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Yee-Lin Lai February 4, 2020
A startup conceived at the University of Arkansas grows through persistent mentorship and a strong sense of place.
Edwin Ortiz January 22, 2020
In Northwest Arkansas, entrepreneur Edwin Ortiz leverages a host of local resources to bring his startup dreams to life.
Kim Davis January 15, 2020
By creating opportunity for youth, a region’s potential grows.
Aubrey Patterson January 7, 2020
As the region grapples with how to build safer, accessible cycling infrastructure, the Dutch provide a blueprint for success.
Higher Purpose Co. trains and mentors underserved and underestimated entrepreneurs.
Joe Randel December 9, 2019
Through a unique structure and innovative performances, a ballet company in Northwest Arkansas rewrites the rules of its own art form.
Kim Davis December 4, 2019
Clarksdale Collegiate sets a high academic bar and finds ‘opportunities for joy’ in every day of learning.
Michael Boone’s commitment to service drives his work at the Boys & Girls Club of Phillips County.
Yee-Lin Lai November 5, 2019
I feel lucky to work with people brimming with tremendous ideas to help the region prosper.
Kim Davis November 1, 2019
Adrienne Hudson is helping reduce teacher shortages that limit opportunity for Delta students.