Sixth-ranked Arkansas Soccer earned a national No. three seed for the 2019 NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament, the NCAA committee announced earlier this week. It’s the first and highest tournament seeding for the Razorbacks in program history.
The Momentary and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced today that 60 artists have been selected for State of the Art 2020. As part of opening the new contemporary art space, the Momentary, the exhibition will be on view at the Momentary and Crystal Bridges from February 22 through May 24, 2020, free for all visitors.
Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas today unveiled its new seven-story patient tower and health services expansion. The 190,000-square-foot expansion cost $147 million and created 150 additional patient beds, as well as more cardiac and general operating rooms. The project included doubling the size of the hospital’s neonatal unit to 19 beds with a 24/7 Intensive Care Unit for premature babies.
More than 230 business and community leaders attended the 2019 State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report luncheon.
Heartland Forward launched this week as a “think and do” tank focused on advancing economic performance in the center of the United States. Heartland Forward will develop original policy research, convene leading voices— including through its flagship event the Heartland Summit — and advocate for policy solutions to increase economic growth across the Heartland region, which has faced a more uneven economic recovery than the coasts.
Bentonville-based Movista, Inc., a leading provider of advanced, mobile-first retail execution and workforce management platform, announced the acquisition of Natural Insight, a retail technology provider and its largest competitor. The merger unites two of the largest domain leaders in retail execution technology to greatly consolidate the marketplace.