A panel of three distinguished economists will speak Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, on the regional, national and international economic outlook for the coming year at the 25th annual Business Forecast luncheon. Continue reading Experts Set to Discuss Economy at 25th Business Forecast Luncheon
The Walton College Business Communication Lab and the University of Arkansas Department of Communication hosted the annual Presenter of the Year Competition on Dec. 1. Continue reading Presenter of the Year Competition Held Dec. 1
Bob Chitester, founder and chairman of the board of the Free To Choose Network, will speak at the University of Arkansas on Thursday, Dec. 6. Continue reading Chitester To Speak on ‘Quotable and Notable’ Milton Friedman
University of Arkansas students once again are getting the opportunity to study the political and economic free-market principles advanced by Nobel economics laureate Milton Friedman at a retreat at his former home in Vermont. Continue reading 10 U of A Students to Be Selected for Free Friedman Colloquium in Vermont
Mia Norton, a senior accounting major, has been selected to serve as president of the Leadership Walton student executive committee for 2018-19. Continue reading Mia Norton Named President of Leadership Walton Student Executive Committee
University of Arkansas students! Sign up now for the Blockchain Hackathon to be held from 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, until 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Arkansas Union. Continue reading Sign Up Now for Blockchain Hackathon on Sept. 28-29
The eighth annual State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report will be released on Sept. 25.
The report will be released by Walton College’s Center for Business and Economic Research, in collaboration with the Northwest Arkansas Council. Continue reading State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report Set for Sept. 25
Building on its history as a global leader in information systems research, the Sam M. Walton College of Business Department of Information Systems at the University of Arkansas has established the Blockchain Center of Excellence to discover and disseminate innovative uses of the emerging technology and to teach students its importance to the future of business and digital security.
The Arkansas Business Hall of Fame board is accepting nominations for the 2019 class of leaders who have made a lasting contribution to business and their communities.
The nomination deadline is July 31.
Specific criteria for selection and a list of past honorees can be found at walton.uark.edu/abhf. Nominations can be made by completing and submitting the form found on the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame website or sending a letter of nomination including information that illustrates to the selection committee why the nominee deserves recognition.
Nominations also may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to the Office of External Relations at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development, Office of External Relations, Room 217, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701-1201.
The 2019 class, which will join the 82 business leaders now in the hall of fame, will be inducted at a gala dinner Feb. 8, 2019, in Little Rock.
In selecting inductees, the committee considers outstanding leadership in establishing, building or running a business; improving his or her community; and displaying the highest level of ethics.
Equal consideration is given to Arkansans – by birth or by choice – whose business achievements have been inside or outside of the state. Living inductees must be at least 60 years of age. Nominations are not limited to graduates of the Sam M. Walton College of Business or the University of Arkansas.
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