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Leeds Takes Permanent Role as Vice Chancellor for Economic Development

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The former School of Law dean will focus on the University of Arkansas’ economic and social impact on the state and beyond.

School of Law Administrative News Appointments Business Diversity & Multiculturalism Economic Development Outreach

Filling the IT Skills Gap in NWA Goal of U of A Global Campus Initiative

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A third state grant will mean more information technology training for Northwest Arkansas workers.

Global Campus Business Economic Development Outreach Training

Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative Draws Native American Youth

Monday, July 09, 2018

The 5th annual leadership summit was held in the School of Law to teach Native American agribusiness and food policy.

School of Law Agriculture Business Cultural Events Food & Nutrition Law and Justice

Partnership Provides Opportunities to Broaden Research Impact

Monday, July 09, 2018

The Science Venture Primer Partnership pairs the University of Arkansas Office of Economic Development and Startup Junkie.

Business Economic Development

New Data Shows Importance of Western Hemisphere Countries to Arkansas Trade

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Nearly half of all Arkansas exports go to Western Hemisphere countries, according to new state export data obtained this year from the International Trade Administration.

Business International

World Trade Center Arkansas Hosts UK Officials for Brexit Update

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Officials of the United Kingdom, Arkansas' fifth largest trading partner, gave an informative discussion on Britain's exit from the European Union and the current status of U.S.-U.K. relations.

Business Economic Development Events International Arkansas World Trade Center

Fleischer Scholars Program Receives Boost From Generations Bank

Friday, June 29, 2018

A $100,000 gift will fund two Fleischer Scholars and encourage student success for Arkansas students studying business.

Sam M. Walton College of Business University Advancement Business Giving

Workshop Prepares Professionals for Amazon Web Services Certification Exam

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The four-day workshop covers the foundations of cloud computing, storage and networking and explains how to build an infrastructure.

Global Campus Business IT Services Outreach Training

Report Finds World Trade Centers Build Global Connections, Fuel Local Growth

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The World Trade Centers Association and Foreign Policy magazine published the first-ever WTCA Trade and Investment Report.

University Advancement Business Economic Development Outreach Arkansas World Trade Center

Board Accepting Nominations for the 2019 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Monday, June 18, 2018

The deadline to submit nominations to the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame board is July 31.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business Events Outreach Points of Pride
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