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Air Conditioning Coming This Week to Residence Halls

Spring weather finally arrived here in Northwest Arkansas. Spring weather means variable swings in the outside temperatures. Every year, questions arise about resident housing cooling and University Housing’s temperature standards. University Housing follows the same heating and cooling policy as the rest of campus: We strive to keep temperatures within the comfort range, 68-72 degrees. Most of our housing facilities use systems that can accommodate either heating or cooling, but not both. This means systems are transitioned partway through the school year, first to heating, and then back to cooling again as the outside weather warms. This can sometimes present...

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Get Out and Paddle the Ozarks This Season

Guest post from UREC Outdoors Living on campus means being surrounded by the White River, Buffalo National River, Mulberry and the Kings River. There’s no reason not to go on a paddling adventure this spring season. Other than not having a boat … Luckily, UREC Outdoors is ready and prepared to help you. We offer boat rentals that include kayaks, canoes, standup paddle boards and whitewater kayaks. UREC Outdoors Spring is a great time to explore the natural state by way of boat. UREC Outdoors is here for you. We’re a part of University Recreation, located in the HPER building, Room 102,...

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Know the Weather: Spring Tornado Safety

April showers bring May flowers, right? Spring has sprung, which means severe weather season is here. Fayetteville is located in what many meteorologists consider “Tornado Alley,” meaning the swath of the United States that experiences tornadoes most frequently when compared to the rest of the country. While Fayetteville is located on top of a hill and majority of storms weaken as they approach our campus, it is still imperative that you be prepared in the event that extreme weather moves into the area. Tornadoes happen. The last tornado siren warning was activated for the University of Arkansas campus at 9:14pm...

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University Housing is Looking for a Summer Marketing Intern

Paid Internship in Communications Get paid $2,000 over the summer to learn about content strategy, web development, broadcast communications, storytelling and visual design. Deadline to apply is Friday, April 13. This position offers the student significant opportunities to build a digital resume and explore career paths in the following: Web writing Live broadcast Coding Graphic design Photography Video Public relations Marketing Duties include • Content Creation: Applying best practices to web writing and visual design • Content Strategy: Measuring the impact of content • Social Media Correspondent: Use University Housing’s main social media channels to display event- and message-driven content. Intern will learn to listen...

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Students Make a Splash at Spring Fling

Pictured above: [Left to right] Richard Mays, James Hand, and Alexis Tucker pose at the Spring Fling photo booth. | Photos by Katrina Erickson Students are always eager to be done with midterms and relax on a beach the week before spring break. This is where University Housing’s Spring Fling event comes in. It’s a luau-themed party. The event was held Wednesday, March 14 in the International Connections Lounge of the Union. As soon as students entered, they were greeted with leis, sunglasses, and a passport to take around the booths. At each of the tables, the passports were stamped after...

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