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News Reporting II, Spring 2014.

UA student reporters in the Spring 2014 section of News Reporting II organized beat coverage around the topic of “wellness.” Officials at the Pat Walker Health Center have begun programs and services geared toward promoting a healthy lifestyle among students. The goal, director Mary Alice Sarafini said, is to encourage students to make healthful lifestyle […]

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UA construction workers clear sidewalk rubble and collect peeling paint as part of a September 2014 project to improve the Chi Omega Greek Theater. Millie Hogue / The Razorback Reporter

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New Help Available for Substance Abusers

By Ashton Eley The Razorback Reporter University of Arkansas students who struggle with substance abuse and addiction can get help through a new program offered by Pat Walker Health Center. The Recovery Education and Accountability Program (REAP) began this semester as a result of collaboration between the Substance Education and Alcohol Resources office and the […]

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Foreign Students Get Help Finding Jobs

By Christina Wilkerson The Razorback Reporter University of Arkansas programs and departments are more efficiently assisting 1,677 international students wade through the technical jargon of employment and visa procedures by using new websites to get jobs, officials said. The International Students and Scholars office is the main connection for international students who are trying to […]

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Medical Claim New Option in Alcohol Policy

By Rachel L. Walker The Razorback Reporter University of Arkansas students who are charged with an alcohol-related incident now have the opportunity to be protected by a recently adopted policy that would keep the infraction off their disciplinary record. The Razorback Medical Attention and Reporting Alternative Resolution Policy took effect in the fall semester. It […]

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New Professor Brings 3-D Printing Expertise

By David McDaniel The Razorback Reporter The three-dimensional printing industry is amidst exponential growth – more than 1,834 percent from July 2010 to July 2014 – spurring the addition of a University of Arkansas faculty member and the development of a focused curriculum in mechanical engineering. The decision to hire Professor Wenchao Zhou is a […]

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Harmon Deck Nears Capacity for Vehicles

By Millie Hogue The Razorback Reporter About 1,000 University of Arkansas students, faculty and staff could lose access to daily parking if the oversold Harmon Avenue Parking Garage gets closed to all except yearly permit holders, according to the number of spaces sold. Parking administrators shut down and then resumed selling parking permits for Harmon […]

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Researchers Share Knowledge for Better Crops

By Dulce M. Wills The Razorback Reporter Agriculture, science and economic researchers at the University of Arkansas have joined forces to develop practices that will create a sustainable environment in Northwest Arkansas and potentially help feed people around the globe. “The main thing the Fulbright program helps with is networking,” said Kabo Segokgo, a food […]

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Police, Health Center Move Against Sexual Assaults

By Rachel L. Walker The Razorback Reporter The University of Arkansas Police Department and the Pat Walker Health Center joined efforts in educating students about sexual assault and ways they can prevent it. One way is through the “rape aggression defense” (RAD) class. The eight-week course offers one hour of academic credit and teaches students […]

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Students Benefit from Campus Service-Retail Jobs

By Alex Golden The Razorback Reporter Campus jobs are about more than convenience. They prepare students for when they leave campus, employers said. “We hire people that are goal-oriented to make our students marketable,” said Ali Sadeghi , director of operations for the University of Arkansas Bookstore. The bookstore has a strong preference for hiring […]

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Scholarship Application Deadlines Near

By Christina Wilkerson The Razorback Reporter Deadlines are fast approaching for the millions of dollars in scholarships that University of Arkansas students can get. In about two months, nearly 1,000 students will seek financial help through scholarships, according to enrollment figures. Looming debt is the motivator for students to apply. Undergraduates leave the university with […]

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New Rules, Fees Hit Campus Health Care

By Ashton Eley The Razorback Reporter One in four UA students do not have health insurance, according to information compiled by the Pat Walker Health Center, despite federal law that requires everyone 18 and older to be insured. Under the Affordable Care Act, which took effect October 2013, those who do not have the required […]

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Blind Architect Lights Path for Success

By Nathan Owens The Razorback Reporter Every morning Chris Downey rows the Oakland Estuary with the East Bay Rowing Club before he gets ready for his commute to the University of California, Berkley. At his desk, Downey gets an idea for a building and reaches for color-coated craft sticks, and he begins to create a […]

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UA’s Online Enrollment Leaps

By Brian Dunnaway The Razorback Reporter Enrollment at the University of Arkansas eclipsed 26,000 students for the first time in school history, and the area that gained the most growth was online enrollment, according to a Sept. 3 report. Online enrollment shows even more dramatic growth, reaching 7,444, an increase of 21.6 percent from last […]

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Group by Old Main Students walk to and from class in Old Main. UA student Brian Jekel studies on the Steven L. Anderson Design Center balcony Thursday afternoon. Fall Photo Fall Photo Brooke Galligan | Lemke Newsroom
Crew Leader Stephen Baker, with Facilities Management, cleans up leaves with a leaf blower on campus Thursday afternoon. jennymillsfall2 Steven Baker, Facilities Management crew leader, rakes leaves by the David W. Mullins Library and the Chemistry Building Nov. 14. UA student Brittney Schieber walks across Old Main lawn the afternoon of Nov. 14. crystalbridges5