Category Archives: Economics

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

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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

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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

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In Which a Recruiting Call Leads to Published Research on ‘Small-World’ Trade Networks, and Real-World Non-Profit Work

From a crowded field of acceptances and scholarship offers, high school senior Stuart Shirrell had narrowed down his college choices to two: a prestigious private school located on the East Coast, and the University of Arkansas. He decided to place … Continue reading

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Postcard from Seville: Kelsey Ferguson

Honors economics and Spanish major Kelsey Ferguson spent the spring semester abroad in Seville, Spain where she studied economics, art, architecture, and of course, Spanish. Kelsey’s study abroad grant gave her the means to visit the Canary Islands, Ibiza, Morocco, Portugal, France, … Continue reading

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Japan: Konichiwa* at 200 Kilometers an Hour

Matt Seubert is an economics and political science major entering his senior year at the U of A. Matt recently participated in the Walton College Study Abroad program in Japan, where he met with top executives of multinational corporations and learned first-hand … Continue reading

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On Campus: Spring 2012 Career Fair

The clothing du jour?  Suits, crisp shirts, nicely cut jackets and day dresses, and of course – backpacks. Welcome to the Spring 2012 Career Fair, organized by the Walton College of Business and open to students across campus. In today’s … Continue reading

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Study Abroad: Daniel Forbes Checks in from Granada

Daniel Forbes studies economics in the Walton College of Business but took one semester to explore and learn in Spain. With many exciting, and occasionally awkward, encounters Daniel returned with a greater sense of self.  I have been back from … Continue reading

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Public Policy Up Close

Last spring senior honors student Andrew Walchuk heard an eyewitness account of covert operations in the Nixon White House just as Obama’s administration was struggling to respond to WikiLeaks’ release of U.S. State department diplomatic cables. Walchuk and 59 other … Continue reading

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