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The University of Arkansas, the state’s flagship university, resides on 345 picturesque acres overlooking the Ozark Mountains. For nearly 150 years, it has been at the center of higher education in the state of Arkansas, and recently has moved to the center of higher education in the nation. Never before in the university’s history have its students and faculty been more academically accomplished, its facilities more sophisticated, or its research efforts more inclusive. All indicators of academic success are at record highs and climbing. The university’s nearly 19,000 students come from every county in Arkansas and some 100 nations, and they have nearly 200 academic programs in which to study. Through the integration of teaching, research and service that puts students first, the University of Arkansas is taking its place among the nation’s great comprehensive academies.


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Razorback Women's Basketball Takes on Tulsa on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Bring the family and come have some fun at Razorback Women's Basketball inside the Basketball Palace of Mid-America. Special promotions include: First 300 fans in attendance will receive a "Happy Holidays" T-shirt Teddy Bear…

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New Year Brings Changes to Three Razorback Transit Bus Routes

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Razorback Transit will be changing the 4-Purple Reduced route beginning Jan. 2. Buses will no longer stop at Spectrum Apartments or the Econo Lodge. Spectrum Apartments riders will need to catch the bus at Beechwood Avenue…

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NSF Grant to Help Honors College Recruit STEM Students

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The National Science Foundation has awarded $999,847 in grant funding to the University of Arkansas’ Path to Graduation Program, which aims to increase the number of low-income students, especially those from rural…

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Recent U of A Graduate Earns 2017 AFROTC Cadet Research Award

Jeffrey Overdorf, a class of 2017 cadet and mechanical engineering major, has earned the nationally competitive AFROTC Cadet Research Award, announced Chief Scientist Greg Zacharias of the U.S. Air Force. Overdorf has since become a 2nd lieutenant…

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Nursing Student to Present Resolution in Support of Those With DACA Status

Several University of Arkansas nursing students will serve as delegates to the National Student Nurses' Association meeting next spring, and one student recently won a scholarship from the association's Arkansas chapter. Emily Dixon, a…

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Clarence Watson, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station Head, to Retire Dec. 31

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Clarence Watson, director of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, on Thursday announced his retirement, effective Dec. 31. Watson became associate vice president for Agriculture-Research for the University of…

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First Meeting of U of A Aphasia Support Group Set for Feb. 6

The University of Arkansas Speech and Hearing Clinic has formed the Fayetteville Aphasia Support Group, which will hold its first meeting at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Epley Center for Health Professions, 606 N. Razorback Road,…

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Chancellor's Fund: Discovery, Creativity, Innovation and Collaboration

The Chancellor's Fund was established in 2017 to promote faculty research and address several of the U of A's guiding priorities: to enhance the university's research and discovery mission; build a collaborative and innovative campus;…

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IAAP December Presentation 'Ethics in the Workplace'

The Fayetteville LAN of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will be holding its December presentation from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, in BELL 4190. They encourage administrative professionals on campus to…

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Student Raises Over $2,500 for Therapeutic Riding Center

For animal science and psychology student Josephine Pigeon, the Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies course she planned to take for the fall 2017 semester fit her areas of interest perfectly. "I went into it hoping to get an idea of what…

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Department of Theatre to Offer New Course in Sound Design

The Department of Theatre in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will offer a new Sound Design for Theatre (THTR 491V-009) course this spring. The course will be taught by instructor Tyler Micheel, and will cover designing and…

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U of A 2017 Graduate Victoria Maloch Selected as 2018 Marshall Scholar

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Victoria Maloch, who graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2017, has earned a prestigious Marshall Scholarship to Oxford University. She will travel to the United Kingdom next fall to pursue a master’s degree…

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Doctoral Student Chosen to Attend Harvard Kennedy School Program

University of Arkansas doctoral student Tim Lampkin of Clarksdale, Mississippi, is one of 41 representatives of the Delta Leadership Institute chosen to attend a continuing education program at the Harvard Kennedy School. Lampkin, a doctoral…

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Extra Study Spaces Available for Students During Final Exams Week

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Chancellor’s Office heard from many students last May, pointing out the shortage of study rooms available during final exams week, and asking for more rooms to be made available. This fall the Registrar’s…

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Over 300 WWII Letters Now Available to Researchers in Richard L. Holt Sr. Papers

The letters of Richard L. Holt Sr., first sergeant in the United States Army during World War II, are now available to researchers, both online and in the Special Collections department of Mullins Library. The Richard L. Holt, Sr. Papers were…

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Edgar, Wardlow From Bumpers College Complete Food Systems Leadership Program

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Leslie Edgar and George Wardlow from the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas recently completed the Food Systems Leadership Institute program. The institute is an…

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M.A.T. Students Present at National Conference for English Teachers

The Masters of Arts in Teaching program had the opportunity to send eight University of Arkansas preservice educators to participate in the 2017 National Council of Teachers of English annual convention. The conference was held at the…

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Marlon Blackwell Architects' Health Center Project Featured in 'Design for Good' Book

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A project by Marlon Blackwell Architects is featured in a recently published book, Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone. Released by Island Press in October, the book was written by John Cary with an…

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Program to Boost Effectiveness of Early Career Teachers in High-Poverty Schools

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Academy for Educational Equity is being created to increase the effectiveness of early career teachers working in struggling, high-poverty schools in Arkansas. The Walton Family Foundation is funding the pilot…

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Sign Up for Fast U of A Inclement Weather Alerts Before You Need Them

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – When weather effects operations at the University of Arkansas the first alerts are sent by text, email and phone to everyone in the campus community who signs up to receive them. These are the first messages sent and the…

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Fay Jones School Faculty, Alumni Recognized in 2017 AIA Arkansas Awards Program

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Faculty and alumni of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas were recently recognized with awards handed out by the Arkansas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Design…

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U of A Professor Honored for Exemplary Leadership in Online K-12 Education

Dennis Beck won a third award in two years recently from the international professional association in his field, this time for exemplary leadership in online K-12 education. Beck, a University of Arkansas associate professor of educational…

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School of Art Hosts Fashion Photoshoot for 'The Scout Guide Northwest Arkansas' Publication

The School of Art at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences' Sculpture Studio recently hosted a photo shoot featuring the chic fashions of local boutique Lola, for The Scout Guide Northwest Arkansas publication. The…

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Davis Named APLU Research Leader Fellow

Ralph Davis, associate vice provost for research and innovation, has been selected as a Research Leader Fellow by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. For this inaugural class, eight fellows were selected from across the nation by…

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Student Affairs Representatives Honored With Awards

Two staff members and two students of the University of Arkansas took top honors at the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Regional Conference in November in Lincoln, Nebraska. University of Arkansas honorees were: PJ Martinez, who…

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Health Center to Host Play Day for Students During Finals Week

The end of the semester can be a stressful time for students, so to help take the edge off looming projects, papers and exams, Pat Walker Health Center's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will host its annual Fall Semester Play Day…

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GI- Graduate Students Organization First Meeting Dec. 7

GI-Graduate Students Organization invites students to a recruitment/introduction meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in Engineering Hall 304. GI-GSO will introduce the organization's activities to Civil Engineering students and other students…

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Poetry Reading With Students From Creative Writing in Spanish Course

Students from the new course, Creative Writing in Spanish, offered by the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will read poetry pieces written during the semester. These…

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ONE: M.F.A. Grads Perform One-Person Shows

Join a special theatre experience as the M.F.A. students present their One Person Shows! Over the course of several nights and an afternoon, they will share their solo performances created in Michael Landman's One Person Show class over the…

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Hunter Yurachek Named University of Arkansas Athletic Director

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz announced today the appointment of Hunter Yurachek as vice chancellor and director of athletics, effective immediately. Yurachek currently serves as the vice president for…

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Deacue Fields Named Next Dean of U of A's Bumpers College

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Deacue Fields III has been named the new dean of the University of Arkansas’ Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, pending approval by the UA System Board of Trustees. He is expected to begin…

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Michael Milken to Be Featured Speaker for 24th Business Forecast Luncheon

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Michael Milken, chair of the Milken Institute and notable financial innovator, will be the featured speaker for the 24th Business Forecast Luncheon. The event, coordinated by the Center for Business and Economic Research…

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Are You Prepared for a Violent Threat on Campus?

Join Matt Mills of the University of Arkansas Police Department on Dec. 14 for an eye-opening presentation about Preventing Campus Violence. This exciting presentation will include everything you need to be prepared, from identifying and reporting…

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Midnight Breakfast Gives Students Wellness Break and Academic Success Tips

De-stress from finals with heaping pancakes, encouraging vibes, massages and aromatherapy at University Housing's Midnight Breakfast. The event happens from 10 p.m. to midnight Thursday, Dec. 7, in the Arkansas Union International Connections…

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Enjoy Cocoa and Charcuterie at the Walton Hall Open House

Take a break from the study grind Wednesday for a cup of hot cocoa and some fancy sausage, crackers and cheese. University Housing will host an open house from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 at Bud Walton Hall, 342 N. Stadium Drive. There will be free…

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Walton Career Services Preps Students for Career Readiness

Walton Career Services at the Sam M. Walton College of Business will host a variety of events this spring to help prepare students for career readiness through engagement with industry professionals, professional development skill enhancement and…

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STAR Central Seeking Volunteer Staff/Faculty Advocates; Submit Application By Dec. 8

Did you know... 1 in 4 college women are sexually assaulted (a number consistently found in multiple national studies spanning over 35-plus years). 1 in 16 college men are sexually assaulted. Fewer than 5 percent of college rapes are ever…

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Literacy Program Priority Application

It's that time of the year again to apply to be a literacy mentor for the spring semester 2018! The literacy program is a student-led organization that spends 90 minutes a week reading and guiding elementary age students within the Fayetteville…

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Successful All-Region Preparation Clinic

Staff of the Community Music School were astounded by the number of students who attended the All-Region Preparation Clinic last Saturday! Over 200 students joined them for a full morning of etude and scale practice. Dr. Torriano kicked off the…

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New Exhibit, Event in Mullins Library Highlight Artistic Work of William Blake

A new exhibit is now on display in the Special Collections department of the University Libraries. 'Celebrating the Illuminated Works of William Blake' was curated by graduate student Amanda White, who will give a presentation on the…

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RazorGift Delivery Deadline Extended to Dec. 11

Take a moment to remember those who might be less fortunate than you by making a RazorGift donation. Visit the RazorGift virtual registry today! Items must be delivered by Monday, Dec. 11, for distribution deadline. Distribution of gifts will occur…

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U of A Astronomy Program Used in Greenland to be Published as Open Resource

First-graders used a toothpick to poke holes in the shape of a constellation into the bottom of a cup. Then, they shined a flashlight into the cup to project the star formation onto a wall in their darkened classroom at Greenland Elementary…

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Bumpers College Ag Communications Graduate Releases Book Promoting Agriculture

A University of Arkansas agricultural communications graduate has self-published a book showcasing agricultural production and the traditions behind it. Brittany Coffee Parker is the entrepreneur of Brittany Coffee Photography, a rural photography…

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Story Mapping Project for Rush Historic District Wins ASLA Arkansas Chapter Award

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A project by faculty, staff and students of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design and the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies at the University of Arkansas recently received a 2017 Honor Award for…

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Alumni Association to Host Annual Jingle Mingle Celebration for Faculty and Staff

The Arkansas Alumni Association will host their annual Jingle Mingle Workin' Like A Hog Celebration for faculty and staff who are members of the Alumni Association. The celebration will take place from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at the…

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De-Stress This Week With UP

University Programs hosts De-Stress with UP from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, Dec. 4-8, in the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery located on the fourth floor at the Arkansas Union. Are you stressed out about finals? Do you need a break from…

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U of A Students Attend American Marketing Association Conference

Hunter Wilson, a University of Arkansas senior and co-president of the campus chapter of the American Marketing Association, took first place in the social media competition at the association's regional Entertainment Marketing Conference at…

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Schedule Now Available for Study Breaks in Mullins Library

With only a few weeks left until the end of the semester, finals prep is underway, which often means panic attacks, stress, tons of caffeine, more stress and sleep deprivation. However, it is important to practice good study habits, and take care of…

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Paid Research Study for Male Smokers and Non-Smokers

Males needed for a research study to examine the body's ability to exercise in the heat. The study is seeking 40 males who are smokers or non-smokers; 18-59 years old; no chronic illness or injury, not taking any medications altering fluid…

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The Stars Drew Amber Straughn to Study Physics, the U of A Lead Her to NASA

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Amber Straughn came to the University of Arkansas determined to study astronomy, inspired by years of watching the brilliant stars visible in the dark night sky above her father’s watermelon farm in Bee Branch,…

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'Give a Cookie. Get a Cookie.' With Chartwells, Razorback Food Recovery and VAC

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Chartwells and the Volunteer Action Center will be hosting the second annual "Give a Cookie, Get a Cookie" on Tuesdy, Dec. 5. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Arkansas Union International…

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December at Garvan Gardens Brings Holiday Concerts, Santa Nights, Jingle Dogs Parade

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Garvan Woodland Gardens will host several holiday events in December, including a Jingle Dogs Pup Parade, Santa Nights and a new miniature Christmas Village display. The December art exhibit, "Two Artists - Two…

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University Libraries Host Net Neutrality Q&A Panel

Although the prospect of retaining net neutrality protections in the United States is a timely concern for students, faculty and staff of the University of Arkansas, this moment also presents a broader opportunity to discuss how the Internet…

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New 'Short Talks From the Hill': Researcher Discusses His Theory About Existence of Planet X

In this new episode of Short Talks from the Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas, Daniel Whitmire, an instructor in the mathematics department and a retired astrophysicist, discusses his theory for the existence of Planet X. In 1985,…

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Arkansas Debuts in Top 10 of Directors' Cup Standings

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas debuted among the nation's top 10 intercollegiate athletics programs in the initial 2017-18 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings released on Thursday by the National Association of Collegiate…

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Physics Colloquium Today on 'A Biased Survey of the X-ray Universe'

The Department of Physics in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences presents its Physics Colloquium, titled "A Biased Survey of the X-ray Universe" by Daniel Wik of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University…

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Sexual Health and Exercise Topics of Today's Research Presentations

Three University of Arkansas graduate students in public health and exercise science will give research presentations from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Room 311 of the Health, Physical Education and Research Building. Hannah Coffman will give a…

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Graduate Students Invited to Participate in De-Stressing Dissertation Week Activities

The Office of Graduate Fellowships and Student Support will kick off De-Stressing Dissertation Week on Monday, Dec. 4. The week is filled with activities aimed to help graduate students decompress during the last week of the fall semester. Some…

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Fayetteville Policies and Procedures: Policy Updates

The Fayetteville campus has adopted two new policies: 708.1 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) - Use on University Property 715.1 Open Burn and Open Flame in University Facilities or on University Property The following Fayetteville Policy and…

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Repetition Can Make Sounds Into Music

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Water dripping. A shovel scraping across rock. These sounds don’t seem very musical. Yet new research at the University of Arkansas shows that repeating snippets of environmental sounds can make them sound like…

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Massey Family Charitable Foundation Gives $2 Million to Advance Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Massey Family Charitable Foundation has committed $2 million to the Advance Arkansas scholarship initiative at the University of Arkansas. The foundation’s contribution counts toward Campaign Arkansas and will…

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"Give a Cookie, Get a Cookie" a Chance to Decorate, Donate and Enjoy

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Everyone looking for a fun, creative and tasty stress break – and a way to celebrate the season of giving – is invited to the second annual “Give a Cookie, Get a Cookie” event. From 11 a.m. to 2…

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In Memoriam: William T. Springer, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and the university community have lost a longtime member of the faculty. Dr. William T. Springer, associate professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, died in Little Rock on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, as a…

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Kimpel Hall to Be Closed for Electrical Repairs Dec. 18 to Jan. 7

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Kimpel Hall will be closed and the power to the building will be shut off from Monday, Dec. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 7. A contractor will be working with Facilities Management to remove and replace an aging transformer and…

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Oscar Nominated Film Screening and Talk This Friday

Come out to Giffels Auditorium this Friday at 5 p.m. for a screening of the 2010 Oscar-nominated Spanish language film Pan Negre, to be followed by a talk on film and violence by Cristina Moreiras-Menor, a preeminent film scholar and expert on…

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Holidays Around the World

University Programs will host Holidays Around the World from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the Arkansas Union Verizon Ballroom. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by the…

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Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day at U of A Bookstore Today

This holiday season, the University of Arkansas Bookstore would like to show its thanks to the campus community during this weeks Appreciation Days. Receive a 25 percent discount on your entire purchase at the U of A Bookstore and the Razorback…

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Faculty Soprano Joins New Music Ensemble for Fall Concert

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas New Music Ensemble will hold its fall concert in the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1. The public is invited and tickets are available online. The Arkansas New…

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Paradise to Use Longtime Experience in Rome as Guide for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Trip

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arkansas is offering a nine-day private Rome tour in May next spring. The deadline for an initial deposit on the trip is Friday, Dec. 8. The trip is organized in partnership with the U of A…

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New UA Press Book Combines Lifelong Work of Botanist, Naturalist

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – An Arkansas Florilegium: The Atlas of Botanist Edwin Smith Illustrated by Naturalist Kent Bonar, has been released by the University of Arkansas Press. This latest publication from the UA Press brings together the…

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Construction Underway on New Stadium Drive Residence Halls

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Construction is underway on the University of Arkansas’ newest student residence halls, with the buildings scheduled to open in time for the fall 2019 semester. The Stadium Drive Residence Halls, which will be…

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Results of First U of A Staff Campus Climate Survey Now Available Online

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas staff were invited to fill out a confidential online Staff Campus Climate Survey in May. The survey was developed as a collaboration between the Staff Senate and Human Resources department, working…

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U of A Faulkner Center Brings You the Magic of Will Ferrell's Elf

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – For the second year in a row, the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center on the University of Arkansas campus will be screening the holiday favorite – Elf, starring Will Ferrell and James Caan. This free…

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New UA Press Book Combines Lifelong Work of Botanist, Naturalist

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – An Arkansas Florilegium: The Atlas of Botanist Edwin Smith Illustrated by Naturalist Kent Bonar, has been released by the University of Arkansas Press. This latest publication from the UA Press brings together the…

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Fayetteville Teacher Earns National Award With Curriculum From U of A Program

Sometimes, high school English teachers are chosen to participate in fellowship programs. Sometimes, they publish articles in research journals. And, sometimes they win national awards from the Grammy Museum. Nathan Strayhorn, in his seventh year…

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Earthworm, Fruit Storage, STEAM Ed and More Student Research Earn Bumpers College Grants

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Research by students on earthworms, the storage of peaches and nectarines, and creating awareness of STEAM to children are among seven studies selected by the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences to…

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Music Business RSO Hosts Local Audio Engineer

The music business RSO, UARK MP3, will host Adam Putman, technical director for the Faulkner Performing Arts Center and local audio engineer, to speak about his career and experience with producing, audio engineering, sound and lighting design, and…

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Caldwell Selected as 2018 ACDA International Conducting Fellow

Stephen Caldwell, assistant professor of music, has been selected as an American Choral Director's Association 2018 International Conducting Exchange Fellow. He is one of six conductors chosen from a highly competitive nationwide application…

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Prof. Bowers to Lecture on Newly Discovered J.R.R. Tolkien Manuscript

Professor John Bowers of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas will deliver a lecture titled "Tolkien as a Chaucerian: The Reeve's Tale." The lecture comes out of Bowers' discovery of a new manuscript written, but never published,…

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New Drop-off Location for Test Scanning

IT Services recently moved test scanning services to Gibson Annex. While the feedback that IT Services has received has been overwhelmingly positive, the department recognized the new location is difficult to access by those who are teaching away…

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Teaching Compassion: Fulbright College Prepares Pre-Med Students for Patient-Centered Roles

Educating pre-med students in the natural sciences is vital for training future medical professionals — but so is fostering a sense of compassion for the patients they will serve. Doctors and other health care professionals need to…

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Semiconducting Single Atom Chains: A New Research Frontier

In the spirit of interdisciplinary research championed, the Department of Physics in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Electrical Engineering in the College of Engineering have made progress on an exciting new…

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Chancellor Named to Board of National Public Higher Education Group

Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities named University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph E. Steinmetz to its 2018 Board of Directors as a Member-at-Large. The Board of Directors provides oversight and direction…

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International Honor Society Inducts U of A Nursing Students

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing inducted 21 University of Arkansas nursing students at a ceremony Nov. 9. Three practicing nurses who work at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks, where the ceremony was held, were…

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Student Signup for Coffee With the Chancellor Now Open

Student signup for Coffee with the Chancellor is now open for the next coffee, which will be Dec. 6. Several times a year, Chancellor Joe Steinmetz invites students for coffee, tea, cookies and casual conversation about student life, campus ideas…

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Sociology Professor and UACDC Design Emergency Housing for Homeless Persons

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – In collaboration with the University of Arkansas Community Design Center, Kevin Fitzpatrick, University Professor and the Jones Chair in Community in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, has developed a plan…

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Arkansas Water Resources Center Materials Available in ScholarWorks@UARK

A number of publications from the Arkansas Water Resources Center are now available through the University of Arkansas Libraries' institutional repository, ScholarWorks@UARK. This information is free to access and open to all. Those…

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Chicago Teacher to Talk Dec. 4 About Finding Meaning in Teaching

Greg Michie, a Chicago teacher, will give a talk at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4 on the University of Arkansas campus about finding meaning in the profession. The College of Education and Health Professions is sponsoring the talk titled "What…

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Association of Ceramic Enthusiasts Hosts Andy Brahman Nov. 30

The Association of Ceramic Enthusiasts announces the Visiting Artist Lecture by Andy Brayman at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in Hillside Auditorium Room 206. Brayman is known for emerging ceramic technologies, such as 3D printing and CNC milling.…

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Multiple Chances to Hear UA Choirs Singing Holiday Music

This year there are five chances to hear the distinct sounds of the season by students in the UA Choral Studies program on campus and in Fayetteville. Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. — The Women's Chorus, Men's Chorus, and Chamber Choir will…

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Open Enrollment for Benefits Ends on Nov. 30

Earlier this year the UA announced changes to the insurance benefits. Human Resources is hosting a series of insurance presentations to allow faculty and staff the opportunity to hear about the changes, discuss anticipated changes, and to ask…

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Turfgrass Science Students Win Awards at Crop Science Society of America Event

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Seven University of Arkansas turfgrass science master's degree and doctoral students from the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences recently presented research at the Crop Science Society of…

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Center Publishes China Logistics Research

