🍃 Spring Is in the Air - What Are You Doing This Weekend?
High School Basketball Recap
NWA Daily (Bentonville High School)
It was a unique year for High School Basketball, but as the state conference tournaments wrap up this weekend, here is how your local high school heroes ended their season:
Shoutout to Fayetteville Girls Basketball team for making it to the championship game! They lost a close one 52-51 to Northside, but had a greater run in the bracket than any other regional 5A or 6A team men's or women's.
Spring has Sprung: Your NWA Weekend Roundup
NWA Daily (Fayetteville Farmer's Market)
As nature seems to come alive with each passing day and flowers begin painting the waning winter landscape, it's high-time to get out of the house this weekend. Here's what we prescribe:
Have a wonderful weekend and let us know if you do anything fun!
Affordable Housing Center Emerges in NWA
The Workforce Housing Center, a new center focused on addressing the emerging issue of housing affordability in NWA, launched yesterday (3/18) with support from the Walton Family Foundation and the Northwest Arkansas Council.
You can find the full press release and other resources HERE
UAMS Awarded $1.47M for DNA Research
NWA Daily (UAMS Northwest)
Arkansas in good hands - The National Cancer Institute has awarded Researcher Justin Leung, PhD, a five-year, $1.47 million grant to research DNA at UAMS. Leung's project is partnering with Robert Eoff, PhD, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the UAMS College of Medicine.
You can find the full story HERE
UA Vaccinates More Students with Hopes to Fully Reopen this Fall
The U of A is requesting a surplus of COVID-19 vaccines from the Arkansas Department of Health in hopes of vaccinating the student body and returning to full-capacity by fall 2021.
You can read more about the resolution HERE
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