New Rain Gardens Stem Erosion on Campus Creek

Volunteers plant native varieties along a constructed rain garden along Mullins Creek on the University of Arkansas campus. Nathan Owens / The Razorback Reporter

By Nathan Owens The Razorback Reporter The Mullins Creek restoration has provided a habitat for wildlife such as fish, insects, animals and native vegetation. Still, the 1,000-foot-long segment of the creek that crosses part of the University of Arkansas campus has collected loads of plastic and glass bottles, candy bar wrappers, soda cans and assorted […]

Landscape Students Test Vision at Mt. Kessler

Guest architect Randy Hestler (left) and Professor Kimball Erdman admire a student's sketches and installation on Mt. Kessler, September 2014. Nathan Owens / The Razorback Reporter

By Nathan Owens The Razorback Reporter This semester, landscape architecture students are continually visiting Mt. Kessler, getting a sense of the environment and producing installations that evoke the poetry of the location. Titled “Patterns, Perceptions and Processes,” the exercise is part of the first vertical studio — combining two-, three- and four-year students — offered […]

Meditation Expanding Minds on Campus

Aneeqa Ishtiaq, a UA Counseling and Psychological Services clinician, uses a bell to start and end a meditation session at Pat Walker Health Center, September 2014. Ashton Eley / The Razorback Reporter

[Show picture list] By Ashton Eley The Razorback Reporter Researchers have long identified stress as a major contributor to most illnesses. University of Arkansas health professionals are promoting what they describe as mindful stress management practices as a way to prevent student illness. “You can’t afford to have lifestyle illnesses and the primary killers in […]

International Enrollment Rises Above Nine Percent

By Emelie Sosa | Lemke Newsroom In the 2012-13 academic year, international enrollment in the U.S. rose to nearly 10 percent, filling the country with 250,920 incoming students from around the world, according to the Open Doors Report. Although some students choose to attend relatively close universities, the majority of international students come to the […]

My Calling: Christy’s Story


Brooke McNeely Galligan | Lemke Newsroom Christy Ray is a Springdale, Ark. native whose only dream was to be a mom one day. After trying for 10 years she finally accepted it wasn’t going to happen. To help fill the hole she decided to start babysitting. That was 12 years ago and she believes it […]

Center for Educational Access provides for disabled students

A portable package available at the CEA. It includes essential equipment for students who are visually or hearing impaired. This package, which contains around $5000 of equipment, is available to any student that requests it.

William Bowden | Lemke Newsroom The Center for Educational Access (CEA) provides assistance technology for disabled students and students who want to improve their classroom experience. Communicating the availability of technology to students has been a founding principle, CEA Associate Director Heidi A. Scher said. “Out ultimate goal is to improve the access of knowledge […]

Small Buisiness Saturday Shopping

Photo by Jaime Dunaway | Lemke Newsroom
The Mustache owner Brian Bailey bags items for Avis Tetrault, who is visiting family in Fayetteville. The Mustache has participated in Small Business Saturday for three years. More people shopped at the store on Small Business Saturday than on Black Friday, Bailey said.

UA Professor Coordinates Archaeological Digs in Egypt

Lauren Robinson | Lemke Newsroom
Anthropology professor Jerry Rose has made at least 40 trips to Egypt since 1990. He now takes students to conduct archaeological research in Amarna each summer.

By Lauren Robinson | Lemke Newsroom   Despite sporadic political skirmishes just 195 miles away and a U.S. Department of State travel warning, UA anthropology professor Jerry Rose anticipates making his yearly trip to Amarna, Egypt, to conduct research at an ancient gravesite with select students. Rose said that he has never encountered danger while […]

Fayetteville residents get totally juiced

Native Nectar owner Wilson Wood prepared fresh juice for a free yoga and detox class at Yoga Deza on Nov. 15.

By Rachel Warren | Lemke Newsroom Humans are bombarded with more than 70,000 chemicals at any given moment, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. These toxins enter the body through air, water, food, even skin care products. The skin, lungs, and liver can expel some toxins, but others that aren’t eliminated are stored as fat […]

Social Media and Online Sales Boost Student Entrepreneurship


By Jaime Dunaway | Lemke Newsroom The rise of online shopping has made it easier for student entrepreneurs to create their own businesses and sell products on social media. That convenience also has prompted some students to delay college or even drop out to work on establishing their businesses. Hannah Morehart, a UA junior apparel […]