join its trade mission to Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia.

Business Economic Development International Arkansas World Trade Center

Cole Mcquirk to Serve as Peace Corps Volunteer in Albania

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Cole Mcquirk, a student studying Italian, will work with banks, nongovernental organizations and a municipality on ways to improve economic development.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Sam M. Walton College of Business Appointments Economic Development International Outreach World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Trade Director Explores Bilateral Opportunities in Paraguay, Brazil

Friday, November 30, 2018

Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas, met with government officials and directors during regional meetings in Paraguay.

Business Economic Development International Arkansas World Trade Center

Northwest Arkansas Startup Weekend: Maker Edition to Be Held This Weekend

Friday, November 30, 2018

Techstar's Startup Weekend is returning to Northwest Arkansas this weekend, Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, in a weekend tailor-made for makers at the HFA Design Lab in Bentonville.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Economic Development Events

Mexican World Trade Center Seeks Arkansas Companies to Sell in Mexico

Thursday, November 29, 2018

World Trade Center Arkansas and Querétaro will help connect Arkansas companies with buyers in Mexico to sell products and services

Business Economic Development International Arkansas World Trade Center
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