Shelley Simpson, chief marketing officer for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., is the 2016 commencement speaker for the Sam M. Walton College of Business. The Walton College commencement ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on May 14 at Bud Walton Arena on the University of Arkansas campus. Continue reading Shelley Simpson Named Walton College Commencement Speaker for 2016
Jeff Waits, computer support specialist in the technology center, has been named employee of the first quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business. Continue reading Waits Named Walton College Employee of the Quarter
Four distinguished leaders in business and community service in Arkansas have been named to the 2016 class of inductees for the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame. Continue reading 2016 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Inductees Are Announced
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College is a life-changing experience for many students. For 2015 freshman Matthew Evans, his life changed before he even went to his first college class. Evans is the 2015 Boyer Fellow in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. He was a superior student at Conway High and already headed for Fayetteville and the U of A when he was selected as a Boyer Fellow. Continue reading Matthew Evans Named Boyer Fellow for 2015
The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas moved up to 27th among public undergraduate business schools and 43rd among public and private business colleges in the latest survey by U.S. News & World Report. Continue reading Walton 27th Public Business School in U.S. News Rankings
John Delery, management professor and the Raymond F. Orr Chair in Management, has been named director of the Walton Honors program. Continue reading Delery Named Director of Walton Honors Program
In the Walton Reader’s Spotlight, our business librarian, Jonathan Torres, interviews faculty and staff about books that have inspired them. Torres starts out by asking Dean Matt Waller what book has inspired him: Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance.
Next on deck is professor Jon Johnson, so stay tuned for Jon’s book pick!
Nancy Fondren, administrative support supervisor in the Graduate School of Business, has been named employee of the year by the Walton College. Continue reading Fondren Named Walton College Employee of the Year
The selection committee for the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the 2016 class of inductees. The nomination deadline is July 1. Continue reading Nominations Open for Arkansas Business Hall of Fame