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Below you'll find an archive of news items related to the Department of Supply Chain Management at the Sam M. Walton College of Business. 


 

High School Students: Apply Now for Retail Supply Chain Summer Camp

High School Students: Apply Now for Retail Supply Chain Summer Camp

The Supply Chain Management Research Center and the Center for Retailing Excellence are hosting the Retail Supply Chain Management Summer Camp July 9-13 on the University of Arkansas campus.

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Walton College Clinical Professor Honored by North American Case Research Association

Walton College Clinical Professor Honored by North American Case Research Association

A clinical assistant professor of Supply Chain Management at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas has been honored by the North American Case Research Association.

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Research: Consumer Sentiment Yields Insights Into ‘Flash Sales’

Research: Consumer Sentiment Yields Insights Into ‘Flash Sales’

Annibal Sodero is the lead author in the study, which will be published in the Journal of Business Logistics.

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Walton Seniors Chosen for Trucking Association Council

Walton Seniors Chosen for Trucking Association Council

Two outstanding seniors at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas have been selected for the Arkansas Trucking Association’s 40 Under 40 Council.

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Nine Walton College Faculty Awarded Endowed Chairs, Professorships

Nine Walton College Faculty Awarded Endowed Chairs, Professorships

Nine faculty members of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas have been awarded endowed chairs or endowed professorships.

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High School Students Learn Retail and Supply Chain Management

High School Students Learn Retail and Supply Chain Management

Thirteen rising junior and senior high school students participated in the Retail Supply Chain Management Camp, July 17-20, hosted by the Center for Retailing Excellence and the Supply Chain Management Research Center.

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Walton Faculty Recognized for Highly Cited Research

Walton Faculty Recognized for Highly Cited Research

Emerald Group Publishing, a global publisher focusing on research and practice, recognized three faculty members from the Sam M. Walton College of Business for their highly cited papers.

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Supply Chain Management Award Winners Selected

Supply Chain Management Award Winners Selected

The Department of Supply Chain Management is pleased to announce the award winners for the 2015/2016 academic year.

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EPIC Spotlight: Brian Fugate

EPIC Spotlight: Brian Fugate

If Brian Fugate notices students falling asleep in his class, he can always rouse them with stories about his family’s pig farm in his home state of Tennessee.

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EPIC Spotlight: Billy Yocum

EPIC Spotlight: Billy Yocum

On his first day of class at the University of Arkansas, Billy Yocum sat at an outdoor table in front of Willard J. Walker Hall, consumed with fear. Could he do this? Was he in over his head?

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Walton International Photo Contest Winners

Walton International Photo Contest Winners

Walton’s Global Engagement Office announces the winners of the first annual Instagram International Photo Contest.

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Retail Supply Chain Management Summer Camp Available to High School Students

Retail Supply Chain Management Summer Camp Available to High School Students

Retail Supply Chain Management Summer Camp will be held July 17-20, 2016, on the University of Arkansas campus for rising 11th and 12th grade high school students. Applications are due by May 20.

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Walton College Hosts Supply Chain Trends Conference

Walton College Hosts Supply Chain Trends Conference

The Supply Chain Management Research Center will host its 15th Annual Supply Chain Conference on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

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Faculty: Best of the Best

Faculty: Best of the Best

Eight faculty members were recognized for their outstanding work by Walton College’s Business Awards and Elections Committee.

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Adriana Hofer Named Director of Walton College Global Engagement Office

Adriana Hofer Named Director of Walton College Global Engagement Office

Adriana Hofer is the new director of the Global Engagement Office for the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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Supply Chain Ranked No. 5 Globally for Articles in Empirically Focused Journals

Supply Chain Ranked No. 5 Globally for Articles in Empirically Focused Journals

The Department of Supply Chain Management at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas is ranked fifth globally on the SCM Journal List for articles published in empirically focused supply chain management journals.

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Peinkofer Receives Research Fellowship

Peinkofer Receives Research Fellowship

By Christina Wilkerson Simone Peinkofer, a Ph.D. candidate in supply chain management at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, was selected to receive the George and Marion Plossl Research Fellowship for 2015.

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Sodero Talks Supply Chain with The City Wire

Sodero Talks Supply Chain with The City Wire

Annibal Sodero, an assistant professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management, is featured in an article at TheCityWire.com on retailers’ struggle to attack out-of-stock issues in their stores.

