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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

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  • College is not for everyone [Commentary]

    College is not for everyone [Commentary]
    Fresh off her victory over childhood obesity, Michelle Obama has declared a new national goal to increase the percentage of low-income Americans in college. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, just 52 percent of the poor attend...
  • Crystal Bridges art museum is reshaping Wal-Mart's hometown

     Crystal Bridges art museum is reshaping Wal-Mart's hometown
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. — To meet Gilbert Stuart's "George Washington," Norman Rockwell's "Rosie the Riveter," Andy Warhol's "Dolly Parton" and hundreds of other artworks less famous and more subtle, first fly to XNA. That's right, Northwest Arkansas...
  • Trustee: Media frenzy forced board's hand

    Trustee: Media frenzy forced board's hand
    Barely 24 hours after the Penn State board of trustees pledged to launch "a full and complete investigation" into the child sex abuse scandal engulfing the university's fabled football team, the school's president and legendary coach were out. Why did...
  • Not to be silenced

    Not to be silenced
    There is a philosophy in the Tubert family that all of its members live by: "This is your journey, and what do you want to do with it?" Following that credo, father Marcelo has become a successful actor and voice-over artist and mother Lori is a...
  • Angelenos set to get cracking

    Angelenos set to get cracking
    GLENDALE — At a glance, the evening practices that have occupied Stengel Field recently resemble any other that typically take place on the venerable field, which is home to high school and junior college baseball contests throughout the year....
  • Don't buy the hype pitched by health imposters

    We’re a nation of consumers. I am fascinated by the number of products that appeal to our senses because of their names. Names like “energy bar” or “sports drink.” The names alone suggest we may need them if we want to...
  • Two locals study at same med school

    Two women who started their educational paths in La CaƱada Flintridge, Lauren Poindexter and Elizabeth Gilliam, are in the same class at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, Va. and recently participated in the “White Coat”...
  • PASSINGS: Geraldine Washington, Denise Darcel

    PASSINGS: Geraldine Washington, Denise Darcel
    Geraldine Washington Former head of NAACP's L.A. chapter Geraldine Washington, 81, an educator and civil rights activist who led the Los Angeles chapter of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People for 14 years, died of natural causes...
  • Someone will choose your child's education; why not you?

    Someone will choose your child's education; why not you?
    This is National School Choice Week, an occasion that always makes me think back to 1976, when as a writer for my high school paper, I interviewed retiring Baltimore County schools Superintendent Joshua Wheeler. I asked Mr. Wheeler why our schools didn'...
  • Notre Dame names its first male president

    Notre Dame names its first male president
    A man will lead Notre Dame of Maryland University for the first time in its 116-year history, after the board of trustees announced Thursday its unanimous choice of James Conneely as the institution's next president. "It's a boy!" said board chairwoman...
  • Dinah K. Faber

    Dinah K. Faber
    Dinah K. Faber, a writer, photographer and historian who was known as "the Booth Lady" for her preservation work on Tudor Hall, the Harford County home of the famous Booth family, died Sunday of colon cancer at her Colby, Kan., home. She was 62. The...