Rajiv Sabherwal, chair of the Department of Information Systems and Edwin & Karlee Bradberry Chair in Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, has been named an IEEE Fellow, effective January 1, 2019. Continue reading Sabherwal Named IEEE Fellow
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
Between the time Hyunseok Jung earned his economics degree and was employed by the South Korean government, he worked for 2½ years at a fire station. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Hyunseok Jung
Matthew A. Waller, dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, will receive the Whitney M. Young Award for his work to improve the lives of underserved Arkansans at a luncheon hosted by the Urban League of the State of Arkansas on Dec. 5 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in North Little Rock.
“It is quite an honor for me to be a recognized by the Urban League,” said Waller. “An integral part of the Walton College mission is to serve all Arkansans, something I take seriously. To aid us in our mission, Walton College leans on our Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the oldest diversity office of any SEC business college. We also provide scholarships and academic support resources to assist and retain students. This support is important to our school, industry and state.”
The luncheon, chaired by Lottie Shackelford, former mayor of Little Rock, recognizes the contributions of individuals who help provide equal opportunities for all Arkansans.
Waller was chosen for the honor because of his commitment to diversity and inclusion at Walton College and within the state. Annie Abrams, a longtime civil rights activist, will also be recognized at the event.
For additional information or to purchase tickets for the event, contact the Urban League at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Jialie Chen came to the United States fully prepared to enroll in a doctoral program with a concentration on economics.
Then he discovered marketing. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Jialie Chen
Caleb Rawson spent much of his childhood at his father’s builders supply store.
While customers walked down the aisle, picking out fixtures for their home or office, young Rawson was behind the scenes, stocking inventory and doing different tasks. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Caleb Rawson
Lapovations, a University of Arkansas business plan competition team, won the 2018 SEC Student Pitch Championship — the second year in a row for an Arkansas team to take the title. Continue reading Lapovations Wins SEC Pitch Competition
Amy Moore, administrative specialist III for outreach, has been named employee of the first quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
Anyone in the college may nominate colleagues for the award, which is given to employees who show superior customer service that enhances the image of the college above and beyond the scope of that employee’s job description.
Along with Moore, Alice Frizzell, assistant director of information systems graduate programs; Monica Gammill, assistant director in the accounting center; Rachel Hobby, assistant MBA director at the Graduate School of Business; and Amanda Waters, administrative specialist II in the Department of Management, were also nominated for their contributions to Walton College.
The winner receives a certificate of appreciation and a cash prize. Winners are chosen by Walton College Dean Matt Waller, the associate deans, the assistant deans and the Walton College Staff Council.