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State of the University Address Set for Oct. 12

Make plans to join interim Chancellor Charles F. Robinson as he delivers the annual State of the University address at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12. The address will take place at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center and is open to the public. A livestream of the event will also be available at the U of A YouTube channel. Masks will be required for those attending in person.
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Honors Students Experience the Art of Public Speaking on Fayetteville Square

Over family weekend, students in the Honors Public Speaking course and some of their parents took to the Fayetteville city square during the Farmer's Market to experience public speaking up close and personal. This was all part of an assignment designed by Department of Communication instructor Lynn Meade to help students draw connections between classroom concepts and the public speaking that happens every day in the local community.
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Vogt crowned Gravette homecoming queen in ceremonies Friday night

GRAVETTE -- Senior Nicole Vogt, the daughter of Andy and Tina Vogt, was crowned homecoming queen in special ceremonies held before Friday night's homecoming game in Lion Stadium. She was escorted by junior Will Betz and sophomore Holden Betz, sons of Tim and Dana Betz. Other seniors vying for the...
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Public Health Student Hosts Diaper Drive on Campus Through Oct. 9

U of A public health student Malekia Firestine is hosting a diaper drive on campus through Oct. 9. Diaper donations may be delivered to the third-floor main entrance of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building on Stadium Drive. Newborn and diapers sized 1-6 are needed as well as pull-ups...

Farmington School Board votes to update mask policy

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. — Starting Wednesday, Sept. 28, masks are optional for Farmington teachers and students, according to a news release from the district. In the release, the Farmington School Board approved a revised mask policy, allowing the district to make masks optional or mandatory based on Arkansas Center for Health Improvement data.

Lee, Harrington named Decatur homecoming royalty

DECATUR -- Throughout the afternoon, the Decatur homecoming court readied for the many activities leading up to the coronation ceremony prior to the start of the Bulldog-Mustang football contest Friday night at Bulldog Stadium in Decatur. During the parade at 1:30 p.m., students, teachers, staff and townspeople caught the first...

It's a 'Lights, Camera, Action' homecoming week in Gentry

GENTRY -- The theme for Gentry High School's homecoming this week is "Lights, Camera, Action" and there will be lights, cameras and lots of action in Pioneer Stadium on Friday night when the Gentry Pioneers face off against the Berryville Bobcats in Gentry's 2021 homecoming game. Just prior to the...

Decatur girls get chance on gridiron

DECATUR -- Decatur High School girls got their chance to meet on the gridiron for a friendly game of powderpuff football in Bulldog Stadium Thursday afternoon. On the Monday before the event, only six girls signed up for the Bulldog Powderpuff football contest. At that point, school officials were ready to cancel. But hours before the event, enough girls signed up to make two teams. So at 5 p.m, the girls, along with some members of the varsity and junior high football teams took the field at Bulldog Stadium for the first football contest of its kind in Decatur.
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Global Series Explores Bangladesh Culture

University Housing's Global Series continues this week by exploring the history and culture of Bangladesh. The presentation begins at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Holcombe Hall's living room. Arineeta Deb, a senior, will speak about Bangladesh. She said that it is a very biodiverse country with a rich cultural...
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Third-Year Law Student Wins Arent Fox/Dale Bumpers Award

Third-year law student Donta Dismuke, managing editor with the Journal of Food Law and Policy, has won the Arent Fox/Dale Bumpers Excellence in Writing Award. The Arent Fox law firm selects one article from those prepared by the journal's staff editors. The winning article is published in the subsequent issue of the journal, and the author receives a monetary award.

Arkansas announces changes to COVID-19 quarantine guidelines in schools

ARKANSAS, USA — Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced changes to schools' quarantine guidelines to keep more kids in the classroom. Staff and students at schools with a 70% vaccination rate will no longer be required to quarantine. Hutchinson says this 70% must include all students, even those who aren't yet eligible to get the vaccine. He hopes this change will increase the vaccination rate, especially once younger children become eligible.

The Goddard School opens Bentonville location

Pennsylvania-based preschool education provider Goddard Systems Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School, will increase its footprint in Northwest Arkansas this fall when a fourth location opens at 3703 S.W. H St. in Bentonville. The company’s third Northwest Arkansas franchise opened in June at 3420 W. Mount Comfort Road in Fayetteville, the city’s second Goddard location.
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Honors College to Present Online Lecture, 'Inspired,' Led by Crystal Bridges' Sandy Edwards

Now, more than ever, creativity is valued in the workplace. Apple and Google are among the top businesses that have built their brand on creative thinking — but how do you access this innate attribute? Next spring honors students will get an opportunity to tap their inner creativity in an Honors College Forum, Inspired, led by Sandra Keiser Edwards, senior director for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
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Education Policy Professor Constance Lindsay Kicks off Education Reform Lecture Series

Constance Lindsay, assistant professor of education policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will speak at the U of A on Friday, Oct. 1. The program will be at noon in room 343 of the Graduate Education Building. The Friday lecture series is hosted by the Department of Education Reform in the U of A College of Education and Health Professions.

How SBLive’s Top 25 Missouri high school football teams fared in Week 5: Ranked teams take care of business in week filled with blowouts

Here’s how the Top 25 Missouri high school football teams fared in Week 5 action. 1. Christian Brothers College (4-1) beat St. Louis University High 59-27 SLUH gave top-rated Christian Brothers all it wanted in the first half and trailed only 24-21 at the intermission. However, CBC outscored the Junior Billikins 35-6 after the break. Jeremiyah Love rushed for three touchdowns, and Jeremiah McClellan hauled in three TD receptions.