Category Archives: Sam M. Walton College of Business

Postcard from Madrid: Christian Buechel

Christian Buechel is an honors supply chain management major who has been dreaming of a trip to Spain since he first stepped foot on campus. His semester in Madrid introduced him to new food, new classes, and especially – new … Continue reading

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Caitlin Murphy: Travels in India

Honors accounting student Caitlin Murphy recently studied abroad in India, where she rode elephants, reveled in the country’s natural beauty, and gained insights to last a lifetime. India isn’t for everyone. If you can’t handle seeing extreme poverty, India isn’t … 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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Undergraduate Research: Are Professional Sports Teams Worth the Investment?

David Noudaranouvong, an honors economic major (finance minor), recently graduated cum laude from the UA. Here he shares his honors thesis work, studying the economic effect of the Oklahoma City Thunder on Oklahoma City. Noudaranouvong has already landed a job … 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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Postcard from Buenos Aires: Lauren Davenport

After three months in Buenos Aires, honors international business/marketing major Lauren Davenport is finding fluency in Spanish – and taking time to check out one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Hola todos! I am currently studying in … 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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Study Abroad: Postcard from Germany

Katie Goll is a double major in management and German. For the last year Katie took classes and explored Germany. Below, she shares with us a number of her journal entries portraying her thoughts throughout the experience. ——————————————————————————————————— Wow. Germany.  … Continue reading

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