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Supply Chain Management Research Center at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas teamed up with researchers in China to compare the macro-economic data of Chinese and American…

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Honors College Pulse Series to Hold Open Forum on Hate Violence and Hate Crimes

In the past year, progressives in the United States have decried a spate of white nationalist demonstrations, rising crime against transgendered people and the marginalization of immigrants, while conservatives have called for new laws protecting…

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Advisory Committee Named for Athletic Director Search

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph E. Steinmetz has announced the members of a committee to advise him on the hiring of the next vice chancellor and director of athletics for the university. “I sought to…

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Faculty Welcome at November Cordes Chair Event

Join other faculty for an informal conversation about teaching with the November Cordes chair, Lynda Coon. The topic will be The Premodern World for the Postmodern Student. The event is Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the Honors College Study Hall, Gearhart…

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SOOIE Leadership Development Luncheon Nov. 30: 'Speak Your Way to Success'

SOOIE (Student Organization for Outreach and Involvement Experience) invites students to attend the final Fall Leadership Development Luncheon, "Speak Your Way to Success," from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in Arkansas Union Room 514. Free…

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Economist to Give Lecture in Education Reform Series

Rajashri Chakrabarti, senior economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, will give a lecture at noon Friday, Dec. 1, on the University of Arkansas campus as part of the Department of Education Reform lecture series. RSVP online for lunch on…

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Badminton Club Hosts Coaching Clinic on Dec. 2

Badminton Club hosts its signature event, Badminton Coaching Clinic, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at HPER Gym 3. Anyone interested in badminton sports is invited to attend and learn to play the sport. Club members will coach attendees…

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Message From Chancellor Steinmetz on Proposed Tuition Waiver Tax

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph E. Steinmetz issued the following statement regarding proposed federal tax legislation currently being debated in the U.S. Senate: I applaud the federal effort to create…

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Drawing and Painting Association to Host Figure Drawing Marathon Nov. 29

Figure drawing is an important artistic skill that is beneficial for every aspiring artist. The Drawing and Painting Association is hosting a Figure Drawing Marathon from 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Fine Arts 311 for students to discuss and…

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RAZORBONES, UA Trombone Ensemble, Selected to Perform at International Festival

The University of Arkansas Trombone Ensemble — the RAZORBONES — has been selected to perform at the International Trombone Festival for summer 2018. The ensemble, directed by Cory Mixdorf, was selected by a panel of professional…

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With U of A Help, Arkansas High School Students Write Business Plans to Better Their Communities

Emma Haskins was born in 2000 — nearly a decade after the Cold War had come to an end. Yet the high school student is a pivotal player in a plan to create a Cold War Museum on the former Alert Pad at Eaker Airforce Base near Blytheville, Ark.…

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Students, Faculty and Staff Urged to Please 'Unplug for the Holidays'

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The U of A Office for Sustainability is sponsoring the 4th annual “Unplug for the Holidays” event. It’s a way faculty, staff and students can save energy on campus while on Thanksgiving holiday. Being a…

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Ángel García Named Winner of CantoMundo Poetry Prize

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Ángel García has been named the winner of the annual CantoMundo Poetry Prize for his collection Teeth Never Sleep. García will receive $1,000 and his collection will be published by the University of…

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Women's Workforce Conference Focus Is Diversity, Innovation and Creativity

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Early-bird registration is open through Jan. 10 for the 2018 Women in the Workforce Conference, a one-day, interactive conference set for March 1. Laura Phillips, senior vice president for global sustainability at…

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U of A Alumnus Named Finalist for Naval Research Award

University of Arkansas alumnus Benjamin Conley has been selected as a finalist for the Chief of Naval Research Concept Challenge. The challenge was developed by the Chief of Naval Research Rear Admiral David J. Hahn to inspire innovative ideas on…

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Yearbook Portrait Day on Nov. 29

The Razorback Yearbook will be taking student portraits from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, at the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge. This year the yearbook will also be offering you a chance to purchase your portrait to use…

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Sociolinguist to Present Research on Language Variation and Identity in Brazil

The Humanities Program in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to feature research on sociolinguistics in Brazil as part of its next Humanities Faculty Colloquium. Edvan Brito, assistant professor of Portuguese at the U…

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Advertising Club to Welcome Six Guest Speakers for Panel Discussion Nov. 28

Advertising Club will host a dinner and a panel discussion with six Northwest Arkansas professionals from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Willard J. Walker Hall Room 203. The Advertising Club invites all students to attend in order to learn from…

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Poet Kane Smego to Perform Nov. 28

University Programs hosts poet Kane Smego at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery located on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and…

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No Newswire Email From Wednesday Through Holiday Weekend

The Arkansas Newswire email will not be distributed from Wednesday through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend unless an emergency occurs. Newswire will resume with news about the campus on Monday, Nov. 27. To submit articles to Newswire, go to…

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Using the Natural Motion of 2D Materials to Create a New Source of Clean Energy

The research of Paul Thibado, professor of physics at the University of Arkansas, provides strong evidence that the motion of two-dimensional materials could be used as a source of clean, limitless energy. Thibado and his students studied the…

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Two From University of Arkansas Selected as Marshall Finalists

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas student Karli Lipinski and alumna Victoria Maloch have been selected as finalists for the Marshall Scholarship – one of the best-known and most competitive awards for graduate school in the…

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New Exhibit in Mullins Library Showcases Study Abroad Photo Contest Winners

Nearly 1,100 University of Arkansas students studied abroad during the 2016-17 academic year, visiting 44 countries. The annual photo contest sponsored by the Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange received 425 entries from 125 students…

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Fay Jones School Recognizes Awards for Distinction, Award-Winning Alumni Design Work

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – For the second year, the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas honored several individuals who have made contributions to the school, university and culture of design with Awards for…

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U of A Student to Use Research Award to Help ESL Teachers at Local Industry

Rachel Gerner will begin her master's thesis research in the spring semester at the University of Arkansas with a boost from the Arkansas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. She was awarded the 2017 ARKTESOL master's student…

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U of A Team Third in National Poultry Judging Competition; Pippen, Kremer in Top 10

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas poultry judging team took third place overall at the 52nd Annual National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest hosted by the U of A Nov. 5-7. In addition, Mackenzie Pippen finished fourth overall…

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Panamanian Block Party on November 28

The Panamanian Student Organization invites students to join us at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge to celebrate, gain insight about Panama's history, and play games. This event is free for all…

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New Website Showcases Campus Experts

The University of Arkansas is home to faculty and staff members from across campus who have expertise in their subject fields. Their perspectives on current events are often valuable to the media and to the general public. Experts.uark.edu makes it…

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College of Education and Health Professions Opens Alumni Award Nomination Period

The College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas is accepting nominations for three outstanding alumni awards. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, Feb. 1. The Dean's Advisory Council of the college…

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Subjects Wanted for Research Study to Evaluate Personal Health

A study is seeking adults between 18-55 years old with no chronic illness or injury. This study will involve four visits to the Exercise Science Research Center; 1-3 periods of 24-hour nutrition monitoring. Subjects who qualify for this study will…

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Tyson Family Adds $1 Million Gift During Dedication of Iconic Research Building

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Alongside Garland Avenue, on the highest point overlooking the Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center, the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences promises to be the new standard for agricultural research…

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Physics Colloquium Today on 'A Physical Model for Efficient Ranking in Networks'

The Department of Physics in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences presents its Physics Colloquium, titled "A physical model for efficient ranking in networks" by Daniel Larremore of the Department of Computer Science and…

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U of A Faculty, Staff, Students Present Research at National Association Meeting

University of Arkansas faculty and staff members and graduate students took part recently in the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education annual conference in Memphis. Several gave research presentations while others helped with the…

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Exercise Science Doctoral Students to Talk About Their Research Friday

Two University of Arkansas doctoral students in exercise science will give research presentations from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, in Room 311 of the Health, Physical Education and Research Building. Wesley Haynie will give a presentation titled…

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MyDocs, Gizmo, SharePoint and Other Services Affected by Weekend Maintenance

MyDocs, Gizmo, SharePoint and internet access on campus will be affected by maintenance this weekend. On Saturday morning, MyDocs, Gizmo, SharePoint and other systems relying on the SQL server will be briefly interrupted during routine Windows…

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Participants Needed for Study Examining Effect of Diet on Health in Families

The Department of Food Science at the University of Arkansas is recruiting families (defined as at least one parent/guardian) with at least one child between the ages of 6-12 years to participate in a nutrition study. Compensation will be provided.…

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Facilities Management Chili Cook-off a Tasty Friday Fund Raiser

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Facilities Management at the U of A will host its third annual Chili Cook-off, co-sponsored by the Northwest Arkansas Plumbing School. A record 24 entrees are entered in the competition. The entire campus is invited to…

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Campaign Gifts Advance Arkansas Students and Entrepreneurship Efforts

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas alumni Greg and Hannah Lee of Fayetteville are supporting first generation college students from Arkansas and entrepreneurship efforts at the U of A with two gifts totaling $150,000. The Greg W. and…

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Winners of Hoyt H. Purvis Award for Service in International Education Announced

Three members of the University of Arkansas community have been named winners of the 2017 Hoyt H. Purvis Award for Service in International Education. The award recognizes a university faculty member, a university staff member and Graduate School…

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Criminal Justice and Sociology Students Present at Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice

In mid-October, nine members of RSO Lambda Alpha Epsilon, a national criminal justice academic fraternity, went to the 2017 Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice annual meeting with their adviser Lauren Copley Sabon. In addition to learning…

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Scientists Lead New Efforts to Enhance Sustainability of Produce Supply Chains

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Marty Matlock will co-lead a strategic dialogue today regarding new efforts to enhance the productivity, resilience and sustainability of domestic fruit and vegetable supply chains. He joins many of the nation's…

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System Integration and Design Informatics Laboratory Design Challenge

Have fun and get rewards in this design challenge. The System Integration and Design Informatics Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering is seeking participants for a design challenge: "Solarized Energy-Plus Home Design."…

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Vocal Students Show Well at Regional Conference

The Fall 2017 National Association of Teachers of Singing Southern Regional Conference was held at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The conference hosts hundreds of vocal pedagogues, performers, and students for a…

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U of A Soil Judging Team Second in Regionals, Advances to National Contest

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas soil judging team placed second in this fall's regional competition and has earned a spot in the national contest for the eighth straight year. The team, made up of students from the Dale…

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Free Webinar: The PMI Talent Triangle and Project Management

Don't miss the Operations Management Lunch & Learn webinar at noon Thursday, Nov. 30. The webinar is "Connecting the Dots... The PMI Talent Triangle and Project Management." Are you preparing for a Project Management…

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Chancellor Steinmetz Announces Leadership Change in Athletics

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz announced today that Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long will no longer serve in his position effective today, Nov. 15, and that he has appointed Associate…

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University Libraries to Host GIS Day Celebration Nov. 15 in Student Union

The University Libraries will host an Open House on from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesay, Nov. 15, in ARKU 504 in celebration of GIS Day, an annual, internationally recognized event promoting Geographic Information Systems technology and its…

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Nanowired Drugs Could Treat Patients With Parkinson's or Alzheimer's

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Millions of Americans suffer from neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Researchers have identified promising new treatments, such as cerebrolysin, but current clinical approaches are…

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University of Arkansas Press Publishes Book on Lynching in Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Bullets and Fire: Lynching and Authority in Arkansas, 1840–1950, edited by Guy Lancaster, has been released by the University of Arkansas Press. The book features chapters by ten contributors from across Arkansas…

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Department of Theatre Seeks Student-Written Plays for April Festival

The Department of Theatre in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences seeks 10-minute plays written by undergraduates to be produced as part of the ArkType New Play Festival in April of 2018. Submissions of original 10-minute plays…

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Pijanowski to Use Fulbright Award to Study Responsible Conduct of Research in Kutaisi, Georgia

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that John Pijanowski of the University of Arkansas has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in educational leadership. Pijanowski, a professor…

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Dance Around the World Showcases International Culture

Holcombe Hall, home of the International Education Living Learning Community, is holding an annual Dance Around the World celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the hall's living room. The event is free and open to everyone who is…

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U of A Student Wins Scholarship From Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association

Ellen Starnes, a University of Arkansas junior, received a scholarship from the Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association last week at the association's annual meeting. The meeting was held this year in Rogers. Starnes is majoring in…

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Arkansas Wins 2017 SEC Student Pitch Competition

A team from the University of Arkansas won first place in the 2017 SEC Student Pitch Competition held at the University of Florida on Monday, Nov. 13. At the competition in Gainesville, Florida, Andrew Miles and Witness Martin pitched Grox…

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U of A Students, Staff Recognized at Institute on Teaching and Mentoring

University of Arkansas students and staff recently attended the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring conference in Atlanta, where the U of A Graduate School and International Education was recognized for 10 years of attendance. The Institute on…

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Holiday Food Drive

The University of Arkansas Bookstore is hosting a food drive to help the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry stock up during the holiday season. Please bring any item you wish to donate to one of our four convenient Razorback Shop locations in…

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RazorGift Donations Needed

Gifters who wish to fulfill requested items are encouraged to visit the RazorGift virtual registry beginning Nov. 15 through Dec. 6. Go to the Checked Twice Wishlist page to see what gifts that have been requested. All gifts must be delivered by…

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Program for Rising Female Leaders Graduates 13 in Fall 2017

ROGERS, Ark. – Thirteen rising female leaders will graduate from the Women’s Personal Leadership Effectiveness program Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the University of Arkansas Global Campus in Rogers. In total, 36 women have completed the…

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U of A Joins Statewide Effort to Establish World War I Memorials

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas will make a place in the Campus Arboretum near Old Main and Gearhart Hall for a World War I Memorial Tree. The two-year old willow oak will be planted at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17 on the lawn east…

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Food Science's Mukhopadhyay, Siebenmorgen Win Second Cereal Chemists Award in Four Years

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Sangeeta Mukhopadhyay, a University of Arkansas doctoral student in food science, was named winner of the student paper competition at the American Association of Cereal Chemists International annual meeting in San Diego,…

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Douglas Recipient of Teradata University Network Pioneer Award

David Douglas, emeritus professor of information systems in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, has been recognized with the Teradata University Network Pioneer Award. The award, presented at the Teradata…

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Trubitt Named Editor of Southeastern Archaeology

Mary Beth D. Trubitt, archeologist at the Arkansas Archeological Survey and research professor in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Anthropology, has been named editor of Southeastern Archaeology, the official…

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Living the Land-Grant Mission: Center for Social Research Teams With Arkansas Parks and Tourism

In conjunction with the 2019-2024 State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, the University of Arkansas Center for Social Research in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism teamed up…

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Research Forums Provide Invaluable Insights

Campus leaders are gaining better insight into the needs and issues of researchers here at the University of Arkansas. Recently, university researchers attended two open forums led by Dean of Libraries Carolyn Allen, Vice Provost for Research and…

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Malshe Receives Prestigious Research Implementation Award From Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Ajay Malshe, Distinguished Professor of mechanical engineering, was recognized with the prestigious S.M. Wu Research Implementation Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, a premier international society dedicated for manufacturing…

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Faculty Advance Education, Health Research, Service Through International Travel

Editor's note: This is one of a series of stories from the College of Education and Health Professions celebrating International Education Week at the University of Arkansas. See more at the Colleague news website. Visit the college's…

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Music75 Campaign Continues to Find Success

Last spring, the Department of Music kicked off Music75, an ambitious outreach project to reach all 75 counties in Arkansas through music. The campaign has brought excitement to the department, with faculty and students eager to participate in the…

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Graduate Student Congress Wins National Award, Will Host 2018 National Conference

During the first week of November, the Graduate Student Congress sent a delegation to the 2017 National Conference of the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students held at Syracuse University. At that event, delegates selected the…

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Design Center, Marlon Blackwell Architects Short-Listed for World Architecture Festival

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Two University of Arkansas Community Design Center collaborations and a project designed by Marlon Blackwell Architects have been chosen for final consideration in the 2017 World Architecture Festival Awards, the…

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U of A United Way Campaign Gets Record Participation

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – More than 36 percent of University of Arkansas staff and faculty contributed to this year’s U of A United Way campaign – the highest rate of participation on record for the campus. Total donations to United…

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Call for Nominations: Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching

The Office of the Provost and the University of Arkansas Teaching Academy are pleased to issue the call for nominations for the 2018 Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching. The annual award honors the academic unit that…

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Get Tickets This Week for Iranian Student Association's Yalda Night Celebration

The Iranian Students Association is hosting Yalda, an ancient Persian tradition. Students are invited to this night of celebration at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the UARK Bowl, 644 W. Dickson St., No. 110, in Fayetteville. Tickets are required. Students may…

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From Social Networks to Gene Networks: a Lecture on Unified View of Network Science

What does academia have to do with gene regulation? What do animal social groups have to do with your brain? From the point of view of a network scientist such as Daniel Larremore, an assistant professor of Computer Science and the BioFrontiers…

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Science Café Panelists to Discuss Human Genome Nov. 14

Science Café panelists Roger Koeppe, Distinguished Professor in the Deprtment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Doug Rhoads, University Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, will discuss the technology of modifying living…

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Walmart eCommerce Recruiting Tour to Visit the University of Arkansas

The Walmart mobile recruiting vehicle will make a stop on the University of Arkansas campus on Tuesday, Nov. 14. "Change the Way the World Shops" is a campus-based tour where students will experience the future of eCommerce with the…

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U of A Bookstore Website Will Be Temporarily Offline for Upgrades

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the U of A Bookstore's e-commerce website shop.uofastore.com will temporarily be offline for scheduled upgrades. The website should come back online after a few hours. Some of the new features will include a new look,…

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Just Wreath It: Make Your Own Winter-Themed Wreath

University Programs hosts Just Wreath It starting at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by…

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Women's Self-Defense Seminar Today

The UREC Martial Arts Club is hosting a women's self-defense seminar from noon to 2 p.m. today, Saturday, Nov. 11, in HPER 220. The 2-hour course is to be taught by Master Tom Mullaney, who holds a 5th-degree black belt in the World Youn Wha Ryu…

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University Recreation to Host Special Olympics Unified Rivalry Series

The University Recreation Intramural Sports program is hosting the Special Olympics Unified Rivalry Series against the University of Missouri on Sunday, November 12 at 2 p.m. at the UREC Sports Complex located on Mitchell Street. Teams are…

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University Libraries Complete Processing for Donald E. Voth Papers

A former University of Arkansas professor's papers are now available for researchers in the University Libraries Special Collections department. The Donald E. Voth Papers contain materials collected and produced by Voth during the course of his…

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Electrical Engineering Students Dial-In from Denmark

Electrical engineering seniors studying abroad are not letting the distance delay their graduation. Dialing in from Denmark to attend senior design lab, and collaborating with group members in different time zones has added an extra level of…

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Physics Colloquium Today on Spectroscopy for the Masses of Carbon Atoms

The Department of Physics in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences presents its Physics Colloquium, titled "Spectroscopy for the Masses - of Carbon Atoms" by Eric J. Heller of the Department of Physics at Harvard…

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Afternoon PositiviTEA: Culture in a Cup on November 17

You Ought to Live Optimistically is putting the warmth back into November by hosting the fifth annual Afternoon PositiviTEA event from 2-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, in the Holcombe Hall Living Room. The members of You Ought to Live Optimistically love…

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Bumpers College, Agro-Panama International Hosting Event for International Education Week

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The International Programs Office in U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences and Agro-Panama International are hosting an informational meeting and social next week as part of…

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Distinguished Seminar Speaker Erin Mannen to Lecture on Thoracic Spine Biomechanical Testing

This Friday, Nov. 10, the Department of Biomedical Engineering will host seminar speaker Erin Mannen, assistant professor and director of orthopaedic research in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical…

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Experience Cultural Bites with RSOs and Chartwells for International Education Week

Cultural RSOs have been invited to share meals from their native country or cultural background during the dinner meal at Brough and Fulbright halls. A different culture will be featured each evening Monday to Thursday, Nov 13-16, from 4:30-8 p.m.…

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University Housing Mourns the Passing of Veteran Staff Member

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Eric Andrew Roberts, 45, of Springdale, associate director for information technology for University Housing, passed away Nov. 1. Roberts worked his entire career — more than 24 years — at University Housing,…

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Beldens Support Students, Faculty and Athletics With $2 Million Campaign Gift

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas alumni Ted and Leslie Belden of Fayetteville have made a $2 million planned gift to Campaign Arkansas that will support faculty, students and an endowment in athletics. Their gift creates the Cyrus…

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Arkansas Alumni Association Establishes Armed Forces Alumni Society

The Arkansas Alumni Association is establishing an Armed Forces Alumni Society. The inaugural reception is scheduled for March 2018. The society welcomes members and former members from all branches of the U.S. military, their families, friends and…

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Bumpers College Exchange Student Presented Award From China Scholarship Council

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – An exchange student working on her doctoral degree in genetics has been awarded a scholarship from the China Scholarship Council, a non-profit organization with the Ministry of Education in the People's Republic of…

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Fulbright College Announces its 2017 Jessamy Eve Samuels Memorial Scholarship Recipients

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas has named the first two recipients of the Jessamy Eve Samuels Memorial Scholarship, which was established last year to honor the award's namesake. Joseph…

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History Doctoral Candidate Receives Award

Graduate student Jama Grove has won the 2017 National Society of the Colonial Dames of America Regional History Award. Grove is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History and is also a pursuing a graduate certificate in African and African…

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SOOIE Announces October 'Of the Month' Winners

Student Organization Outreach and Involvement Experience (SOOIE) announces Registered Student Organization Member, Advisor, and Event of the Month for October. The winners are as follows: The Member of the Month for October is Trevor Villines from…

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Friendsgiving Forum: Cultivating Cross-cultural Understanding through International Exchange

Fulbright Scholars at the University of Arkansas invite students to attend the annual Friendsgiving Forum, which aims to cultivate intercultural dialogue, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Reynolds Center Auditorium. Tickets are free for…

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U of A to Host Symposium on 500th Anniversary of Protestant Reformation

The University of Arkansas will host a symposium on the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's inauguration the Protestant Reformation. Clint Schnekloth of Good Shepherd Luther Church in Fayetteville will speak on Nov. 9. On Friday Nov. 10, the…

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U of A Working with AT&T to Fix Phone Service

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – AT&T, the telephone provider for the University of Arkansas, is working to correct problems in the campus phone system. Not all calls have been reaching their destination this week. If an attempt to make a call goes…

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Friends of India to Hold 50th Diwali Banquet

It's finally that time of the year! Friends of India's most anticipated event, Diwali, is being held from 5-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov 18, at the Fayetteville Town Center. Come grab your tickets! Free giveaways, games, music and cultural…

