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Ten U of A Students to Be Selected for Friedman Colloquium In Vermont

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The selected students will attend a four-day colloquium in Vermont to discuss the political and economic free-market principles advanced by Nobel economics laureate Milton Friedman.

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World Trade Center Arkansas Releases First Arkansas Exporter Directory

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Arkansas Exporter Directory is a tool to help organize business-to-business meetings and to grow state exports.

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Governor Speaks on NAFTA at World Trade Center Arkansas

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson spoke on the North American Free Trade Agreement and its impact on the state on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at an event titled “Arkansas and NAFTA.”

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Kelley Scholarship Supports Students in Heber Springs, Cleburne County

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A Campaign Arkansas gift from alumni Hank and Stephanie Kelley will create an Advance Arkansas scholarship for undergraduate students

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Chitester to Speak About Economic Way of Thinking

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Bob Chitester, founder and chairman of the board of the Free To Choose Network, will speak about economics and the economic way of thinking.

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Two Teams Win Second Annual Social Innovation Challenge

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

One team tackled recycling of industrial wipes while a second team developed a small business for adults who have developmental disabilities. Both teams came out winners. 

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Training Course Prepares Drone Pilots to Take FAA Certification Exam

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

This four-session course begins Jan. 20 and teaches best practices and practical, hands-on skills to fly unmanned aircraft safely and legally.

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World Trade Center Arkansas Launches 'Gateways' Podcast Series

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Gateways podcast will help Arkansas companies understand and overcome complex issues in global commerce, trade and business.

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Jebaraj Named Director of Center for Business and Economic Research

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Mervin Jebaraj, a former assistant director and interim director, joined the center in 2007. His appointment will be effective Jan. 1.

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Metova CyberCENTS to Teach Certification Class in Cybersecurity

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Participants to train on the same cyber range platform used by Metova CyberCENTS to train military units; course runs Feb. 19-23 in Rogers. 

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