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M.B.A. Reconnect Weekend Highlights Thinking Like a Startup

M.B.A. Reconnect Weekend Highlights Thinking Like a Startup

The Graduate School of Business of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas recently hosted its second M.B.A. Alumni Reconnect event.

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Matt Waller Named Interim Dean

Matt Waller Named Interim Dean

Matthew A. Waller has been named interim dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

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2015-16 Walton Student Ambassadors Announced

2015-16 Walton Student Ambassadors Announced

Thirteen students have been named Walton College Student Ambassadors for 2015-16. Student ambassadors assist Walton’s Undergraduate Programs Office with recruitment efforts.

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Teams Compete in International Supply Chain Case Competition

Teams Compete in International Supply Chain Case Competition

The Supply Chain Management Research Center at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas hosted its 11th annual International Graduate Supply Chain Case Competition on March 5-7 at the John Q. Hammonds Center in Rogers.

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Doctoral Student Researches Consumer Behavior Toward Online Out-of-Stocks

Doctoral Student Researches Consumer Behavior Toward Online Out-of-Stocks

On-shelf availability of products is a key performance measurement for retailers. But, how does product availability affect consumers? That is what Simone Peinkofer, a doctoral candidate in supply chain management, has set out to discover.

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EPIC Spotlight: John Kent

EPIC Spotlight: John Kent

It was 17 years in the making, but John Kent finally got his dream job of working at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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EPIC Spotlight: Bailey Hart and Brittany Brunson

EPIC Spotlight: Bailey Hart and Brittany Brunson

Brittany Brunson and Bailey Hart initially thought they would send University of Arkansas souvenirs and letters to a group of teens to encourage them to pursue a higher education.

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Supply Chain Courses at the University of Arkansas

Supply Chain Courses at the University of Arkansas

The Instructional Design and Support Services team works with faculty from the Walton College of Business and other faculty at the University of Arkansas’ academic colleges and schools to develop and enhance online degree programs and courses.

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Walton Student to Appear on NBC’s The Voice

Walton Student to Appear on NBC’s The Voice

The first time Trey O’Dell performed in public was on an elementary school stage in his hometown. He was 2 years old and he sang an Elvis Presley song wearing full Elvis regalia – making him maybe the world’s youngest Elvis impersonator.

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Community College Students Visit for Walton Transfer Day

Community College Students Visit for Walton Transfer Day

Nearly 40 potential transfer students from Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville visited the Sam M. Walton College of Business to learn about life as a student at the University of Arkansas.

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Walton Students Place Second in Denver Supply Chain Case Competition

Walton Students Place Second in Denver Supply Chain Case Competition

Students from the Sam M. Walton College of Business placed second in the Operation Stimulus Denver Case Competition held Feb. 4-6.

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Peinkofer to Join Michigan State Supply Chain Faculty

Peinkofer to Join Michigan State Supply Chain Faculty

Simone Peinkofer, who is scheduled to complete her doctoral degree at the Sam M. Walton College of Business in May, will become an assistant professor of supply chain management at Michigan State University in the fall.

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Ruben Martin III to Speak to Logistics Class

Ruben Martin III to Speak to Logistics Class

Ruben S. Martin III of Longview, Texas, president and chief executive officer of Martin Resource Management Corp., will speak to the Logistics of Capitalism class at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas on Oct. 22.

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Stephens Inc. COO to Speak to Logistics Class

Stephens Inc. COO to Speak to Logistics Class

Curt Bradbury, chief operating officer of Stephens Inc., will discuss personal liberty and the role it plays in finding happiness, productive achievement and morality when fully protected by the rule of law on Sept. 22 at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

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Westrock Group CEO to Speak About Free Enterprise Initiatives in Rwanda

Westrock Group CEO to Speak About Free Enterprise Initiatives in Rwanda

Scott T. Ford, chief executive officer of Westrock Group LLC, will speak to the Logistics of Capitalism class at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas on Sept. 15.

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Kent Named Director of Supply Chain Management Research Center

Kent Named Director of Supply Chain Management Research Center

John Kent, a clinical assistant professor and assistant department chair in the Department of Supply Chain Management, has been named director of the Supply Chain Management Research Center at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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Walton Students Reach Out to High School Students, Advisors

Walton Students Reach Out to High School Students, Advisors

Three Walton College students reached out to high school students and their advisors at the DECA International Career Conference in Orlando, Fla., April 25-27.

