'Arkansas News' Email Switching to Reduced Winter Schedule

Arkansas News, the daily summary of U of A news sent via email to students, faculty, staff and other subscribers, will have a slightly reduced schedule during the remainder of 2023.

Over the course of the next four weeks, the Arkansas News email will only be sent out on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting on Monday, Dec. 11. The email will not be sent out when campus is closed for university holidays. This change will allow more news to be seen with each email and avoid the potential of having to cancel a news email completely without notice due to a lack of or a low number of submissions. All recently published university news and features will always be available at news.uark.eduArkansas News will return to its daily schedule on Monday, Jan. 8. 

What you need to know about Arkansas News and news.uark.edu 

  • News.uark.edu is the primary source for university news and information for internal and external audiences. 
  • The university's news content is compiled, edited and produced by the Office of University Relations. 
  • Submissions should focus on university news and information or include a summary of a partnership, sponsorship or other related collaboration that provides a clear connection to the university. 
  • All material proposed for news.uark.edu should be submitted in writing and must include a name, unit, email and telephone number for a contact person, which are published with the article. Anonymous submissions and submissions from entities not affiliated with the university will not be accepted. 
  • Arkansas News, delivered via email to the entire campus community, provides a summary of select university news and information available at news.uark.edu. The university exercises editorial discretion over this content. 

Students, faculty and staff are automatically subscribed to Arkansas News. Other current subscribers will continue to receive the daily news update.

Questions, suggestions and subscriber requests should be sent to news@uark.edu

About the University of Arkansas: As Arkansas' flagship institution, the U of A provides an internationally competitive education in more than 200 academic programs. Founded in 1871, the U of A contributes more than $2.2 billion to Arkansas’ economy through the teaching of new knowledge and skills, entrepreneurship and job development, discovery through research and creative activity while also providing training for professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the U of A among the few U.S. colleges and universities with the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the U of A among the top public universities in the nation. See how the U of A works to build a better world at Arkansas Research and Economic Development News

Contacts

Charlie Alison, executive editor
University Relations
479-575-6731, calison@uark.edu

DeLani Bartlette, writer
University Relations
479-575-5709, drbartl@uark.edu

John Thomas, director of media relations
University Relations
479-575-7430, jfthomas@uark.edu

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