Thirty-eight students in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas are finishing up their first semester in the recently updated full-time MBA program, which has been extended to two years. The revamped program also focuses more on soft skills and includes a mentorship program.
The University of Arkansas Graduate Professional Student Congress worked with the Associated Student Government to pass legislation earlier this year that would provide students with access to free menstrual products. The initiative is now being implemented across campus.
The University of Arkansas has earned gold status as a bicycle friendly campus from the League of American Bicyclists, a national cycling advocacy organization. In just the past couple of years, the university rolled out the VeoRide bike sharing program, created the Discovery Bikeway through campus and built mountain biking trails.
In his annual State of the University address, University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz reflected back on the instution's accomplishments and looked toward its future as it nears its 150th anniversary. As the number of Arkansans graduating from high school declines, Steinmetz wants to implement strategies to keep enrollment steady at the U of A. The entire address can be viewed here.