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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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

Daily Record

SmArts

I'm taking a class about imitation. People say it's the highest form of flattery, and this class, to some extent, utilizes that sentiment, in that it encourages imitation as a poetic form.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fayetteville Free Weekly

Bottle Rocket Gallery Hosts Participatory Painting

In April, Bottle Rocket Gallery will sponsor two art events in Fayetteville. On April 18, a performance/installation by Quintin Rivera Toro will be presented at the gallery in Fayetteville, starting at 7 p.m. The second event is a participatory painting directed by Teresa Albor, and will take place at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dixon St. in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Fayetteville, AR, Hunter College, City University of New York

Arkansas Times

Johnny Key among three finalists for UA lobbying position

The University of Arkansas has announced its three finalists for the position of vice chancellor for governmental relations , which pays $202,000: * Mac Campbell , a former aide to Sen. Blanche Lincoln * Sen. Johnny Key * Randy Massanelli , state director for Sen. Mark Pryor Juicy list! The final selection will be made by a committee appointed ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Blanche Lincoln, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Arkansas, Republican, Representative Richard Hudson

ArkansasBusiness.com

Connors Pledge $1.5M to UA Fulbright College Fellowship

Robert and Sandra Connor of Little Rock and Dallas have pledged $1.5 million to enhance the Robert C. and Sandra Connor Endowed Faculty Fellowship at the University of Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR

The City Wire

Burdick named UAFS vice chancellor for enrollment management

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith has announced that a University of Akron vice president will join the UAFS staff, starting June 1. According to a press release, Julie L. Burdick, currently the associate vice president for academic affairs at The University of Akron, will join UAFS as vice chancellor for enrollment management.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, University of Akron

Arkansas Online

Lobbyist hopefuls cut to 3

A search committee at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has winnowed the field of 42 applicants for its vice chancellor for governmental relations job to three finalists - the Republican chairman of the state Senate Education Committee, the state director for Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, and a former aide to former Democratic U.S.

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Related Topix: Blanche Lincoln, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Fayetteville, AR

Wed Apr 09, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

TheatreSquared's HAMLET Begins Performances Tonight

Tonight, April 10, TheatreSquared will launch its first mainstage Shakespeare production with the playwright's signature drama, Hamlet, starring Grant Goodman and features a professional cast including T2 associate artistic director Amy Herzberg.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, Theater, Arts

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