Southern Arkansas University has announced that construction is underway for Panda Express Chinese Kitchen. The restaurant could open as soon as February 1st in the clubhouse of the University Village apartment complex on the east end of the campus. People from outside SAU will also be invited to dine at the new restaurant. A gated service road from East University Street will be opened and paved for easier access. Panda Express is described as a fast casual Chinese restaurant. They will serve the full menu of American Chinese cuisine.