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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.

Data Theft: Is Your Business Ready? (Aaron Gamewell Expert Advice)

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

Aaron Gamewell of SBS CyberSecurity offers his list of actions that every business should deploy to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

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.

Alice Walton Announces New Art Bridges Foundation

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:47:00 -0500

Alice Walton, daughter of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. founder Sam M. Walton and the founder of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, forms a new nonprofit foundation called Art Bridges.

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.

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.

No Catch: Lower Electric Bills Pay for High-Efficiency Retrofits

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

OECC’s PAYS program — for Pay As You Save — has erased the doubts of landlords and homeowners alike, retrofitting close to 300 homes at a cost of $1.5 million since April 2016.

Tyson Foods Commits to Food Sustainability

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

Tyson Foods CEO Tom Hayes says his company’s commitment to creating a sustainable food program can help create a healthier environment, a healthier workforce and healthier animals.

First Pentecostal Church of Bryant Sold for $3.3M

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

A church, residential property and rural acreage in Saline County combine with a Lonoke County farm for a six-pack of multimillion-dollar real estate transactions.

Mocking the Media at Its Heroic Hour

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

A hurricane had devastated his hometown, other powerful storms were brewing in the Atlantic, and Bill Bishop was fed up with hot air.

Report: Arkansas Schools Have High Chronic Absenteeism Rates

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:08:00 -0500

Attendance Works and the Everyone Graduates Center released an analysis Friday that shows 50 Arkansas public schools have chronic absenteeism rates of 30 percent or more.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

Our Enemies, Ourselves (Editorial)

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500

It’s the job of the enemies of the American people to ask questions. Just as it’s been the job of the enemies of the American people in the last week to cover historic, tragic Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath of flooding, death and destruction.

The Fabric of Our Lives (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Corporate social responsibility is a term applied to a company’s adherence to the letter and spirit of the law. It has also come to mean, in a broader sense, how a company and its leadership act based on corporate conscience — that internal guide to the rightness or wrongness of corporate or individual behavior.

Women’s Foundation Director Anna Beth Gorman Says Interest in Equity Pays Off

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Anna Beth Gorman was named executive director of the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas in April 2016.

Crystal Bridges Announces Director, Name of New Arts Venue

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:35:00 -0500

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced Lieven Bertels, a native of Belgium with a background in international arts festivals, as director of its new arts venue being developed in a former Kraft Foods plant in downtown Bentonville.

Arkansas Nonprofit's $12.6M Project to Aid Kenyan Farmers

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 07:10:00 -0500

Heifer International launches a $12.6 million project to help 30,000 farmers in Kenya increase the quantity and improve the quality of the milk they produce.

Bar Association Honors Attorney Bill Waddell for Pro Bono Work (Movers & Shakers)

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Bill Waddell was recognized earlier this month as one of five recipients of the American Bar Association’s Pro Bono Publico Award for 2017.

UAMS Names Associtate Deans to College of Medicine (Movers & Shakers)

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Dr. Charlotte Hobbs has been named executive associate dean for clinical and translational research at the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, and Richard P. Morrison has been named executive associate dean for research.

UA Little Rock Raised $18M In 2016-17

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:12:00 -0500

Donors contributed $18 million in new gifts and pledges to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock during the recently completed fiscal year — the third-highest total in university's history.