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Department of Theatre Brings Hit Broadway Comedy 'Avenue Q' to Northwest Arkansas

The Department of Theatre in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences presents the Broadway hit, Avenue Q, opening Friday, Nov. 10. Humans and puppets share the stage in this hilarious tale of young adults learning to live and love in…

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Bumpers College Rome Study Abroad Trip Explores Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Childhood Education

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the U of A is offering a study abroad trip to Rome and Reggio Emilia, Italy, to explore the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, which is…

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U of A to Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 13-17

The University of Arkansas will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 13-17. A variety of internationally themed events and activities are scheduled. All members of the campus community are invited to participate. "International…

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International Honor Society Inducts 35 New Members at U of A

The University of Arkansas chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education, inducted 35 new members at a ceremony Oct. 22 in the Graduate Education Building. Fayetteville schools superintendent Matthew Wendt, a U of A…

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Importance of Women in Engineering Throughout the World

The IEEE and the Power Electronics Society will host presenters from University of Tunisia, Tunis. The subject is about the importance of women in engineering. The event will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Electrical Engineering Student…

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UA's Got Talent Tonight

University Programs hosts UA's Got Talent at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Union Theatre on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by…

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Women's Self-Defense Seminar

The UREC Martial Arts Club is hosting a women's self-defense seminar from noon to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 11, in HPER 220. The 2-hour course is to be taught by Master Tom Mullaney, who holds a 5th-degree black belt in the World Youn Wha Ryu…

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Fearless Conversations: Memorials, Monuments and Symbolic Protests

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences invites faculty, staff, students and community members to participate in its new series: Fearless Conversations. The series promotes dialogue about the most pressing and salient issues of our…

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Arkansas Gubernatorial Candidate Mark West to Speak at U of A

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas Chapter of Young Americans for Liberty will host a speech by Mark West, the Libertarian candidate for Arkansas governor in the 2018 election. West will speak at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 in…

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Staples Furniture Show at the U of A Bookstore

On Thursday, Nov. 9, all faculty and staff are invited to come to join the University of Arkansas Bookstore from 2-3 p.m. for the Staples Furniture Show. E&I program overview Quick ship programs available Design and Installation services…

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Center for Ethics in Journalism Hosts Forum, 'Forget Fake: How to Get to Real News'

National journalists will gather at University of Arkansas' J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences tomorrow to talk about why news matters more than ever at the annual Center for Ethics in Journalism and School of Journalism and…

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Canadian Consul General to Present Seminar at World Trade Center

ROGERS, Ark. – The World Trade Center Arkansas and the Canadian Consulate General in Dallas are presenting a free seminar on how to do business with Canada. The event will take place from 1:30-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the World Trade…

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Latin Artist Gregorio Uribe to Perform at Faulkner Center

As a key event of International Education Week, the University of Arkansas is hosting internationally acclaimed artist Gregorio Uribe for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center. Emerging as a…

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Sullivant Joins Center for Retailing Excellence as Student Programs Director

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Rachel Sullivant has joined the Center for Retailing Excellence at the Sam M. Walton College of Business as student programs director. Sullivant is overseeing Enactus, a Walton College sponsored entrepreneurial program…

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Computer Lab Resources Anytime, Anywhere, on Any Device

IT Services is moving forward with an innovative new pilot program called Remote Lab, a virtualization service that allows students to access computer lab resources anytime, anywhere and on any device. In today's academic environment,…

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Commonwealth College Fortnightly Now Searchable Online

A newly searchable digital collection is now available for viewing on the University of Arkansas Libraries' Digital Collections website. The initial digitization of the Commonwealth College Fortnightly newspaper was made possible by professor…

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Hopper to Give Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Alumna Regina Hopper of GRIDSmart Technologies will give the Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Bell Engineering Center Room 2286 on the University of Arkansas campus. Her speech is titled…

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Over 500 Attend Fourth Annual Animal Science Day

The fourth annual Animal Science Day Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 27, was a roaring success with over 500 attendees from the university and surrounding community. The event, which was executed by Department of Animal Science students, faculty…

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Chancellor's Chat

Please join Chancellor Joe Steinmetz from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, as he hosts "Chancellor's Chat," a luncheon affording faculty members the opportunity to provide feedback and engage in a small group discussion with the…

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Honors College Passport Study Abroad Program Immerses Students in History Where It Happened

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Honors College Passport Program takes students around the globe, immersing them in the culture of historically significant sites to learn through experience from accompanying faculty scholars. In 2017, the second in a…

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Three University of Arkansas Students Run $1 Million Business

Tucker Partridge, a student in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, and Ryan Richardson and Nick Beyer, both students in the Sam M. Walton College of Business, work at Hayseed Ventures in Fayetteville and have been entrusted to run…

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Historian Presents Research on Japanese Tea Exports, Muslim China and Expanding Markets

Kelly A. Hammond, assistant professor in the Department of History in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, will present new research at the next Humanities Faculty Colloquium Series. Her talk is based on her paper, "Hot…

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MacKeith Named in 25 'Most Admired Design Educators' by DesignIntelligence

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Peter MacKeith, dean of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design, has been named by DesignIntelligence as one of the 25 "Most Admired Design Educators" for 2017-18. This annual recognition of excellence honors…

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Walton College Office of Diversity and Inclusion Collects Supplies for Dominicans Affected by Hurricane Maria

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Sam M. Walton College of Business and University of Arkansas students from the Commonwealth of Dominica collected non-perishable items for Dominicans affected by Hurricane Maria that hit the island Sept.…

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Emeritus Professor Provides Topic of Research Project Examining Antidote to Attrition

University of Arkansas students working on a Master of Arts in Teaching are required to complete a research project for their degree. Two years ago, a group of these students wanted to examine the topic of attrition in the teaching profession. They…

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'More Than a Word' Movie Showing, Nov. 6

The Native American Student Association hosts a showing of the documentary More Than a Word at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, in the University Programs Video Theater on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union. Drinks and snacks will be provided. The…

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Get Tickets This Week for Bangladesh Victory Day Celebration

Bangladesh Student Organization invites students to attend the celebration of Bangladesh Victory Day at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, in the Arkansas Union Theatre (ARKU 424). Tickets are free for students, but students will need to pick up a ticket…

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Get Tickets This Week for Sounds of Africa on Nov. 19

African Students Organization invites students to attend Sounds of Africa at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Arkansas Union Verizon Ballroom. Students can get their free tickets for Sounds of Africa from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday,…

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International Education Week Kicks Off With International Student Organization Bazaar Nov. 13

International Education Week kicks off with International Student Organization's bazaar in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13. ISO will host cultural performances and informational booths…

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The Biggest Tradition of Campus: Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally

Join us for the annual Homecoming parade down Dickson Street! The University of Arkansas Homecoming Parade is one of the University's biggest and longest running traditions. Come join your fellow Razorback fans, alumni, family, friends and…

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Fletchers Fund Additional Support for Entrepreneurs With Lecture Series Gift

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas alumnus Frank Fletcher and his wife, Judy, have committed $150,000 to the Sam M. Walton College of Business to create the Frank and Judy Fletcher Distinguished Lecture Series in Entrepreneurship.…

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Center for Retailing Excellence Kicks Off Mentoring Circle for Students

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Students and business leaders gathered to kick off the 2017-18 Mentoring Circles, sponsored by the Center for Retailing Excellence in conjunction with the Walton Honors Program and Walton Career Services at the Sam M.…

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Author of 'White Rage' to Speak on Racial Divide One Year After Presidential Election

The African and African American Studies Program in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will host Carol Anderson, author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, who will present the lecture, "One Year Later:…

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Honors College Collecting Healthy Snacks, Meals for Kids Facing Food Insecurity

For many children in Northwest Arkansas, breakfast and a hot lunch at school may be the main meals of the day. On weekends and holidays, and when school is out for the summer, these kids might not get the nutrition they need at home. The…

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The Honors Thesis Explained

The Honors College thesis, which all honors students must complete before walking across the commencement stage, looms large in the imaginations of most of these undergraduates. Faculty members who are new to the honors experience may have a few…

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Farai Gonzo to Host Lecture Titled 'The Power of Positivism'

In celebration of International Week, the UA Scholars at Risk committee will host a lecture titled "The Power of Positivism (Turning Bad Situations for the Best)" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in SCEN 408. Farai Gonzo, a Zimbabwean…

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University Donors Celebrated at Annual Chancellor's Society Event

On Oct. 20, the University of Arkansas hosted its annual Chancellor's Society event for a record-breaking crowd of more than 300 of its most loyal and generous benefactors at the Wallace W. and Jama M. Fowler House Garden and Conservatory. The…

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Last Day for U of A United Way Campaign - United We Win

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The U of A United Way’s 83rd campus campaign – United We Win – ends it’s active phase today, Friday, Nov. 3. So far U of A staff, faculty and students have donated $96,095, 60 percent of the…

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Pryor Center Announces $1.5 Million Tyson Gift to Digitize KATV Collection

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences has received a $1.5 million contribution from Barbara A. Tyson and the Tyson Foods Foundation…

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Biology Professor Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Diatoms

Andrew Alverson, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation for his work…

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Blockchain Hackathon a Success for Students, Companies

Sixty-five students from across the University of Arkansas each worked more than a dozen hours to push the limits of blockchain technology and propose creative and imaginative solutions for six use cases posed by Northwest Arkansas industries. On…

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Honors College Recognizes Exceptional Faculty

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Honors College will recognize six faculty members at the annual Honors College Faculty Reception on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The awards are in two categories, the Distinguished Faculty Award and the Distinguished Leadership…

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Honors Music Student Recognized for Advocacy in Music Education

Margaret "Maggie" Matheny, a music education major in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and a member of the Honors College, will be honored this weekend at a statewide convention. Matheny will be presented with an…

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Broyles to Be Honored With Amos Alonzo Stagg Award

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The late Arkansas head coach Frank Broyles has been named the recipient of the 2018 Amos Alonzo Stagg Award. The award is given to those "whose services have been outstanding in the advancement of the best interests…

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History Professor Selected as German Research Ambassador

The German Academic Exchange Service has selected Laurence Hare, associate professor of history and director of the European Studies Program and J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences International Studies Program, to serve as a…

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Alicia Estes Named Global Campus Employee of the Quarter

Alicia Estes has been named employee of the first quarter by the University of Arkansas Global Campus. The Global Campus recognized Estes, a student engagement specialist, for outstanding service to faculty who use technology to actively engage…

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Cynthia E. Smith to Present 'Design by the People for the People' Lecture, Gallery Talk on Nov. 13

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Cynthia E. Smith will give a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones School of…

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Why Wait? The Last Minute is Here for U of A United Way Campaign

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Most of us can’t help waiting until the last minute to get something done – especially if it involves spending money. For the U of A United Way campaign -- United We Win – the last minute is here. The…

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Tonight's Blair Center Legacy Series Symposium Explores 'Legacies of the Chicano Movement'

The Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will host its seventh Blair Legacy Series symposium, titled "Legacies of the Chicano Movement" with keynote speaker…

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New Short Talks From the Hill; Doctoral Student Discusses Student Activism

In the latest edition of Short Talks from the Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas, David Tolliver, doctoral student in public policy at the University of Arkansas, discusses his recently published book, Student Activism As A Vehicle For…

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Kaler in Crop Science Wins International Outstanding Graduate Student Award

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Avi Kaler, a post-doctoral research associate in the U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, has been named winner of the 2017 Association of Agricultural Scientists of Indian Origin…

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Myers Joins Walton Development Team

Wren Myers is joining the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas as assistant director of development. Prior to joining the Walton College, Myers worked at the Arkansas Alumni Association for nearly two years. During that…

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U of A Students Bring Home Multiple Awards From Professional Association Meeting

University of Arkansas students won the doctoral student research grant competition and swept the student research awards at the annual meeting last month of the Central States American College of Sports Medicine Regional Chapter. Megan…

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University Libraries' Parker Second in Nation to Earn New Certification

Martha Parker, digital services librarian for University of Arkansas Libraries, was the second archivist in the country to complete the new Arrangement & Description Certificate Program offered by the Society of American Archivists. It is her…

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U of A Education Reform Researchers to Make Large Showing at Conference

A contingent of faculty, staff, students and alumni of the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas will participate in the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management meeting Thursday through Saturday in Chicago.…

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Three Days Remaining for U of A United Way Campaign, Nearly $90,000 Raised

John M. Brooks, a lecturer in the sociology department, is the latest United We Win contributor to win in the campaign's weekly prize drawing, taking home a gift basket courtesy of the U of A School of Law. Brooks is one of thousands of…

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Graffiti Wars Artwork to Hang in Anne Kittrell Art Gallery

University Programs hosts Graffiti Wars from noon to 2 p.m. today, Nov. 1, on the Union Mall in front of the Arkansas Union. Starting Nov. 13, the artwork will hang in the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union until…

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BYOB: Bring Your Own Beginner

Bring your own beginner to the West Coast Swing class! The class will be held at the HPER 216 at 8:30 p.m. today, Nov. 1. There will be free food and a free lesson. The lesson will last an hour starting at 8:30 p.m., and there will be open dancing…

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Promotions 85-Percent Effective Across 20 Grocery Retail Categories

In "Measuring the Efficiency of Category-Level Sales Response to Promotions," a new study published in the October issue of Management Science, Dinesh Gauri, professor of marketing in the Sam M. Walton College of Business, measured the…

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U of A Joins CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion Organization

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas is among the most recent employer to join the national CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion group. The organization is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and…

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Author of 'White Rage' to Speak on Racial Divide One Year After Presidential Election

Carol Anderson, author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, will present the lecture, "One Year Later: Where We Are Now and the Cultural Context Leading up to the 2016 Presidential Election," at the University of…

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Comments and Questions Requested on New Arkansas Concealed Carry Rules

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas State Police has proposed changes to its rules regarding permits to carry concealed handguns in the state, and proposed new rules for enhanced carry permits on college campuses and other locations to comply…

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Everyone Is Invited to Homecoming Fall Festival

The Student Alumni Association's Fall Festival will be in full swing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Oct. 31, on the Union Mall. Join the Student Alumni Association for its annual Fall Festival, a classic autumn event. This year's festival…

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RazorGifts Application Is Open; Deadline Friday

RazorGifts is a gifting program created by the staff and for the staff at the University of Arkansas to provide assistance during the holidays. We are happy to announce that the application period for the 2017 holiday season has opened, and will…

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Physicists' Work Deepens Understanding of Antipolar Cation Motions

University of Arkansas physicists studying antipolar cation motions found new features that deepen the knowledge on this intriguing effect. The study, by physics graduate student Kinnary Patel, research professor Sergey Prosandeev and Distinguished…

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World-Renowned Quintet to Be Artists-in-Residence and Perform With Razorback Band

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Boston Brass, a world-renowned quintet, will be artists-in-residence in the University of Arkansas Department of Music from Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 16-18. The quintet will host a series of masterclasses and…

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Halloween Costume Contest Today

The University of Arkansas Bookstore is hosting two Halloween costume contests on its social media pages. Facebook Contest @UofABookstore Take a photo of yourself in Costume. Post it to the Bookstore Facebook page. Vote by liking, sharing,…

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Information Sessions Scheduled for Insurance Benefit Changes

Earlier this year the U of A announced changes to the insurance benefits. Human Resources is hosting a series of insurance presentations to allow faculty and staff the opportunity to hear about the changes, discuss anticipated changes, and to ask…

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Razorback Homecoming Pep Rally at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3

Join the Razorback Booster Club, Student Alumni Association and many more in the Chi Omega Greek Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to cheer on the Hogs before they take on Coastal Carolina! This event will be a celebration of Razorback traditions…

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Honors College Grant Provides $85,000 for Faculty, Undergraduate Research

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Honors College has awarded more than $85,000 in grants to 17 faculty-led research projects to promote undergraduate research and honors student researchers working in a broad range of disciplines, from engineering and…

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Callahan in Apparel Merchandising Attends National Women in Toys Conference

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – India Callahan, an apparel merchandising and product development master's degree student at the University of Arkansas, recently attended the national Women in Toys Conference as an invited guest in Dallas where she…

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Campus Community Invited to Participate in Thank a Donor Day

The Office of Annual Giving at the University of Arkansas is rounding out the month of October with their biggest annual donor thank you event — Thank a Donor Day on Oct. 31. Faculty, staff and students are all invited to attend the event,…

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Language Program Boosts Schneider's Career Plans

Rose Schneider, a sophomore majoring in International Business, said the Chinese Program at the U of A is preparing her for a career in trade marketing. She has been studying Chinese for several years, and is passionate about encouraging others…

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10th Annual HBG Design Competition Recognizes Fay Jones School Student

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Phoebe Norcross, a fifth-year architecture student in the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas, created the winning design in the 10th annual HBG Design International Design…

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Letters Home: University of Arkansas Student Experience Captured in Correspondence

A new exhibit on display in the lobby level of Mullins Library features letters from the Special Collections department written by former University of Arkansas students with dates ranging from 1878 to the 1950s. One letter references the first…

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Fulbright College Names New Academic Leaders

This fall, the leadership team at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences named several new academic leaders to key positions in departments and centers throughout the college. "Having these new leaders in place has allowed our…

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Pack the Pantry: One Week, One Goal, 27,000 Pounds

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – It's that time of year again, Homecoming week! With the theme being "All Roads Lead Home to the Hill," the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry wants to give back to the University of Arkansas community…

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United We Win Starts Final Week at 53 Percent of the Campaign Goal

The U of A United Way campaign -- United We Win -- has been extended to Friday, Nov. 3. The goal for the campaign is to raise $160,000 for the United Way of Northwest Arkansas, to support programs that help children in our community who are living…

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You Still Have Time to Be Part of Homecoming 2017

Homecoming 2017 activities at the University of Arkansas will take place from Oct. 28 to Nov. 4, with a week of activities leading up to the Razorback football game against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. The Arkansas Alumni Association and…

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One Book, One Community Author to Speak on Campus Nov. 2

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Cristina Henriquez, author of the novel The Book of Unknown Americans, which is being read for this year’s One Book, One Community project at the University of Arkansas, will give a free public lecture at 7 p.m.…

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United We Win Passes 50 Percent of Goal, Extends Campaign to Nov. 3

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Faculty and staff have an extra week to contribute to the U of A United Way campaign – United We Win. They also have an extra week to become eligible to win a Dell laptop computer. The campaign committee has extend…

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Blair Center Legacy Series Symposium Explores 'Legacies of the Chicano Movement'

The Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will host its seventh Blair Legacy Series symposium, titled "Legacies of the Chicano Movement" with keynote speaker…

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U of A Senior Studies Abroad in India with Department of State Scholarship

University of Arkansas student Jessica Garross spent the summer studying the Urdu language in Lucknow, India, as an awardee of the 2017 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship. Garross, one of only 27 students in the nation selected…

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Physics Lecture Today on Layered Ferroics

The Department of Physics in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences presents its Physics Colloquium, titled "Layered Ferroics: Structure and Magnetism in Functional van der Waals Bonded Compounds" by Michael A. McGuire of…

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Microelectronics-Photonics Program Adopts Section of Frisco Trail

Students, faculty and staff in the microelectronics-photonics graduate program are giving back to the Fayetteville community by maintaining a section of the city's Frisco Trail between Center Street and Prospect Street. "Many of our…

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Get Your Student Access Pass For Razorback Men's Basketball

Get your student access pass to receive admission to home football and men's basketball games plus get exclusive giveaways for $85. Students can view full instructions about the pass and make their purchase directly by going to the 2017-18…

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University Perspectives Seeking Spring 2018 Instructors

The University Perspectives program invites faculty and staff to apply for spring 2018 positions to teach UNIV 1001: University Perspectives. Faculty and staff especially committed to first-year student learning and success should apply. University…

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Bumpers College Hosts Food Science Exchange Students from Austria, France, Germany and Greece

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Department of Food Science at the University of Arkansas has a long history of French and other European students conducting research and several are currently or just finished taking advantage of that opportunity.…

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Doctoral Students to Give Presentations Friday About Sexual Consent Research

Three University of Arkansas doctoral students in community health promotion will give presentations on their research from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, in Room 311 of the Health, Physical Education and Research Building. The students will present…

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2017 Homecoming Court and Homecoming Election

The Associated Student Government, in collaboration with the Arkansas Alumni Association, announces the 2017 Homecoming Court. These fourteen candidates are the finalists competing in a student election to be voted 2017 Homecoming Queen and…

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CoxHealth's Rana Post to Visit With Students About Career as a Child Life Specialist

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Rana Post, a child life specialist at CoxHealth in Missouri, will be on campus to speak with students interested in careers in child life on Monday. Post is speaking from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Maudine Sanders Commons…

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University Libraries Host Write-Ins for National Novel Writing Month

November is National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo. This international event encourages aspiring authors to set a goal of writing 50,000 words in 30 days. In celebration, University Libraries and the local NaNoWriMo chapter will host…

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Department of Theatre Presents an Intimate Play About Religion and Faith, Opening Tonight

The Department of Theatre in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences presents The Christians by Lucas Hnath. Pastor Paul has spent the last two decades building his modest church into a congregations of thousands. But when he shares…

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Civil Engineering Students Awarded Scholarship to Improve Arkansas Highways

The Arkansas Good Roads programs has awarded scholarships to civil engineering students Colton Horn, a senior from Subiaco, and Kevin Weston, a junior from Benton. Horn and Weston were awarded the scholarship during a reception on Oct. 6. "We…

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Arkansas Law Review Launches New Website to Improve Access, Availability

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas School of Law Arkansas Law Review has launched a new website to increase the publication's prominence through better accessibility. In addition to a new look, the site is now mobile friendly,…

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Engineering Students Earn Travel Award to Present Research Internationally

The 32nd International Union of Radio Science General Assembly & Scientific Symposium awarded two University of Arkansas electrical engineering graduate students a travel grant to attend and present their research to research peers, radio…

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Free Yearbooks Today

The 2017-18 yearbook has arrived! Razorback yearbooks are free to all University of Arkansas students, faculty and staff. Yearbooks will be handed out from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at three convienent locations: the Union Bus Station,…

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Cold Summer in Greenland Studying How Ice Moves

After a flight aboard an Air National Guard C-130 from Albany, New York to Kangerlussuaq, a week on the ground preparing thousands of pounds of gear and three helicopter flights to shuttle it to a base camp on the Greenland ice sheet, it was finally…

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Celebrate #AutumnAtArkansas with Student Affair's Photo Contest

