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1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

NanoMech Named Edison Awards Winner

TuffTek by NanoMech has been named a 2014 Award Winner by the internationally renowned Edison Awardsa .

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Inventions, Science / Technology

4 hrs ago | NWAonline

Celebrating Success In Season Nine

"One Man, Two Guvnors" - Adapted from "The Servant of Two Masters" and winner of the 2011 Critics' Circle Award for Best New Play, the comedy follows the increasingly perilous attempts of Francis Henschall to keep his two "guvnors" straight.

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Related Topix: Theater, One Man, Two Guvnors, Wilson, AR

8 hrs ago | Delta Farm Press

Arkansas making irrigation schedule training priority

Few know that on the list of states doing the most irrigating, Arkansas is fourth.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

12 hrs ago | Daily Record

Are We There Yet

I came out of the University of Arkansas in December 1979, got engaged to KM that same month and left the college life behind, well, most of it.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The City Wire

Pryor-Cotton and U.S. Senate control, part II

Editor's note: This is the second part of a two-part series on the Pryor-Cotton race.

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Related Topix: Blanche Lincoln, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boozman, Democrat, Senator John Boozman, Arkansas, Arkansas Government

The Detroit News

University of Michigan expected to name new chancellor for Flint campus

The University of Michigan is expected to name Susan Borrego as new chancellor for its Flint campus today during the Board of Regents meeting.

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Related Topix: Michigan

Retailing Today

Funding the future, Walmart CEO makes $1 million donation

A $1 million donation from Walmart CEO Doug McMillion and his wife Shelley to the University of Arkansas will help kick start the creation of a new School of Global Retail Operations and Innovation.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Fayetteville Flyer

Coming here: The Head and the Heart, May 1 at Washington County Fairgrounds

The Seattle indie pop band will perform at the Washington County Fairgrounds on Thursday, May 1 as the University of Arkansas' Headliner Committee's spring concert.

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Sys-Con Media

Orchestro Chief Data Scientist Authors Best-Practice Guide for 21st Century Inventory Management

As supply chain teams fundamentally rethink inventory strategies and the volume and variety of data complicates decision-making, Orchestro promotes a new guide authored by Chief Data Scientist Matt Waller as part of its mission to invent the future of analytics in consumer packaged goods and retail.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The City Wire

Rivaldo embraces new Arvest leadership role in Benton County

Fort Smith area native Craig Rivaldo is set to take over leadership for Arvest Benton County on May 1 and the banker will carry his "playbook" and more than 20 years of leadership experience when he settles into his new bank office full-time.

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Related Topix: Benton County, AR, Fort Smith, AR, Fayetteville, AR, Bentonville, AR

Newswise

Fiber-Optic Microscope Will Help Physicians Detect Cancer, Diseases at Early Stages

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - An engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas has developed an inexpensive, endoscopic microscope capable of producing high-resolution, sub-cellular images of tissue in real time.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Want to slim down? Don't listen to jazz: Music can make food taste better

Listening to jazz can make your food taste better. The genre of background music can affect how satisfying something tastes and so may impact on how much is eaten, research reveals.

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Related Topix: Back Pain, Health, France, World News,

The Advocate

Student journalists win awards at regional conference

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette received six Mark of Excellence Awards on Saturday at the Society of Professional Journalists regional conference at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

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Related Topix: Journalism, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, Carencro, LA

The Daily Journal

Meredith-Clendaniel

The bride-to-be is a graduate student at Oregon State University. Her fiance is a medical student at the University of Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Vineland, NJ, Oregon State University

NWAonline

University Eyes New Parking Garage

STAFF PHOTO DAVID GOTTSCHALK The University of Arkansas has a temporary parking lot at the south west corner of the intersection of Douglas Street and Gregg Avenue in Fayetteville where a proposed parking garage will be build.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The City Wire

Pryor-Cotton and U.S. Senate control, part I

Editor's note: This commentary is part of a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and The City Wire to deliver an ongoing series of political-based essays and reports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Arkansas, Democrat, Fort Smith, AR, American University

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Washington Times

UAFS professor prepares students for life

For Melissa Whiting , teaching is about challenging students, encouraging them to take risks and preparing them for their post-academic lives.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, University of Oklahoma, University of Southern Mississippi, University of Tulsa, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

NWAonline

UA's Coach Richardson Deserves Honor From Hall of Fame

Getting in to a "Hall of Fame" should be old hat by now to Nolan Richardson. By his own count, he's already been enshrined in several of them, including the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame and Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

NWAonline

Life In The Ozarks Captured In Two Local Exhibits

Pigskins may not have anything to do with their namesake swine -- they're actually made from cowhide -- but hogs have been an important part of Arkansas culture since long before the University of Arkansas adopted them as mascots in 1910.

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Switched

Drones Reveal Hidden Ancient Village Buried In New Mexico

Archaeologists flew a drone over an ancient site called Blue J in northwestern New Mexico to obtain aerial thermal images of the site.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, New Mexico, New Mexico Government, University of North Florida

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