The McMillon Innovation Studio at the Sam M. Walton College of Business is hiring hourly student design team positions. All University of Arkansas students are welcome to apply. Continue reading New Student Jobs at the McMillon Innovation Studio
Beginning in fall 2018, the McMillon Innovation Studio will be forming innovation design teams that will focus on prototyping new models of delivery, services, products and policies in the areas of (1) health and well-being, (2) supply chain and (3) seamless commerce. We will be hiring student project leaders for each of these teams, who will have the opportunity to travel, create and innovate for real impact, gain job experience, earn potential credit hours, and receive potential funding to support innovation prototypes. All majors are welcome to apply.
The McMillon Innovation Studio seeks to shape the future of commerce by inspiring students to be catalysts of innovation.
For more information regarding student job opportunities, visit:
- McMillon Innovation Studio – Program Director
- McMillon Innovation Studio – Marketing Intern
- McMillon Innovation Studio – Project Lead, Supply Chain
- McMillon Innovation Studio – Project Lead, Health & Wellness
- McMillon Innovation Studio – Graduate Assistant
Students with creative, innovative ideas in health and well-being, supply chain or seamless commerce are welcome to join a design team being in fall 2018. Contact Rachel Sullivant at email@example.com for additional information.
The University of Arkansas Enactus team won the regional championship at the Enactus Southeastern Regional Competition and advances to the national competition in May.
The team took the title at the regional competition in Dallas on Monday, April 16. At that competition, the team presented three projects they designed and implemented this academic year. These projects create an impact for residents in Northwest Arkansas fighting issues with homelessness, recidivism among youth and unemployment of disabled adults.
This is the first time in eight years that the University of Arkansas Enactus team will advance to the Enactus National Competition, which will be held in Kansas City, Missouri, May 20-22.
About Enactus: Enactus, an international nonprofit organization, seeks to empower students to make a difference through sustainable, entrepreneurial action. Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to enable human progress. Through student programs on campuses across the nation, Enactus applies business concepts to develop entrepreneurial projects that transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Rachel Sullivant has joined the Center for Retailing Excellence at the Sam M. Walton College of Business as student programs director. Continue reading Sullivant Joins Center for Retailing Excellence as Student Programs Director
From the time she graduated from college, Jessica Salmon thought about how she could make a difference beyond the corporate world. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Jessica Salmon
Jessica Salmon was named director of the Center for Retailing Excellence for the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, effective July 17. Previously, she served as director of Finance and Strategy for Walmart U.S. Continue reading Salmon Named Director of Center for Retailing Excellence
University of Arkansas students who can slice and dice data to anticipate trends and help retailers and suppliers stay out in front of their customers can win $15,000 in the McMillon Innovation Studio’s second design contest. Continue reading Students: Win $15,000 in McMillon Innovation Studio Contest
Students from the U of A attended the 2017 Enactus National Competition in Kansas City to network, brainstorm project ideas and create partnerships with students from other colleges and universities. Continue reading Students Attend 2017 Enactus National Competition
The Lovelace Technologies team took top honors in the first entrepreneurial design contest sponsored by the McMillon Innovation Studio. Continue reading Lovelace Technologies Takes First McMillon Innovation Studio Entrepreneurial Design Contest
Leaders from Google, IBM, SamsClub.com, QVC, Starship Technologies and useAIble will be featured at the 2017 Trends in Technology Conference on Wednesday, April 26, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers.
The conference, hosted by the Center for Retailing Excellence and the Supply Chain Management Research Center at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, will present technology trends affecting retailers and supply chains.
A highlight of the conference will be a conversation between Nathalie Walton, strategic partnerships lead, Google Shopping/Emerging Business Development at Google, and Jamie Iannone, president and chief executive officer of SamsClub.com.
“I am excited to discuss trends in e-commerce, online growth and other technology challenges with Jamie Iannone of SamsClub.com,” Walton said. “Brands like SamsClub.com continue to lead the charge with data analytics, business strategy and business execution.”
Iannone brings a wealth of insight to building an online presence and enhancing the retail experience. Also featured at the conference is Ben Emmrich, strategic partner developer at Google, who manages strategic partnerships with top-tier retailers utilizing the online marketplace Google Express.
Brigid McDermott, vice president, Blockchain Business Development at IBM, will deliver the conference’s keynote address on driving the growth of emerging technologies to improve banking, supply chains and innovation, all while reducing costs and risks. Other speakers include Linda Dillman, chief information officer, retired, at QVC; Nick Handrick, head of operations at Starship Technologies, and Rix Ryskamp, chief executive officer and founder of useAIble.
Registration for the event is $750 for the general public, with group rates available, or $250 for Walton College MBA students or alumni.
For more information and to register, visit cre.uark.edu/2017-conference.php.