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U of A Startup Village Accepting Applications for Membership

Thursday, January 23, 2020

This unique space, located at the corner of Dickson and Block, is intended to support seed-stage companies as they work toward financial viability.

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TSC and Cornell University Join Forces on Research and Innovation for a More Sustainable Future

Thursday, January 16, 2020

The Sustainability Consortium, administered by Arizona State University and the University of Arkansas, is partnering with the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability to improve consumer products.

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Chancellor Releases Sixth Installment of 2020: Focus on the Future Series

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Chancellor Joe Steinmetz released the sixth of 10 action items focusing on the future needs of the University of Arkansas. The latest focuses on entrepreneurism.

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Nationally Recognized Boot Camp for Health Science Startups Open to UA Students

Monday, January 13, 2020

U of A students interested in entrepreneurship can apply to an all-expenses-paid, nationally-recognized "boot camp" focusing on starting and funding a health science venture.

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Social Innovation Challenge Brings Student Solutions to Pressing Problems

Thursday, December 19, 2019

University of Arkansas students presented their solutions to pressing social and environmental problems at the third annual Social Innovation Challenge last week.

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U of A Institute Receives Grant to Support Local Marshallese

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The IDEALS Institute at the university has received a two-year grant from the United Way of Northwest Arkansas to support economic mobility for low- and moderate-income Marshallese residents.

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Chancellor Releases Fifth Installment of 2020: Focus on the Future Series

Friday, December 13, 2019

Chancellor Joe Steinmetz discusses how the university can "generate more success for students and faculty in commercializing their research when that is desired and possible."

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U of A Innovators Unveil Problem-Solving Prototypes at 2019 Demo Day

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Eight student teams unveiled their learnings and prototypes as part of the 2019 Demo Day at the McMillon Innovation Studio, with Walmart CEO Doug McMillon in the audience.

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Economists to Discuss Outlook for 2020 at 26th Business Forecast Luncheon

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Three experts to discuss the regional, national and international economic outlook at the annual Business Forecast Luncheon.

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Inventor Spotlight: Lauren Greenlee

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Lauren Greenlee is transforming the way water enhances our lives through research that is spurring the university's efforts to commercialize innovations and drive the state's economy.

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