From 2005 to 2010, the average S&P 500 firm had seven members of Congress who owned stock in the firm, and some companies had closer to 100 members owning stock, according to a new study co-authored by a Walton College assistant professor of management. Continue reading Ridge Co-Authors Harvard Business Review Article Looking at Conflicts of Interest in Congress
Christopher C. Rosen, a professor in the management department of the Walton College, has been named associate editor for the Journal of Management. Continue reading Rosen Named Associate Editor of Journal of Management
It started as a class assignment. It became a pet product company that helps animal shelters. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Boxxyy
Incivil behaviors at work — put-downs, sarcasm and other condescending comments — tend to have a contagious effect, according to a new study by a management professor at the University of Arkansas and several colleagues. Continue reading Rosen Study Shows Incivility Begets Incivility in the Workplace
Nine faculty members of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas have been awarded endowed chairs or endowed professorships. Continue reading Nine Walton College Faculty Awarded Endowed Chairs, Professorships
By Lori McLemore
Sometimes life takes a detour from the original plan. For Kelley Weaver, the path to her college commencement took 34 years. Continue reading Taking the Long Way Home
Emerald Group Publishing, a global publisher focusing on research and practice, recognized three faculty members from the Sam M. Walton College of Business for their highly cited papers. Continue reading Walton Faculty Recognized for Highly Cited Research
Erin Wooldridge received the 2016 Arkansas Alumni Association Non-Traditional Student Leadership Award at the Student Involvement Awards Ceremony held on April 13 at the University of Arkansas. This award is co-sponsored each year by Off Campus Connections and the Arkansas Alumni Association. Continue reading Non-Traditional Student Redefines Leadership
The Global Engagement Office in the Sam M. Walton College of Business announces the winners of the first annual Instagram International Photo Contest. Students who studied or interned abroad in the past year submitted photos in five different categories: #Cultures #LocalPeople #Places #Historic and #HogsAbroad.
The pictures were posted on the Walton Study Abroad Instagram page (@Walton_StudyAbroad) for students to vote on their favorite ones. The pictures with the most likes in each category were then judged by a panel of faculty members. The panel had the final vote on the photos in each category to determine the winners.
If you would like to see the winning photos in all five categories (1st – 3rd place and a few honorable mentions) the pictures are up on the wall outside of WCOB 343 or visit walton.uark.edu/global/contest.php.
Congratulations to our winners!
- #Cultures: Wheeler Richardson, India, senior, marketing major
- #LocalPeople: Emily English, Mozambique, junior, marketing major
- #Places: Richard Wedding, Italy, sophomore, supply chain management major
- #Historic: Meaghan Pulliam, Denmark, senior, marketing major
- #HogsAbroad: Will Purdy, Vietnam, senior, management major
The Jeep was totaled. It sat in the body shop owned by Jason Ridge’s father, who told him if he wanted a car to drive – a teenage rite of passage – he better get to work. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Jason Ridge