Category Archives: Students

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

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

Determined to Support

When Covid-19 ended their service project to collect feminine hygiene products for homeless shelters, sophomores Quincee Scates and Kaitlin Ketchey, both officers in Future Women Business Leaders at the University of Arkansas, quickly pivoted to an online project anyone could help with:  writing letters to provide support to shut-ins or medical professionals. Continue reading Determined to Support

Walton Career Services Hosts Fall Events

Walton Career Services at the Sam M. Walton College of Business is kicking off the fall semester with tons of events for students applying for internships and full-time positions, developing a resume or learning about employers. Walton Career Services will host the following events this fall:

August Events:

  • Are you Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Corporate Comes to Campus: August 29, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

September Events:

  • Are you Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Walmart Career Fest: September 4, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Aldi Corporate Spotlight: September 10, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Google Comes to Campus: September 11-September 13
  • Walton Retail Career Day: September 12, 11 a.m. – 3:30 pm.
  • Resume Rescue: September 17 & 18
  • Pitched Perfect: September 17, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Diversity in the Workplace Panel: September 18, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Business Career Fair: September 24, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 – 3 p.m.

October Events:

  • Are you Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • capSpire – Company of the Day: October 1, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • USA Truck – Company of the Day: October 8, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Walmart Tech Week: October 7-11
  • Leggett & Platt – Company of the Day: October 15, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Tech Careers in Startups: October 24, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Walmart Trivia Night: October 29, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

November Events:

  • Are you Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Verizon – Company of the Day: November 5, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • FIS – Company of the Day: November 12, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Shopper Marketing Panel: November 12, 4:30 pm. – 6 p.m.
  • S.A.M. Talk with Laura Phillips of Walmart: November 13, 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Goosehead – Company of the Day: November 19, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

For details and to register for events, visit Handshake at uark.joinhandshake.com. For information regarding Walton Career Services, visitwalton.uark.edu/career.