Group forming for local stream conservation

Anyone interested in watershed and stream conservation is invited to attend the first meeting of the Stream Team at Southern Arkansas University. The meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in room 105 of the SAU Science Center. Funding for the SAU Stream Team is courtesy of a grant recently awarded […]

SAU Nursing demos simulation lab for high school students

SAU Nursing demos sim lab to high schoolers

Magnolia High School senior pre-health students recently got to watch a “childbirth” courtesy of Southern Arkansas University’s Wharton Nursing Simulation Lab. A total of 39 MHS students visited the SAU Department of Nursing during a nursing pre-health mentoring day on March 11, 2014. Students visited the simulation lab where they were shown how SAU’s lab […]

33rd Annual SW Regional Science Fair Friday at SAU

SAU STEM logo

The 33rd Annual Southwest Arkansas Regional Science Fair will be held at Southern Arkansas University on Friday, March 21. More than 460 third- through twelfth-grade students will be on hand at SAU representing more than 400 science projects. Public viewing of the projects will be available from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Elementary (third- through […]

Regional high school math whizzes shine at SAU tournament

Group photo of all winners

More than 130 regional high school students competed in the Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ACTM) Regional Mathematics Contest on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Southern Arkansas University. “SAU hosts annually this annual regional tournament to recognize high school students with exceptional mathematics skills”, said Dr. Khalil Dajani, chair of the Department of Mathematics […]

SAU alum fighting for democracy in Ukraine

Mefford and former Ukranian First Lady Kathy Yushchenko

With 15 years invested in Ukrainian’s fight for democracy, former Arkansas grassroots politician Brian Mefford urges the U.S. to take a tough policy with Russia to prevent annexation of Crimea and to give strong support for the new Ukrainian government. “If 25,000 Russian troops arrived in Alaska because they claimed it was their historical land, […]


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