Arkansas Scientists to Gather for Health Research Retreat

By Erin McGuinness The Razorback Reporter Experts in nutrition and health will meet for the first Arkansas Nutrition, Obesity and Health Research Retreat, Oct. 25-27, at the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences. Jamie Baum, assistant professor of nutrition in the Department of Food Science, teamed with Sean Adams, the director of the Arkansas Children’s […]

Liquor, drug-related police reports take a dive

By Chase Reavis The Razorback Reporter Reports of liquor- and drug-related arrests and violations decreased at the UofA between 2015 and 2016, according to the 2016 Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Report. Law mandates that all universities and colleges that participate in federal financial aid programs release the Clery […]

UA Bridges the Gap with Veterans

By Veronica Torres The Razorback Reporter The more than 1,300 students who have a military affiliation are working with UA officials to ease their college transition through outreach and assistance. Erika Gamboa, director of the Veterans Resource and Information Center relates service members’ introduction to university life to that of students without military affiliation. Many […]

Library to add new storage building to free up space for students

By Alex Nicoll The Razorback Reporter All she wanted to do was prepare for her thermodynamics test. Anxiety mounted in junior Genesis Espinoza’s mind as she worked her way, floor by floor, through David W. Mullins Library, spending 20 minutes searching a spot that she could spread out and study her materials. Study space was […]

DACA Recipients Uncertain of Unprotected Future in the U.S.

By Andrea Johnson The Razorback Reporter Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals forms and fees submitted to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will no longer be accepted. Officials stopped accepting DACA requests Sept. 5, after President Donald Trump rescinded the 2012 executive order by former President Barack Obama. Renewals were accepted until Oct. 5 for […]

Cyber Security for UA Students

By Kayla Nunez The Razorback Reporter Online personal information for 64 percent of Americans has been compromised, according to the Pew Research Center, but there are ways to ensure that one stays as safe as possible on the Internet. One way that people can stay safe online is to use a different password for all […]

UA Professors Awarded Grant to Study Hurricane victims

By Erin McGuinnessThe Razorback Reporter A group of UA professors have been awarded a $124,527 National Science Foundation grant to research how social, community and economic resources affect the recovery of Hurricane Harvey victims.“The project is designed to take an inventory of people who have been displaced in the coastal region of southeast Texas,” said […]

Changes Might Come to Union Food Court

By Kayla Nunez The Razorback Reporter The Arkansas Union food court might be getting an upgrade in the spring semester of 2018, pending approval in November by the Board of Trustees, causing people on campus to find alternatives to the food court. There would be temporary dining options during the renovations including food kiosks inside […]

Planned UA Alumnus Gift to Benefit Out of State Finance Majors

By Hermon Negash The Razorback Reporter A UA alumnus created a planned gift of $200,000 for scholarships to the Walton Business College in honor of his parents. The scholarships will benefit Walton College undergrad students who are majoring in finance. Out-of-state students and students with an insurance concentration will be preferred in receiving the scholarship. […]

Search for UA School of Art Director underway

By Lindsey Guimont The Razorback Reporter The search for a director of the newly created UA School of Art is under way. At the same time, students and faculty are looking forward to the changes that a $120 million gift will bring to their former department. “We formed a search committee and we are starting […]