Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced a $15 billion share buyback program at its annual meeting on Friday, as the world's largest retailer faces increasing scrutiny from investors. // read more
Shoplinkz.com is a free website where users add a special bookmark to their web browser and click it whenever they see a product they like on the Internet. // read more
Kathy Deck, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas, offered her economic outlook for the state and nation during the Quarterly Business Analysis luncheon. // read more
Gov. Mike Beebe on Wednesday asked to use $1.1 million from a state reserve fund to make up for a shortfall in a program that helps students pursuing medical degrees that Arkansas schools don't offer pay for tuition at schools in other states. // read more
A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences BioVentures startup has licensed technology that enables parents of babies in neonatal intensive care units to monitor their children 24 hours a day through a camera placed at the baby's bedside. // read more
Eligible freshmen at Arkansas Tech are to get up to $1,000 in supplemental scholarship money for the coming academic year. // read more
A private survey shows U.S. businesses added just 135,000 jobs in May, the second straight month of weak gains. // read more
Officials say a fall 2016 opening is planned for the $50 million U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith. The museum's board of directors said Tuesday that groundbreaking for the museum will be held Sept. 24, 2014. // read more
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is taking steps toward redeveloping a baccalaureate program in nursing. // read more
Arkansas State University is exploring public-private partnerships to establish an osteopathic medical school in Jonesboro. City leaders said such a school would be a new economic engine for the Delta, attracting medical professionals and increasing the availability of primary care. // read more
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named Paula Casey as its interim vice provost for research and dean of the graduate school.
Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is set to implement a program this fall that will require all freshmen to use an iPad as part of a first-year experience course called "Making Connections."
Innovate Arkansas client Movista was born in the MBA program at the University of Arkansas Walton Business College, but when it came time to put down permanent roots, co-founders April Seggebruch and Stan Zylowski chose a house just off the square in downtown Bentonville.
While he supports enterprises and technologies that embrace sustainability and renewable energy as president and CEO of BlueInGreen LLC, Clete Brewer is first and foremost about the business side.