Kimpel Flood Fall 2014

Instructor John Lindsey teaches Alfredo Ulloa Del Rio (from left), Michael Horetsky and Michael Campos. Students get hands-on trade education in automotive service technology courses at Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale. Christina Wilkerson / The Razorback Reporter

Job Training Grows, Rivals Higher Ed

By Christina Wilkerson The Razorback Reporter Robin Eason was a technical writer and single mother working in the corporate sector, where she saw layoffs and mergers. After witnessing the fickle nature of business, Eason decided she needed a stable career that would provide for her family in the midst of an unpredictable economy. “I started […]

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Counterfeit Money Passed at Union

By Rachel Walker The Razorback Reporter Counterfeit bills were passed on three separate occasions across campus this month, according to the University of Arkansas Police Department. The first of the three reports occurred Oct. 13 at the Arkansas Union food court. The second occurred a few hours later at Club Red in the Arkansas Union. […]

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UA Researchers Study Fiber for Diabetes Treatment

By David McDaniel The Razorback Reporter University of Arkansas researchers hope to establish a link between Type 2 diabetes and dietary fiber. A 2010 National Institute of Health study projects that 33 percent of the U.S. population will be diagnosed as having Type 2 diabetes by 2050. Researchers attribute the increase in diagnoses to better […]

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Officials Juggle to Match Dorm Beds to Enrollment

By Millie Hogue The Razorback Reporter Delays in the plans to build two University of Arkansas residence halls could leave almost 3,000 students without access to campus housing in 2015, according to the Housing Master Plan. A 2013 study found that the UofA would be unable to meet the campus housing demands of more than […]

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Alabama Game-Day Arrests Highest of Season

By Rachel Walker The Razorback Reporter The heartbreaking loss Oct. 11 to Alabama did not stop fans from getting a little out of control on game day. Arrests on and around campus were the highest for the season, according to University of Arkansas Police department reports, and follow a trend with games against Alabama. Fourteen […]

University of Arkansas students pass Brough Commons in October 2014. Ashton Eley / The Razorback Reporter

‘Fitober’ Walkers OutPace Last Year

By Ashton Eley The Razorback Reporter Participation has more than doubled this year in the annual University of Arkansas campaign to get more students, faculty and staff to walk, jog, skip or do anything on foot. University Recreation’s annual “Fitober” campaign jumped from 170 participants logging their miles last year to 430 registered for this […]

A contractor checks a row of dehumidifiers with fans Oct. 4 on the first floor of Kimpel Hall at the University of Arkansas. Nathan Owens / The Razorback Reporter

Machines Dry Out Kimpel for Second Week

By Millie Hogue The Razorback Reporter Students, faculty and staff continue to navigate the obstacle course of trash-barrel-sized dehumidifiers that crowd two floors of Kimpel Hall, part of the cleanup from flooding in the building nearly two weeks ago. Related: Kimpel Power Use Spikes, Disrupts Energy Study On Sept. 28 the valve of a fourth-floor […]

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Kimpel Water Leak Engulfs Energy Data

By Nathan Owens The Razorback Reporter Kimpel Hall’s energy consumption spiked last weekend because of the massive dehumidifiers that have run non-stop since a major water leak last month, according to a University of Arkansas weekly energy report. Related: Dehumidifiers Needed for Second Week A globe valve on a chiller pipe stopped working at 1 […]

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Geology Students Bag Rock Sales

By Dulce M. Wills The Razorback Reporter University of Arkansas geology club members are raising money by supplying the students enrolled in general geology with the bags of rocks required for the course. Until fall 2013, the small bag of 25 was most likely to be purchased at the UA Bookstore, coupled with the geology […]