Sewage Plant Raises Concerns About Garfish

The alligator garfish has splashed into the center of a controversy over the location of a new sewage-treatment plant in Conway, Ark., because the plant will be near the gar’s spawning grounds.

Amid Mideast Peace Talks, Some Harbor Doubt

Direct peace talks between Israel and Palestine began two weeks ago in Washington and will continue Tuesday in Egypt, leading up to the expiration of a West Bank building freeze scheduled for Sept. 26. Fayetteville experts, however, aren’t convinced that peace is within reach.

ROTC Project Takes Flight

ROTC cadets at the UA helped collect more than 700 thank-you letters for veterans who will be honored by a trip to Washington, D.C., to see the World War II Memorial.

Helen Snead, a nursing student and ROTC cadet, has put together a campaign to get letters from people around northwest Arkansas to thank veterans for their years of service to the United States, she said.

$4 million of Stimulus Targets UA Projects

Weathered roofs dot the UA campus, and students feel uneasy riding elevators in some buildings. These issues, however, soon will disappear because the UA will get $4 million in federal stimulus money that officials said will pay for maintenance projects.

Red Alert: Medical Bracelets Join the 21st Century

Panic. Worry. Uncertainty.

These emotions might arise in the event of a medical emergency but could also be avoided with one simple, yet often times forgotten, accessory: a medical alert bracelet.

New Buses Boost Razorback Transit Service

As UA student enrollment increases, so does the need for buses to transport an expected record-high number of students to, from and around campus.

A Few Teachers Test Wikipedia in the Classroom

Professors at five prominent colleges are attempting to integrate Wikipedia-related assignments into syllabi for their courses. They are pairing with the Wikimedia Foundation, a nonprofit organization responsible for raising money for the open-source online encyclopedia.

Fulbright Hires New Faculty; Shortage Remains

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences welcomed 20 new faculty members for the fall semester, but a teacher shortage remains, UA administrators said.

Record International Enrollment for UA

UA students from across the globe hit a record enrollment of around 1,165 students for the fall semester, according to the office of International Students and Scholars.

Lottery Scholarship Deadline Extended

UA students can take advantage of a new deadline to apply for the Arkansas Challenge Scholarship, officials said. The state Department of Higher Education extended the deadline to Sept. 20, for the 19,593 applicants whose applications were incomplete.