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Below you'll find an archive of news items related to Global Engagement at Walton College.

Study Abroad Experience Inspires Campaign Gift From Roberts Family

Study Abroad Experience Inspires Campaign Gift From Roberts Family

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.

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Award-Winning Ghanaian Entrepreneur to Speak on Social Innovation

Award-Winning Ghanaian Entrepreneur to Speak on Social Innovation

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.

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Acxiom Creates Walton College Scholarship in Honor of Jones Family

Acxiom Creates Walton College Scholarship in Honor of Jones Family

Acxiom Corporation has contributed $100,000 to Campaign Arkansas to establish an endowed scholarship for the Office of Global Engagement in the Walton College.

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EPIC Spotlight: Stephanie Schuljak

EPIC Spotlight: Stephanie Schuljak

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.

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Walton International Photo Contest Winners

Walton International Photo Contest Winners

Walton’s Global Engagement Office announces the winners of the first annual Instagram International Photo Contest.

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EPIC Spotlight: Kathryn Gadberry

EPIC Spotlight: Kathryn Gadberry

When Kathryn Gadberry studied abroad to Mozambique, she was a part of a team that set up an accounting system for chicken farmers so they could sell an affordable source of protein to local consumers, a program known as Eggs for Africa.

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Adriana Hofer Named Director of Walton College Global Engagement Office

Adriana Hofer Named Director of Walton College Global Engagement Office

Adriana Hofer is the new director of the Global Engagement Office for the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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U of A Students Prepare to Spend Spring Semester Overseas at Partner Universities

U of A Students Prepare to Spend Spring Semester Overseas at Partner Universities

These exchange students come from across campus, with Walton College, Bumpers College, College of Engineering, and Fulbright College represented.

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Students Learn about Life in the Mekong Delta

Students Learn about Life in the Mekong Delta

Students and faculty from the University of Arkansas worked in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam in the summer of 2015, learning from, working with and teaching people in the Hoa An village.

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Students Experience Life-Changing Summer in Mozambique

Students Experience Life-Changing Summer in Mozambique

Walton College students spent their summer in Mozambique participating in a service learning project. Applying what they’ve learned in the classroom, had life-changing results.

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Welcome International Students

Welcome International Students

Welcome to all the Walton College international students attending college orientation today.

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Society of Emerging Global Businesswomen Hosts Kickoff Event

Society of Emerging Global Businesswomen Hosts Kickoff Event

The Society of Emerging Global Businesswomen hosted its kickoff event April 16. The event introduced the society to University of Arkansas students and Northwest Arkansas professionals to help recruit members.

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Pulliam Named First Recipient of the Joseph A. Ziegler Study Abroad Award

Pulliam Named First Recipient of the Joseph A. Ziegler Study Abroad Award

Meaghan Pulliam, a marketing major from Plano, Texas, is the first recipient of the Joseph A. Ziegler Study Abroad Award.

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Teams Compete in International Supply Chain Case Competition

Teams Compete in International Supply Chain Case Competition

The Supply Chain Management Research Center at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas hosted its 11th annual International Graduate Supply Chain Case Competition on March 5-7 at the John Q. Hammonds Center in Rogers.

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EPIC Spotlight: Hannah Birch

EPIC Spotlight: Hannah Birch

Hannah was inspired to pursue an education at the Sam M. Walton College of Business when she came to the university as a junior for a convocation that featured presentations by Walton students as well as Jason Adams, the college’s Honors Programs associate director, and Javier Reyes.

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EPIC Spotlight: Peter Katuscak

EPIC Spotlight: Peter Katuscak

Peter Katuscak researches around the globe as he examines the behaviors of auction bidders or how people perceive their tax situations. For the 2014-15 school year, he is a visiting assistant professor with the Department of Economics at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, where he teaches microeconomic theory to undergraduates. Peter Katuscak Visiting … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Peter Katuscak

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Study Abroad Bloggers

Study Abroad Bloggers

Be sure to check the Walton Blog to keep up with our students studying abroad this semester.

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Ghana: Open for Business

Ghana: Open for Business

Michael Williams, chairman of the Aya Center in Accra, the capitol city of Ghana, spoke to Sam M. Walton College of Business faculty members about the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Ghana.

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EPIC Spotlight: Dr. Tim Yeager

EPIC Spotlight: Dr. Tim Yeager

Dr. Tim Yeager could have stayed focused on economics. He spent years in college, earning degrees in economics and even teaching the subject at universities on both the East and West coasts.

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EPIC Spotlight: Marcus Monk

EPIC Spotlight: Marcus Monk

Those who remember Marcus Monk during his undergrad years at the University of Arkansas probably think of his time as an Arkansas Razorback wide receiver. When Marcus graduated from the Sam M. Walton College of Business in 2008 with a degree in marketing, he went on to play in the NFL and then to play basketball in Germany for two years. In January 2013, Marcus returned to the University of Arkansas to be a student again, this time in the Walton MBA program.

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