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January 17-23, 2022

University District partnership reimagining aging neighborhoods surrounding UA Little Rock

A local housing development partnership on the campus of UA Little Rock has been working overtime since 2008 to revitalize several of the city’s most “melting pot” communities.

Pettaway neighborhood revitalization underway in downtown area

At the corner of 21st and Rock Street in downtown Little Rock, the center of the Pettaway neighborhood is now under construction.

NRF: Omicron will mean uncertainty, higher inflation in 2022 but more shutdowns unlikely

The COVID-19 omicron variant will bring uncertainty to the economy in 2022 and could contribute to inflation, but is unlikely to cause widespread shutdowns or slowdowns, National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz predicted on Jan. 5.

UA Little Rock, ASBTDC recognized for annual Best of Business awards

The UA Little Rock School of Business and the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at UA Little Rock, have both been recognized in Arkansas Business’s 17th annual Best of Business Awards.