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

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

Grant to ready teachers for high-poverty schools

FAYETTEVILLE -- 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.

UA taps Auburn professor to lead agriculture school

A longtime Auburn University professor will lead the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville's agriculture college, the university announced Tuesday.

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

A 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.

Predictive algorithm under wraps

In declining to release details, UA cites competitive harm

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.

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Federal grants help UA rise in research ranks

Fayetteville campus 130th

FAYETTEVILLE -- 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.

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

U.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.

UA musicians to play in state's 75 counties

FAYETTEVILLE -- 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.

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

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.

UA rape charge dropped

Trial in assault case filed in 2016 called off

FAYETTEVILLE -- 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.