A school voucher program in Milwaukee increased the chances of students graduating from high school and going on to college, according to the School Choice Demonstration Project based at the University of Arkansas.
BENTONVILLE — The dream of building a state-of-the-art center to train professionals to recognize and stop child abuse is a step closer to reality, said Victor Vieth, executive director of the National Child Protection Training Center, a nonprof
On Tuesday night (Feb. 21), Fort Smith City Directors voted to move 240 residents from Ward 1 to Ward 4 in order to correct a precinct split that was not addressed during the City's redistricting last year.
FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas officials are toying with the idea of retrofitting its 1930s men’s gymnasium — former home of the University Museum and now being used by the UA School of Architecture— into a much-needed 600- to 700-seat concert hall.
Students in the University of Arkansas College of Engineering will be able to earn a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering or a doctoral degree in engineering with a concentration in biomedical engineering beginning in fall 2012, according to a UA statement released Wednesday (Feb. 15).
Chaffee Crossing “doesn’t want to be in the golf course business,” but for another year, it looks like it may have to be, according to Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority (FCRA) Executive Director Ivy Owen.
The University of Arkansas’ chief fundraising official said Tuesday that mid-year totals indicate the state’s flagship university is right on track to reach its goal as long as gifts and pledges continue at the current pace.
The Pentagon’s budget proposed Monday (Feb. 13) continues to push for deep cuts in A-10 units nationwide — a push that could result in about 300 job losses in Fort Smith, according to a rough estimate by the 188th Steering Committee.
FAYETTEVILLE — Marilyn Heifner, executive director of the Fayetteville Advertising & Promotion Commission, was put on administrative leave with pay and benefits Monday (Feb. 13) while the city’s prosecutor investigates a claim that she violated the Freedom of Information Act.
Cara Tongier with the Crisis Intervention Center in Fort Smith will speak Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus to discuss domestic violence, the most common crime in the United States.