Interested in business communication? Entrepreneurship? Professionalization? Innovation? Have you ever wondered how to balance your career and passions? Do you ever ask yourself, what should I be doing in college and how will this knowledge transfer into the professional world?
Undergraduate business majors are encouraged to apply for membership in Leadership Walton, a professional development program offering a unique blend of academic, leadership and career development opportunities.
Greenway Equipment, Inc. of Weiner, is contributing $250,000 to the University of Arkansas to benefit students in the Walton College and the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences.
The deans of the College of Engineering, the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and the Walton College convened a summit of more than 50 University of Arkansas data scientists and researchers to plot new directions that will produce breakthroughs in the field.
Ryan Sheets, new director of the Walton College’s Business Communication Lab, sees his job as more than correcting subject-verb agreement, rescuing essay topics that have veered off course or calming pre-presentation jitters.
Startup Junkie, known globally for building startups and entrepreneurial communities, is setting up regular meetings at the McMillion Innovation Studio to hear student, faculty and staff ideas for innovative new businesses.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. is making a $2.75 million investment in the University of Arkansas to create the J.B. Hunt Innovation Center of Excellence. The center will be a collaborative effort between the company, the College of Engineering and the Walton College to advance supply chain management efficiency through technology.
Bear State Bank of Little Rock is making a gift of $50,000 to the Fleischer Spirit Scholars Program at the University of Arkansas. The program fosters commitment and entrepreneurial growth for Arkansas communities.
Eight University of Arkansas students will be selected to attend a three-day conference in Vermont to learn about and discuss the political and economic free-market principles advanced by Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman.
A panel of experts will discuss the outlook for the regional, national and international economy at the 23rd annual Business Forecast luncheon.The event begins at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in the World Trade Center District in Rogers.
Bob Chitester, founder and chairman of the board of the Free To Choose Network, will speak to students, faculty and staff of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas on Tuesday, Dec. 6.
This story might be called The Breakfast of Champions meets The College of Champions. But that would just be bragging on our part. But is it really bragging when we point out what epic employees Walton College students make? We don’t think so.
Many fresh college graduates look for exciting careers in big cities like Chicago or New York. Ross Lawrence was one of them. With a bachelor’s degree in finance, he applied to more than 70 jobs in the Windy City and Big Apple. Then he decided he’d give Nevada, Missouri, a try. Ross Lawrence BSBA ’11 … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Ross Lawrence→
Net Impact will host its first meeting of the year at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in Willard J. Walker Hall 403. The organization will hold a panel discussion with young professionals, all University of Arkansas alumni, who have incorporated sustainability and social responsibility into their careers.
All undergraduate business majors are encouraged to apply for membership in Leadership Walton, a professional development program for undergraduate business students, offering a unique blend of academic, leadership and career development opportunities.
Shelley Simpson, chief marketing officer for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., is the 2016 commencement speaker for the Sam M. Walton College of Business. The Walton College commencement ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on May 14 at Bud Walton Arena on the University of Arkansas campus.
The Career Closet has long been a source of professional dress items for the students of the Walton College, providing gently used, and sometimes new, professional dress clothing as part of interview preparation.
The newest issue of Walton Magazine is now in our app. A 52-page fall magazine featuring women entrepreneurs, student summer programs including Spirit Scholars, a development report and much more is live and available to download on both the Apple App Store and on Google Play for Android phones and tablets. Go to either store and … Continue reading Walton Magazine: Live and In Your App Store→
College is a life-changing experience for many students. For 2015 freshman Matthew Evans, his life changed before he even went to his first college class. Evans is the 2015 Boyer Fellow in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. He was a superior student at Conway High and already headed for … Continue reading Matthew Evans Named Boyer Fellow for 2015→
The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas moved up to 27th among public undergraduate business schools and 43rd among public and private business colleges in the latest survey by U.S. News & World Report.