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July 1, 2022

Education

UAMS Ranked In Top 100 Best Nursing Programs

NWA Daily

The Nursing Schools Almanac recognized the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing in its 2022 ranking of the nation’s 100 best nursing programs. 

  • In the top: The UAMS College of Nursing was the only school in Arkansas to make the Top 100. UAMS ranked No. 82 among 3,000 institutions examined, placing it among the top 3%. 
  • Showing success: The rankings were based on institutions’ academic prestige and perceived value, the success of students, and the breadth and depth of nursing programs offered. Among public nursing schools in the U.S., UAMS is listed as No. 44 out of more than 1,800. 

Read the full story HERE

Sponsored by Ozark Luxury Camping

NWA Business Offers Luxury Event Coordination

Ozark Luxury Camping

Ozark Luxury Camping is Northwest Arkansas’ premier indoor and outdoor glamping company that creates unique, tailored events for all ages. 

  • Just show up: Ozark Luxury Camping offers a multitude of event options, from children’s parties to elevated adult gatherings, and provides concierge service so you can host an exclusive event without the stress of logistics. 
  • Gather in style: With a wide range of themes coupled with the highest level of personalized services, anyone in NWA has the opportunity to create memorable experiences in our community. From luxury camping experiences in bell tents with air conditioning and memory foam beds to movies under the stars and elaborate picnics, you’re sure to have events you won’t forget. 

Learn more HERE

Guides

NWA Daily Releases New Guide

City of Fayetteville

There are so many great places to explore in Northwest Arkansas, and hiking is a great way to do it. 

  • See the state: If you love nature as much as we do, you’ll find this guide a good resource for your outdoor adventures. We’ve compiled a list of 14 great locations in the area for hiking, some a little farther out than others but definitely worth the trek if you have a day! 
  • Take a walk: From the trails at Lake Fayetteville to Coler Mountain Bike Preserve in Bentonville, Hobbs State Park in Rogers, and Tanyard Creek in Bella Vista, there’s something close by wherever you are. These summer months are perfect opportunities to go out to Devil’s Den, the Buffalo National River, and the Ozark Highlands Trail too! 

See our Hiking Guide HERE

Music

Live! @ Turnbow Concert Series Continues In Downtown Springdale

NWA Daily

It’s the last Thursday of the month, meaning the Live! @ Turnbow Concert Series will continue this evening in Downtown Springdale with music, food and drink in the Outdoor Dining District, and lots of fun!

  • Performers: The opening act tonight is The Mountain Gypsies, an acoustic family band from the Boston Mountains. The headliner tonight is Arkansauce, a genre-hopping four-piece string band from Northwest Arkansas, bending the rules and blurring the lines between an array of sounds like bluegrass and folk with notes of country, blues, and funk.
  • More to come: Live! @ Turnbow will take place on the last Thursdays of the month through October this year. All concerts begin at 6:30p, and in the event of inclement weather, postponed concerts are rescheduled to the following Sunday at 6:30p. 

Learn more HERE

Small Business

Local Climbing Rope Company Launches Today

Lacaida Ropes

A brand new climbing rope company in Rogers is officially releasing its first products today

  • New product: Lacaida Ropes is a small veteran- and Latino-owned company founded to produce the “safest, prettiest, and most useful” climbing rope in the world. Located at the Loloft industrial co-working space in Rogers, the company manufactures and now sells innovative climbing rope found nowhere else. 
  • Better climb: What makes the rope at Lacaida Ropes especially unique are the midpoint and meter marks, which take out the guesswork for lead climbing. Besides the markings, the ropes have additional safety features for sending in all environments. There are plans for more products, but for now, the first two ropes are ready for purchase

Learn more about Lacaida Ropes HERE

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