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UA picks new director at business hub

Center’s leader since April, Jebaraj aims to be proactive

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Mervin Jebaraj has been named director of a business research center at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville at a time of relative economic growth for the state. Continue reading...

$40M donation to boost visual arts at UA; foundation helping to build artistic district near campus

Subscriber onlyA $40 million gift from the Windgate Charitable Foundation will pay for new arts facilities at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Grant to ready teachers for high-poverty schools

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A three-year, $10 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville will fund a new training and recruitment initiative for teachers working in high-poverty schools, the university announced Wednesday. Continue reading...

UA taps Auburn professor to lead agriculture school

Subscriber onlyA longtime Auburn University professor will lead the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville's agriculture college, the university announced Tuesday. Continue reading...

University of Arkansas testing use of math model to award aid, offer mentoring

Subscriber onlyA new mentoring and grant program being tested by the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville makes use of models predicting student outcomes to decide who receives help. Continue reading...

Predictive algorithm under wraps

In declining to release details, UA cites competitive harm

Subscriber only Even as complex mathematical models gain greater influence in government and elsewhere, evidence suggests public entities are refusing to disclose details about algorithms that guide important decisions, experts said. Continue reading...

Federal grants help UA rise in research ranks

Fayetteville campus 130th

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A rise in federal grant dollars flowing to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville boosted the school's ranking in the latest National Science Foundation survey of research activity in higher education. Continue reading...

Justice Department argues for Title IX suit against UA; ex-student alleged 'deliberate indifference' after rape report

Subscriber onlyU.S. Justice Department attorneys are backing the decision by a federal judge to allow a Title IX lawsuit against the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville to move forward. Continue reading...

UA musicians to play in state's 75 counties

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Student musicians and faculty from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville will visit each of the state's 75 counties as part of an expanded outreach program that includes music majors performing recitals for hometown crowds. Continue reading...

UA musicians going on road to play in state's 75 counties

Subscriber onlyStudent musicians and faculty from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville will visit each of the state's 75 counties as part of an expanded outreach program that includes music majors performing recitals for hometown crowds. Continue reading...

UA rape charge dropped

Trial in assault case filed in 2016 called off

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A former University of Arkansas student charged in the rape of another UA student at a fraternity house will not be prosecuted, at least for now, Washington County chief deputy prosecutor Mieka Hatcher said Wednesday. Continue reading...

UA rape charge dropped; trial in assault case filed in 2016 called off

Subscriber onlyA former University of Arkansas, Fayetteville student charged in the rape of another UA student at a fraternity house will not be prosecuted, at least for now, Washington County chief deputy prosecutor Mieka Hatcher said Wednesday. Continue reading...

UA logs drop in six-year graduation rate

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- For the first time since 2013, the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville reported a drop in its six-year graduation rate. Continue reading...

UA notebook

Subscriber onlyMullins Library OK'd Continue reading...

UA notebook

Subscriber onlyMullins Library OK'd for renovation work Continue reading...