Risks Assessed as E-Cigarettes Trend

Risks Assessed as E-Cigarettes Trend

By Ashton Eley The Razorback Reporter Electronic cigarettes are gaining popularity among teens and young adults, but little is known about long-term health effects of the marketed alternative to smoking, according to UA research. About 6.6 percent of adolescents used...
Housing ‘Upsells’ with Eco Features

Housing ‘Upsells’ with Eco Features

By Nathan Owens The Razorback Reporter Smart houses and environmentally friendly apartments are becoming more prevalent, and though they’re not cheap, they’re in demand because they are built for a generation that is OK with spending a little extra to...
UA Refines Policies, Training for LGBT Issues

UA Refines Policies, Training for LGBT Issues

By Dulce M. Wills The Razorback Reporter More than 55 percent of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students felt unsafe at school because of their sexual orientation, according to the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, a New York-based...
UA’s Poultry Vaccine Promising

UA’s Poultry Vaccine Promising

By Ashton Eley The Razorback Reporter The University of Arkansas department of poultry science has developed a vaccine that will improve chicken health worldwide and potentially could save lives someday, a researcher said. Lisa Bielke, a poultry health research...
Athletics Department Monitors School Work

Athletics Department Monitors School Work

By Millie Hogue The Razorback Reporter On any given day of the semester, clipboard-toting students can be found lingering outside the doors of about 70 classrooms at the University of Arkansas, their eyes peeled for the telltale flash of the Razorback red backpack...
Energy Use by Vending Machines Monitored

Energy Use by Vending Machines Monitored

By Nathan Owens The Razorback Reporter Vending machines on campus can be overlooked when it comes to energy use. Some buildings house as many as eight machines, so eliminating just a few would reduce electricity consumption, a University of Arkansas Facilities...