Join the Division of Student Affairs in celebrating the beauty of the changing seasons at the University of Arkansas during the #AutumnAtArkansas student photo contest. With over 425 acres filled with 2,453 trees from 79 different species all…

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Phil Markowitz and Zach Brock to Give Concert and Jazz Workshop

Famed jazz pianist Phil Markowitz and noted violinist Zach Brock will give a joint jazz concert in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27. The duo will perform original works and arrangments combining their unique voices…

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Dedication of Gus Jones Conference Room in Vol Walker Hall Set for Oct. 26

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas will hold a dedication ceremony Thursday, Oct. 26, to name the fourth floor conference room of Vol Walker Hall in honor of the late Mary…

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Researchers Explore How Chewing Affects Teeth on the Nanoscale

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Food leaves permanent traces on teeth. Cows chewing on grass, tigers tearing up a piece of raw meat and humans munching on tortilla chips all end up with tiny scratches and nicks on the enamel of their teeth. Examining…

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Information Session About Disability Etiquette and Sensitivity on Oct. 25

The University of Arkansas Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance invites the campus community to attend Disability Etiquette/Sensitivity Informational Session to raise awareness for National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October. …

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Paula Lantz to Lecture on Social Impact Bonds to Spread Social Service and Mental Health Interventions

Paula Lantz, associate dean for Academic Affairs and professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy, will visit the University of Arkansas on Friday, Nov. 3 to give a talk titled "Social Impact Bonds as a…

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Net Impact Hosts Chris McNamera Nov. 1

Net Impact hosts the Arkansas Director of Citizens Climate Lobby at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Gearhart Hall Room 026. Chris McNamera will speak on carbon pricing policies and how students can engage in environmental advocacy initiatives on campus…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Risk Factors and Protective Steps

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Jae Kyeom Kim, U of A assistant professor of human nutrition in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Science's School of Human Environmental…

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University of Arkansas School of Law Celebrates Pro Bono

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Students in the University of Arkansas School of Law are participating in a nationwide celebration of pro bono through participating in two local events during Pro Bono Week, Oct. 22-28. On Thursday, Oct. 26, the HOPE…

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Fulbright College Introduces 2017 Sturgis Fellows

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Five talented, driven Arkansas high school graduates joined the distinguished list of Sturgis Fellows in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences this fall. The 2017 class members are: Lucas Bellaiche of…

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University of Arkansas Begins Search for School of Law Dean

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Provost Jim Coleman has appointed Todd Shields, dean of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, to chair the search committee for the new dean of the University of Arkansas School of Law. The committee will…

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U of A Professor's Book Explores Life and Work of 17th Century Italian Architect and Artist

Consuelo Lollobrigida, faculty member at the University of Arkansas Rome Center and adjunct professor for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, has published a book about 17th century Italian artist and architect Plautilla Bricci.…

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Benjamin Runkle Lands Grant to Study Irrigation in Arkansas Delta

Benjamin Runkle, professor of biological and agricultural engineering at the University of Arkansas, received a 3-year, $330,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. The purpose of the research is to…

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Ferguson, Foster Win 2017 Sutton Barristers' Union Trial Competition

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Third-year law students Leland Ferguson and Bryan Foster were the winners of the 2017 William H. Sutton Barristers' Union Trial Competition. The runner-up team in the final round was the team of second-year students…

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Skip Rutherford to Deliver Distinguished Alumni Lecture Nov. 1

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – James L. “Skip” Rutherford III, adviser to a senator and president, dean of the Clinton School of Public Service and a of the University of Arkansas, will deliver the Distinguished Alumni Lecture at 7 p.m.…

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$1United Social Media Drive Raising Donations for U of A United Way

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The $1United social media drive for the U of A United Way campaign started at 7 a.m. and will continue until 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24. Anyone on campus can use the Venmo app on their mobile device to contribute $1…

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Rod Martin: Entrepreneurship and the Law

The Business Law Society hosts Rod Martin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Law School Courtroom, Room 240 of the Leflar Law Building. Martin will discuss the intersection between entrepreneurship and the law. Martin is a nationally renowned…

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Cultural Anthropology Lecture on Indigenous Filmmaking and Latin America

Lucas Bessire, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Oklahoma, will present a lecture on indigenous filmmaking in Latin America at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 in Gearhart 102 as part of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and…

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Landscape Designer Margie Ruddick to Present 'Landscapes and Their Buildings' Lecture on Oct. 30

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Margie Ruddick will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones School of…

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Three Walton Students Awarded Fleischer Scholarships

Three freshmen — Hailye Williams, Alyssa Bradford and Madison Holmes — have been awarded $10,000 scholarships, renewable for four years, to attend the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas through the Fleischer…

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Ag Education's Shoulders a Chronicle of Higher Education 'Teaching Innovator'

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Kate Shoulders, associate professor of agricultural education at the University of Arkansas, is featured in the first list of “Teaching Innovators” in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s October…

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Women's Giving Circle Celebrates Grant Awardees and Scholarship Recipients

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas Women’s Giving Circle is continuing its positive impact on campus with its latest round of grant awards. At the annual fall voting event on Friday, Oct. 20, $100,000 was presented to seven…

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United We Win Enters Final Weeks of Campaign with Social Media Drive

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – United We Win – the U of A United Way campaign – is launching $1United, a social media drive designed to include faculty, staff and students though an easy to use mobile app. It’s a 24/24 event –…

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Conway Project Wins LafargeHolcim Acknowledgement Award

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas Community Design Center and the U of A Office for Sustainability, both in the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design, have received the LafargeHolcim Acknowledgement Award for their…

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Civil Engineering Professor Awarded ARDOT Research Grant

Clinton Wood, assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, was recently awarded a $329,000 research grant from the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) to be completed over the next two years. He works in the area of…

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Johns Hopkins Professor to Lecture on 'Educational Pluralism and Problem of Culture'

Ashley Rogers Berner, deputy director of the Institute for Education Policy at Johns Hopkins University School of Education, will give a lecture at noon Friday, Oct. 27 on the University of Arkansas campus as part of the Department of Education…

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DACA Recipients and Supporters Needed for Documentary

The University of Arkansas Fulbright College's Pryor Center for Arkansas and Visual History is conducting interviews for The Story of DACA in Their Own Voices. The documentary seeks to record and archive the stories of undocumented young people…

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2017 Arkansas Guitar Festival

The Department of Music and the Guitar Program at the University of Arkansas will host the 2017 Arkansas Guitar Festival Tuesday, Oct. 24. The festival will include workshops and an evening concert. Professor Jake Hertzog organized the event and…

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Trip to Ireland Broadens Students' Education Knowledge, Comfort with Travel

University of Arkansas students studying in Ireland last summer learned about the education system there but also saw the country and its people from a different perspective than if they had been tourists. Emily Floyd, Joanna Lovern and Sumner…

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Ahrendsen Wins Bumpers College's Outstanding International Education Award

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Bruce Ahrendsen, a professor of agricultural economics and agribusiness, has been named winner of the Outstanding International Education Award for 2017 in the U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and…

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English Faculty Edit and Contribute to New Book Analyzing Television and the U.S. South

Small-Screen Souths: Region, Identity, and the Cultural Politics of Television, edited by Lisa Hinrichsen, associate professor in the Department of English in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Gina Caison of Georgia State…

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True Lit Festival Kicks Off with Poet Kaveh Akbar

The University of Arkansas Program in Creative Writing and Translation is proud to host award-winning Iranian American poet Kaveh Akbar as the 2017 Arkansas International Featured Reader. Akbar's reading will kick off this year's True Lit…

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Researcher Studies Pollinator Plots for Warm Season Grass Lawns

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The nation's pollinators are in need of food and housing. Michelle Wisdom is stepping up. Wisdom, a graduate student in horticulture, is researching ways to incorporate bulbs and other flowers into lawns and other…

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Semifinalists for Exercise Science Regional Research Awards to Give Presentations Today

Three University of Arkansas exercise science students who are semifinalists for awards from the Central States Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine will give presentations on their research from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in Room…

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Celebrate 'Mask Off,' the Caribbean Students Association's Carnival Event on Oct. 28

The Caribbean Students Association invites all University of Arkansas students for a Carnival parade at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, beginning in front of Brough Dining Hall. Afterwards, enjoy Caribbean cuisine at the Union Mall. The purpose of…

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Physics Lecture Today on Novel Applications of Ferroelectrics

The Department of Physics in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences presents its Physics Colloquium, titled "Novel Applications of Ferroelectrics: Towards Artificial Synapses & Energy Storage" to be given by Bin Xu,…

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Housing Hosts DACA Panel About Immigration Issues

University Housing will host a panel discussion, DACA: The Impact of Dreamers in Northwest Arkansas. The program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Union Theatre. This event is free and open to the public. University Housing is…

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Marsha Maytum to Present 'Architecture as a Catalyst for Change' Lecture on Oct. 27

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Marsha Maytum will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones School of…

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Are You Ready for Fall 2017 Graduate Salute

The University of Arkansas would like to invite the Fall 2017 Graduating Class to attend Graduate Salute! Graduate Salute will be held on site at the University of Arkansas Bookstore, located at 616 N. Garland Avenue during the following dates and…

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Experts on Campus to Discuss Private Initiatives to Promote Sustainability

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — “Environmental Sustainability and Private Governance” is the subject of this year’s Arkansas Law Review symposium, which will feature panel discussions with nationally known experts and keynote addresses…

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United We Win Tallying Donations, Drawing for a Prize Winner Today

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – U of A faculty and staff are encouraged to make their contribution to the United We Win campaign today to be eligible for this week’s prize drawing. Christopher Shields, clinical assistant professor of sociology…

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UREC Sports Complex Open with a New Artificial Turf Playing Surface

The beginning of intramural flag football and the resumption of club sports practices signals the completion of the renovated UREC Sports Complex at the University of Arkansas. The sports complex, located at Mitchell Street, offers over 9 acres of…

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Bentonville Teen With Cerebral Palsy Excels at First Summer Job Through PROMISE

Talking with him and his parents for only a few minutes makes clear 17-year-old Luke Kitterman has a loving, supportive family that has taught him well. But, there is at least one thing he can't get from them — the sense of independence…

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Spatz Named Walton College Employee of the Quarter

Casey Spatz, administrative support supervisor in the Department of Supply Chain Management, has been named employee of the first quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business. Anyone in the college may nominate colleagues for the award, which…

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Distinguished Alumni Award Presented by the Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Department

The Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Department is hosting its eighth annual Distinguished Alumni award ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. This event was created in 2010 to highlight AEAB alumni's outstanding contributions to the…

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Bollywood Music, Indian Food and Dancing: Join HSA for the Annual Dandiya Night

The Hindu Students Association invites everyone to attend Dandiya Night at the Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W. Mountain Street, from 7-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10. Students can pick up free tickets and non-students can purchase tickets on the Arkansas…

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Fulbright College Advising Center Expands Services, Moves to Champions Hall

The Fulbright College Advising Center has moved to the third floor of Champions Hall and expanded its services. Since its inception, the center has been housed in Old Main — the iconic home of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and…

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International Faculty Enhancement Grant Announcement

As part of the Faculty Development and Enhancement initiative, the Provost's Office is partnering with the Office for Diversity and Inclusion to award a select number of international faculty members this grant. Recipients of this award are…

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Graduate Student Registration Open for Three Minute Thesis Contest

Registration is now open for the University of Arkansas Three Minute Thesis competition. All graduate students are encouraged to participate. The academic contest challenges students to summarize their thesis or dissertation research within three…

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Workers May 'Choke' Under Pressure of Non-Monetary Incentives

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Competition for non-monetary awards can have adverse effects on performance and may cause employees to “choke” under pressure, according to a new study by a University of Arkansas economist. Raja Kali,…

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Sutton Barristers' Union Trial Competition Final Round This Friday

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The final round of the 2017 William H. Sutton Barristers' Union Trial Competition will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in the E.J. Ball Courtroom, located on the second floor of Waterman Hall. University of…

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Nursing Students Put Training, Passion to Work in Houston

Two University of Arkansas nursing students took off for Hurricane Harvey-ravaged Houston without knowing what to expect. What they learned is that they are sure of their career choices. Carly Mott wanted to help relief efforts as soon as she saw…

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Chancellor's Ball, 'Everybody's Formal,' Features joan and Ben Rector

The Associated Student Government and Headliners Concert Committee invite students to attend the fourth annual Chancellor's Ball from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 20, at the Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W. Mountain St. in downtown…

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Fighting Human Trafficking

University Programs hosts David Zach at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Arkansas Union Theatre on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by…

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Prospective Students Preview Bumpers College Departments and Programs

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences invited prospective students to tour their anticipated areas of study within the college and learn more about the University of Arkansas on Sept. 29. The…

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Walton to Co-Host Central Banking Conference

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Sam M. Walton College of Business and the Global Interdependence Center will host a daylong conference "Central Banking Series: Location Matters in a Global Economy" at the Fayetteville Town Center beginning…

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Architect Marina Tabassum to Present 'Architecture of Informality' Lecture on Oct. 23

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Marina Tabassum will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones School…

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One Book, One Community Events Explore the Immigrant Experience

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Members of the University of Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas community are currently reading The Book of Unknown Americans by Christina Henríquez, this year’s One Book, One Community selection. The acclaimed…

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U of A Events Planned to Observe Global Ethics Day, Oct. 18

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas will host several events on Wednesday, Oct. 18, as a part of the Global Ethics Day, which is sponsored by the Carnegie Council. The U of A will be one of more than 50 institutions from 16…

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Hubert Named Bumpers College Outstanding Honors Faculty Mentor

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Stephanie Hubert, an instructor in apparel merchandising and product development, has been named the Outstanding Honors Faculty Mentor for 2017 in the U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life…

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Americans Needed to Represent Their State During USA Day

The University of Arkansas will be celebrating its third USA Day with the International Students and Scholars Office. This is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and community members to share their cultures, traditions or any aspects from…

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Theatre Department Grads and Students Come Together for 'Empanada Loca'

ArkansasStaged presents a Halloween happening you won't soon forget in their first ever fully-produced play, Empanada Loca, by Aaron Mark to be presented at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville for one night only on Sunday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. The…

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Today Is Last Day for Spring 2018 Textbook Adoption Training and Support

Do you need help adopting your textbooks for next semester? The University of Arkansas Bookstore's textbook team will be available from 12:45-1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Old Main 523 conference room. Topics include: Learn how to…

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Healthy Adults Needed for Nutrition Study

Men and women ages 21-45 are needed for a nutrition study examining the effects of sorghum bran polyphenols on fecal fermentation. Eligibility requirements include no antibiotic use for 6 months, and no gastrointestinal disease or conditions.…

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Families Needed for a Nutrition Intervention Study: Cash Compensation

The Department of Food Science at the University of Arkansas is recruiting families (defined as at least one parent/guardian) with at least one child between the ages of 7-13 years to participate in a nutrition study. Compensation of $250 will be…

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Research Survey on Choice Behavior; Participant Volunteers Receive $10

Researchers in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness are conducting a survey about the behavior of individuals when they make food product choices. Participants will receive $10 as compensation for taking part in the research.…

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2018 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Inductees Named

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Four business leaders who have made significant contributions to an array of Arkansas industries – finance and banking, fitness, transportation and steel – make up the 2018 class of inductees for the Arkansas…

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Inspirational Chorale 40th Anniversary Celebration Week and Concert

After months of planning, the U of A Inspirational Chorale 40th Anniversary Celebration starts this week! The five-day celebration includes receptions, workshops, an alumni celebration chorus, major guest artists, tailgating and more. The…

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U of A Staff Members Honored for Service at Appreciation Banquet

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Judy Culberson and James Ezell, two University of Arkansas staff members, each with 50 years of service, were among more than 400 staff members recognized at this year’s Employee Appreciation Banquet, Tuesday…

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Hunter to Receive Greene Family Scholarship

"My dream is to graduate with my bachelor's degree and become a data analyst at Walmart," said Katelyn Hunter. Hunter, a freshman at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, hopes to major in information systems. To assist her in…

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U of A Graduate on List of Top Nurse Leaders in State

The Arkansas Center for Nursing recently named University of Arkansas nursing graduate Eryn Zimmerebner to its 2017 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40. Zimmerebner works as a nurse manager in the outpatient infusion unit at Conway Regional Medical Center.…

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Physicists' Research Sheds Light on Overlooked Aspect of Ferroelectric Materials

Researchers at the University of Arkansas investigating critical properties of ferroelectric thin films — which have applications in sensors, actuators and memory devices — have shed light on an overlooked phase of the material. Since…

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Video Features Fashionable Collaboration Between Horticulture, Apparel Merchandising, Engineering

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Collaboration between students in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences and the College of Engineering created Enclothe, a fashion show that electrified the runway with responsive lighting and…

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'Champion a Violence-Free Society' With Dinner and Interactive Forum for Campus

In recognition of the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the University of Arkansas has partnered with TheatreSquared to present a special evening, "Champion a Violence-Free Society," designed to build awareness of…

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LGBTQ Faculty, Staff and Administration Invited for Monthly Happy Hour 'Queer Beers'

The goal of this group is to simply work towards building a more visible community and network among faculty, staff and administration as well as providing social support. The main goal is to bring people together from all across the university that…

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Fulbright Humanities Colloquium Series Features Research on Tzarist Russia and Jewish Pogroms

The Humanities Program in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences inaugurates its 2017-18 series with Russian language and literature scholar Nadja Berkovich. Professor Berkovich will present "Integrative Journalism: Bogoraz's…

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Provost's Collaborative Research Grants

As part of the Faculty Development and Enhancement initiative, the Provost's Office is offering up to $3,000 for collaborative research among two or more researchers; graduate student collaboration is permissible, but a faculty member must be…

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Give the Perfect Gift This Holiday Season With Junior Razorbacks Program

It's now easier than ever to join the Junior Razorbacks. All season ticket holders and Razorback Foundation members now receive the added benefit of a free membership for up to four children. What else do you get with a Junior Razorbacks…

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Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative to Host Emerson Fellows

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas School of Law’s Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative is hosting two Emerson National Hunger Fellows from the Congressional Hunger Center in Washington, D.C. The center selected the…

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U of A Doctoral Student Earns Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholarship

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Electa Hare-RedCorn, a first-year University of Arkansas doctoral student in public policy, has been selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholar. She is one of only 40 students selected…

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Farah Siraj Brings 'Peace Through Music' to U of A Faulkner Center

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Internationally renowned vocalist Farah Siraj is performing her acclaimed fusion of musical styles at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center. The Faulkner Center is presenting this concert in…

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Bake and Craft Sale, Online Fund Drive to Help "United We Win" Campaign

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – There are many ways to contribute to the U of A United Way’s “United We Win” campaign – and some are tasty and fun, while others are high-tech and innovative. The Facilities Management staff are…

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SOOIE Announces September 'Of the Month' Winners

The Student Organization Outreach and Involvement Experience (SOOIE) is proud to announce Registered Student Organization Member and Advisor of the Month for September. The winners are as follows: The Member of the Month is Lilly Glaeser from the…

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U of A Nursing Students Learn from Mental Health Awareness Event

University of Arkansas nursing students volunteered at the annual mental health vigil Oct. 1 in Fayetteville, lighting candles, ushering guests and distributing material. Cathy Hale, a clinical instructor in the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing, said…

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Presentations Today to Cover Hydration, Student-Athletes in Sexual Minority

University of Arkansas doctoral students Cory Butts and Megan Turk will give research presentations from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, in Room 311 of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building. Butts is a doctoral student in exercise…

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Bumpers College Dean Candidates Visiting Campus, Giving Public Lectures

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Four finalists have been selected for the dean’s position in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas, selected by a Dean’s Search Committee led by Matt…

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October Cordes Chair Event

Join an informal conversation about teaching with the October Cordes chair, Cheryl Murphy. The topic will be Making Class Thrilling: Things We Do to Engage Our Students. The event is from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in Peabody Hall, room 206.…

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Lecture Today on If There Are Two Forms of Liquid Water

The Department of Physics in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences presents its Physics Colloquium, titled "Are There Two Forms of Liquid Water?" to be given by H. Eugene Stanley, professor of physics at Boston University.…

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U of A Interdisciplinary Team Receives Grant to Fund Transition Education

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A new $1 million grant to University of Arkansas faculty from the U.S. Department of Education will be used to prepare 36 U of A graduate students in special education and communication disorders to improve transition…

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U of A Interdisciplinary Team Receives Grant to Fund Transition Education

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A new $1 million grant to University of Arkansas faculty from the U.S. Department of Education will be used to prepare 36 U of A graduate students in special education and communication disorders to improve transition…

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Honors College to Offer 'Pilgrimage' Study Abroad Course in May 2018

Honors students will retrace the steps of medieval pilgrims following the storied Camino de Santiago in the May 2018 intersession course Honors Passport: Pilgrimage. Beginning with the Gothic splendors of medieval Paris and terminating at the…

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University Libraries Spotlight: Catherine Wallack

Designer-turned-archivist Catherine Wallack hails from Washington, D.C. A strong visual arts student with a knack for math, Wallack gravitated toward architecture from a young age. After earning her Bachelor of Arts in architecture and art/art…

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University Libraries to Host 'Reveal of the Ferial Psalter' Oct. 18

Join University Libraries and Medieval and Renaissance Studies for the grand reveal of a recently acquired Ferial Psalter from 15th century Bohemia from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in Carnall Hall. Joshua Smith, Mary Beth Long and Lora Walsh…

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Industrial Engineering Professor Named Chairman of National Academy of Science Study

Greg Parnell, research professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering, has been named chair of a National Academy of Science study on the safety and risks associated with offshore oil and gas production. The study, overseen by the Bureau of…

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U of A to Offer In-State Tuition to Students from Maria-Damaged Schools

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas will offer in-state tuition to academically qualified undergraduate and graduate students in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who have been displaced from their universities by the damage…

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Honors College to Offer 'Pilgrimage' Study Abroad Course in May 2018

Honors students will retrace the steps of medieval pilgrims following the storied Camino de Santiago in the May 2018 intersession course Honors Passport: Pilgrimage. Beginning with the Gothic splendors of medieval Paris and terminating at the…

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University Libraries Spotlight: Catherine Wallack

Designer-turned-archivist Catherine Wallack hails from Washington, D.C. A strong visual arts student with a knack for math, Wallack gravitated toward architecture from a young age. After earning her Bachelor of Arts in architecture and art/art…

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University Libraries to Host 'Reveal of the Ferial Psalter' Oct. 18

Join University Libraries and Medieval and Renaissance Studies for the grand reveal of a recently acquired Ferial Psalter from 15th century Bohemia from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in Carnall Hall. Joshua Smith, Mary Beth Long and Lora Walsh…

