We speak with Paul Beran, chancellor of UAFS, about the midnight breakfast taking place in advance of finals this fall semester.

House is Unique Classroom at UAFS

Oct 26, 2014
Christina Karnatz

The newest learning facility at the college is more than a half-century old. We learn more about renovations to the Sustainable Conservation House and the classes that will be taught there.


MUSIC (at start): Follow You Anywhere by Monica Hedal

MUSIC (at end): Think That You Might Be Wrong by Great Lake Swimmers

Arkansas Tech University's Ozark campus yesterday reported its tenth consecutive fall semester of enrollment growth, while enrollment at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith declined, due in part to an improving economy and a change in demographics for traditional high school students. Several area residents get ready to scour the Mulberry River as part of the Great Arkansas Cleanup this weekend, and a quarantine is placed on firewood in a number of Arkansas counties to prevent the spread of a particular pest that's harmful to ash trees.

We go back nearly 20 years for this story, when the bell tower at what was then WestArk Community College was nearing completion.

The Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is awarded several hundred thousand dollars to provide workforce training for veterans and long-term unemployed residents of the Fort Smith area. Plus, the city of Fayetteville this week pushed back the groundbreaking date for the downtown parking deck project.

MUSIC: "Wide World" by Blessed Feathers

All Day Broadway

Jun 24, 2014
Christina Karnatz

Many area stages fall quiet over the summer months, yet some welcome young actors through summer camps.