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The City Wire: Welcome to the supply chain revolution

The City Wire: Welcome to the supply chain revolution

The City Wire talks to Anníbal Sodero, assistant professor of supply chain management, about online shopping and the omnichannel supply chain.

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27 Named to the Walton Dean’s Student Advisory Board

27 Named to the Walton Dean’s Student Advisory Board

Autumn Parker, associate director for undergraduate recruitment, and Barbara Lofton, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, have announced the 27 members of the 2014-2015 Dean’s Student Advisory Board for Walton.

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Supply Chain Students Visit Tetra Pak

Supply Chain Students Visit Tetra Pak

Seven supply chain students from the Sam M. Walton College of Business traveled to Denton, Texas to visit Tetra Pak, a global food processing and carton packaging provider.

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Leaning In with Scholarship, Fellowship and Mentorship

Leaning In with Scholarship, Fellowship and Mentorship

Three graduate students received $10,000 each for their academic or entrepreneur pursuits and may participate in a scholar network of some 80 women around the world.

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Walton College Hosting ‘Leaning In’ Business Leadership Event

Walton College Hosting ‘Leaning In’ Business Leadership Event

Walton College and Women Impacting Supply Excellence are hosting the Leaning In: Diversity in Business Leadership Conference on Oct. 9 to educate Walton students on the opportunities for leadership roles that exist in business.

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EPIC Spotlight: Dr. Terry Esper

EPIC Spotlight: Dr. Terry Esper

Growing up in Detroit, Dr. Terry Esper never really thought much about Arkansas or where it was on a map. In fact, he could have stayed in the Motor City after high school graduation, but a committed guidance counselor felt he needed to experience the Natural State.

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EPIC Spotlight: Nick Dintelmann

EPIC Spotlight: Nick Dintelmann

“Getting involved right away at Walton College is key.” Nick Dintelmann Senior Major: International Business concentrating in Supply Chain Management Minors: French, Economics After touring the University of Arkansas, it was the Walton College that helped me decide to enroll here. Seeing the Walton College campus and hearing about its programs and all it does … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Nick Dintelmann

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EPIC Spotlight: Jack Lim

EPIC Spotlight: Jack Lim

“I love the challenge.” Jack Lim Graduate Student Master of Business Administration Supply Chain Management Jack Lim had never been to the United States, let alone Arkansas. But he remembers the exact time and day – 10 p.m., Dec. 31, 1998 – when he got off the plane at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport and … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Jack Lim

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EPIC Spotlight: Dr. Anníbal Camara Sodero

EPIC Spotlight: Dr. Anníbal Camara Sodero

Dr. Anníbal Camara Sodero Assistant Professor Department of Supply Chain Management When Dr. Anníbal Camara Sodero learned the University of Arkansas had created a Department of Supply Chain Management, he was eager to get on board. He knows how exciting it is to be part of something that has just started, and he realized a … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Dr. Anníbal Camara Sodero

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EPIC Spotlight: Chris Hofer

EPIC Spotlight: Chris Hofer

“I really enjoy working and spending time with every one of my colleagues.” Dr. Christian Hofer Associate Professor Department of Supply Chain Management That little container of yogurt on the supermarkets’ refrigerated shelves has more of a story than one would think. In fact, it’s a story that Christian Hofer, associate professor in the Department … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Chris Hofer

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EPIC Spotlight: Bethany Haefner

EPIC Spotlight: Bethany Haefner

“I have been learning so much, and I wouldn’t trade the amazing experiences that I have had throughout the MBA program for anything.” Bethany Haefner Graduate Student Entrepreneurship and Supply Chain Major For Bethany Haefner, life really is like a box of chocolates – especially around Valentines Day when she, along with her coworkers at The … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Bethany Haefner

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EPIC Spotlight: Adriana Rossiter-Hofer

EPIC Spotlight: Adriana Rossiter-Hofer

As a child, Adriana Rossiter-Hofer often lectured her siblings and friends when they needed help with their schoolwork. “My younger cousins still blame me for playing the teacher and lecturing them during our family vacations with our grandparents,” she says. Dr. Adriana Rossiter-HoferDepartment of Supply Chain Management Assistant Professor “At school, lots of people had … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Adriana Rossiter-Hofer

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