Found in Translation

Many of us learn enough of a second language to meet our needs — to order dinner or locate a restroom. But to know others in the way we know our family, friends and neighbors takes a deeper and...

Flora Project Blossoms

Seven years ago, Johnnie Gentry, director of the University of Arkansas herbarium and professor of biological sciences in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, got in his old blue an...

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 refractio...

Who’s Minding the Kids

Fueled by increases in reports of child abuse and neglect, often the result of incarceration, substance abuse, domestic violence and HIV/AIDS, record numbers of children are being raised by their gra...