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Lawyers question UA logo sharing with Razorback Foundation

Trademark pacts not set in writing

Subscriber onlyThe Razorback Foundation has free use of University of Arkansas, Fayetteville trademarks that others must pay to display, an arrangement set by “oral” agreements and university policy that outside attorneys find lacking. Continue reading...

Arkansas Arts Center set to unveil design; renovation to pass $46M, expand Little Rock museum by third

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Arts Center will unveil renovation plans before the end of the month, the museum's director said Thursday. Continue reading...

Information curbs put to UA trustees; under proposal, only chairman can talk for newly limited board

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas System board of trustees is weighing whether to add rules that would restrict some of its actions and behaviors. Continue reading...

Final deal gives Bielema $11.9M over three years

Subscriber onlyThe nonprofit Razorback Foundation has agreed to pay Bret Bielema up to $11.9 million over three years, or roughly twice the terms of his public contract. Continue reading...

Beacons to enhance visit to Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock

Technology installed for Marin show

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Arts Center will unveil its John Marin exhibit today alongside new technology that officials hope will give visitors a fuller viewing experience. Continue reading...

Arts Center's Little Rock redo will take more money; repair expenses surprise museum

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Arts Center wants to boost its estimated $46 million construction budget to remake the downtown Little Rock museum, officials said Monday as they try to reconcile a wish list with financial limitations. Continue reading...

Foundation, UA weighed shifting $4M to nonprofit

Document shows idea to lower ticket face values, add to ‘donations’ share

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and its nonprofit athletics fundraising arm discussed a now-shelved pricing strategy for football club seating that would have redirected at least $4 million annually in university ticket revenue to the nonprofit. Continue reading...

5 protesters, including Arkansas immigrant, arrested outside Sen. Tom Cotton's D.C. office

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- Five protesters, including one Arkansas immigrant, were arrested Thursday morning outside the office of U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton on Capitol Hill. Continue reading...

State 'Dreamers' persist, with hope

Subscriber onlyLorena Martinez joined other "Dreamers" on Monday in bids to renew legal immigration protections they faced losing, seizing on a court order that she hopes will save her job and keep her family intact. Continue reading...

In emails, UA athletics vows to help foundation

Subscriber onlyArkansas' athletic department pledged to help its nonprofit fundraising arm collect more money from students "even if it's outside our job description." Continue reading...

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