Ahead on this edition of Ozarks at Large, Roby Brock discusses the latest polling numbers from Talk Business & Politics, Becca Martin Brown offers tips for some unique entertainment events this weekend, and Smokey and the Mirror stop by the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio. The duo released its new album this week.
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality holds a public meeting on proposed new clean air rules by the EPA for some coal power plants. University of Arkansas chancellor G. David Gearhart makes a major gift to the institution that has been his employer for several years. And the Arkansas Attorney General says investigating alleged malfeasance by Washington County's road department isn't in her authority.
Talk Business & Politics, Hendrix College and Impact Management Group recently conducted a poll of Arkansas voters regarding certain politicians' approval numbers, the most important problems facing the state and much more. Roby Brock gives us the details.
Smokey and the Mirror continue to evolve on their new CD, Thin Black Line. This time they invited longtime friends into the studio and recorded live to reel-to-reel for an intimate, exciting record. This week they came to the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio to talk about the CD and play music.
On this edition of Ozarks at Large, a look at whether sororities and fraternities are inclusive, or if they're just the opposite. Plus, a conversation with Jane Chu, chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, who says maintaining arts organizations and educational programs is crucial to the nation's health.
Fayetteville Public Schools and Fayetteville Public Library are partnering to create an alternative drop-off and parking point for students of Fayetteville High School. The administration at NorthWest Arkansas Community College has underwent a reorganization. An interim chief academic officer has been named at the University of Arkansas, and an interim chair has been named for the Department of Radiation Oncology at UAMS.