Free Things to do in Fayetteville this Summer

  Life in Fayetteville slows down during the summer, but there is still plenty of fun to be had for students and their family who stick around. Every year after the spring semester ends, traffic disappears and the city may seem quite empty (especially when compared to graduation season a few weeks before). However, many …

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The Benefits of Having a Graduate Degree

by Paxton Dodd // All too often there is debate about the impact of undergraduate degrees – whether a bachelor’s degree is even required to succeed in the world. The dialogue surrounding graduate degrees is no different. As the number of people attending university and attaining graduate degrees increases, it is important to understand some …

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Five Things you Learned in Kindergarten that will help you in Graduate School

By Sydney Gower // Graduate school can seem daunting. It can feel daunting whether you have just started considering the idea or are all the way to your final semester. There may be moments where you feel unqualified, unprepared, or wonder how you are going survive on this strange planet called “higher education”. Rest assured: …

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3 Reasons to Study at the University of Arkansas (Beyond Academics)

By Ania Melgar // When it comes to choosing a place to pursue your educational goals, whether at the graduate or undergraduate level, there are many boxes to check. Things like: Does the university have a commitment to bettering the world with a strong research focus? (The U of A is one of the nation’s …

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Where to find International Foods in Northwest Arkansas

By Salman Khalid // *Note: the following recommendations are the opinion of the author only and do not constitute any official endorsement or recommendation by the University of Arkansas* Northwest Arkansas is home to some of the finest authentic international cuisine. Before we begin this extensive exploration of a food lover’s paradise, one “pro tip” …

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Five Books to Read While Taking a Break from Studying

by Sydney Gower // Reading something that you find entertaining may be one of the best ways to give your brain some rest while also engaging it in new ways. Even better, reading can positively impact your speaking skills, writing skills, and critical thinking ability. No matter what field of study you decide to enter, …

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5 Ways to Get Involved as an International Student

As an international student, you will face obstacles that may include culture gaps, adopting the American way of life, and overcoming homesickness. However, there is a great way to get past these obstacles: getting involved on campus and in the community. Joining student organizations and academic clubs can help you practice English, make friends and …

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