Study Abroad Reaches Record Number of Students

Study Abroad Reaches Record Number of Students

By Emelie Sosa | Lemke Newsroom College students who pursue cultural exchange through study abroad have reached record numbers, growing by three percent over the past year, according to a study by the Institute of International Education. Since the 1989-1990 academic...
Smartphones bad for children’s social skills?

Smartphones bad for children’s social skills?

By William Bowden | Lemke Newsroom Children’s increased use of smartphones and tablets could hinder the development of parts of their brain that affect social skills, a psychology researcher said. “Parents who use phones and iPads as a substitute for their own...
UA students help typhoon victims in the Philippines

UA students help typhoon victims in the Philippines

By Emelie Sosa | Lemke Newsroom The typhoon that struck Philippines in November has moved organizations from all over the world, including UA students, to aid the suffering people in the island nation. On Nov. 8, typhoon Yolanda — known internationally as Haiyan —...
International Enrollment Rises Above Nine Percent

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...
My Calling: Christy’s Story

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...