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Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:14:30 -0500

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Kenneth James to Retire from AAIMS

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:37:00 -0500

Kenneth James, president for the Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science, will retire from the organization on Dec. 31, the AAIMS announced Thursday.

Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center Gets $7.4M Grant

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:04:00 -0500

The Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center will receive $7.4 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through its Agricultural Research Service.

UA System Names Gina Terry as CFO

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:15:00 -0500

University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt names longtime senior audit director Gina Terry as chief financial officer for the UA System.

Erin Beatty Hired by UA's General Counsel

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:02:00 -0500

Erin L. Beatty has joined the University of Arkansas' Office of the General Counsel on the Fayetteville campus, following a nationwide search.

A-State Announces First Recipients of Vaughn Endowed Professorships

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:18:00 -0500

Arkansas State University announced Tuesday that three veteran faculty members are the first recipients of $250,000 Vaughn Endowed Professorships.

Arkansas State Leases Land for Emergency Response Training

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:53:00 -0500

Arkansas State University signs long-term lease agreements tied to its disaster preparedness training program with the cities of Imboden and Walnut Ridge.

New Orleans Charter Group to Open School in Little Rock

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:31:00 -0500

An organization that runs four charter schools in New Orleans has been approved to operate a school in Arkansas.

Saline Memorial Adds Two to Medical Staff (Movers & Shakers)

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Dr. John Brizzolara and Dr. Teryn Driver have joined the Saline Memorial Hospital team.

Erin Finzer Promoted at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Erin Finzer has been named interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs-continuous improvement at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock effective Sept. 1.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:11:00 -0500

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced appointments to boards and commissions.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.5 Percent

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:00:00 -0500

Arkansas' unemployment rate in August increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.5 percent.

Arkansas State Eyes Training Sites in Imboden, Walnut Ridge

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:00:00 -0500

The board of trustees for Arkansas State University is considering plans to build facilities in Imboden and Walnut Ridge for use in a disaster preparedness training program.

Albert Braunfisch to Lead Hendrix College Board

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:21:00 -0500

Hendrix College of Conway said Wednesday that Albert Braunfisch of Little Rock has been named to a five-year term as chair of the private liberal arts college's board of trustees.

Kathleen Lawson to Lead Economics Arkansas

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:12:00 -0500

Economics Arkansas, a nonprofit educational organization that promotes economic and financial literacy, said Tuesday that Kathleen Lawson will be its new executive director effective Oct. 2.

Arkansas AD Says Opponents Need to Know Where Hogs Will Play

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:59:00 -0500

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says he wants to know within three to five months whether the Razorbacks will play football at Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium after 2018.

Universities Report Record-Breaking 11th Day Counts

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:57:00 -0500

Seven Arkansas universities reported record-breaking enrollment this week, though the University of Arkansas also said its growth had slowed.

Brandon Kemp Accepts Interim Position at A-State (Movers & Shakers)

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Brandon Kemp has been named interim associate dean of the College of Agriculture, Engineering & Technology at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and will lead the engineering programs for the 2017-18 academic year.

Joel Hargis Joins Nolan Caddell Reynolds (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Joel G. Hargis has been hired to lead the bankruptcy and consumer advocacy practice of the Nolan Caddell Reynolds law firm in Fort Smith.

Erica Goss Goes to NLRCVB (Movers & Shakers)

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Erica Goss has joined the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau as sales manager.

Solar Power Generating More Electric Power Jobs

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Solar power now employs the largest share of workers in the electric power generation sector in the United States, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Energy.