MLK, Lee Obervations Split

Mar 20, 2017

A Monday roundup includes the official separation of observances for Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert E. Lee. 

Goddess Festival Returns

Mar 20, 2017

Becca Martin Brown, with the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, previews the annual Goddess festival.

On this St. Patrick’s Day show, a design competition centered at the University of Arkansas could provide funds for a startup, and the Fayetteville Public Library receives news that will affect expansion plans. Also, Jake Hertzog brings his guitar, amp and a collection of pedals to the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio.

Anticipating Budget Consequences

Mar 20, 2017

Michael Tilley, from Talk Business and Politics, says federal budget cuts could have consequences for Arkansans and he also gets us up to speed on the week in the Arkansas Legislature.

A former convenience store on the University of Arkansas campus has been transformed into the McMillon Innovation Studio. Believed to be the first interactive, open-to-the-public university retail lab, the McMillon Innovation Studio pairs businesses with students who work together to test new retail technologies.  

Southside High School in Fort Smith wrapped up its transition from the Rebels to the Mavericks with an auction of Rebel and Dixie memorabilia. The money from the auction will go back to the district to cover the costs of making the change.

courtesy / Fayetteville Public Library

Thursday the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled a contract between Washington Regional Medical Center and the Fayetteville Public Library was signed in good standing.

Jake Hertzog gives us a tour of his musical abilities ahead of a concert on the University of Arkansas campus later this month.

Scratching The Surface: Northern Lights

Mar 17, 2017

Welcome to Scratching the Surface with Caitlin Ahrens!  Caitlin is the Pluto Manager with the U of A Center for Space and Planetary Science. In this episode of STS, we hear about the Northern Lights and solar flares on other planets. Join us each Friday for a new episode of Scratching the Surface.  For more information on the Center for Space and Planetary Science, visit

Nadi Cinema, the University of Arkansas Middle East Film Club, screens a wide array of films from across the Middle East. These films are selected by Joel Gordon, a professor and historian of modern Egypt and the Middle East.  

It’s something you can’t find consistently anywhere else in Northwest Arkansas, said Kaveh Bassiri, a PhD candidate in comparative literature who teaches Iranian film and literature on campus.


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