Most Recent News

UA group focuses on impact investing

The finance department of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas recently launched an initiative that’s expected to accelerate impact investing in Arkansas.


Rongers Named Director of Development for Walton College

“With Erin’s extensive background in development, she was a natural choice for this role,” said Matt Waller, dean of the Walton College. “I have full confidence in Erin as a leader and ambassador for our college.”


Event Highlight: Walton SCM Showcase

The reimagined format of this event will feature project presentations, an industry address, and a student panel discussion showcasing the value of industry integration within our program.


Walton College of Business Sales Competition

Madison Martin, Brady McGinely, Faith Norton, Karsyn Robinson, Helen Woodham and Jacob Young advanced to the final round of the competition, and Helen Woodham finished first.


Student Success Spotlight: Ryan Sheets

As director of the Business Communication Lab at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, Sheets and his staff help students at all stages of their college career, whether it be for an introductory composition course, a class assignment, a scholarship application, a PowerPoint presentation or a Ph.D. paper.


Student Success Spotlight: Sammi Nelson

It’s a long way from Massachusetts. But when Sammi Nelson received a full gymnastics scholarship to the University of Arkansas, the offer was too good to refuse.


Leadership Walton Student Executive Committee

Morgan Wojciechowski, Amelia Catanzaro, Laura Jo Randall, Quincee Scates, Hanna Strombom, Grayson Malone, Nathan Peck, Zachary Hassan and Alisa Wyant are part of the Walton executive committee.


Diversity in the Workplace Panel

This year's Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Panel takes place virtually from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 23. Register through Handshake.


Fall 2021 Stock Pitch Competition

William Cross, a current junior finance major with a minor in Japanese, took home first place in the Fall 2021 Stock Pitch Competition


New Program at U of A to Support Outdoor Recreation Entrepreneurs

A new program is being developed at the U of A that will train and support regional entrepreneurs focused on outdoor recreation-oriented hospitality, service and experience businesses, as well as outdoor industry product design and development start-ups.


Student Success Spotlight: Synetra Hughes

Hughes coordinates the office’s summer programs, such as the Business Leadership Academy for incoming college freshmen, Fleischer Scholars Program for 11th and 12th grade students and the Technology Awareness Program for students in the fifth to ninth grade.


Leadership Walton Applications Open

Students enrolled in the Sam M. Walton College of Business now have the opportunity to apply to become a member of Leadership Walton.