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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

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

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

First UAteach Computer Science Graduates to be Honored at Conference

Friday, June 29, 2018

Program aims to provide computer science teachers for Arkansas high schools to help support Gov. Hutchinson’s educational initiative.

College of Education and Health Professions College of Engineering Economic Development Education Engineering Events Outreach Computer Science and Computer Engineering

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

Electrical Engineering Projects Bring Students, Industry Leaders Together

Monday, June 04, 2018

Electrical engineering students partnered earlier this year with leading companies to complete capstone design projects that benefitted both the students and the businesses.

College of Engineering Economic Development Engineering Research & Innovation Electrical Engineering

Walmart Online Shoppers Are More Like Other Online Shoppers Than In-Store Walmart Shoppers

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The retail habits of shoppers at are more similar to those of Amazon's customers than they are of Walmart's own in-store shoppers, a U of A study finds.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Economic Development Research & Innovation Marketing

Alumna Njeim Shares Atlantis Program Study-Abroad Experience

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Noussayma Njeim, a recent graduate of the Atlantis program, earned a master's degree in agricultural economics and a joint degree from a European partner.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Economic Development International Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

'True Detective' Crew Teach Students and Staff About On-Site Film Production

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The HBO cable series crew shot scenes in the Global Campus Building and provided students and staff with an on-location tour of the set.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Global Campus J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Agriculture Arts Economic Development Entertainment Anthropology Journalism
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