Community

UA Professor, Author to Speak at Nightbird Books

Posted by Nick Brothers |

When retired University of Arkansas law professor Robert Laurence is asked if his first novel, Departure Lounge, is autobiographical, he quotes Henry James. “All of my characters are fictitious just like every person I meet.” Having taught law since the 1970’s, both commercial and American Indian law, Laurence believes that the transition from professor to…

Bringing the Classroom Outdoors

Posted by tbaker |

Staff Report SUMMER PROGRAMS: This summer, ONSC will be offering a whole new lineup of classes in the arts, bugs, river adventures, nature writing, young naturalists, and separate science camps for boys and girls. The classes offered include Natural Camp I and II, Ozark River Odyssey, Young Writers Camp, Environmental Education and the Arts Camp,…

Travel on a Budget — With a Purpose

Posted by tbaker |

By Terrah Baker Have you ever wanted to travel while making a positive difference and not spending your next three months rent, possibly leaving you homeless? If you’re human, and a part of the large majority of working class citizens, most likely your answer is “yes.” We humans have a need for change, excitement, exploration,…