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Marty Matlock, executive director of the U of A Resiliency Center, and professor of ecological engineering, and Greg Thoma, professor of chemical engineering, are part of a team of researchers exploring how climate change, loss of fresh water and competition for resources threaten the world’s supply of fruits and vegetables and what those problems will mean for the future of agricultural production.

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Several murals in Fayetteville are taking shape and we briefly visit with artist Jason Jones about his big jackrabbit taking shape on the Razorback Greenway.

Keep Track of Your Modifers

Aug 22, 2017

Our Militant Grammarian offers rules for keeping the modifiers in the right place.

Ozarks at Large for Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug 21, 2017

On today’s show, starting a new college academic year with a renewed commitment to mental health. Plus, Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics on the blossoming of two downtowns, Becca Martin Brown from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on what could be northwest Arkansas’ most singular tradition, and we learn more about a musical part of the American landscape and its Arkansas origins.

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University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Housing in collaboration with the Pat Walker Health Center's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is offering free mental health care to dormitory students living on campus. We visit with newly hired clinician, Megan Little, at her office in Maple Hill East residence hall.

Two Downtowns Moving Forward

Aug 21, 2017

Michael Tilley, with Talk Business and Politics, explains how development in the downtowns of Springdale and Fort Smith are similar and are an example of how two metro areas could work together.

A Monday roundup: a snag for a housing proposal in Fayetteville, an Arkansas Congressman weighs in on President Trump and Arkansas ranks well when it comes to two-year colleges.

Pioneers Dick Gregory and Sonny Burgess both died recently. We hear part of conversations that they had with Ozarks at Large in the 1990s.

A Musical Pick Six

Aug 21, 2017

  Katy Henriksen, host of KUAF's Of Note, picks a half-dozen 2017 releases to help us through late summer.

The One Big Arkansas List

Aug 21, 2017

Becca Martin Brown from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette was making lists about the region. Senior Walk, at the University of Arkansas, is one big list she says is worth exploring.


World and Area News

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton says he is hopeful that Congress backs President Trump's plan to build a wall on the country's southern border and also says local communities should decide what to do with Confederate monuments.

Arkansas' junior senator spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday after presenting the survivors of a World War II veteran with medals he had earned.

The Justice Department is dropping the most controversial part of its demand for records relating to a website used to coordinate protests during the presidential inauguration.

In court filings submitted yesterday, ahead of a hearing Thursday in D.C. Superior Court, the government suggests modifications to the warrant it attained for files from web hosting company DreamHost, which hosted the website DisruptJ20.org.

The hashtag is 10! Yes, the symbol that started out as the lowly "number sign" or "pound" on the telephone keypad and later morphed into something entirely different is 10 years old today. And it has accomplished quite a lot. In fact, it's hard to imagine modern communication without it.

And you might think it was all by design. That the folks running Twitter needed a catchy little tool to help their new platform catch fire, and the hashtag is what they came up with.

But that's not the way it happened.

The city of Charlottesville has shrouded two of its Confederate monuments in a show of mourning for the woman killed in the violent white nationalist protest there earlier this month.

Despite a title which might lead you to believe otherwise, Good Time is not an easy-going, popcorn flick; the gritty, pulp thriller falls into a genre that could be described as "movies about very, very bad nights."

Robert Pattinson plays Connie Nikas, a small-time criminal trying to get his brother Nick out of jail after a bank robbery gone wrong.

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