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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

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  • Indiana ISTEP+ battles puts spotlight on testing challenges

    Thousands of Indiana students are buckling down to a new standardized test this week after an uproar over longer exams forced education leaders, lawmakers and Gov. Mike Pence to step in and shorten the assessment taken annually by about 450,000 students....
  • Finalists for University of Toledo president to visit campus

    Two of the three finalists vying to become the next president at the University of Toledo will be on campus for interviews this coming week. Michele Wheatly, senior adviser to the president of West Virginia University, was on campus this past week for...
  • U.S. poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol in diet

    The nation's top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption. The group's finding that cholesterol in the diet need...
  • Tyson Foods awards $120k to university's diversity office

    Tyson Foods Inc. has awarded a $120,000 grant to the Office of Diversity Affairs at the University of Arkansas to create the Tyson Inclusive Excellence Scholarships and the Tyson Academic Enrichment Program. The grant was announced Thursday. It will be...
  • Inmate arrested in death of man near homeless camp near University of Arkansas campus

    A Washington County jail inmate has been arrested on a second-degree murder charge in the death of a man whose body was found near the University of Arkansas campus. The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1B1MFfo ) that 40-year-...
  • From enslavement to freedom

    From enslavement to freedom
    Editor's note: This is part one of a four part series of op-eds that examine and explore the state of black America. The history of African enslavement and freedom in America is both engaging and fraught with confusion, half-truths and unsubstantiated...
  • Weekend guide: The Kids are all right

    Weekend guide: The Kids are all right
    Much like the genesis of his band’s debut album, a conversation with Kids vocalist and bassist Joshua Diaz is a series of twists and turns, paths he’s been down before, and unfamiliar ones that come with the territory of publicizing a new...
  • Winnetka resident honored by cancer group

    Winnetka resident honored by cancer group
    For Winnetka resident Jeffrey Kriezelman, stepping up as the Israel Cancer Research Fund's 2014 Man of Distinction this month was preceded by a sequence of events that he describes as "beshert," a Yiddish term for destiny. Kriezelman, 67, credits his...
  • 2014 in review: Scholars take hard look at Evanston founder's role in massacre

    2014 in review: Scholars take hard look at Evanston founder's role in massacre
    Concerns were raised in recent years about what role John Evans — one of the founders of Northwestern University and the city of Evanston’s namesake — had played in the infamous Sand Creek Massacre which left an estimated 150 Native...
  • New Smyrna Beach OL Jalen Merrick commits to Arkansas

    New Smyrna Beach OL Jalen Merrick commits to Arkansas
    New Smyrna Beach offensive lineman Jalen Merrick announced via Twitter on Sunday that he has committed to the University of Arkansas, and it was confirmed Monday from sources in Fayetteville that the 6-foot-5, 295-pounder was already on campus as an early...
  • Gertrude Keeys, longtime educator, dies at 89

    Gertrude Keeys' belief that education was the key to success was instilled in her as she grew up in Louisiana in a family of educators that included her grandfather, one of that state's first African-American college professors. For more than three...