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Video, Information Session Highlight New Venture Development Journey

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Faculty and graduate students are invited to learn about developing high-growth, knowledge-based businesses at an information session this Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub.

Graduate School Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Economic Development

$23.7 Million Investment Supports State's Economic Growth, Research

Monday, November 12, 2018

A grant from Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation will support research and economic development through scholarship, innovation.

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U of A Team Lapovations Wins 2018 SEC Student Pitch Championship

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Lapovations is the second U of A team in a row to win the SEC title and take home its $5,000 cash prize, which added to its earlier competitions brings its winnings to $305,000.

Graduate School Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business Economic Development Health Research & Innovation

Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Learn how the university protects your intellectual property at a seminar on "The patent process: From disclosure to notice of allowance" from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 7.

Graduate School Economic Development Events Lectures Research & Innovation

Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative Names New Leader

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Colby Duren will be the new director of the program. Janie Simms Hipp is leaving to lead the new Native American Agriculture Fund.

Agriculture Appointments Economic Development

Taking Care of Customers and Environment Pays Off, Study Shows

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Researchers found companies that receive awards for customer service and environmental sustainability report better sales growth and cost efficiency.

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IT Executive Forum for College Students to Be Held Nov. 1

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The Information Technology Research Institute is hosting an IT Executive Forum for College Students from 4-5 p.m. Thursday in the Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development auditorium.

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Jebaraj to Serve on National Economics Board

Monday, October 29, 2018

Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, has been selected to serve on the board of the Association for University Business and Economic Research.

Others Sam M. Walton College of Business Appointments Business Economic Development Center For Business & Economic Research

Diplomats Give 'Trade in North America' Briefing at World Trade Center

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The World Trade Center Arkansas held a diplomatic briefing with officials to inform Arkansas businesses and professionals on the current status of trade relations in North America.

Business Economic Development Events International Arkansas World Trade Center

Walton College Research Professor Honored by North American Case Research Association

Thursday, October 18, 2018

David Graham Hyatt, research associate professor of supply chain management, was honored for his work with Delta Plastics, an Arkansas company, and development of a teaching case.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business Economic Development Outreach Sustainability Supply Chain Management
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