UA United Way Campaign raises money for children in poverty

By Alex Gladden Razorback Reporter The UofA is partnering with the Northwest Arkansas United Way Campaign for the 82nd time to raise $170,000 to help the more than 27,000 children in poverty. “It’s ambitious, but it can be done, and believe me the need is real,” Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz said at the campaign kickoff Sept. […]

University officials review faculty behavior at football game

By Jane Incao Razorback Reporter University officials are reviewing the actions of a faculty member who was arrested Saturday night after he shouted obscenities at the Razorbacks head football coach, according to a statement from the Dale Bumpers College. Lanier Nalley, 37, was arrested Saturday on the charges of disorderly conduct and public intoxication after […]

UA Officials plan to add Gender-Neutral Bathrooms to all Academic Buildings

By Alex Gladden Razorback Reporter In response to demands for gender-neutral bathrooms across the nation, UA officials are adding gender-neutral bathrooms to the Arkansas Student Union, the Donald W. Reynold’s Razorback Stadium and other department buildings. Facilities Management officials are renovating the bathrooms on the second floor of the Arkansas Union to become gender-neutral, said […]

Glass Coating innovation lets more light into solar panels

By Hillary Hollis The Razorback Reporter A new glass coating that could improve solar technology has earned UA alumni more than $650,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy, according to a recent announcement. Fayetteville-based WattGlass developed a coating that reduces the amount of light reflected by solar panels and allow more light to reach the […]

UA Honors Forum Assists 2016 Campaign Researchers

By Jane Incao Razorback Reporter University researchers and students are studying the influence of media coverage on broadcast audiences’ perceptions of presidential candidates. Students taking the Honors forum Tracking Trump and Hillary assisted in a study of about 500 students’ perceptions of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton after the first 2016 presidential debate, […]

Miss Arkansas Discusses Suicide Risk and Prevention

By Shelby Evans Razorback Reporter After a suicide struck her family during her first year of college, the newly crowned Miss Arkansas was inspired to create a platform that would educate people to recognize the warning signs of depression and suicide. “Speak Up Now: Suicide Prevention and Awareness,” Savannah Skidmore’s platform, was inspired by events […]

UA Student honored by Memorial fund

By Shelby Evans Razorback Reporter A UA student who committed suicide last week will be remembered by family and friends with a memorial fund established to aid those who suffer depression disorders. UAPD officers found freshman Ashley Lane Marrs dead in a car parked in a Super 8 Motel lot on Shiloh Drive in Fayetteville, […]

A Third UA Residence gets LED Bulbs

By Hillary Hollis Razorback Reporter UA officials have seen a reduction in billing already this semester after outfitting a third residence hall with LED bulbs in August, said a UA facilities manager. All interior compact fluorescent lighting was replaced with LED bulbs in Yocum Hall prior to the fall semester, said Jeffery Vinger, director of […]

Honors Students Set to Track Presidential Candidates

By Jane Incao Razorback Reporter UA honors students will participate in a faculty research project this election season as part of the inaugural Honors College Forum, Tracking Trump and Hillary. Along with gathering for a weekly discussion of campaign coverage and hearing from faculty experts who address different aspects of the election, students will take […]

Students get chocolate wasted to raise alcohol awareness

By Kamerin Hargrove Razorback Reporter A new UA residence hall education program called @Home was introduced Sept. 14, with Chocolate Wasted, an event designed to raise alcohol awareness for students who live on campus. The @Home program, put in place by UA Housing, is dedicated to “bringing the best of residence hall education together,” according […]