Novaria: Nova Aria: New Song

  For 200 years, composers and musicians have combined flute and guitar, two very different voices, to create a sound both liquid and resonant. As Novaria, University of Arkansas music professors Ronda Mains on flut...

What’s in an Oil?

If you are what you eat, researchers have found a rapid way to determine what you’re eating, if it contains fat. They have reduced the time it takes to characterize edible oils from several days to five minutes. Th...

What causes a mirage?

What causes a mirage? Reeta Vyas, professor of physics in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, replies: Mirage is an optical phenomenon, which can be explained in terms of refraction of light and variat...

The Great Migration

By Darrah Blackshaw In her own words: “I’ve been taking these photos as a way of acculturation…to understand the sights, sounds, people and taste of the Arkansas Delta.” RaeGina Covington, a Unive...

LBJ: Architect of American Ambition

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