Three chancellor candidates will visit campus

By Isabel Dobrin The Razorback Reporter University officials disclosed today the three candidates for chancellor who will be visiting campus this month. April Mason, provost and senior vice president at Kansas State University, will visit Oct. 6-7; Joseph E. Steinmetz, executive vice president and provost at Ohio State University will visit Oct. 12-13; and Jeffrey […]

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Career fairs are popular source for job-seeking students

By Cindy Zavaleta The Razorback Reporter Nearly every student – 98.2 percent – in the job market this year, used employer websites and 88.4 percent learned of job opportunities by attending career fairs, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Knowing where to look for an internship is the first step to getting […]

Housing overflow has exceeded initial expectations

By Andrea Zepeda The Razorback Reporter Housing overflow has been alleviated ahead of initial projections. Students placed in temporary housing received an email update Monday on their overflow status, said the director of administrative services for University Housing. Before the semester began, the UofA estimated that 115 students would be placed in overflow housing, Florence […]

Smart phone apps are being utilized to keep UA students safe.

New apps help keep students safe

By Paige Flinchum The Razorback Reporter Crime near campus has been a hot topic in recent weeks. A murder across from Hill Place apartments, a murder in Walker Park, and most recently a machete attack off Razorback Road have been reported. Fayetteville and UAPD are assessing ways keep students safe on and around campus. One […]

UA researchers take lead in public school computer education

By Richard Pellegrino The Razorback Reporter Members of the UA computer science and computer engineering departments will use a nearly $1 million grant for a three-year program designed to train high school computer science teachers around the state, a program administrator said. The National Science Foundation granted UA computer science professor Dale Thompson and Associate […]

‘Art + Design District’ on schedule to be completed in January

By Isabel Dobrin The Razorback Reporter University officials will continue building a University Art + Design District on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, following approval this month by the Board of Trustees to spend nearly $7 million for the project. What got underway with a $6.4 million appropriation gained another $370,000 when UA Trustees approved […]

Project could add more parking by spring 2016

By Lauren Randall The Razorback Reporter Work on a three-phase parking project, supported in part by UA Athletics, is scheduled to be completed by spring, a school official said. The project includes building parking lots west of Razorback Road to make up for the loss of Lot 55 spaces lost to building the Jerry and […]

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UA health center better prepared for suicide prevention

By Alexandra Blacutt And Katie Maloney The Razorback Reporter Pat Walker Health Center has introduced a program that officials say can help the UA students, faculty and staff cope with emotional difficulty as well as identify and aid individuals at risk of suicide. Kognito At-Risk, an interactive video program, is designed to help identify stress […]

Bikes, Blues & BBQ back for 16th year

By Paige Flinchum The Razorback Reporter More than 350,000 people and over 200 vendors are expected throughout the region for Bikes, Blues & BBQ’s 16th year, organizers said. With that large number of rally fans comes the question of safety – event security, drinking and driving, theft and disorderly conduct. The event is scheduled to […]

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Name expansion could open doors for Fay Jones school

By Cindy Zavaleta The Razorback Reporter The Fay Jones School of Architecture changed its name this summer to include design. The Interior Design program has been a part of the school since July 2010, but it has never been included in the name. The addition to the school name is expected to open more doors […]