Walton Foundation gift of $24 million to spur commercialization, research at home state university

The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville just received a major financial boost for its efforts to boost research and commercialization, thanks to the state’s most prominent family. The Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation has announced a nearly $24 million gift that will be targeted at commercialization activities as well as “to attract five ‘star’ scientists.” Read more about the gift here.

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