a team of business students (Zach Cochran, bottom left, Noah Asher, center, and Abigail Resendiz, bottom right) from UA Little Rock have won second place at the international Ivey Business Plan Competition. The students collaborated with Arkansas Cardiology Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Dwight Christman, back left, Baptist Health Cardiovascular Nurse Anna Helm, center left, and Martial Tregeaud, back right, to commercialize a medical device invented by Chrisman to help cardiologists perform heart surgery with greater safety and efficiency. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock business students take second place at international entrepreneurship competition

A team of business students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have won second place and a $3,000 prize at the international Ivey Business Plan Competition held Jan. 25-27 in Ontario, Canada, for their business plan for a device designed to help interventional cardiologists perform minimally invasive heart surgery with greater safety and efficiency.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock business students take second place at international entrepreneurship competition”

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UA Little Rock student wins SURF award to research outdated maritime law cited by lawyers in Missouri Duck Boat tragedy

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has received a $2,750 Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) award from the Arkansas Department of Education to research an outdated maritime law that lawyers invoked in an attempt to avoid or limit legal damages sought by victims and their family members in a tourist boat accident that killed 17 people last summer.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student wins SURF award to research outdated maritime law cited by lawyers in Missouri Duck Boat tragedy”

ASBTDC helps small business clients get $90 million in capital funding in 2018

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, continues to be an economic driver for the state. ASBTDC helped clients secure more than $90 million in capital funding and create 891 jobs in 2018.  Continue reading “ASBTDC helps small business clients get $90 million in capital funding in 2018”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA Little Rock hosts VITA program to help people file taxes for free

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will run a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program for the second year in a row to assist members of the public and the campus community file their taxes free of charge.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock hosts VITA program to help people file taxes for free”

Donald W Reynolds College of Business and Economic Development building.

UA Little Rock named Best Business School in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business has been honored as the best business school in Arkansas for 2018.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock named Best Business School in Arkansas”

UA Little Rock awards $100,000 to students for research, creative works

More than 100 undergraduates at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will receive $1,000 grants to conduct original research, creative works, and community service projects this year as part of the university’s Signature Experience Award Program. Continue reading “UA Little Rock awards $100,000 to students for research, creative works”

ASBTDC plans week of activities to encourage entrepreneurship

Anyone at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock interested in exploring entrepreneurship can turn to the on-campus experts at the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center. Continue reading “ASBTDC plans week of activities to encourage entrepreneurship”

UA Little Rock Accounting Department joins Accounting Blockchain Coalition

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Accounting has recently joined the Accounting Blockchain Coalition (ABC), a multi-stakeholder group of industry leaders in accounting, education, technology, finance, and law.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Accounting Department joins Accounting Blockchain Coalition”

UA Little Rock alumni Josh Davenport (left) and Heather Nelson (right) founded their energy efficiency company, Seal Energy Solutions, in North Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock alumni at forefront of Arkansas energy efficiency, solar market

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock alumni are taking the Little Rock energy efficiency and solar industries by storm, providing their customers with solutions that are helping the environment and saving them money at the same time.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock alumni at forefront of Arkansas energy efficiency, solar market”