Tagged: npr

Time Is On My Side (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

The jury still seems to be out on whether there is a mental equivalent of leg day — that is, whether specific exercises really make a difference in the structure and function of the brain in the long run — but there is certainly value in trying to learn new things.

NPR: Pryor-Cotton Race Promises a Long 15 Months

by Mark Carter 8/26/2013 3:15 pm

The 2014 U.S. Senate race pitting Democrat incumbent Mark Pryor and Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton figures to be a doozie. It's already shaping up that way. NPR reports on the brewing battle that's already included some jabs

Sign Up to Tell Your Tale at StoryCorps March 29-April 28

by Karen Martin 3/15/2012 5:03 am

StoryCorps, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving, and sharing the stories of Americans from all backgrounds and beliefs, will record interviews in Little Rock March 29-April 28 as part of its cross-country tour. Got a story to tell? Call to reserve a time. Details below.

Oxford American Partners with NPR for Southword

by Karen Martin 5/19/2011 10:03 am

Southword, a multimedia partnership of NPR and The Oxford American, offers its first episode -- an exploration of issues of appetite and health in Mississippi's Holmes County -- between 3-5 p.m. today. Hear it on KUAR, FM 89.1.

Student Debt: Can't Live With It ...

by Mark Carter 5/16/2011 3:47 pm

Obtaining a college education is an increasingly expensive venture these days. The pool of wealthy parents who can afford to send their kids to schools with ivy-covered halls stretches just so far...

College Student Debt Increasing, Says Financial Aid Expert

by Karen Martin 5/16/2011 11:05 am

The amount of money Americans owe on student loans recently exceeded the nation's credit card debt. That may lead many to ask: Is it smart to borrow a lot of money to go to college? Student financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz says that college debt is OK — if you're careful.

Program to Keep Ducks From Gulf Oil Could Expand Habitat in Arkansas

by Lance Turner 7/28/2010 8:53 am

KUAR-FM, 89.1, reports on a federal program that aims to keep migratory birds away from the Gulf oil spill by expanding habitats in places like Arkansas. The benefit to Arkansas hunters is obvious.

RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 4 — Diane Rehm at KLRE-KUAR Benefit Thursday, Feb. 11

by Karen Martin 2/10/2010 2:17 pm

Diane Rehm, host of the respected and informative Diane Rehm Show on NPR, is the special guest at a benefit for the KUAR/KLRE Tower Campaign — 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 at Embassy Suites in west Little Rock.

Diane Rehm To Appear at Embassy Suites Fund-raiser for KLRE-KUAR

by Karen Martin 2/1/2010 5:00 am

The host of NPR's nationally broadcast Diane Rehm Show is the special guest at a fund-raising reception and dinner for KLRE-KUAR on Thursday, Feb. 11.