Emmy-Winning Documentary by UA Journalism Professor Will be Broadcast on AETN

By Kristen Coppola, LEMKE NEWSROOM. AETN next month will broadcast two documentary films by the Emmy-winning UA journalism Professor Larry Foley. “Up Among the Hills,” Foley’s most recent documentary, will be shown at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 3, 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 3 a.m. Dec. 10, and 3 p.m. Dec. 30 on public TV stations across […]

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Latino Alumni Society Scholarship Fund Awaits Application Approval

By Sarah Villegas, LEMKE NEWSROOM. The scholarship fund created by the Latino Alumni Society is in full stride as the scholarship application awaits approval and the society taking steps to reach their goal of being an endowed scholarship. The Latino Alumni Society Scholarship Fund is a new project for the alumni society that has been […]

Mullins Libraries Adds African Newspaper Database

By Mason Carr, Lemke Newsroom. An online African newspaper database has been added to Mullins Libraries. The database includes 40 African newspapers, published in several languages between the early 1800s and 1922, said Beth Juhl, who directs web services for the library. The database was bought at a discounted price of $4,000 by the university […]

Multiple Campus Growing Pains Eased by Donations

By Greg Tavarez, Lemke Newsroom. UA construction projects totaled about half a billion dollars since 2011 toward the goal to place Arkansas among the top 50 universities in the nation with “state of the art” facilities. That pursuit has not come without disruption; class schedules have been adjusted because of lab and classroom construction, an […]

UA Enrollment Increases with Tuition Since 2002

By Clint Wray, Lemke Newsroom. UA enrollment has outpaced the number of faculty since 2002, but not the cost of tuition, according to data from The Office of Institutional Research. Enrollment increased by 53.4 percent from 2002-2012. The UA enrollment for the fall semester is 24,537. That enrollment increase is in contrast to a 26.39 […]

One for the Money; Largest Jackpot in History Will be Drawn Today

Karen Stigar, LEMKE NEWSROOM. People hoping to “win big” will be making their way to convenience stores around the nation for today’s drawing of the $500 million Powerball lottery draw, the largest jackpot in Powerball history. “The Powerball began in 1992 and has paid over $8 billion to non-jackpot winners and over $12 billion to […]

MATLAB Will Be Shut Down For Maintenance

By Nick Brothers, Lemke Newsroom. MATLAB, sometimes described as “Excel on steroids,” will be unavailable from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. Dec. 1, while UA Information Technology Services performs maintenance on the service, an IT official said. Because the servers that have the license for MATLAB must be shut down, the servers will not be […]