Category Archives: On Campus

Hands-on History

Honors students enjoyed an opportunity to examine, touch and discuss rare historical documents in Mullins Library yesterday. Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, a leather-bound, ca. 1350 copy of the Magna Carta and the front page of the Sept. 23, 1862 … Continue reading

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Portrait of an Artist, Mid-Career: 5 Questions for Jura Margulis

Pianist Jura Margulis has won international acclaim for his compellingly communicative performances, as well as for the range of his tonal palette and his consummate virtuosity. He has performed around the world for 35 years and has recorded twelve CDs … Continue reading

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Pesto Party

Walk by Maple Hill East, West, or South and you’ll be treated to the intoxicating, earthy/sweet aroma of perfectly ripe Thai and sweet basil. With an abundance of basil leaves and a Thursday afternoon, Emmy Crossfield and kidsĀ participatingĀ in the Outward … Continue reading

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On Campus: First Harvest

Honors College pre-med student Emily Crossfield has led the cross-campus effort to site and plant a community garden on campus. On June 7, Emmy and Jonathan McArthur, a horticulture major who is managing volunteer labor in the garden this summer, … Continue reading

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Thinking GREEN: Justin Westbrook and the GREEN Mobile Solar Energy Laboratory

  Geared toward young students in hopes of fostering greater interest in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields in the state of Arkansas, the GREEN Mobile Solar Energy Laboratory has been funded by a sizeable grant from the … Continue reading

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Turn Off the Lights! And Come to our Dark Sky Discussion/Star Party + Film Premiere

[yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mT64q0L7Djc’] The first time I saw the Milky Way I was just about seven years old. I had no idea what that cloud of light and sparks was and my father had to explain it to me. Here I … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: Ozark Hall Groundbreaking

Come help us celebrate the beautiful new home planned for the Honors College! Join us Tuesday, August 30 at 11 a.m., when the Honors College, together with the Graduate School and the Department of Geosciences, will break ground on the … Continue reading

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Teaching the Teachers

Modeling brains in psychedelic shades of Play-Doh and wading knee-deep into Mullins Creek to measure dissolved oxygen in the water were among the hands-on learning activities presented at the Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI) hosted by the Honors College July … Continue reading

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Zomebuild

On campus today, students and professors have the perfect excuse to play with toys and call it work. Chaim Goodman-Strauss, chair of the math department and an Honors College faculty member, is leading an effort to build the largest omnitruncated … Continue reading

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Art events on (and slightly off) campus

Lecture, exhibition by the amazing Kendall Buster; bottle build by ASG Sustainability Commission.

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