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How Business Schools Can Be a Part of the Solution to Racism

By Barbara A. Lofton and Matthew A. Waller 

When injustice is exposed, especially dramatically and graphically like with the recent death of George Floyd and so many other blacks in the last few years, we are left with struggling emotions, including rightful anger. And there’s often a feeling of helplessness for those who earnestly want to make a positive difference. Continue reading How Business Schools Can Be a Part of the Solution to Racism

Nothing But Net: Walton Students Assist Vietnamese Farmers with Nethouses

Vietnam, a long, skinny country, borders the South China Sea, China, Laos and Cambodia.  Rural Vietnamese farmers have long relied on self-sustaining farming and fishing. Historically, it is known for rice production, although in more recent years it is expanding its exports to cashews, black pepper and coffee. Continue reading Nothing But Net: Walton Students Assist Vietnamese Farmers with Nethouses

Three New Business Graduate Degrees Created to Meet Industry Demand

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas now offers three new graduate degrees including a Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Applied Business Analytics and Master of Science in Supply Chain Management. Classes will begin in fall 2020. Continue reading Three New Business Graduate Degrees Created to Meet Industry Demand

Nominate an Outstanding Business Leader for the 2021 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Business Hall of Fame board is accepting nominations for the 2021 class of business leaders who have made a lasting contribution to business and their communities. The nomination deadline is July 31. Continue reading Nominate an Outstanding Business Leader for the 2021 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Determined Behavior

To learn from the COVID-19 pandemic, Azat Sadyrov, a research assistant at the Behavioral Business Research Lab within the Sam M. Walton College of Business, is teaming up with Samantha Robinson, teaching assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences within the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, to study the behavior of people and how the coronavirus has altered that behavior. Continue reading Determined Behavior