Nucor Steel Arkansas Opens New Cold Mill Facility
Nucor Steel Arkansas cut the ribbon on its new $230 million cold mill facility in Hickman on Friday.
Nucor executives, along with state lawmakers and economic development officials, gathered at the facility in Northeast Arkansas for the ceremony. Read the full story here.
Innovation Hub Opening Temporary Pop-Up in Springdale
The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is opening a pop-up makerspace in Springdale that is designed to provide maker and entrepreneur training as well as fun activities for adults and families.
Sponsored by the Walton Family Foundation, the NWA Innovation Hub will run from Sunday, Oct. 26 through Saturday, Nov. 23. Read the full story here.
Arkansas Tax Conference highlights trends in industry.
Creating Farm-to-School Programs in Arkansas
Childhood obesity is a serious problem across the country. Surveys indicate 1 in 5 children are now obese.
Several studies have shown that students will eat more fruits and vegetables when they have easy access to a variety of high quality fresh items. Read the full story here.
State crime lab opens new facility in Northwest Arkansas.
Osceola Hospital Selected to Participate Healthcare Program
One rural Arkansas hospital has been selected to participate in the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development – Technical Assistance Program (DRCHSD).
South Mississippi County Medical Center in Osceola has been chosen to participate in the program, along with five other rural hospitals in Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee. Read the full story here.
CHI St. Vincent names new director of performance excellence.
New Partnership Aims to Create Pipeline for Minority Law Students
A new partnership between the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and Philander Smith College has been formed to serve as a pipeline for minority law students.
The new 4+3 pipeline program offers guaranteed acceptance to the Bowen School of Law to Philander Smith College graduates who meet certain criteria. Read the full story here.
University of Arkansas names new Technology Ventures director.