FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Four business leaders who have made significant contributions to an array of Arkansas industries – finance and banking, fitness, transportation and steel – make up the 2018 class of inductees for the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.
“My dream is to graduate with my bachelor’s degree and become a data analyst at Walmart,” said Katelyn Hunter.
The Information Technology Research Institute at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas is accepting applications from female high school students in Arkansas for the 2017-2018 National Center for Women & Information Technology Aspirations in Computing Award.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Rachel Sullivant has joined the Center for Retailing Excellence at the Sam M. Walton College of Business as student programs director.
From the time she graduated from college, Jessica Salmon thought about how she could make a difference beyond the corporate world.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Sam M. Walton College of Business and University of Arkansas students from the Commonwealth of Dominica collected non-perishable items for Dominicans affected by Hurricane Maria that directly hit the island Sept. 18.
University of Arkansas alumnus Frank Fletcher and his wife, Judy, have committed $150,000 to the Walton College to create the Frank and Judy Fletcher Distinguished Lecture Series in Entrepreneurship.
Wren Myers is joining the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas as assistant director of development.
Three freshmen – Hailye Williams, Alyssa Bradford and Madison Holmes – have been awarded $10,000 scholarships, renewable for four years, to attend the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas through the Fleischer Scholars Program.
By Amanda Pipes Now more than ever students across university campuses are craving to go abroad. Fall, spring and summer sessions offered by the University of Arkansas are making some students’ dreams come true.
The Entrepreneurship Hub will feature regular programming for students and alumni, including invited guest lectures and networking luncheons, as well as office hours provided by experts in fields such as marketing, design, accounting and law.
Hemant Gosain “Sunny,” chairman and chief executive officer of Omniquo Inc., has established an internship to support work on next-generation technology at the McMillon Innovation Studio.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Information Technology Research Institute is hosting an IT Executive Forum for College Students on Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development auditorium at the Sam M. Walton College of Business on the University of Arkansas campus.
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center in the Sam M. Walton College of Business will host a Small Business Innovation Research/Business Technology Transfer Phase I Proposal Writing Workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development on the University of Arkansas campus.
Jessica Salmon was named director of the Center for Retailing Excellence for the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, effective July 17. Previously, she served as director of Finance and Strategy for Walmart U.S.
University of Arkansas alumni John and Tamara Roberts, along with their children — alumnus Connor Roberts and current student Blakely Roberts — have made a family gift through Campaign Arkansas to help support study abroad opportunities at the university.
University of Arkansas students who can slice and dice data to anticipate trends and help retailers and suppliers stay out in front of their customers can win $15,000 in the McMillon Innovation Studio’s second design contest.
Adjoa Boateng, a widely recognized Ghanaian micro-insurance entrepreneur, will present “Social Entrepreneurship as a Vehicle for Social Change” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 31, in Willard J. Walker Hall room 403.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Clinical Assistant Professor Denise Breaux Soignet is teaching a new class entitled Faith, Spirituality and the Workplace this fall semester on behalf of the Tyson Center for Faith and Spirituality in the Workplace at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
The Walton College is hosting its 26th annual Walton College Block Party on Wednesday, August 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Linda Sue Shollmier Plaza to welcome students to campus.
Scott Sims, an honors accounting and finance double major in Walton College, beams at everyone we pass in the Bentonville Sam’s Club, greeting the workers like old friends.
Angela Darnell has always been in the business of helping people. For 14 years, she was the voice who assisted people dialing 411 for directory assistance. While at her job, she led her coworkers in a food drive to help Northwest Arkansas’ homeless population.
Twenty-five high school students from Arkansas recently spent one week on campus to learn about entrepreneurship, business plans, presentations, teamwork and community improvement projects through the Fleischer Scholars summer camp program.
Kathryn Baker Parks, director of Data and Academic Systems, has been named Employee of the Fourth Quarter and Employee of the Year by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
Students from the U of A attended the 2017 Enactus National Competition in Kansas City to network, brainstorm project ideas and create partnerships with students from other colleges and universities.
Twenty-eight high school students from underrepresented groups attended the 18th Technology Awareness Program, a weeklong residential camp that brought to life the many opportunities in technology.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Sam M. Walton College of Business hosted 26 incoming freshman students from Arkansas, Texas, Florida, Missouri and Kansas during the Business Leadership Academy camp held June 4-8.
Barbara Lofton, director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, was named an Honorary Alumna during the Black Alumni Society Awards Gala on April 29 in recognition of her contributions to the University of Arkansas.
It’s bread with benefits. That’s the catch phrase Daymara Baker uses when describing her business, Rockin’ Baker, a bakery tucked inside a small Fayetteville plaza among a bicycle shop and microbrewery.
Gaining real-world experience in a career that you love. Earning credit toward your major. Making a difference in your community. All from one class project. Pretty cool, huh? For the spring 2017 semester, Anne Velliquette, clinical assistant professor at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, assigned a service-learning project to her Integrated Marketing Communications … Continue reading Walton Class Crafts Ad Campaign for Local Baker While Making a Difference in the Community→
Jessica Darby wrote her honors thesis on the relationship of rice markets and information while she was an undergraduate. Now, as a doctoral candidate in the Walton College, she’s studying ways that timely and accurate information flowing out of the supply chain can help rice farmers in Arkansas and around the world.
Acxiom Corporation has contributed $100,000 to Campaign Arkansas to establish an endowed scholarship for the Office of Global Engagement in the Walton College.
The Lovelace Technologies team took top honors in the first entrepreneurial design contest sponsored by the McMillon Innovation Studio.
The lemonade stand is the teaching tool used by 37 Leadership Walton students as they help kids in Northwest Arkansas learn what it means to be entrepreneurs.
Stephanie Schuljak knew she wanted to help others. She tried majoring in kinesiology with the idea of going to medical school. Science, however, was not her thing.
The Department of Supply Chain Management has announced its award winners for the 2016-17 academic year.
Sigma Chi Mu Tau has inducted 14 members into its second class.
Leaders from Google, IBM, SamsClub.com, QVC, Starship Technologies and useAIble will be featured at the 2017 Trends in Technology Conference on Wednesday, April 26, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers.
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.
Diversity officers from Southeastern Conference business schools discussed best practices, new initiatives and professional development, March 8-10, at the 2nd Annual Southeastern Conference Business School Diversity Officers Conference.
ITRI hosted its first IT Day for Students in Arkansas’s Delta region at Newport High School on March 3.
The Supply Chain Management Research Center and the Center for Retailing Excellence are hosting the Retail Supply Chain Management Summer Camp July 9-13 on the University of Arkansas campus.
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.
It started as a class assignment. It became a pet product company that helps animal shelters.
In the summer of 1976, Susan Imes Yell was a rising senior at Fayetteville High School. She also held a part time job at the School of Law. Little did she know that this would lead to a 40-year journey at the University of Arkansas.
Mervin Jebaraj, assistant director in the Center for Business and Economic Research, has been named employee of the second quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
Enactus is partnering with the Shelton Tucker Craft American Legion Post #27 to remodel the facility, revitalize its business operations and increase its membership.
What is IT? ITRI will help answer this question by hosting an IT Showcase on Monday, Oct. 31, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Willard J. Walker Hall atrium. All students are welcome.
The Information Technology Research Institute, an Academic Alliance member of the National Center for Women & Information Technology, is accepting applications from female high school students for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. The application deadline is Nov. 7.
This free course, which is open to all students, has shown to have significant benefits on sleep, perceived stress, mindfulness and self-compassion.