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Industrial Engineering Professor Named Chairman of National Academy of Engineering Study

Greg Parnell, research professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering, has been named chair of a Transportation Research Board/National Academy of Engineering study on the safety and risks associated with offshore oil and gas operations. The…

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U of A to Offer In-State Tuition to Students from Maria-Damaged Schools

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas will offer in-state tuition to academically qualified undergraduate and graduate students in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who have been displaced from their universities by the damage…

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World History Trivia Night

University Programs hosts World History Trivia Night at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported…

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Mighty Mites Manifest Massive Manual

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Post doctoral researcher Ray Fisher was dead set against studying mites — for 10 whole minutes. That's how long it took Ashley Dowling, associate professor of entomology for the University of Arkansas System…

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Staff Senate Announces Staff Scholarship Awards for 2017-18

The Staff Senate is happy to announce a record year of awards from the Staff Senate Endowed Scholarship Fund. In addition to the generous tuition discount given by the university, Staff Senate awards several scholarships each year to eligible…

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World History Trivia Night

University Programs hosts World History Trivia Night at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported…

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Mighty Mites Manifest Massive Manual

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Post doctoral researcher Ray Fisher was dead set against studying mites — for 10 whole minutes. That's how long it took Ashley Dowling, associate professor of entomology for the University of Arkansas System…

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Staff Senate Announces Staff Scholarship Awards for 2017-18

The Staff Senate is happy to announce a record year of awards from the Staff Senate Endowed Scholarship Fund. In addition to the generous tuition discount given by the university, Staff Senate awards several scholarships each year to eligible…

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Civil Engineering Professor Documents Experience Studying Mexico Earthquake

Civil engineering professor Clint Wood traveled to Mexico City and Puebla, Mexico, last week to study the recent earthquake's impact on buildings and infrastructure. He was chosen to participate in a Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance,…

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Comedian Chico Bean Will Be on Campus Oct. 20

University Programs hosts comedian Chico Bean at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in the Arkansas Union Theatre on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is…

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Chancellor's Chat

Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 19, from noon to 1 p.m. as Chancellor Joe Steinmetz hosts "Chancellor's Chat," a luncheon affording faculty members the opportunity to provide feedback and engage in a small group discussion with the…

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Fulbright College and IT Student Workers Team Up to (Re)solve Classroom Tech Problems

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is taking tech support to the next level by partnering with Information Technology Services on an initiative to provide on-call support staff for the college's classrooms — resulting in…

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RazorGifts Application Is Now Open

RazorGifts is a gifting program created by the staff and for the staff at the University of Arkansas to provide assistance during the holidays. We are happy to announce that the application period for the 2017 holiday season has opened, and will…

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Famed Irish Band to Play at Fine Arts Center

The Paul Brock Band will give a guest artist recital in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. The band will perform Irish music, song, and dance in a concert sponsored by the Department of Music at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18. The concert if free…

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Paula Lantz to Lecture on Social Impact Bonds to Spread Social Service and Mental Health Interventions

Paula Lantz, associate dean for Academic Affairs and professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy, will visit the University of Arkansas on Friday, Nov. 3 to give a talk titled "Social Impact Bonds as a…

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Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives' Kurzer Speaking to Students on Partnerships in Food & Health

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Mindy Kurzer with the Heathy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute at the University of Minnesota will be on campus to speak with students for a School of Human Environmental Science's Research Colloquium series. Kurzer is…

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U of A, LSU Faculty to Collaborate on Study Abroad Research

Two University of Arkansas faculty members will work with a U of A alumna who received a Southeastern Conference Faculty Travel Program grant to fund a study-abroad research project. Jean Henry, associate professor of community health promotion,…

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Box Now Available to Everyone

IT Services is proud to announce that Box is now available, free of charge, to the University of Arkansas community. A leader among universities nationwide, Box brings world-class collaboration and cloud storage resources to our campus. To get…

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Honors College to Present 'An Evening of Nina Simone'

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Fans of Nina Simone, the classically trained “high priestess of soul” and civil rights activist, should mark their calendars now for a very special Honors College House Concert at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30.…

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Top 20 Homecoming 2017 Candidates Announced

The Associated Student Government in conjunction with the Arkansas Alumni Association announces the 20 men and 20 women finalists who advanced in the search for the 2017 Homecoming Queen and King. These students were recognized for their…

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Trent Harmon Coming to the U of A Oct. 19

University Programs hosts Trent Harmon at the annual Fall Concert at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Chi Omega Greek Theatre. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by the Student…

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Poet Kaveh Akbar Kicks Off 2017 True Lit Festival

The University of Arkansas Program in Creative Writing and Translation is proud to host award-winning Iranian American poet Kaveh Akbar as the 2017 Arkansas International Featured Reader. Akbar's reading will kick off this year's True Lit…

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Nursing Graduate Student Receives Funding From Arkansas State Board of Nursing

Susan Ferguson, a University of Arkansas nursing graduate student who lives in Jonesboro, recently received a Faith A. Fields Nursing Scholarship Loan in memory of Jill Hasley. The Arkansas State Board of Nursing announced the scholarship awards in…

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Trumpeter Christopher Coletti to Give Masterclass to Music Students and Public

Canadian Brass' trumpeter Christopher Coletti will give a masterclass for students in the Department of Music at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, in Band 123. The masterclass is free and open to…

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U of A United Way Campaign Raises $23,500 in First Week

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas United Way campaign has raised $23,556 in its first active week of fundraising, and that total is changing on an almost hourly basis, as online donations and deposits from individual donor cards…

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Division of Ag Transition Zone Turfgrass Research May Mean More Golf Course Winter Playing Days

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Golfers who like to hit the links on warm winter days could see more playing time thanks to turfgrass research done by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural,…

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Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Speaker Ajit Yoganathan Lectures on Cardiovascular Engineering

The Department of Biomedical Engineering hosted seminar speaker Ajit Yoganathan, the Regents Professor and associate chair for research at the Georgia Institute of Technology on Sept. 29. In his seminar, titled "Cardiovascular Engineering…

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Schola Cantorum Invited to Perform at Distinguished National Conference

The University of Arkansas Schola Cantorum, through national blind audition, has been selected to perform at the biennial conference of the National Collegiate Choral Organization, Nov. 4, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This distinguished invitation…

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U of A Professor Leads Group Recommending Individualized Approach to Hydration

University of Arkansas associate professor Brendon McDermott chaired a group of researchers and clinicians tasked with writing new recommendations on hydration in physically active people that emphasize there is no one-size-fits-all. A position…

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On Display in the Honors College: Work by Landscape Architecture Alumna Hannah Moll

Rain or shine, at 7 a.m. every Tuesday for five months last year, honors landscape architecture major Hannah Moll showed up, camera in hand, to document the university's farm just north of campus. It wasn't easy getting up that early, but…

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Abigail Walker Selected as September's Student Leader of the Month

Abigail Walker has been selected as the Student Leader of the Month for September. Originally from Fayetteville, Abigail came to the University of Arkansas to major in English. She has served as an Associated Student Government executive member,…

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Faculty Invited to Attend Research Open Forum: IT Services Wants Your Input

The Office of the Chief Information Officer encourages faculty to attend the Research Open Forum from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the Arkansas Union room 504 (ARKU 504). The discussion welcomes all input as it pertains to research and research…

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Suzuki Music School of Arkansas Celebrates 40 Years of Music Education

Staff of the Suzuki Music School of Arkansas are very excited to be celebrating their 40th year of providing quality musical instruction to students in the Fayetteville area. Founded in 1977, the school has a long tradition of fostering the love of…

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Walton College Papers Win First and Second Place Transportation Journal Awards

Papers authored by faculty and doctoral graduates of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas have been selected as first and second place winners of the Best Paper Award for 2016-17 by Transportation Journal. Dean…

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Future of Transportation Is Up in Air

"Flying cars are coming," says Jim Rankin, vice provost for research and innovation. Rankin is also a faculty member of the electrical engineering department, and he has more than 35 years of experience in avionics research and design. He…

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Staff Appreciation Week Events and Special Staff Discounts

Join University of Arkansas Staff Senate as they celebrate the third annual Staff Appreciation Week for the more than 3,000 staff members on the Fayetteville campus. All week, students and faculty can join in the fun and show appreciation to their…

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University Symphony Orchestra to Give 'Reformation' Concert

The University of Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, directed by Robert Mueller, will present its first concert of the 2017-18 concert season. This concert, entitled "Reformation," is performed in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant…

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Faculty Service Awards Presented at Bumpers College Reception

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Faculty members in the U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences were recognized with service awards recently at the annual faculty awards reception at Fayetteville's Hilton Garden Inn.…

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Author to Give Public Talk on History of African-American Athletes in Arkansas

Evin Demirel, author of African-American Athletes in Arkansas: Muhammad Ali's Tour, Black Razorbacks and Other Forgotten Stories, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in Room 103 of the HPER Building on the University of Arkansas campus.…

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Walton Wins Awards, Accolades at Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Conference

Carole Shook, an instructor in the Department of Supply Chain Management at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, received the innovative teaching award from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals at the…

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New Living Learning Community Fosters Understanding Between International and Domestic Students on Campus

University Housing launched a new Living Learning Community for the 2017-18 academic year designed to foster greater international connections among University of Arkansas students. Living Learning Communities, or LLCs, are specialized residential…

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School of Social Work Faculty Research Focuses on Truancy and Isolation from Institutions

More than 6 million students, or 1 in 7, are chronically absent from school every year, with poor and minority students vastly overrepresented. Although truancy is considered to be a single event or a natural part of adolescence, chronic truancy has…

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Mark your Calendars: Staff Appreciation Week Events for Oct. 8-9

The third annual Staff Appreciation Week at the University of Arkansas kicks off Monday, Oct. 9. Make plans now to join Razorback Athletics as they recognize Staff Appreciation Week during the Razorback vs. South Carolina soccer game at Razorback…

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Relief Supplies Sought for Families on Island of Dominica

The Dominican students on campus are gathering relief supplies for families on the island of Dominica who were affected by Hurricane Maria. Supplies can be dropped off at the Business Building, WCOB Room 335 or at the Rockhouse on the northeast…

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Join University Programs for World Smile Day

University Programs hosts World Smile Day starting at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 6, in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by…

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Off-Campus Living Fair Introduces Students Housing Options

Students will have the chance to see what living options they have when moving off campus at the Fall Off-Campus Living Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the International Connections Lounge of the Arkansas Union. Property…

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Information Session About Disability Etiquette and Sensitivity on Oct. 25

The University of Arkansas Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance invites the campus community to attend Disability Etiquette/Sensitivity Informational Session to raise awareness for National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October. …

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Greek Life, ASG, Razorback Athletics, and University Housing Raise Sexual Assault Awareness

Greek Life, Associated Student Government, Razorback Athletics, and University Housing are once again bringing the nationally recognized It's On Us campaign to the University of Arkansas. The It's On Us campaign aims to reach a broad base…

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Honors College to Host Robert Cochran Lecture on Outsider Art

A tinfoil throne, lovingly constructed to receive the risen Christ. Bottle-studded huts built to comfort the sick and dying. Barn-red banjos and guitars, handcrafted in response to God's call. Robert Cochran, professor of English and director of…

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UREC Outdoors Recycling Efforts Provide 10 People With Clean Water for Year

University Recreation Outdoors successfully recycled enough snack wrappers during the spring 2017 semester to supply 10 people with one year of water through the TerraCycle recycling program. The University of Arkansas is planning to become a Zero…

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Third Annual Staff Appreciation Week at University of Arkansas Kicks off Monday, Oct. 9

The University of Arkansas Staff Senate proudly announces that the third annual Staff Appreciation Week will kick-off on Oct. 9 and continue through Oct. 13. The week will be full of staff celebrations, discounts and educational opportunities. The…

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Research Finds Communication Therapy Effective But More Studies Needed

More research on the effectiveness of augmentative and alternative communication is necessary to guide people who work with adolescents and adults with autism, according to a review a new University of Arkansas faculty member conducted with her…

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Second Annual Unmanned Aircraft System and Drone Summit

The second annual Arkansas Drone/Unmanned Aircraft Systems Summit will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, on the University of Arkansas campus in the Reynolds Center Auditorium. At this exciting event, you can learn about current drone…

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New York Classical Players on Tour in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas Department of Music is welcoming The New York Classical Players to campus at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, in the Faulkner Performing Arts Center. The New York Classical Players are touring Arkansas this week and have been so…

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Award-Winning Improv Group to Perform a Free Campus Show on Oct. 6

The registered student organization Laugh Track and Field will perform a free improv comedy show at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in the Arkansas Union Theatre. The show will consist of stand-up and both long-form and short-form improv comedy. The show…

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TEDxDicksonStreet This Friday at Uark Bowl

One faculty member and three students will be giving talks on their ideas and experiences at TEDxDicksonStreet. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the Uark Bowl on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. TEDx is a program of local,…

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Free HESC Luncheon for U of A Juniors, Seniors to Learn About Graduate Programs

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Any juniors and seniors at the University of Arkansas who are interested in learning more about graduate school programs, including online options, in the School of Human Environmental Sciences are invited to a luncheon on…

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University Libraries Complete Processing for Bales Papers

A new collection is now available to the public in the University Libraries Special Collections department, thanks to a grant from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission. The James D. Bales Papers document the life, world…

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U of A United Way: How are Your Donations Used?

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – There are many ways to participate in the University of Arkansas United Way campaign, but if you take the opportunity to make a donation, either online, through the Venmo app, or with your donation card, your donaation…

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Online Education Information Website Ranks U of A Special Education Degree No. 3 in Nation

The University of Arkansas master's degree in special education, which is delivered online, is ranked No. 3 on a listing of best online master's degree programs in special education by a company called Early Childhood Education Degrees.…

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White Coats Symbolize New Students' Entry into Nursing Profession

University of Arkansas nursing students in their first semester started their first clinical assignments this week. The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing welcomed them into the profession with a white coat ceremony. About 100 students crossed the…

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Informational Meeting about Master of Arts in Teaching Set for Oct. 11

An informational meeting about becoming a secondary school teacher through the University of Arkansas Master of Arts in Teaching Program is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the Graduate Education Building auditorium foyer, Room…

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Blood Drive Oct. 5-6 at Arkansas Union

The student chapter of the Red Cross will host a blood drive with the American Red Cross from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 5-6, in the Verizon Ballroom of the Arkansas Union. "Every 2 seconds, someone within the United States…

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Drag Brunch Benefiting the PRIDE Alumni Scholarship

Students, alumni and members of the Razorback community are invited to attend the Drag Brunch Benefiting PRIDE Alumni Society Scholarship, featuring University of Arkansas student Taylor Madison Monroe. The Drag Brunch will be held from noon to 2…

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How to Survive Earth Exhibit

University Programs hosts the art exhibit "How to Survive Earth" from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 and ending Oct. 31, in the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union. There will be a…

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Test Scanning Available at Gibson Annex, Full-Service and Self-Service!

Test scanning just got easier at the University of Arkansas! Starting today, a new test-scanning service will be located in Gibson Annex next to the Fine Arts Center at the heart of campus. With the new service, faculty can scan their own test…

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Paid Research Study for Parents ages 20-50 and their Children ages 3-13

The Hydration Science lab at the University of Arkansas is conducting a study looking at the link between parent and child nutrition with children ages 3-13 years and parents ages 20-50 years. Compensation is $100 per parent/child pair. Please…

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Two U of A Documentary Films Picked for Hot Springs Film Festival 2017

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Two University of Arkansas documentary films will screen at the 2017 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival on Oct. 10. Both films were produced by the School of Journalism and Strategic Media. The Favored Strawberry is…

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Gearhart to Serve on New Fulbright Association Presidents Council

Dave Gearhart, former chancellor of the University of Arkansas, has accepted an appointment to the Fulbright Association's inaugural Presidents Council. Gearhart served as chancellor from 2008 to 2015. He now teaches in the higher education…

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Holt Updates School Financing Textbook With Information on Widening Gap

Carleton Holt, University of Arkansas emeritus associate professor, recently published the fourth edition of his textbook, School Bond Success: A Strategy for Building America's Schools. Holt retired last summer after 18 years of teaching and…

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U of A Choral Ensembles Open 2017-18 Concert Season

The University of Arkansas choral ensembles kick off their 2017-18 concert season with a performance at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center on campus. The concert will feature the Women's…

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Tama Duffy Day to Present 'The Power of Design to Impact Health and Wellness' Lecture on Oct. 9

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Tama Duffy Day will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones School of…

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Flutemaker to Give Free Guest Lecture

Erik Nugent will give a guest lecture for the Department of Music at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 3. The talk will take place in the Music Building, Room 335, and include a presentation of Nugent's experience as a flutemaker for more than 17 years. His…

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Coping in the Aftermath of a Shooting

In the wake of the recent tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Pat Walker Health Center and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recognize this could be a very difficult time for students, faculty and staff from the Las Vegas area, or anyone…

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Strategies for Managing Communication in Large Classes: An Interactive Lunch and Learn

The Office for Faculty Development and Enhancement will host its first Faculty Enrichment Series event of the semester from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in ARKU 512-514. This workshop will feature Shelly Walters, the associate…

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Sam M. Walton College of Business Sixth Annual Study Abroad Fair

The sixth annual Sam M. Walton College of Business Study Abroad Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in the Atrium of Willard J. Walker Hall (WJWH 2nd floor). All U of A students are welcome to attend. Students who attend the…

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Gage to Speak About Early Native American Literacy as Strength in Culture

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – In partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Arkansas instructor Justin Gage will speak about his new book, We Consider Ourselves As One: Creating a Native American Community and the Spread of…

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As Sweet as 'Dumpster Honey,' New Short Talks Features Poet and Professor Davis McCombs

"Gonna be a cold one, Professor…" says Scup, a character in Lore, Davis McComb's new collection of poems. Scup is one of several people who teach the poet about his new home. McCombs explains that many poems in the book focus…

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U of A United Way Campaign Is Underway: Take the Opportunity to Give

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The 83rd U of A United Way campaign officially begins today, Oct. 2, and wraps up in four weeks, on Friday, Oct. 27. The campaign theme is “United We Win.” The goal of the campaign is to raise $160,000 for…

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Hospitality Innovation Students Gain Experience at BGO's Chefs in the Garden Event

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas hospitality innovation students from the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences helped the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks raise funds by serving as volunteers at its annual…

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Massachusetts Secretary of Education to Speak on Campus Friday

Jim Peyser, secretary of education in Massachusetts, will give a lecture titled "Education Reform in Massachusetts: The Sources of Success and the Challenge of Complacency" at noon Friday, Oct. 6, on the University of Arkansas campus as…

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High Achieving Juniors PREP for Graduate School

The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are changing colors, the smell of fall in the air…you know what the means: application season is upon us. Applying for graduate school can be scary, and leaves many students feeling uncertain. But the…

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U of A Taps Leading Experts to Prepare IT Professionals for Certification Exams

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas Global Campus will bring nationally known trainers to Northwest Arkansas to help information technology professionals earn certificates that can advance their careers. Global Campus contracted…

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International Careers Meeting for German Students

This International Careers Meeting meeting is for German majors and minors, as well as other students who are proficient in German or interested in taking it. The meeting will take place Monday, Oct. 9 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Kimpel 305. We will…

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Students Invited to Aquatic Ecology Luncheon and Seminar with Walter Dodds on Oct. 5

The Biology Graduate Student Association invites students to attend a luncheon and seminar presented by Walter Dodds on Thursday, Oct. 5. The lunch will take place at 12:30 p.m. in SCEN 503. The seminar will be held at 4 p.m. in SCEN 503. The…

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Join Il Circolo Italiano for Screening of 'The Wonders' on Oct. 4

Il Circolo Italiano will host an Italian film night to screen the movie "The Wonders" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in Kimpel Hall 306. The Wonders, a 150-minute drama, takes place in the countryside of Tuscany where a family of…

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Japanese Students Association Fall Festival on Oct. 6

Japanese Students Association invites all UA students to attend the Japanese Student Association Fall Festival at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Holcombe Hall. This event introduces Japanese culture and fall customs. Students can experience Japanese…

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Faculty Receive $8.1 Million in Grants to Improve ESL Education in Arkansas

Two University of Arkansas faculty members recently received three federal grants totaling more than $8 million to fund programs to increase the number of educators prepared to teach English language learners in Arkansas schools. Janet…

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High School Students Head to the Farm for Annual Environmental and Agricultural Sustainability Field Trip

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Seeds. Soil. Soybeans. Drones? More than 150 high school students from around the state attended the ninth annual Environmental and Agricultural Sustainability Field Trip on Sept. 26. The University of Arkansas…

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Honors College Selects New Dean ... for a Day

On the morning of Oct. 3, honors freshman biology major Andrew Palmer will sip his coffee at a stately wooden desk, framed by the light filtering in through his own private oriel. His gaze will sweep past stunning views of Old Main, across shelves…

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Harrison Family Selected as the 2017 Family of the Year

The 2017 Family of the Year is the Harrison Family of Fayetteville, nominated by Mary Kate Harrison, a current graduate student in the higher education master's program. The family will be honored during the game of the Arkansas v. New Mexico…

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Leadership Walton Student Executive Committee Formed

A student executive committee has been formed this fall to help direct Leadership Walton, a career path management program in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. Mariam Bartlett, a junior in information systems…

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Join University Libraries for a Special Collections Celebration Oct. 12

The University Libraries Special Collections department is pleased to host a celebratory event in honor of Archives Month Oct. 12 at 2:30 p.m. on the first floor of Mullins Library. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be…

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UAConnect Upgrade Slated for October

UAConnect has a new look. When users log in to the updated student information system on Wednesday, Oct. 18, they will be greeted with a new, modern look and feel. The use of graphic tiles and a different color scheme also create a faster and…

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U of A Observes National Disability Awareness Month Starting Oct. 3

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The U of A Center for Educational Access and other campus partners are teaming with Northwest Arkansas’ Sources for Community Independent Living Services for a series of events to celebrate Disability Awareness…

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Free Dental Screenings for Children Under 18

WelcomeHealth, Northwest Arkansas' free health center, will offer free oral and dental screenings for children under 18 at the Pat Walker Health Center! Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017 Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Where: Pat Walker Health Center,…

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New Student Advisory Committee Seeks Members

The Substance Education and Alcohol Resources office is excited to announce that it is creating a Student Advisory Committee for substance misuse, abuse, and recovery! The committee will provide a link between the Substance Education and Alcohol…

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Wood Going to Mexico City to Study Effects of Earthquake

