On this edition of Ozarks, the University of Arkansas System prepares for the launch of e-Versity. Plus, the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, launches a new rewards program that helps blood donors give back to local nonprofits.
Last March, the Board of Trustees of the University Arkansas System approved the creation of a new 100 percent online institution. But as Jacqueline Froelich reports, some worry eVersity will compete with UA bricks and mortar campuses across the state as well as existing UA online schools.
Below is a statement issued by director of UA Global Campus in Fayetteville, received after broadcast filing deadline:
For more than a year, Community Blood Center of the Ozarks has had a program to reward those who give blood, but a new wrinkle will allow donors not only to save lives but also to benefit a non-profit organization of their choosing.
In January, 2011 the Northwest Arkansas Council announced a five-year plan with more than fifty objectives. Now, a year early, the council is updating the plan. Mike Harvey, the COO, and Mike Malone, the President and CEO, discuss the initial plan and offer a preview of tomorrow's announcement.
Claude Debussy landed on the sophistication that would become his hallmark when he composed his Images in the first decade of the 1900s. Catch the entirety on Monday's show from 11 to noon on KUAF and again at 6 p.m. on KUAF-2.
Yoga schools across Arkansas are up in arms because the state board of private career education has passed a new rule requiring them to pay licensing fees and submit to monitoring. As Jacqueline Froelich reports, yoga teachers who organized unsuccessfully last summer to appeal for an exemption have struck an alliance with a bipartisan team of state legislators.
Ahead on this edition of Weekend OAL, we visit with the illustrator behind BigBot Design in Fayetteville, who says he aims to make art accessible for anyone. Plus, a conversation with one of the clowns from Slava's SnowShow. He says clowning was his destiny, and there's one final performance of the show toay at Walton Arts Center.