Rob Wells

Rob Wells, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Journalism at the University of Arkansas School of Journalism and Strategic Media.

College Contest Participation Suggests Vaccination Gains

By Paige McGaughy and Rob WellsArkansasCovid.com The University of Arkansas is running a contest to encourage students to get the COVID-19 vaccine and the strong student participation offers new insight about the…

Nearly 4,800 Active COVID-19 Cases in Public Schools

By Mary Hennigan and Rob WellsArkansascovid.com Arkansas public schools reported a total of 4,791 active COVID-19 cases on Thursday, a 23% increase from a survey on Monday, according to state health data. …

Pulaski, Craighead Lead State with Full COVID-19 Vaccinations

By Heather Hodge and Rob WellsArkansascovid.com Several large counties in Arkansas are leading the pace in fully vaccinating their residents from COVID-19,  according to new data from the Arkansas Department of Health.…

Arkansas Vaccine Shipments on Par With Neighboring States

By Haley Hale
Despite its small population size, Arkansas is receiving essentially the same number of COVID-19 vaccine doses per capita as neighboring states, according to an Arkansascovid.com analysis…

Arkansascovid Follows Up on Reader Question

Grayson Green, an Arkansascovid.com reporter, fielded a question last week during a Q&A session on our Instagram page. A reader asked when COVID-19 vaccines will be available to people with underlying medical…

ABOUT ARKANSAS COVID


The University of Arkansas School of Journalism and Strategic Media operates this site as an independent source of news and as a community service for Arkansas residents. Students produce the content here under the supervision of Rob Wells, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Journalism. The data presented here is collected at roughly the same time each day from the Arkansas Department of Health website.

Questions? Email arkansascovid@gmail.com