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Last week’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Puebla, Mexico, killed and injured hundreds of people and caused widespread damage to structures in Mexico City, despite the epicenter being more than 70 miles from the…

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U of A United Way Fundraiser Set to Begin Monday, Oct. 2

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Volunteers with the 83rd annual University of Arkansas United Way campaign held a successful kickoff event Monday, Sept. 25 at the Arkansas Union Connections Lounge. Now the real work begins. “I can’t thank…

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U of A Student Documentaries to Be Shown at Free Public Screening

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas student filmmakers will present their original documentaries, free of charge and open to the public, at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Oral and Visual History on…

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Guest Oboist From National Symphony Orchestra to Perform

Guest oboist William Wielgus will present "A Celebration of Peruvian Music" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. Wielgus has recently retired from a 30-year career as an oboist in the presigious National…

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Random Act of Culture: Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

The Lyrique Quintette, the Department of Music's faculty woodwind quintet in residence, will give a performance at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the University of Arkansas Union Connections Lounge. The quintet will be playing Aires Tropicales, by…

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Chavez to Speak on HIV-Positive Immigration Ban as Part of Southern Colloquium on Rhetoric

The Department of Communication at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will host Karma Chavez, associate professor of Mexican American & Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas, as part of its distinguished lecture series…

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Faculty Invited to Attend Two Research Open Forums; Input Sought

The Office of the Chief Information Officer encourages faculty to attend either or both of the open forums from 2-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, or from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Arkansas Union 504 (ARKU 504). The discussion welcomes all input as it…

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Scholar and New York Times Columnist to Speak on 'Charisma In American History'

Professor Molly Worthen of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will deliver a talk titled "Charisma in American History, from the Puritans to Trump" on Friday, Oct. 6, at 3 p.m. in the Honors College Lounge in Gearhart Hall.…

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Garvan Woodland Gardens Hosts Trash Bash, Fall Festival and Workshops in October

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – October at Garvan Woodland Gardens brings activities such as a community clean up, a family fall festival and workshops on fairy gardens, succulent-topped pumpkins and ornamental grasses. The October art exhibit,…

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Panel Discussion Set for Friday on Restorative Justice Approaches to School Discipline

The University of Arkansas graduate program in educational leadership in the College of Education and Health Professions is sponsoring an expert panel discussion titled, "Alternatives to Student Suspensions and Expulsions: Educator and…

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El-Shenawee Speaks at Symposium on Biomedical Applications of Terahertz Radiation

Madga El-Shenawee, a professor of electrical engineering, was invited to speak as one of the four featured experts at this year's International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves. The conference, hosted by Massachusetts…

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Interdisciplinary Team Awarded Grant to Study Resiliency Among Hurricane Harvey Victims

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Arkansas — principal investigator Kevin Fitzpatrick of sociology, Xuan Shi of geosciences, and Matthew Spialek of communication — has been awarded a National Science…

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Architect Gabriela Etchegaray to Present 'The Landscape of Architecture' Lecture on Oct. 2

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Gabriela Etchegaray will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones…

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Rollin' With the Razorbacks Applications Available October 3

The Associated Student Government is giving students the opportunity to apply and participate in a trip to support their Razorbacks. "Rollin' with the Razorbacks" heads to Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to see…

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Family Weekend 2017 From Sept. 29 to Oct. 1

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Each year, Family Weekend unites thousands of Razorback parents, students, alumni and guests on campus for a weekend of university traditions and Razorback pride. The tradition continues as New Student & Family…

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Rom Selected as International Education Association Presidential Fellow

Curt Rom, associate dean for International Education, has been selected as an Association of International Education Administrators 2017-18 Presidential Fellow. The fellowship program is a highly competitive mentoring initiative for senior…

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Teacher of the Year Gives U of A Students Tips on Culturally Responsive Teaching

Tina Howlett knows the value of a good guest speaker and Courtney Cochran travels all over Arkansas and the United States talking to groups and meeting people. Cochran, who is the Arkansas Teacher of the Year designated by the Arkansas Department…

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Food Science Students Complete Summer Course in Austria on Maximizing Food Quality

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Food science students from the U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, as well as students from other countries, participated in an innovative two-week short course, Food Science and…

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Biomedical Engineering Society Hosts Event Highlighting Careers in Biomedical Science

Speakers Jan Bartlett and Rebekah Bennett will discuss the history of Bio-Tech Pharmacal and products manufactured by the company at 5:05 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in Engineering Hall Room 209. They will also discuss their career experiences, provide…

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Faculty Invited to Attend Nutrition, Obesity, and Health Research Retreat

The first Arkansas Nutrition, Obesity, and Health Research Retreat will take place starting the evening of Oct. 25 through Oct. 27 at the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences in Fayetteville. Registration deadline is Oct. 16. With the…

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Grover, Venkatesh, Sabherwal Recognized as Top Information Systems Researchers

Three faculty members in the Department of Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas have been recognized as top researchers in the field using the h-index measurement of research and its worldwide…

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World Trade Center Arkansas Celebrates Decade of Global Trade

The World Trade Center Arkansas celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the World Trade Center in Rogers. The center hosted friends, supporters, diplomats, foreign government officials,…

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Walton College Holding Blockchain Hackathon in October

Even University of Arkansas students who don't know a blockchain from a Lego brick can take part in next month's Blockchain Hackathon. In October, students from different disciplines across the university will form problem-solving…

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Do Deep Promotional Discounts Work? New Study Sheds Light on Strategy

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Many retailers employ discounts to attract customers, but it can be difficult for businesses to know what effect these discounts have on overall store performance, and few studies have analyzed store-level data to know for…

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Electrical Engineering Professor Presents at Energy Council Annual Meeting

Alan Mantooth, distinguished professor of electrical engineering was invited to present during The Energy Council's Annual Meeting in Little Rock on Sept. 16. Mantooth serves as the state of Arkansas' representative on the Center for…

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Be There: Cardinal Nights This Week

Hey Razorbacks! Join Cardinal Nights from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Sept. 29, as New Student & Family Programs welcome the extended Razorback family to campus! New Student & Family Programs invites the entire campus community and parents…

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Ring Week: Order Your Official Class Ring Sept. 25-29 in Arkansas Union

The Arkansas Alumni Association is pleased to invite seniors to join the official Class Ring tradition by ordering their rings during the official Ring Week, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25-29 in the Arkansas Union. Get your sugar fix when you stop…

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Deadline to Purchase a Student Access Pass for NMSU Game is Friday

Razorback Football returns home to face New Mexico State in Razorback Stadium at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The deadline to purchase a student access pass is Friday before 5 p.m. The access pass grants admission to home football and men's basketball…

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Food Truck Tuesdays at the Alumni House

Starting Sept. 26, join the Arkansas Alumni Association every Tuesday for the rest of the semester for delicious food truck food. The food trucks will be located in the new lot 76 (parking lot next to the Alumni House) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There…

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Memorable Musical Movie Series: "La La Land" on Sept. 28th

University Programs hosts Memorable Musical Movie Series: "La La Land" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Chi Omega Greek Theatre at the University of Arkansas. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of…

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Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Builds Futures with Design Camp

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Design Camp, held each summer by the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design on the University of Arkansas campus, at Garvin Gardens in Hot Springs, in Little Rock, and the in the historic town of Wilson, gives High…

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Campaign Arkansas Gift Creates Two Scholarships in Walton College

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas alumnus Kevin Campbell wanted to honor the sacrifices his parents made to pay for his education, so the Harrison native created two scholarships in their names. The John O. Campbell Endowed…

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University Air Force and Army ROTC Cadets Honor ex-POW-MIA Veterans

The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks hosts an Ex-Prisoner of War/Missing in Action recognition ceremony annually at the Medical Center in Fayetteville. University of Arkansas Air Force and Army ROTC cadets take integral roles in this solemn…

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Poet Olivia Gatwood Coming Oct. 3

University Programs will host Poet Olivia Gatwood at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is…

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Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub to Open Sept. 29

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — University of Arkansas student, alumni and faculty entrepreneurs will have a new home base when the Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub opens its doors on Friday, Sept. 29. The facility is housed in the former Chamber of…

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Get Tickets This Week for Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration

Chinese Students & Scholars Association invites students to attend a celebration of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Reynolds Center Auditorium. Tickets are free for students, but students will need to pick up a…

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Class Tells Students: Manage Your Money or It'll Manage You

People sing about money. (Think the Beatles, Cindi Lauper, ABBA, Lady Gaga.) They talk about money. They dream about money. But not many ordinary, everyday people do much about money. And they should. Even people who aren't business majors.…

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Economic Policy Analysis Expert Dlamini Global Food Opportunities Seminar Speaker

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Thula Sizwe Dlamini, executive director of the Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre, is the guest speaker for this fall's Global Food Opportunities seminar series hosted by the U of A's Dale…

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Douglas Bristol to Lecture on Success Secrets of 19th-Century Black Barbers

Professor Douglas Bristol of the University of Southern Mississippi will be participating in a class discussion at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in CHEM 144, with several barbers from Skillz Unlimited Barbershop in Springdale. They will be…

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Reminder: Meet the Phillips 66 Recruiting Team Today

Representatives from Phillips 66 are visiting the University of Arkansas campus for Phillips 66 Day today. U of A students from the Sam M. Walton College of Business and the College of Engineering are encouraged to attend the events taking place…

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Introducing New Cloud-Based Collaboration Tools From Office 365

Projects just got easier with a suite of cloud-based collaboration tools from Office 365 that make it faster and easier to share, track and deliver projects, services or daily tasks. SharePoint Online is used to manage complex projects, build…

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New Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Assumes U of A Duties

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Yvette Murphy-Erby, the former director of the University of Arkansas School of Social Work and former associate dean in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, started her new duties as vice provost for…

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Arkansas Research and Technology Park to Co-Host Startup Crawl

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Research and Technology Park will co-host Startup Crawl, a celebration of technology and entrepreneurship in Fayetteville. The event highlights Fayetteville’s Downtown Innovation District and will…

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International Programs Office Hosting Information Fair for Bumpers Students

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences International Programs Office is hosting an International Information Fair from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the AFLS Building atrium. The fair will…

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Online Education Information Website Ranks U of A Physical Education Degree No. 2 in Nation

The University of Arkansas master's degree in physical education, which is delivered online, was recently ranked No. 2 on a listing of best online master's degree programs in physical education by a company called Early Childhood Education…

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Celebrate Banned Books Week With University Libraries

Banned Books Week — an annual celebration of the freedom to read — takes place Sept. 24-30. University Libraries will celebrate with displays and events throughout the week. A selection of rare banned books will be on display in the…

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Deadline Approaches for Faculty Awards

The deadline for University of Arkansas faculty to apply for $3,000 and $7,500 awards for adopting or creating open educational resources for the spring and fall 2018 semesters is 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. The purpose of submitting an application is…

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Phillips 66 Day Returns to Campus for Business and Engineering Students

Representatives from Phillips 66 will once again visit the University of Arkansas campus for Phillips 66 Day on Monday, Sept. 25. U of A students from the Sam M. Walton College of Business and the College of Engineering are encouraged to attend the…

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Presentations Today to Cover STEM Career Opportunities, Student Research

University of Arkansas staff member Cynthia Sides and doctoral student Mary Hunt will give presentations from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 in Room 311 of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building. Sides, director of the Office of…

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Agricultural Economics Grads Win Second Place at Case Study Competition

Marei Houpert, graduate of the Atlantis program and a current Public Policy doctoral student; Rina Vuciterna, graduate of the master's program in agricultural economics; and Giordano Ruggeri, spring 2017 visiting doctoral scholar, participated…

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First Chancellor's Fund Research Grants Awarded for 10 U of A Faculty Proposals

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – More than 30 University of Arkansas faculty have been awarded the first 10 research grants from the Chancellor’s Discovery, Creativity, Innovation and Collaboration Fund. The Chancellor’s Fund was established…

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Engineering Professor Receives NSF Fellowship Through New Initiative

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The National Science Foundation’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR, announced Wednesday that Lauren Greenlee, assistant professor of chemical engineering, will receive a fellowship…

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Contemporary Sculpture Society to Host Artist Lecture Sept. 28

Daniel Feinberg is an assistant professor of design and sculpture at Berea College, whose practice is a combination of installation and performance work. He will offer a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Hillside Auditorium. He…

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Visiting Artist Katherine Bradford Will Discuss Her Work and Fine Arts Center Gallery Exhibition

The University of Arkansas Department of Art is pleased to announce the Visiting Artist Lecture by Katherine Bradford. The lecture is made possible by the Joy Pratt Markham Visiting Artist Fund, which supports the department by bringing renowned…

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Free Webinar Sept. 28 About 'Analytics: What is it?'

U of A professor Carrie Beam will present a Lunch & Learn Webinar titled "Analytics: What is it?" at noon Thursday, Sept. 28. Analytics truly is everywhere in the information age. This talk will cover U of A's new Introduction to…

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Union Day 2017

Arkansas Union Day 2017 is a chance for students to meet the Arkansas Union staff and learn what services and resources they offer, and possibly win some prizes. Union Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. between the Arkansas Union and…

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Communication Disorders Program Hosts CDIS Fall Conference

The University of Arkansas Communication Disorders program hosted the 2017 CDIS Fall Conference on Saturday, Sept. 16. Students from the University of Arkansas chapter of the National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association, a registered student…

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U of A United Way Campaign Gets an Early Kickoff with Event on Sept. 25

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The U of A campus community is invited to help kick off the 83rd University of Arkansas United Way campaign at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25 in the Arkansas Union Connections Lounge. The fundraising campaign itself…

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ForeverRed Diploma Sale Sept. 28 to Oct. 1

Calling all Razorbacks! Are you looking for a diploma frame for your Razorback graduate? Lucky for you, ForeverRed is offering a major sale on our featured diploma frames! ForeverRed offers premier graduation sets for reputable alumni. ForeverRed…

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U of A Speech and Hearing Clinic Offers Support Group for People Who Stutter

The University of Arkansas Speech and Hearing Clinic has formed the Fayetteville chapter of the National Stuttering Association, and its first meeting is set for noon Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Epley Center for Health Professions, 606 N. Razorback…

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Nominations Now Open for the Class of 2018 Seniors of Significance

The Arkansas Alumni Association is proud to announce that the nomination period for the Class of 2018 Seniors of Significance is now open. In honor of the university's founding date of 1871, 71 outstanding graduating students will be selected.…

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Research on Coffee Consumption Shows Adverse Effect on Fluid Balance

Most of us have heard that coffee increases urine output because of the caffeine. But, what is the evidence of a diuretic effect from drinking the beverage that is popular with everyone from teens and hipsters to the elderly? New research from the…

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Bumpers College Adds Birth Through Kindergarten Major This Fall

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – To help address the pressing need for more highly qualified early childhood educators, the School of Human Environmental Sciences in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of…

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Architect Fernando Menis to Present 'Reason and Emotion' Lecture on Sept. 25

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Fernando Menis will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones School of…

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Director Envisions Innovation in New Occupational Therapy Degree Offered by U of A, UAMS

Sherry Muir has been appointed program director of the new occupational therapy doctoral program developed as a joint offering by the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and the College of Health…

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Science Café Panelists to Discuss Climate Change Tuesday

Science Café panelists John Hehr, a University of Arkansas professor of geosciences; Dan Skoff, chief meteorologist for KNWA/FOX 24; and Jeannie Whayne, University Professor of history; will discuss world reactions to climate change from 6:30…

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University Libraries Break Ground on High-Density Storage Facility

A high-density storage facility is under construction off Hill Avenue in south Fayetteville, designed to house University Libraries items in a climate-controlled environment. The 27,000-square-foot storage facility will hold approximately 1.8…

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Local Artist Ben Edwards Exhibits Work at Faulkner Performing Arts Center

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Northwest Arkansas artist Ben Edwards is exhibiting one of the paintings in his Redacted series – Redacted (An American Quilt) – from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Oct. 12 at the Faulkner Performing Arts…

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'Organ-on-a-Chip' May Help Treat Brain Injuries and Disease

A traumatic brain injury is caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head, or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain. The severity of such an injury may range from mild to severe. At least 2 percent of the U.S.…

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Shuttle Buses Available to Town Center for Nobel Peace Prize Winner's Lecture Tonight

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Shirin Ebadi, the first Iranian and first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, will lecture on “The Role of Women in World Peace,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Fayetteville Town Center on the…

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Communication Professor Stephanie Schulte to Lecture on 'Internet'

Today, most Americans have smart phones (77%) and computers (78%), and nearly all use the internet (88%). Driven in part by cellular telephones—the fastest spreading technology the world has ever known—nearly half of the world's…

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Athletic Training Master's Students Win Scholarships, Research Grants

Three University of Arkansas students in the graduate athletic training program won scholarships and research grants at the annual meeting of the Southwest Athletic Trainers' Association, which includes Texas and Arkansas. Kristen Peterson…

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U of A Professor Co-Authors Piece on Political Correctness for Chronicle of Higher Education

Bob Maranto, a University of Arkansas professor in the Department of Education Reform, argues in a piece published in the Chronicle of Higher Education that conservatives' concern about university students being swayed toward liberal viewpoints…

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Arkansas Teacher Corps Now Accepting Fellowship Applications for 2018

Arkansas Teacher Corps at the University of Arkansas has begun its application cycle for its sixth class of Fellows. The corps works to recruit, train and support service-oriented and talented individuals from all majors and backgrounds to serve as…

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Ma, Williams Join Faculty, Research Team in Human Development and Family Sciences

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Weiyi Ma and Amanda Williams have joined the faculty in the U of A's School of Human Environmental Science's human development and family sciences program, both as assistant professors. "I am pleased to…

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Strength Training Expert to Give Presentation on Campus Thursday

Jim Stoppani, owner of Sports Nutrition Dietary Supplements JYM and an authority on strength training, will give a presentation titled "Strength Training Science in the New Millennia: Busting Old Training Myths with Dr. Jim Stoppani" from…

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Erin Beatty Joins U of A Office of General Counsel

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Erin L. Beatty has joined the University of Arkansas Office of the General Counsel on the Fayetteville campus. She is one of five attorneys assigned to the campus, which currently serves over 27,000 students. “We…

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Get the Grant: Free Workshop Presented by Successful U of A Grant Writers

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Innovation will host a free workshop for the University of Arkansas community dedicated to the art of nationally competitive grant writing.…

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Percussionist Aaron Ragsdale in Residence

Percussionist Aaron Ragsdale will be a guest of the U of A Department of Music Sept. 18-21. He will be teaching lessons, giving masterclasses, and rehearsing with the UA Percussion Ensemble in preparation for his Guest Artist Recital at 7:30 p.m.…

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Avjinder Kaler Appointed as Alternate Liaison and Liaison for National Soybean Variety Review Board

Avjinder "Avi" Singh Kaler was appointed as alternate liaison and liaison for the National Soybean Variety Review Board by the president of the Crop Science Society of America based on his commitment to the society. This appointment is…

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Honors Course to Help Students Refine Academic Portfolios

Medical school, law school, Ph.D. programs, fellowships … University of Arkansas honors students naturally have high ambitions, but the application process for these programs can often be daunting. Now, honors students who have their sights…

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Center for Ethics in Journalism Distinguished Visiting Professor 2017

Award-winning journalist and media writer Alicia "Lisa" Shepard has been selected as the 2017 visiting distinguished professor of ethics in journalism for the School of Journalism and Strategic Media in the J. William Fulbright College of…

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German Professor Wins National Award for Teaching and Fostering International Cooperation

This November, Kathleen Condray, an associate professor of German in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, will be honored with a Checkpoint Charlie Foundation Award at…

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Students Serve as 2017-18 Walton Ambassadors

Thirteen students have been named Sam M. Walton College of Business student ambassadors for 2017-18. Student ambassadors assist Walton's Undergraduate Programs Office in recruiting students. Walton College ambassadors share their positive…

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Educational Leadership Faculty Member Calls on Counseling Experience

Her background in counseling and leadership led Kara Lasater to develop a passion for strong family-school partnerships. Lasater moved into a tenure-track assistant professor's position in the University of Arkansas educational leadership…

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Engineering and German Student Awarded International Fellowship

Connor Heo, a senior mechanical engineering and German major, has been awarded a fellowship for study at the Technische Universität Darmstadt from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service) in the amount of…

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Communication Professor Stephanie Schulte to Lecture About 'Internet'

Today, most Americans have smart phones (77%) and computers (78%), and nearly all use the internet (88%). Driven in part by cellular telephones — the fastest spreading technology the world has ever known — nearly half of the world's…

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Magician Daniel Martin to Perform Sept. 20th

University Programs hosts magician Daniel Martin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Arkansas Union Verizon Ballroom. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by the Student…

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Zombies Are Real, and Closer Than You Think

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Tonight, as you watch The Walking Dead, consider the possibility that zombies are real and may be in your yard right now. No kidding, you should go look. I'll wait. If you didn't see them, you likely were…

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Fulbright College Announces 2017 Winners of King, Nolan and OMNI Awards

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas has selected the recipients of several of its most prestigious endowed faculty awards, including: Robert "Bob" Brady, professor and chair of the…

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Chancellor Steinmetz Offers Roadmap for the U of A's Future

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – U of A Chancellor Joseph E. Steinmetz delivered his first “State of the University” message to the campus community on Thursday, Sept. 14, beginning with the statement that “this is a fantastic time to be…

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University Messaging Effort Focused On "What We Do and Why It Matters"

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. –The University of Arkansas is moving from planning its future strategy to implementing it, providing an increased sense of purpose to the continuing process of creating a unified messaging theme for the U of A’s…

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World Trade Center Arkansas Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Rogers, Ark. – The World Trade Center Arkansas will celebrate its 10 Year Anniversary with a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the World Trade Center in Rogers. The Center will host friends, supporters, diplomats, foreign…

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New Communication Disorders Faculty Member's Work Focuses on People with Disabilities

New University of Arkansas assistant professor Christine Holyfield researches augmentative and alternative communication, focusing on developing and evaluating interventions, including technology and instruction, for people whose speech capabilities…

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Dean Waller to Hold Student Town Hall on Sept. 20

Walton College students: Got a question for Dean Matt Waller? Get your answers at a student town hall meeting with the dean Sept. 20 at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development (RCED 120). This is…

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Landscape Architecture Students Transform Dickson Street Parking Spaces Into 'Parklets'

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Landscape architecture students in the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas are working with community members to reinvent metered parking spaces as temporary community parks. Two…

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Full Stomachs, Clean Feet RSO Education to Action event Sept. 20

