Education


Knives Out for Lawyers As Bielema Feud Festers
Former Arkansas coach Bret Bielema did not have a fond parting with Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville; he was fired after several lackluster seasons. But he had a multimillion-dollar buyout clause, and that bonanza is at the center of a bitter legal battle.

Knives Out for Lawyers As Bielema Feud Festers

by Mark Friedman – 2 days ago

The feud between former University of Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema and the Razorback Foundation is getting worse.

Education's COVID Generation (Jay Barth Commentary)

Education's COVID Generation (Jay Barth Commentary)
2 days ago

A “COVID Generation” — portending reduced achievement and growing inequities — will define the period between now and the mid-2030s. Policy leaders must confront this generational reality in guiding strategic education policy.


King Family Gives $1.95M to UA

King Family Gives $1.95M to UA

Tom and Jill King of Fayetteville have given $1.95 million to the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design and the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas. read more >

Game & Fish Deer Kills Draws Cammack Village Uproar

Game & Fish Deer Kills Draws Cammack Village Uproar

Cover Story

It's an extraordinarily rare day that a deer hunt is mounted on a college campus in the middle of the state's biggest city. But Little Rock's Cammack Campus of the University of Arkansas isn't a normal collegiate setting, and the men downing the deer weren't permit-toting hunters. read more >

Tragedy And Gratitude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Tragedy And Gratitude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationEditor's Note

Let another pesky woman editor encourage you to embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving this year as never before, even as we must limit the traditional togetherness — a small sacrifice by historic standards. read more >

UAMS Gets $2.83M to Train, Retain Primary Care Doctors

UAMS Gets $2.83M to Train, Retain Primary Care Doctors

Health Care

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences receives $2.83 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve health care access in rural Arkansas by expanding efforts to train and retain primary care physicians. read more >

Dollar General Duo Dealt for $2.9M

Dollar General Duo Dealt for $2.9M

Whispers

A double dose of dollar store deals in Pulaski and Saline counties and acreage acquisitions in north Pulaski County form this week's quartet of million-dollar transactions. read more >

After Disrupting Itself, J.B. Hunt Gets Efficient

After Disrupting Itself, J.B. Hunt Gets Efficient

Technology & TelecomTransportation

J.B. Hunt CEO John Roberts and Shelley Simpson, chief commercial officer, participated in FreightWaves' virtual fall conference earlier this month and gave some color to how the company's technological pursuit led to its newfound success. read more >

Fear and Loathing In Journalism School

Fear and Loathing In Journalism School

Outtakes

Journalism students are enduring at a time when reporters are vilified by politicians, spat upon and assaulted by partisans, and victimized by violent police officers and demonstrators at protests. read more >