Category Archives: Sam M. Walton College of Business

Adding Value, Gaining Experience

Scott Sims, an honors accounting and finance double major in Walton College, beams at everyone we pass in the Bentonville Sam’s Club, greeting the workers like old friends. He throws back samples of orange juice and pineapple, putting everyone at … Continue reading

Posted in Accounting, Finance, Internships, Sam M. Walton College of Business, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Blooming in Brighton

Thea Winston is a rising accounting senior from Forrest City, Arkansas. Before a hectic senior year of taking the GMAT and participating in her many student organizations, Thea traveled to Brighton, England. From academics to street art to some timely lessons on acceptance, … Continue reading

Posted in Accounting, England, France, Germany, Honors College Study Abroad Grant, Sam M. Walton College of Business, Spain, Study Abroad | Leave a comment

Looking Toward the Future: Embracing Uncertainty

Zana N. English is a fourth-year student within the Fulbright College honors program. She is majoring in international relations and political science in Fulbright and economics within the Walton School of Business. Originally from Marianna, AR, Zana is actively involved … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Honors Courses, International Relations, J.William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Political science, Sam M. Walton College of Business, Tracking Trump and Hillary | Leave a comment

Middlespeak: Building Bridges to Immigrant Integration

We’ve all seen the photo of Omran Daqneesh, the little boy in an ambulance in Aleppo, covered in dust and blood from an airstrike that destroyed his home. International news has been awash in stories of immigrants crossing borders from Syria … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, History, Honors thesis, J.William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Sam M. Walton College of Business, SURF grant, Sweden | Leave a comment

Postcard from Valencia: Kassandra Salazar

  Honors international business major Kassandra Salazar learned a lot in her six weeks abroad, from the finer points of Castellano Spanish to the importance of comfortable walking shoes. Adjusting to the Spanish sense of time was an ongoing source … Continue reading

Posted in Honors College Study Abroad Grant, International Business/Marketing, Sam M. Walton College of Business, Spain, Study Abroad | Leave a comment

Confronting Stereotypes in Dubai

Junior Zach Schwermann has majors in International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies and has tacked on two minors as well – Arabic and International Business. So it makes sense that he would be drawn to the Intensive Arabic Language Seminar … Continue reading

Posted in International Business/Marketing, International Relations, J.William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Sam M. Walton College of Business, Study Abroad, United Arab Emirates | Leave a comment

PATHways: Meet Adia Threatt

Adia Threatt, a freshman accounting major and supply chain management minor born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, graduated from Kadena High School on the Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan. Growing up in a military family has exposed her to new … Continue reading

Posted in Greek Life, PATHways, Sam M. Walton College of Business | Leave a comment

Crowdsourcing the Tanzania Experience

Beloved American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway once said, “I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy.” Surely he is not alone in this opinion. This summer, English professor Dr. Charles Adams and anthropology … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Honors College Study Abroad Grant, Industrial Engineering, International Business/Marketing, Study Abroad, Tanzania, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Beaucoups of Books: 5 Questions for Truman Scholar Cicely Shannon

Senior economics major Cicely Shannon’s love for books began at age four, when she learned to read. She began sharing her passion for reading in fifth grade, when she created Bookoos* of Books reading circle, the first of several literacy … Continue reading

Posted in 5 Questions, Books, Economics, J.William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Sam M. Walton College of Business, Service | Leave a comment

Beyond the Daily Grind: Coffee Research Brews Opportunity in Costa Rica

Honors International Business/Marketing major Alexandra Somborn conducted her undergraduate research on perceptions of Costa Rica and their influence on new business ventures, particularly linked to coffee. Although she originally dreaded the process, her project evolved into much more than she … Continue reading

Posted in Honors thesis, International Business/Marketing, Research, Sam M. Walton College of Business | Leave a comment