Full Stomachs, Clean Feet's Education to Action series will start on Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 6:30-8 p.m. in the AFLS Building's Hembree Auditorium 107E, located behind the Pat Walker Health Center. U of A professor Kevin Fitzpatrick will…

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Law School Immigration Clinic to Hold DACA Question and Answer Session

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Join Christina Pollard, visiting associate professor of law and director of the University of Arkansas School of Law Immigration Clinic, for a free question and answer session to address questions about the upcoming…

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September Cordes Chair Event

All U of A faculty are invited to the September Cordes Chair Event, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in the AFLS Building Atrium. The Cordes Chair event for the month of September is being hosted by professor Charles Rosenkrans. The topic will be,…

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Figueroa to Speak at Physics Colloquium Today

The Physics Department colloquium, titled "Building a quantum network of room temperature quantum devices," will be given by Eden Figueroa, a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Stony Brook University, New York. It will…

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Chancellor Steinmetz Looks to Future in "State of the University" Message

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – U of A Chancellor Joseph E. Steinmetz will deliver his first “State of the University” message to the campus community at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center. The chancellor…

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Iranian Activist and Nobel Peace Prize Winner to Speak Give U of A Lecture

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Shirin Ebadi, the first Iranian and first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, will lecture on “The Role of Women in World Peace,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Fayetteville Town Center on the…

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Wang Joins HESC Human Nutrition and Hospitality Innovation Faculty

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Yao-Chin Wang has joined the faculty in the School of Human Environmental Sciences as assistant professor of human nutrition and hospitality innovation. Wang is teaching Food Systems Management and is representing human…

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Join the Annual Plaza de las Americas Friday

To kick off this year's Hispanic Heritage Month at the University of Arkansas, is the annual Plaza de las Americas. It will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, in the Arkansas Union Ballroom. It will feature music, dancing, food,…

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Honors College Forum to Track Trump's First Year

The Honors College launched its Forum series by tracking the 2016 presidential election; now students will have the opportunity to study President Trump in action. The Honors College Forum series brings star faculty and top administrators together…

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Special Education Program Focuses on Strengthening Dyslexia Therapy

Arkansas lawmakers have strengthened state law in the past few years to identify and help schoolchildren with dyslexia, and the University of Arkansas is strengthening its special education academic program to provide more well-prepared educators to…

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University Programs Hosts FIFA Night tonight in Student Technology Center

University Programs hosts FIFA Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Student Technology Center on the third floor of the Arkansas Union. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported…

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UA Inspirational Chorale 40th Anniversary Celebration Is One Month Away

This year, the Inspirational Chorale celebrates its 40th anniversary! A week of exciting events has been planned to this momentous occasion, and we hope you will join us! This celebration of the past, the present, and the future will include a…

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Razorback Relief: Operation Florida Event set for Friday at NWA Mall

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and Razorback Athletics are partnering with KFSM and the Northwest Arkansas Mall to host a Razorback Relief event on Friday to benefit those impacted by…

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Associate Director for Spatial Analysis for the University of Oklahoma to Speak at BENG Colloquium

The Biological Engineering colloquium, titled "Satellite-based monitoring and modeling of water-related land surface dynamics," will feature Xiangming Xiao, associate director for spatial analysis at the University of Oklahoma. It will be…

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Provost Coleman Announces Plans, Action Steps in Message to Campus

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Jim Coleman marked the start of the fall 2017 semester with an email message to faculty members, summarizing the past eight months’…

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Chancellor Steinmetz to Deliver "State of the University" Message to Campus

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – U of A Chancellor Joseph E. Steinmetz will discuss the university’s strategic plan for academics, major new initiatives related to the plan and his outlook for the future in a ‘State of the University’…

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McMillon Innovation Studio Contest Kicks Off

The McMillon Innovation Studio's fall 2017 contest where University of Arkansas students can win $15,000 kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 13. The contest, conducted in concert with DataNinja of Bentonville, begins at 5 p.m. in room RCED 103 of the…

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U of A Moves Up Slightly in Overall U.S. News "Best Colleges 2018" Rankings

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas is tied for 63rd place among public universities, and tied for 133rd place among all national universities in the U.S. News and World Report “Best Colleges 2018” rankings. The…

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Interdisciplinary Team Awarded NSF Grant to Address Technology and Skills Gaps

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education and Health Professions, including Patricia Snell Herzog and Casey Harris from the Department of Sociology and Criminal…

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Colleges Collaborate on Research into Efficiency, Physical Aspects of UPC Methods

Motion capture data show a cashier performing a scanning task. A collaboration between professors in business and exercise science is adding knowledge to the research fields of both, as well as practical information for Digimarc Corporation, a…

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Architect Eric Mumford Presents Lecture, Participates in New Forum Series Sept. 18 and 19

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Eric Mumford will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones School of…

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UA Employees of the Year 2016-17

The Staff Senate wishes to congratulate the University of Arkansas Employees of the Year for 2016-17. Employees of the year represent staff employees who have gone above and beyond their normal job duties for the previous year, and were selected…

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Call for Nominations: Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching

The Office of the Provost and the University of Arkansas Teaching Academy are pleased to issue the call for nominations for the 2018 Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching. The annual award honors the academic unit that…

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University of Arkansas Launches Strategic Plan for Academics

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A University of Arkansas-wide collaborative process that started in January, 2016 has culminated in the launch of a comprehensive strategic plan for the university’s academic future. The plan, a key goal of…

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Engineering Student Earns Travel Award to Present Research

The 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference has awarded University of Arkansas student Jessica Morris a travel award to attend and present her research at the upcoming bi-annual conference. Morris, a chemical…

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Undergraduate Research Journal Discovery Released by Bumpers College, Division of Agriculture

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The 2017 edition of Discovery, the undergraduate student research journal of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, is available in the college's departmental offices. An online version of…

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GMO Foods Documentary Coming to Campus, Oct. 18

Food Evolution, by Academy Award-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy, explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, the film, narrated by esteemed…

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SOOIE Leadership Development Luncheon Sept. 21

SOOIE (Student Organization Outreach and Involvement Experience) is excited to partner with the University of Arkansas Career Development Center to a host this year's first Leadership Development Luncheon. The event will take place from 1-2 p.m.…

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ITRI to Host IT Executive Forum for College Students

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Information Technology Research Institute is hosting an IT Executive Forum for College Students on Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 4-5 p.m. in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development auditorium at the Sam M.…

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University Libraries Seek Campus Input on Data Management

Two open forums will be held this semester on the topic of data management. The first will be held Friday, Sept. 29 from 2-3 p.m. in the Lewis E. Epley Room of the Arkansas Student Union (ARKU 504). The second will take place in the same room from…

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Arkansas Employee Assistance Program Training

The Arkansas Employee Assistance Program has started free monthly trainings on various topics to help public employees manage a healthy work/life balance. Please visit the EDP Training Calendar for registration. The first class is Sept. 20.

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New Professional Development Training Program

The Human Resources Talent Development team is offering an exciting new certificate program for employees to gain the skills and knowledge needed to prepare for success within the University of Arkansas! This is a six-part certification program…

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Faculty Invited to Breakfast to Talk Teaching, Technology and Learning

Jon Landis, former professor and Apple's thought leader on innovation in higher education, will visit the University of Arkansas for discussions on mobility, leadership and learning. On Wednesday, Sept. 13, Landis will host a breakfast…

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Students: Vote for ASG Vacancies and Referendum Through Wednesday

Voting opened Monday, Sept. 11, for the At-Large Vacancy elections for Associated Student Government Senate and Graduate Student Congress, as well as a referendum issue. Voting will end at 4 p.m. Sept. 13. Students should go to…

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State of the University Address Will Highlight Week of Strategic Updates

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A ‘State of the University’ address by Chancellor Joseph E. Steinmetz and the launch of a new strategic plan for academics at the University of Arkansas will be featured as a part of a series of strategic…

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Biomedical Engineering Professor Receives $1.7 Million NIH Grant to Continue Wound Healing Research

Kyle Quinn, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health in the form of a five-year, $1.7 million grant, which will be used to develop methods to predict age-related delays in…

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College of Engineering Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty Members

The College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas is proud to welcome four new tenure-track faculty members this fall. This group brings a range of research interests and backgrounds to the college. Recruiting strong faculty members like this…

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NSF Funds Project to Enhance Cybersecurity of Electronic Circuits

Jia Di, professor of computer science and computer engineering and Twenty-First Century Research Leadership Chair, has received $349,551 from the National Science Foundation to support his research into security issues in computing hardware.…

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Todd Cleveland to Lecture on 'Soccer'

Soccer started in the 19th century as a working-class game, played by sailors and soldiers and easily adapted to local athletic traditions. In 2018, more than 3 billion people — casual observers and passionate fans alike — will watch the…

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Music Professors Debut Arkansas Beethoven Performance Series

Last week, Department of Music faculty member Er-Gene Kahng debuted the Arkansas Beethoven Performance Series. The eight-concert series is the product of Kahng, her faculty colleagues, and a select number of music alumni. The performances center on…

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NYU Professor to Discuss High School Choice in First of Lecture Series

Sean Corcoran, an associate professor of economics and education policy at New York University, will give a lecture titled "Leveling the Playing Field for High School Choice: Results from a Field Experiment of Informational Interventions in…

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Homecoming Court Applications Available

Registered student organizations are invited to nominate students for the 2017 Homecoming Court through noon Friday, Sept. 15. Homecoming Court consists of seven Razorback men and seven Razorback women. From this court, students will vote on a…

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Hispanic Heritage Month Film Festival

The University of Arkansas celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 with the third annual Spanish language film festival to be held on campus. University Programs in collaboration with Cine Club — the Department of World Languages, Literatures…

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U of A Once Again Posts Record Enrollment, but Growth Is Slowing

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas welcomed 27,558 students to campus for the fall 2017 semester, a new record for enrollment. This marks the 19th consecutive year for enrollment growth at the U of A, but the 1.3 percent growth…

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Chancellor Steinmetz's 'State of the University' Address Scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 14

University of Arkansas Chancellor Joe Steinmetz will discuss the university’s strategic plan for academics and the major new initiatives related to the plan in a ‘State of the University’ address at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 at…

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Salmon Named Director of Center for Retailing Excellence

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Jessica Salmon was named director of the Center for Retailing Excellence for the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, effective July 17. Previously, she served as director of finance and…

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First Students Enter New College Experience Program for Those With Intellectual Disabilities

The first three students in the new four-year, non-degree EMPOWER program at the University of Arkansas are proud to blaze a trail for more who will come after them. Nick Lange is a graduate of a private school in the Dallas area. He would like to…

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Overview of Recent Changes to DACA and the Impact on Immigration Law

Professor Drew Devenport, an immigration attorney with the Davis Law Firm, will present a talk on what the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, is and how President Donald Trump's recent decision will change immigrants'…

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Spring International, U of A Celebrate Silver Anniversary

University of Arkansas and Spring International Language Center faculty, staff and administrators recently joined together to celebrate 25 years of partnership. U of A and Spring International officials will continue to grow the alliance, as the…

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Local Reading of Award-Winning Play By Theatre Alumna, This Weekend Only!

Stage Eighteen in Fayetteville will host a reading of the play Abortion Road Trip by Department of Theatre alumna Rachel Lynette (M.F.A. in Playwriting, 2015) this Sunday. The reading will begin at 6 p.m. Stage Eighteen is located at 18 E. Center…

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New Study Offers High Resolution Images of Heart Valves

On Aug. 30, a team led by associate professor of biomedical engineering Morten Jensen published an article in the scientific journal PLOS ONE, titled, "High resolution imaging of the mitral valve in the natural state with 7 Tesla MRI." The…

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What's so Funny? Ronny Chieng to Perform Tonight

University Programs hosts Comedian Ronny Chieng at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, in the Arkansas Union Theatre at the University of Arkansas. This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by the…

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Graduate Dean Tapped to Serve on GRE Committee

Kim Needy, dean of the Graduate School and International Education, has been selected to serve on the GRE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee. The Graduate Record Examinations, or GRE, are standardized tests offered to students seeking…

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U of A Receives $3.2 Million from the Department of Energy

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has awarded Distinguished Professor Alan Mantooth a total of $3.2 million for two projects that will accelerate the development and deployment…

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Build We Must: U of A Landscape Continues to Grow and Change

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Many parts of the U of A campus look different than they did at the end of the spring semester. That should be no surprise. In all there are between $400 million and $500 million worth of construction projects on campus,…

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Faulkner Performing Arts Center to Partner with The Inn at Carnall Hall

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Patrons of the Faulkner Performing Arts Center Presents Series at the University of Arkansas are in for an additional treat this 2017-18 season. To accompany a new, stellar line-up, the center is pleased to announce dining…

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Honors College Selects 14 New Students for Path Program

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Honors College has selected 14 outstanding freshmen to enter the Honors College Path Program this fall. The Path program, which began in 2014, is a mentoring initiative that recruits talented high school students from…

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Campus Forum on "Campus Concealed Carry" Available Online

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The first campus forum on Arkansas’ new “campus concealed carry” law on Sept. 6 drew an attentive audience and a range of opinions and questions. A video of the forum is now available on the U of…

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U of A Receives $700,000 NSF Grant to Purchase MicroCT Scanner

The U of A has been awarded a nearly $700,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to purchase a high-resolution, X-ray micro-computed tomography (microCT) scanner. The scanner to be purchased, an advanced Nikon imaging system, will allow…

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Study of Character Skills Intrigues Engineer-Turned-Education-Researcher

Malachi Nichols originally wanted to be an engineer. He came to the University of Arkansas from Midland, Texas, on a scholarship designed to recruit students underrepresented in the field of engineering, and he earned his bachelor's degree in…

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Wing Lau Joins Suzuki Music School Teaching Faculty

The Suzuki Music School of Arkansas welcomes Wing Lau to its piano teaching faculty. Wing has 17 years of piano teaching experience and has worked with students of all ages. She has taught individual lessons, studio classes, beginning class piano,…

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Fay Jones School Hosts Cooper Hewitt Exhibition 'By the People: Designing a Better America' Through Dec. 16

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The exhibition "By the People: Designing a Better America" will be on display through Dec. 16 in the Fred and Mary Smith Exhibition Gallery and other locations within Vol Walker Hall, on the University of…

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Doctoral Students to Give Research Presentations Friday

University of Arkansas students Matthew Stone and Jacob Brown will give presentations on their research from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 in Room 311 of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building. Stone's talk is titled "Body…

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Campus Forum on "Campus Concealed Carry" Available Online

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A campus forum on Arkansas’ new “campus concealed carry” law will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development auditorium. The entire campus community…

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Presentation by Academy Sports President Open to Students, Public

University of Arkansas alumnus James Kevin "J.K." Symancyk, president and chief executive officer of Academy Sports and Outdoors, will be on campus to speak to students, faculty and staff on Thursday, Sept. 7. Symancyk's…

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String Day All The Way

Welcome to the second annual String Day! Hosted by the Community Music School and the University of Arkansas Department of Music, this fun and exciting experience is open to string players in high school (grades 10-12) and junior high (grades 8-9).…

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U of A Grad Jankovska Honored by UNICEF, Working as Advocate for Children

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Olivera Jankovska, a 2009 U of A graduate, has been honored twice by UNICEF USA and is now working with the non-profit, non-government organization supporting the United Nations Children's Fund. Jankovska, who earned…

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AEAB Master's Student Matthew Coale Reflects on His Atlantis Program Experience

Although study abroad programs have existed at universities in the United States for over 100 years, only about 1 percent of all students enrolled in higher education in the United States make use of such resources. While several factors contribute…

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Finnish Architect Anssi Lassila to Present 'Scale, Light and Material' Lecture on Sept. 11

​FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Anssi Lassila will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall, on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, as part of the Fay Jones…

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U of A Physicists Develop New Tool That Could Improve Cancer Research

University of Arkansas physicists have developed a new way for quantifying data from microscopic observations that could help scientists better study how cancer cells respond to treatment, among other benefits. The research, recently published in…

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Annual Premedical Welcome Back Event for Alpha Epsilon Delta

Alpha Epsilon Delta invites students to attend a lecture from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, in the Chemistry Building, room 132. There will be food provided starting at 4:30 p.m., and the speaker will take the floor at 5 p.m. Dr. Adam Newman, a…

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Sickle Cell Trait Presentation with Scott Galloway

The Razorback Athletic Training Association will host Scott Galloway from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, in HPER 316 for a presentation on sickle cell trait and how to handle this disorder in the world of athletics. Galloway has served the DeSoto,…

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NSF Funds Project to Create Commercial Fertilizer Out of Wastewater Nutrients

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A $2.4 million award from the National Science Foundation will enable a multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Arkansas and their colleagues at two other institutions to develop a chemical process that…

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Study Abroad Experience Inspires Campaign Gift From Roberts Family

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas alumni John and Tamara Roberts, along with their children — alumnus Connor Roberts and current student Blakely Roberts — have made a family gift through Campaign Arkansas to help support…

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First Razorback Pep Rally of the Year

This Friday, Sept. 8, join the Razorback Booster Club in the Chi Omega Greek Theatre at 8 p.m. for our first pep rally of the year! The theme for the event is glow/neon graffiti (for example: glow-in-the-dark paint, glow sticks, light-up signs,…

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Exciting Summer Adventures for Army ROTC Cadets

In the Army ROTC Razorback Brigade, the cadets achieve a lot during the school year between their classes, their ROTC physical training (exercising) and military leadership training and other obligations. During the summer, a lot of the cadets keep…

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U of A Faculty Members Make Learning Fun at Summer Camps

Each summer, University of Arkansas faculty members spend many hours teaching a much younger crowd than usual. In the College of Education and Health Professions, faculty members put on a camp for children with autism, held both on campus and at…

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Following Doctorate, Nathan Kemper Accepts AEAB Department Promotion

After acquiring his Master of Science degree in agricultural economics right here in Fayetteville, Nathan Kemper worked for the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness as research associate for five years, focusing on economic impact…

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Josh Smith to Lecture on Manuscripts

Until the invention of the printing press in the mid-15th century, all books in the Western world were written by hand, which meant that no two copies of a text were ever exactly alike. "If you wrote a poem, treatise, chronicle or any other…

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Campus Forum Set to Discuss 'Campus Concealed Carry' Law at U of A

Campus Forum Set to Discuss “Campus Concealed Carry” Law at U of A Arkansas State Police have 120 days to determine how new “enhanced” concealed carry permits will be implemented. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University…

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UA Psychological Clinic: Special Offer on Comprehensive Learning Disability and ADHD Assessments

The University of Arkansas Psychological Clinic is offering comprehensive cognitive assessments to students and members of the community. These assessments can provide diagnostic information regarding learning disabilities, developmental…

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Walton College India Study Abroad Information Session

There will be an information session on the Walton College's International Business Seminar in India Study Abroad Program Summer 2018 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, in WCOB 235. Vikas Anand, chair of the Department of Management and…

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner to Speak at U of A Distinguished Lecture Series

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Shirin Ebadi, the first Iranian and first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, will speak as part of this year’s University of Arkansas student Distinguished Lecture Series. Her lecture, “The Role of…

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Division of Agriculture Receives $2.45 Million USDA Grant for Spinach Research

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture awarded a $2.45 million research grant to University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture scientists working to develop disease resistance in spinach. The…

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Statement From Chancellor Steinmetz Regarding Students Protected by 2012 DACA Program

Chancellor Joseph E. Steinmetz of the University of Arkansas released the following statement Friday, Sept. 1, regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which was created in 2012 to support college-going students: "In light of…

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Civil Engineering Professor Awarded Research Grant

Michelle Bernhardt, assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, was recently awarded a $40,000 research grant from the National Park Service, the highest single amount awarded by NPS for the year. "I am honored to receive this…

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Pythons in the Everglades; New Short Talks From the Hill Season Launches Today

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The 2017-18 season of Short Talks from the Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas, starts today. In the first offering, herpetologist J.D. Willson discusses the impact of invasive Burmese pythons in the Florida…

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Visit Black Graduate Student Association's Back to School Fall Cookout

The Black Graduate Student Association wants to put its best foot forward in an effort to start the 2017-18 school year off strong. Annually, the association hosts a back to school cookout within the first few weeks of fall semester. This year, the…

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Global Campus Launches New Workforce Development Podcast Today

ROGERS, Ark. – Tune in today to Coffee Break, a new podcast from the Global Campus in Rogers. Programs will highlight workforce development in Northwest Arkansas and its connections to the University of Arkansas. Loray Mosher, podcast host…

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'Bumpers on the Road' Takes AFLS College to Visit, Connect and Recruit in Russellville

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Lona Robertson, interim dean of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas, and other college and U of A System Division of Agriculture administrators are taking…

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U of A Employees Continue to Receive a Tuition Discount Benefit

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The employee tuition waiver policy remains in place at the University of Arkansas. When the Board of Trustees adopted changes in the policy for the UA System, they also gave individual campuses the option of continuing…

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Preventing Identity Theft Workshop Offered in Person or Online

Human Resources has partnered with the experts from Credit Counseling of Arkansas (CCOA) to offer a workshop discussing steps you can take to keep your identity safe. Topics will include problems that occur with identity theft, what to do if it…

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Graduate School Launches Fund to Support Faculty Recruitment of Graduate Students

The Graduate School and International Education has established a Graduate Recruitment Assistance Fund to encourage, empower and support faculty and departmental staff in recruiting students to University of Arkansas graduate programs. The fund…

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University of Arkansas Online TV Commercial Wins Three National Media Awards

A TV commercial created to promote the University of Arkansas ONLINE recently won three national awards for excellence and creativeness. The same U of A Global Campus team that produced it supports U of A faculty daily in the development of media…

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Delery and Stites Chosen as 2017 Chancellor's Academic Fellows

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – John E. Delery, professor of management and Wesley Stites, professor of biochemistry, have been selected as the Chancellor’s Academic Fellows for the fall 2017 semester. They will have the opportunity to explore the…

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Verma Award for Excellence in Global Engagement Created by ASABE

A new award to recognize outstanding sustained efforts in the promotion of agricultural and biological engineering globally was presented at the 2017 annual International Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. This…

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Electrical Engineering Professor to Serve as General Co-Chair for International Conference

Shui-Qinq "Fisher" Yu, associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, has been elected to serve as conference chair for the 14th International Conference on Mid-IR Optoelectronics: Materials and Devices to be held in…

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New Professional Development Training Program

The Human Resources Talent Development team is offering an exciting new certificate program for employees to gain the skills and knowledge needed to prepare for success within the University of Arkansas! This is a six-part certification program…

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No Kidding: Beginning Piano Class for Kids Is Beginning

