Tagged: University Of Arkansas

Road Tax Proponents Already Revving Up

Road Tax Proponents Already Revving Up

Transportation

A constitutional amendment to make a half-cent sales tax permanent goes before Arkansas voters on Nov. 3. Those in favor of the amendment, which would dedicate the tax revenue to the state highway fund, are already out beating the bushes to drum up support. read more >

UA's Jamie Loftin Named to National Board

UA's Jamie Loftin Named to National Board

Jamie Loftin, assistant vice provost for distance education administration at the University of Arkansas, was recently appointed as constituent chair to the board of directors for the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers. read more >

UA Names Cheryl Murphy Vice Provost

UA Names Cheryl Murphy Vice Provost

Cheryl Murphy, chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, has been selected as the next vice provost for distance education. read more >

UA Researchers Get $750K Grant

UA Researchers Get $750K Grant

Technology & Telecom

University of Arkansas physicists recently received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to research "topological quantum materials," which are unusual in that they have a robustness of electrical properties regardless of temperature shifts or changes in structural form. read more >

Woo Pigs: Flirty Hogs Have a TV Teammate

Woo Pigs: Flirty Hogs Have a TV Teammate

Outtakes

D.J. Williams, the former star tight end for the Arkansas Razorbacks now at KARK-TV in Little Rock, found himself on opposing teams as the football season wound down, torn between his “Razorback family” and Channel 4’s news audience. read more >