University of Arkansas

Americans spend billions annually on outdoor recreation. A new program at the University of Arkansas will provide a multi-pronged boost to outdoor entreprenuers.

Casey Kayser's book Marginalized: Southern Women Playwrights Confront Race, Region and Gender, has been awarded the Eudora Welty Prize. She is an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas and will sign copies of the book Friday from 3:00 to 5:00 at the University of Arkansas Campus Book Store.

Wear Schoonover might be the first sports superstar in Arkansas Razorback history. His fames led to a brief Hollywood career, too. 

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A box fan, some duct tape, and a few air filters can get you a homemade and high quality air purifier. Hugh Churchill, an associate professor at the University of Arkansas teamed up with Arkansas Research Alliance Academy to create Clean AR Air, where people can buy or donate these kits.

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The new book The Silken Thread, by Robert N. Wiednmann and J. Ray Fisher, takes five different insects and examines their roles over millenia.

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The new book You Are What You Click offers a roadmap to using social media in ways that will reduce anger, frustration and sadness. Dr. Brian Primack, the dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, explains his motivations for writing the book.

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The University of Arkansas Office of Study Abroad is launching a new program to pay for application cost and fees for up to 150 passports. The Arkansas GO!

No symbol conveys the University of Arkansas more than Old Main. Charlie Alison, the executive editor for University Relations places a focus on Old Main for his latest salute to UA history.

The Legacy of Euclid

Sep 14, 2021

Not much is known about Euclid, the person. But the collection of geomterical rules he compiled was a standard for learning about math for millenia. A course next spring for students in the University of Arkansas Honors College explores the legacy of that collection. Wednesday at 5:15 pm the course's instructors, Edmund Harriss and Joshua Youngblood, will deliver a free, virtual preview lecture of the course.

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The University of Arkansas released a statement on March 24, 2021 telling faculty and staff to plan for a 100 percent return to campus, and that "[f]aculty and students should expect a full return to face-to-face classes this fall." This was before the delta variant of COVID-19 arrived in Arkansas.