The statewide economic impact of the University of Arkansas is now three times as much as it was just a decade ago.
The region’s world-class art museum pulled together a new exhibition that’s certain to inspire creative conversations in Northwest Arkansas.
Called Men of Steel, Women of Wonder, the exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville focuses on Superman and Wonder Woman. It continues through April 22.
A University of Arkansas economist predicted Northwest Arkansas’ job growth would remain solid throughout 2019.
The prediction made by Mervin Jebaraj that the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Statistical Area will add 5,000 jobs this year came during the Business Forecast 2019 Luncheon in Rogers. Jebaraj is director of the university’s Center for Business and Economic Research.
Experts from the Blue Zones Project will arrive soon to determine how to improve the well-being of Northwest Arkansas residents as part of a regional health-focused assessment.
The team from Blue Zones plans public meetings on Feb. 12-13 as it starts an assessment for community readiness in Northwest Arkansas.
From record-breaking water sales to the highest number of passengers to board flights at the regional airport in a single year, Northwest Arkansas remained a statistical superstar in 2018.
Indeed, Northwest Arkansas’ growth can be evaluated in all sorts of ways to better understand how the region is changing, and January ends up being the perfect time to figure out how last year’s stats compare to previous years.