Vivione Biosciences of Pine Bluff has announced a partnership with the Institute for Environmental Health that will open up its pathogen detection system to the oil and gas industries.
Southern Arkansas University will offer the state's first marine biology degree beginning this fall. The university hopes the new program will draw in students from across the state and region.
The third installment of the ARK Challenge startup accelerator in Fayetteville, scheduled to run for three months beginning later this summer through September, will be leaner and meaner.
Part startup accelerator, part Startup Weekend, a new event in northwest Arkansas is designed to nudge early-stage startup ventures on their way to healthy growth.