Little Rock couple’s $37,000 gift endows business scholarship

University of Arkansas at Little Rock business and finance students can now look forward to an additional scholarship to help them complete their dream of finishing a college education, thanks to a generous gift from a community-minded Little Rock couple. Continue reading “Little Rock couple’s $37,000 gift endows business scholarship”

Professor Ashvin Vibhakar, second from left, and three of his students, Alex Howell, left, Rita Chowdhury, center right, and Noah Asher, right, won third place in a Chartered Financial Analyst certification research competition. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Business students take third place in financial competition analyzing Dillard’s, Inc.

A team of students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business have placed third in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Research Challenge on Feb. 23 at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. Continue reading “Business students take third place in financial competition analyzing Dillard’s, Inc.”

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Vibhakar appointed to Arkansas District Export Council

Dr. Ashvin Vibhakar, Joe T. Ford Chair of Finance at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is among 15 new members of the Arkansas District Export Council appointed by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. Continue reading “Vibhakar appointed to Arkansas District Export Council”

A delegation from Little Rock attends the dedication ceremony for Michael Warrick's sculpture, "Youth," which was gifted to Hanam City, South Korea. The group includes (L to R) Robert Coon, Warrick, Joon Park, Ashvin Vibhakar, and Melanie Berman.

Sister Cities Sculpture finds permanent home in South Korea

With hundreds of people gathered around, Michael Warrick, while wearing pure white gloves that matched the chilly Dec. 15, 2017, weather, pulled on a golden rope to reveal a beautiful 7-foot sculpture previously hidden by a white satin sheet.  Continue reading “Sister Cities Sculpture finds permanent home in South Korea”

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Former dairy farmer finds new career, earns MBA from UA Little Rock

Howell Andrew Fielder grew up working on his family’s dairy farm in Guy, Arkansas, where the whole world became a classroom filled with science experiments.  Continue reading “Former dairy farmer finds new career, earns MBA from UA Little Rock”