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World Trade Center Arkansas Receives $150,000 STEP Grant

Friday, September 21, 2018

The $150,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration will be used to help eligible small businesses succeed in international markets.

Awards Business Economic Development International Arkansas World Trade Center

Arkansas Trade Data Summary Highlights Key Economic Trends for Western Hemisphere

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The summary focuses on the Western Hemisphere, Arkansas' region of growth for the report and uses data from sources including the International Trade Administration and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Business Economic Development International Research & Innovation Arkansas World Trade Center

Research Finds Well-Connected CFOs Obtain More Favorable Terms on Corporate Loans

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Researchers found that networking pays off for chief financial officers’ ability to negotiate more favorable terms in corporate borrowing.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Research & Innovation Finance

One-Fourth of Forest Loss Permanent; Global Deforestation Not Slowing Down

Friday, September 14, 2018

Researchers found permanent forest loss has shifted geographically but not slowed down, despite global efforts.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Agriculture Business Economic Development Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Sustainability

Sign Up Now for Blockchain Hackathon

Thursday, September 13, 2018

The hackathon will be held at the Arkansas Union from 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, until 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29. Registration for the hackathon closes Wednesday, Sept. 19.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Events Information Systems

American Marketing Association Elects New Executive Team

Thursday, September 13, 2018

The student chapter of the American Marketing Association has announced a new executive team to run the organization and continue the strong track record from previous years.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Student Affairs Appointments Business Marketing

World Trade Center Arkansas Receives $592,000 Grant to Expand State Exports

Friday, September 07, 2018

The Economic Development Administration grant is focused on job growth and export expansion in counties affected by natural disasters.

Awards Business Economic Development International

Brooks Named Director of Small Business and Tech Development Center

Friday, September 07, 2018

A former Bank of Fayetteville president takes the reins of an entrepreneurial support organization at the University of Arkansas.

Administrative News Appointments Business Economic Development Outreach Research & Innovation

Professionals Can Hone Management and Soft Skills With Six New Programs

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Programs offer training in management, dealing with concealed carry laws, customer service, conflict resolution, and emotional intelligence.

Global Campus Business Outreach Training

Dozens Attend Asian Business Association Seminar at World Trade Center

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Participants including students, university faculty and Arkansas businesses attended the association's seminar to become better equipped at doing international business with Asian partners.

Business Economic Development Events International
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