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U of A and City of Fayetteville Join to Support Renewable Energy Project

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Wind Catcher Energy Connection Project is using wind turbines in Oklahoma to generate and transmit electricity to Northwest Arkansas.

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World Trade Center Surveys State Companies on Potential Tariff Impact

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Ninety percent of Arkansas companies surveyed say the proposed steel and aluminum tariffs will negatively affect business, costs or jobs.

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New Biomedical Company Helps Train Clinicians and Test Medical Equipment

Monday, April 16, 2018

Vivas LLC partnered with a Fort Smith company to create gel models that mimic human tissue; first products shipped in late February.

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Walton College Blockchain Initiative Named SAP Next-Gen Chapter

Monday, April 16, 2018

Paul Cronan and David Douglas presented details about University of Arkansas' blockchain consortia to the SAP Academic Conference in New York. 

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U of A Life Science Firm Wins Second Place Overall at Startup Competition

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Medical device company Lapovations received $150,000 in cash prizes and startup investment at Rice University’s national competition.

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Quarterly Business Analysis Luncheon Set for May 24 in Fayetteville

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, will address economic trends and issues.

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Graduate Student Helping Ease Burden of Congolese Women Farmers

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Willy Mulimbi Byamungu, a graduate student in agricultural economics, is implementing agricultural solutions to improve their crop yield for female Congolese farmers.

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Industry Experts, Academics Discuss Blockchain at U of A Conference

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Nearly 225 academics and industry experts discussed the potential of blockchain technology and its application to the future of large and small businesses at the Blockchain Conference 2018.

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Two Biomedical Engineering Faculty Receive Grants from the American Heart Association

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Morten Jensen and Kartik Balachandran have each received a $154,000 Institutional Research Enhancement Award grant from the American Heart Association.

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