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Blockchain Center Welcomes First Five Companies to Executive Advisory Board

Oct. 17, 2018 – The Blockchain Center of Excellence has officially welcomed the first five companies to join its executive advisory board…

Lacity Named Director of Blockchain Center of Excellence

Aug. 28, 2018 – Mary Lacity has been named to the Walton College Professorship in Information Systems and director of the Blockchain Center of Excellence effective July 1. Previously, Lacity served as Curators’ Distinguished Professor and International Business Fellow at the University of Missouri-St. Louis…

Walton College Establishes Blockchain Center of Excellence

August 2, 2018 – Building on its history as a global leader in information systems research, the Sam M. Walton College of Business Department of Information Systems at the University of Arkansas has established the Blockchain Center of Excellence to discover and disseminate innovative uses of the emerging technology and to teach students its importance to the future of business and digital security…

Walton College Blockchain Initiative Named SAP Next-Gen Chapter

April 16, 2018 – At an academic conference in New York, Paul Cronan, professor in the Department of Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, and David Douglas, emeritus professor of information systems, presented details about University of Arkansas’ blockchain consortia to the SAP Academic Conference….

Industry Experts, Academics Discuss Blockchain at U of A Conference

April 10, 2018 – Nearly 225 academics and industry experts discussed the potential of blockchain technology and its application to the future of large and small businesses at the Blockchain Conference 2018 on Friday, April 6, in downtown Fayetteville…

Walton College, Consortium Organizing Blockchain Conference for April 6

March 21, 2018 – The Department of Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business and the Enterprise Systems Blockchain Consortium are hosting a conference on the basics, value propositions and technology options of blockchain…

Blockchain Hackathon a Success for Students, Companies

Nov. 2, 2017 – Sixty-five students from across the University of Arkansas each worked more than a dozen hours to push the limits of blockchain technology and propose creative and imaginative solutions for six use cases posed by Northwest Arkansas industries…

 

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