E-Scooter Program Expanded
VeoRide has introduced 250 new electric scooters to their micro mobility fleet serving the UA campus and Fayetteville. Veoride launched a fleet of 440 electric and non-electric bicycles in the fall of 2018. With the addition of e-scooters the company will now offer three mobility options for those wanting to get to and around campus.
The scooter sharing company Spin has operated a fleet of 250 e-scooters since November 2019 and will continue to operate on campus and in Fayetteville. Fayetteville ordinance limits the number of shared scooters to 500 community-wide. With Spin and Veoride both operating 250 e-scooters there will not be another increase in the number of e-scooters without City Council approval.
The City of Fayetteville has launched an online survey and interactive map to gauge public perceptions and opinions related to e-scooters. University affiliates are encouraged to participate on Speak Up Fayetteville.
The Campus Safety Office has online information on rules, etiquette and how to protect yourself and others while riding.
Office for Sustainability
The award, the department's most prestigious given to a single researcher's group, supports fundamental research with the potential to advance national security.
The Oxford Film Festival has gone virtual and the film Animal by Russell Sharman, assistant professor in the Department of Communication, is being featured and premieres today.
Alex Guynn will receive the Commitment to Justice Award, Nathan Bogart will be given the Early Career Award, and the Career Champion Award will go to the Legal Team at Walmart Inc.
Sarah Judy of Walton College and J. Laurence Hare of Fulbright College have been selected by the University of Arkansas Academic Advising Council as 2019-20 outstanding academic advisors.
Starting at 5 p.m. today, webBASIS will be unavailable and BASIS access will be limited until 8 a.m. Monday, June 1. This planned outage is required to convert BASIS data to the new Workday system.