Caleb Rawson spent much of his childhood at his father’s builders supply store. While customers walked down the aisle, picking out fixtures for their home or office, young Rawson was behind the scenes, stocking inventory and doing different tasks.
Vernon Richardson, distinguished professor and G. William Glezen Endowed Chair in Accounting in the accounting department at the Walton College, will deliver an Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lecture in Accounting at Baruch College on Oct. 22.
Jan R. Williams, dean and professor emeritus of the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee who earned a Ph.D. in 1970 from the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, is one of two recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Accounting Educator Award from the American Accounting Association.
Forty potential transfer students from Northwest Arkansas Community College visited the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas to learn about programs, resources and curriculum in the college.
Senior honors student Grayson Greer conducted some top-level research on the Indian food market through interviews with top-level executives — he gained access to the corner offices of CEOs and managing directors simply by having the audacity to ask.
Current and former accounting faculty, graduate students and doctoral alumni of the Sam M. Walton College of Business come together each summer to collaborate and support each other on groundbreaking research in the field.
Karen V. Pincus, a Walton College professor of accounting and the Doyle Z. and Maynette Derr Williams Chair in Professional Accounting, will receive one of only two Outstanding Accounting Educator Awards given by the American Accounting Association in 2017.
A team of three Masters of Accountancy students, Rebecca Francis, David Harris, and Alex Ross, competed in the inaugural Southeast Regional Tax Challenge case competition held at the University of Missouri on Feb. 10-11.
Nearly 40 potential transfer students from Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville visited the Sam M. Walton College of Business to learn about life as a student at the University of Arkansas.
When Kathryn Gadberry studied abroad to Mozambique, she was a part of a team that set up an accounting system for chicken farmers so they could sell an affordable source of protein to local consumers, a program known as Eggs for Africa.
Alumni Larry and Janett Crain of Searcy are supporting University of Arkansas business students from Searcy and Conway with an endowed scholarship specifically for graduates from those two high schools.
A former retail space in the Harmon Parking Facility on the University of Arkansas campus will be transformed into a retail innovation and technology lab through the generosity of Walmart Chief Executive Officer and Sam M. Walton College of Business alumnus Doug McMillon.
Small audit firms with membership in an accounting association or network perform higher-quality audits than small firms that do not belong to such organizations, according to a new study by accounting researchers at Walton College.
Members of the University of Arkansas student chapter of ALPFA, the Association for Latino Professionals for America, took second place in the KPMG Case Study Competition at the association’s national convention.
Three Walton College students have been elected as Associated Student Government officials for the 2015-16 academic year. Elections were conducted March 9-12 and have been certified by the ASG Judiciary.
Many told Rwan El-Khatib she would not be accepted by a United States doctoral program. It had been difficult for business majors in her native country of Jordan to continue their education in a doctoral program in America, and she repeatedly heard about it. It was almost as if people were challenging her
Hannah was inspired to pursue an education at the Sam M. Walton College of Business when she came to the university as a junior for a convocation that featured presentations by Walton students as well as Jason Adams, the college’s Honors Programs associate director, and Javier Reyes.
As a child, Claire Yan watched closely how her mother, a literature teacher, interacted with students. That experience led to Yan standing out on her balcony, talking to plants and flowers that made up her pretend classroom. Now she’s teaching in real students in a real classroom. Yan joined the Department of Accounting in August 2014
A business plan team from the University of Arkansas that is creating an online marketplace that would connect researchers to suppliers of human biospecimens placed third at the 2015 Brown-Forman Cardinal Challenge.
Susan Wagler, fiscal support analyst in the accounting center, has been named employee of the second quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business. Anyone in the college may nominate colleagues for the award, which is given to employees who show superior customer service that enhances the image of the college, above and beyond … Continue reading Wagler Named Walton College Employee of the Quarter→
Hua Wang has experienced much in his five years in the United States. He has mastered the English language, played French horn with the University of Arkansas band and earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Sam M. Walton College of Business in addition to his music degree.
As a high school student, Allison Kinsey worked part time at a local drive-in restaurant. She discovered she really enjoyed two things: working with numbers and reading people to better understand human behavior.
Nathanael Franks has been selected as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship – the oldest and one of most prestigious international scholarships offered to American students. Rhodes Scholars are awarded two years of study at the University of Oxford with the possibility of renewal for a third year.
Autumn Parker, associate director for undergraduate recruitment, and Barbara Lofton, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, have announced the 27 members of the 2014-2015 Dean’s Student Advisory Board for Walton.
Lauren Dreher Cunningham, a doctoral student in accounting at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, represented the United States at the European Accounting Association Doctoral Colloquium and Annual Congress in Estonia.
Vernon J. Richardson, the S. Robson Walton Chair and Distinguished Professor of Accounting, and four colleagues received the 2014 Accounting Horizons Best Paper Award at the 2014 American Accounting Association annual meeting.
Tom Davis Class of 2013 Accounting and Finance Tom Davis, a senior from Bentonville, Ark., majoring in accounting with a minor in finance, says he may never have gotten a chance to intern with Ernst and Young if he hadn’t participated in the Walton Honors Program. As an audit and assurance services intern last summer … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Tom Davis→
The trust group was failing. It was in such disrepair that the state of Nevada was considering receivership. For many, the task of resurrecting the Las Vegas company would be too daunting. Theresa Fette, however, saw the sinking business as an opportunity. Only 28 years old and a practicing lawyer, she and a business partner … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Theresa Fette→
“The faculty and staff are people with experiences who can tell you, ‘This is how you do it in the real world.’ ” Terrance Boyd Junior Accounting Major Retail and Spanish Minor When Terrance Boyd was a freshman, he was like many University of Arkansas students starting college careers. He had to adjust to a … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Terrance Boyd→
Talesha Christian Sophomore Accounting and Financial Investments Talesha Christian isn’t shy to say it. She loves math. From the time she was in grade school, she has enjoyed working with numbers. Now, as an Accounting and Financial Investments major at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, she sees so many opportunities where she can … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Talesha Christian→