The University of Arkansas Community Music School will offer a Beginning Piano for Kids group class for children ages 4-6 in the Billingsley Music Building. Using songs, games, and interactive activities, children will learn basic finger technique,…

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Faculty: Apply Now for the NSF CISE Research Infrastructure Program

The deadline to be considered for the National Science Foundation CISE Research Infrastructure program is Sept. 27. This program supports the creation and enhancement of world-class research infrastructure that will support focused research agendas…

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NSF Continues Support for Program in Spatial Archaeometry

The National Science Foundation has renewed funding for the Spatial Archaeometry Research Collaborations program, an initiative through the University of Arkansas, Dartmouth College and the University of Glasgow that acts as a national hub for…

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Bicycle Friendly Means Bicycling Safely at the U of A

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The U of A is officially a Bicycle Friendly University, earning Silver status last fall from the League of American Bicyclists. The Office for Sustainability encourages students, faculty and staff to ride to, from and on…

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Apple Thought Leader to Hold Faculty-Centered Discussions on Leveraging Technology to Transform Learning

Jon Landis, former professor and Apple's thought leader on innovation in higher education, will visit the University of Arkansas mid-September for discussions on mobility, leadership and learning. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 12-13,…

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Electrical Engineering Professors Awarded Grant for Research on Sapphire-Based Integrated Microwave Photonics

The National Science Foundation's division of Electrical, Communications & Cyber Systems, through the Electronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices program, has awarded two electrical engineering professors a grant of just over $250,000 to…

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Physics Professor Publishes Review on Strained Two-Dimensional Materials

Salvador Barazza-Lopez, associate professor of physics at the University of Arkansas, is part of a team that published a review article on the properties of strained graphene and other strained two-dimensional atomic materials in the prestigious…

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University Libraries Spotlight: Elaine Thornton

For distance education librarian Elaine Thornton, working on a college campus has always been a career goal. Raised in Oklahoma, Thornton has a passion for teaching, research and building collections. Working as an academic librarian has given her…

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Award-Winning Ghanaian Entrepreneur to Speak on Social Innovation

Adjoa Boateng, a widely recognized Ghanaian micro-insurance entrepreneur, will present "Social Entrepreneurship as a Vehicle for Social Change" at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 31, in Willard J. Walker Hall room 403. This free public lecture…

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U of A LGBTQ-Plus Faculty/Staff-Student Mentoring Program

The U of A LGBTQ-plus Faculty/Staff-Student Mentoring Program is pleased to announce it is accepting applications from LGBTQ-plus students who wish to be paired with LGBTQ-plus faculty/staff mentors. The goals of this program are to foster…

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Opportunity for Artists to Submit Proposal for Razorback Remembrance Art

Every two years the University of Arkansas hosts Razorback Remembrance, a program that commemorates students who have passed away. The remembrance is held to honor and acknowledge the contributions that these students have made to the Razorback…

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Register Now for SOOIE's Fall Involvement Fair

SOOIE's Fall Involvement Fair will be on Sept. 19! Did you miss the chance to present your RSO at Razorbash? Do not worry! SOOIE is hosting its annual Fall Involvement Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19. The theme of this year will be…

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ArkanCha Boba Tea Now Open Inside U of A Bookstore

Have you ever tied Boba tea? If you're looking for the perfect drink to refresh yourself on the way to class then look no further. U of A alumnus Wen Guo is bringing bubble tea, smoothies and Slushies to the University of Arkansas. What is…

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U of A Responding to Students and Others Affected by Hurricane Harvey

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas has more than 5,000 students from Texas, a substantial number of them with homes, families, relatives and friends in the six South Texas counties hit by the devastating flooding from Hurricane…

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Industrial Engineering Professor Recipient of NSF Grant to Study the Brain

W. Art Chaovalitwongse, professor, holder of the 21st Century Research Leadership Chair in Industrial Engineering and co-director of the Institute for Advanced Data Analytics, has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant under the…

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U of A Student Reflects on BMW Internship, University Exchange Experience in Germany

Studying abroad in Germany was always part of Steven Sonntag's plan, even before beginning as a freshman in the Honors College in 2013. However, the extent of time he would spend in the country and the varied experiences he would have there were…

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State of Northwest Arkansas Region, Quarterly Business Analysis Set Oct. 3

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Center for Business and Economic Research in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, in collaboration with the Northwest Arkansas Council, will release the seventh annual State of the…

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State Police to Decide When Concealed Handguns Are Permitted on Campus

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – There are many questions about Arkansas’ new “campus concealed carry” law, but the most basic is: when does it go into effect? The simple answer is that the law goes into effect on Friday, Sept. 1…

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Stand-Up Paddle Boarding at Beaver Lake

Join Uuniversity Rrecreation Outdoors from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, for a day full of SUP-ing (Stand-up paddle boarding). Participants will spend the day playing on the waters of Beaver Lake. All levels of experience welcome. Trip…

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Bumpers College Hosting Carnival of Clubs Networking Event

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Students in the U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences can learn about opportunities to be involved in areas of interest at the college's annual Carnival of Clubs networking event.…

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Garvan Gardens Hosts Trail Run, Health Walks, Photography Exhibit and Workshops in September

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – September at Garvan Woodland Gardens brings activities such as health walks, a photograpy exhibit and workshops on knot tying, plant disease prevention and watercolor painting. The September art exhibit,…

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Adventure Therapy Lab Partners with International Student and Scholars Office in Welcoming Students

David Christian started the group off with some warmup exercises after giving them three rules to follow: Be safe, care for yourself and others, and have fun. Then, he explained the rules of a game called Jump, Clap, Spin and Run. Soon, participants…

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Torres Appointed Business Librarian for University Libraries

Brooklyn-born, New Jersey-raised Jonathan Torres didn't always picture a future career in librarianship. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in management and labor relations from Rutgers University, and his first professional…

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In Memoriam: James S. Chase, Associate Professor Emeritus of History

The Department of History and the university community have lost a longtime member of the faculty. Emeritus associate professor James S. Chase passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 in Fayetteville. A native-born Virginian who never lost his accent, he…

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Retirement Reception for Gary Shepard

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Following 35 years of outstanding service to the University of Arkansas, Gary Shepard has retired as audio-visual technician/computer specialist with the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences.…

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Community Music School's Woodwind Weekend Coming Soon

Woodwind Weekend returns on Saturday, Sept. 16! The Community Music School together with the University of Arkansas Department of Music will host the event at the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall on the U of A campus. The faculty will welcome all…

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Two New Assistant Professors in Music

The Department of Music is thrilled to announce two new assistant professors. Starting last week, Tomoko Kashiwagi and Micaela Baranello joined the faculty and are hard at work settling into their roles within the Department of Music. Kashiwagi is…

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First Year Photo Project Reception Aug. 29

What do you see when you think of the University of Arkansas? Members of the class of 2020 documented their first year experience in photos currently on display in the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery through Wednesday, Aug. 30. A reception for the artists…

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University Recreation Offers New UREC Sports Injury Clinic

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. – This fall, University Recreation is once again expanding its services with the introduction of the UREC Sports Injury Clinic. Featuring a certified athletic trainer, the new service will offer open clinic hours to…

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Spirituality Class Debuts in Walton

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Clinical assistant professor Denise Breaux Soignet is teaching a new class entitled Faith, Spirituality and the Workplace this fall semester on behalf of the Tyson Center for Faith and Spirituality in the Workplace at the…

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RSO Advisor Development Workshops set for 2017-18; First session Sept. 18

All Registered Student Organization advisors are invited to take part in the Advisor Development Series for 2017-18. The Office of Student Activities offers advisor workshops aimed at increasing knowledge, support, and understanding of the RSO…

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University Recreation to Offer Updated Massage Services

Beginning in fall 2017, UREC will expand and update its massage services. Prices have been decreased and an additional, more affordable student price has been added to better serve the UA community. Student Members: $40 per hour UREC Members:…

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U of A Students Earn Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

Four University of Arkansas undergraduates have earned Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to fund education abroad opportunities this academic year. Additionally, one student was selected as an alternate. The Gilman scholars will receive…

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ThunderHawgs Earn Best Medium Detachment Honors in Southwest Region

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Col. Koester, the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Southwest Region commander, announced that the University of Arkansas AFROTC Detachment 030 — the ThunderHawgs — won the Southwest Region High…

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Gerald Jordan to Receive Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Gerald Jordan, associate professor of journalism in the University of Arkansas School of Journalism, is the recipient of the 2017 Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship, presented by the American Society of News Editors. The $1,000…

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University's Role in Economic Development to Be Amplified

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Through the University of Arkansas' grassroots process of strategic planning and its development of eight guiding priorities, one element that emerged is the need for the university to broaden its established role in…

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Reilly Appointed Associate Dean for Libraries

After a first career in bookkeeping and office management, Washington native Michele Reilly decided to pursue a second career in librarianship. Reilly was appointed librarian, professor and associate dean for University Libraries on July 24. When…

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Industrial Engineering Professor Appointed Department Editor in Healthcare Journal

W. Art. Chaovalitwongse, professor and holder of the 21st Century Research Leadership Chair in Industrial Engineering, has been appointed as a department editor in the Health Informatics area of the IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems…

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Physics Colloquium Today

Mahdab Neupane, an assistant professor of physics at the University of Central Florida, will present "Experimental realization of topological insulator and beyond" at 4 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 25, in the Paul Sharrah Lecture Hall, PHYS…

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Arkansas Historical Association Invites Proposals for Annual Conference

The Arkansas Historical Association invites presentation proposals for its 77th annual conference in Fort Smith, April 19-21, 2018. Fort Smith is well known for its border and frontier history, so the conference theme is Frontiers and Borders. …

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Arkansas Alumni Association Announces New Board Members

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Arkansas Alumni Association is proud to announce the newest members of the National Board of Directors who are a part of the Class of 2020. These alumni have agreed to serve a three-year term, which began on July 1,…

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Blair Professor of Latino Studies Contributes to Mexican National Electoral Institute Forum

Xavier Medina Vidal, the Diane D. Blair Professor of Latino Studies and assistant professor in the Department of Political Science in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, was selected by officials of Mexico's national electoral…

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Video Postcard From Peru

Sixteen Honors College students spent a full semester preparing for study abroad in Peru, and landed in Lima well-versed on the Incan Empire, the Andean Hybrid Baroque and indigenismo. But lectures and (voluminous) readings can't prepare you for…

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Entomology Professor Selected for National Award

Robert N. Wiedenmann, professor of entomology, has been selected for Honorary Membership for his service to the Entomological Society of America. An honor bestowed upon members demonstrating extraordinary service to the Entomological Society of…

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Free Student Block Party on Lindell Avenue

Join organizers from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, as they kick off the college semester with a free block party on Lindell Avenue, just behind Holcombe Hall. Come for live music, free burgers and dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, free T-shirts for the…

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Health Center Offers Two Free Weekly Yoga Classes

Free for students, faculty and staff, the Pat Walker Health Center's department of Wellness & Health Promotion offers two weekly yoga classes. Mindful Flow | Mondays at 5:30 p.m. YogaWell | Fridays at 11 a.m. Classes are held in the…

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Students Enjoy Discounted Adobe Creative Cloud Subscriptions

Adobe Creative Cloud annual subscriptions are now available to University of Arkansas students for a special discounted rate of $60 rather than the normal price of $249. To get started, visit uark.onthehub.com and enter your UARK email address.…

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National Constitution Center President, CEO to Speak Tuesday at Law School

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Jeffrey Rosen, president and chief executive officer of the National Constitution Center and professor at George Washington University Law School, will present "The Future of Privacy and Free Speech in the Age of…

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Health Center Welcomes New Gynecologist to Women's Clinic

Pat Walker Health Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Kathleen Paulson as the Women's Clinic new gynecologist. A board-certified gynecologist and fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Paulson earned her Doctor of…

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Razorback Yearbook Is Hiring

Looking for a way to use your creative talents to build up your portfolio? You could do all of that and get paid! The Razorback yearbook is hiring for the 2017-18 academic year. Below are descriptions for each position. Download an application. Send…

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First Meeting of Fulbright Junior Faculty Writing Group

A preliminary interest meeting for the Fulbright Junior Faculty Writing Group will take place from 2-3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, in J.B. Hunt 207. If you are unable to make the meeting but would like to be included in the planning, please contact Rachel…

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Visionary Gift Creates School of Art, Transforms Access to Art in Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas is pleased to announce an unprecedented gift from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation to establish the School of Art. The foundation has made a $120 million gift, which is the…

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NSF Award Will Facilitate Better Understanding of Lipids and Proteins

Chemistry professors Roger Koeppe and Denise Greathouse have received a $717,524 award from the National Science Foundation to address fundamental gaps in the understanding of lipids and proteins in biological membranes. For the full story, please…

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Fine Arts Center Gallery Presents: 'A New Subjectivity: Figurative Painting after 2000'

The Department of Art in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the exhibition, A New Subjectivity: Figurative Painting after 2000 for the Fine Arts Center Gallery. The exhibition will run through Sept. 22.…

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Industrial Engineering Professor Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Manuel Rossetti, professor of industrial engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Grant for almost $200,000 from the Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research-Technology Transfer program, "PFI:AIR-TT: Fast…

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Get Connected Today at Razorbash U on Union Mall

We all know how much fun Razorbash is! It's so much fun, in fact, that the Office of Student Activities is getting an early start on the Razorbash fun by hosting Razorbash U from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23. Razorbash U is a…

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CAPS Launches New Mental Health Outreach Program

Increasing convenient access to key mental health services continues to be a top priority for the Pat Walker Health Center's Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS). Starting Friday, Aug. 25, CAPS will launch a new mental health…

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New Faculty: Apply Now for Research Camp

Aug. 30 is the last day to apply for Research Camp, a two-day professional development opportunity for new faculty members at the University of Arkansas. The camp will take place Sept. 12 and 13, and all expenses will be covered by the Office of…

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RSOs: Don't Forget to Re-Register for 2017-18 Academic Year

Registered Student Organization re-registration for the 2017-18 academic year is now open. This year, RSOs are transitioning to HogSync, a powerful new RSO management tool that will help students connect with RSOs — and allow a paperless…

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Faculty Encouraged to Apply for Grants Supporting Undergraduate Research

You have a brilliant idea that will provide solid research experience for an honors student in search of a thesis topic — but need nationwide data so your student can crunch the numbers. Or perhaps a very small (and very pricey) lens will…

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Five Things Parents Should Know to Help Protect Their High School Athletes

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A new study by the Korey Stringer Institute described in the Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine ranks Arkansas No. 11 for its high school sports safety policies. Lesley Vandermark, a University of Arkansas clinical…

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Interim Director Appointed for U of A Nursing School

Susan Patton, who has taught in the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas since 2010, has been named interim director of the school. Patton's appointment was effective Aug. 14. "Dr. Patton is an exemplary teacher…

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Global Campus Director Picked as One of NWA Business Journal's "Forty Under 40"

Tara Dryer, a director at the University of Arkansas Global Campus, will be honored at a luncheon today for 40 up-and-coming business leaders in Northwest Arkansas. The Northwest Arkansas Business Journal named Dryer one of its "Forty Under…

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Morton Named Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at U of A

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas alumna Lea-Ann Morton has been named the new director of corporate and foundation relations for university development. The Northwest Arkansas native assumed her new responsibilities on Aug. 1 and…

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Bumpers College Showing Environmental Film Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman for all U of A Students

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences is welcoming students, faculty and staff back for the fall semester with a screening of the film Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman on Friday. The screening is at…

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Arkansas Club Ultimate Frisbee Presents Third Annual 3v3 Tournament

The University of Arkansas Club Ultimate Frisbee team is proud to announce its third annual 3 vs. 3 tournament. This will be a two-day tournament held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 29, and Thursday, Aug. 31, 5-7 p.m. at Lewis Fields. Attendance…

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Be There: Cardinal Nights this Friday

Cardinal Nightswill celebrate the completion of the first week of classes, from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 25. New Student and Family Programs invites the entire campus community to celebrate the first official week of classes at the…

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Faulkner Performing Arts Center Has New Box Office Hours for a New Season

A lot has been happening at the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center at the University of Arkansas. And now the Box Office is pleased to announce new, additional hours of business for an increased season line-up that includes the Singing…

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Free Lunch and Learn Webinar Series About M.S. in Operations Management

Join the M.S. in Operations Management program for the 2017-18 Lunch & Learn Webinar Series. This series of Lunch & Learn webinars is designed to aid in professional development and increase general awareness of the Master of Science in…

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UREC Members Can Now Renew Memberships Online

Faculty and staff with current University Recreation memberships can now renew their memberships online at the UREC website, which can be found by visiting urec.uark.edu and clicking on Member Services. Locker and towel service can also be renewed…

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Freshman Pep Rally Scheduled for Aug. 24

Incoming students can prepare for the first football game of the season by learning all the University of Arkansas traditions at the Freshman Pep Rally on Thursday, Aug. 24, at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Gates open at 8:15 p.m. and the…

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Engineering Professor Selected as Associate Editor of Nanotechnology Journal

Donald Keith Roper, associate professor of chemical engineering, has been named associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology. IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology.…

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A Solar Eclipse of the Heartland: Campus Celebration Planned for Today

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The first day of classes at the University of Arkansas will feature a unique astronomical event – a near-total solar eclipse in the middle of that day across campus, Fayetteville – actually across the entire…

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ASG Welcomes Students Back to Campus With Annual Cookout Today

Associated Student Government welcomes returning and new students to the hill for the 2017-18 academic year with its annual cookout. The ASG Welcome Back Cookout is slated to start at 11 a.m. today, Monday, Aug. 21, on the Arkansas Union Mall, and…

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Wittmer Gift Results in Scholarship Opportunity for Engineering Students

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas alumnus Leon Wittmer and his wife, Mary, of Germantown, Tennessee, are supporting Campaign Arkansas through the creation of the Wittmer Family Endowed Scholarship in Electrical Engineering. The…

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IT Readiness Enables Lawyer to Switch Careers, Find Joy in Creating Software

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – For the first time in many years, Stephen Robideaux looks forward to going to work every day. Robideaux had grown weary as a contract lawyer, spending his workdays defending or dismantling legal documents, he said. He…

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Walton College to Host Block Party for Business Students on Wednesday, Aug. 23

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Sam M. Walton College of Business is hosting its 26th annual Walton College Block Party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the Linda Sue Shollmier Plaza to welcome students to campus. "It is fun,…

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Bring Teaching into the Halls: Faculty Invited to Participate in Adopt-A-Prof Program

Faculty members are invited to join University Housing's Adopt-A-Prof program Participants will partner with University Housing's residence hall staff to engage with students living in that residential community. As an honorary member of…

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Walton College of Business Launches New Podcast, 'Walton Biz Talk'

Interested in business communication? Entrepreneurship? Professionalization? Innovation? Have you ever wondered how to balance your career and passions? Do you ever ask yourself, what should I be doing in college and how will this knowledge transfer…

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Virtual Reality Demos at the Student Tech Center

Are you ready to float through the International Space Station? Tour the human body through a vein? This week, you will have a chance to be one of the first on campus to experience this innovative technology as IT Services prepares to introduce…

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Join Us Live on Facebook as University Officially Welcomes New Students Sunday Evening

The University of Arkansas will officially welcome incoming students to campus during the New Student Welcome on Sunday, Aug. 20, on the Mall between the Arkansas Union and Mullins Library. This year the New Student Welcome will be broadcast live…

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Department of Civil Engineering Faculty Awarded Federal Research Grant

Two civil engineering faculty researchers have been awarded a $12,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. Andrew Braham, associate professor, and Sarah Hernandez, assistant professor, were selected to…

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Undergraduate Summer Research Highlighted at Poster Session

On July 28, students in electrical engineering and computer science and computer engineering presented posters to faculty, staff and students. The presenters consisted of 11 electrical engineering students and two computer science and computer…

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National Center Expanding Due to Success of Centers

As a result of the continued success of the Center for GRid-connected Advanced Power Electronic Systems (GRAPES) along with the newly formed Cybersecurity Center for Secure Evolvable Energy Delivery Systems (SEEDS) and the Center for Power…

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World Trade Center Arkansas Welcomes NAFTA Modernization as Negotiations Begin

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer began the first round of negotiations for NAFTA modernization on Wednesday, Aug. 16, between the United States, Canada and Mexico. The talks are taking place in Washington, D.C., through Aug. 20.…

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University of Arkansas Accounting Research Conference Held

Current and former accounting faculty, graduate students and doctoral alumni of the Sam M. Walton College of Business come together each summer to collaborate and support each other on groundbreaking research in the field. The college's annual…

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New Course in World Languages

A new special topics course titled Native American Languages and Cultures, offered through the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, takes on a historic and anthropologic approach as it examines the history of Native American…

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Fayetteville Policies and Procedures: Policy Updates

The following Fayetteville Policy and Procedures have been revised: 320.0 Parking & Traffic Fees 402.1 Background Checks and Substance Abuse Testing 507.0 Room and Board…

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Brief Network Outages Sunday Morning

As part of ongoing efforts to resolve internet connection issues, IT Services will perform emergency network maintenance from 7 to 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 20. Internet access will be unavailable for about 10 minutes in affected buildings. See…

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Sets 10th Anniversary Celebration Events

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is celebrating 10 years on the University of Arkansas campus with a series of events. They range from a “meet-and-greet” with instructors, speed-dating style, to an open…

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Curiosity Unbound: Samuel C. Dellinger, Champion of the University Museum

An exhibit in the Special Collections department of Mullins Library, Curiosity Unbound, features objects and ephemera of the late University of Arkansas professor, University Museum curator, and conservationist Samuel C. Dellinger. This exhibition…

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Sociology Senior Spends Summer at Pew Research Center in Washington D.C.

Bryn Smernoff, a sociology major and 21-year-old self-proclaimed "emerging adult," spent the summer in Washington, D.C., researching youth and emerging adulthood with Patricia Herzog, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and…

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Arkansas Alumni Association Announces 2017 Alumni Award Honorees

The Arkansas Alumni Association will host its 73rd annual Alumni Awards Celebration at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Fayetteville Town Center. This year's awards celebration honors the accomplishments of 12 alumni, faculty and friends. Tickets…

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John Clark Wins National Plant Breeders Association Impact Award

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — John R. Clark, Distinguished Professor of horticulture and director of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture fruit breeding program, received the National Association of Plant Breeders Impact Award…

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Operations Management and Engineering Management Programs Host Annual Faculty Meeting

The Master of Science in Operations Management and Engineering Management programs held their annual Faculty Meeting in July. Over 40 faculty members from all over the United States attended the meeting and several joined in the days preceding to…

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UARK Choral Ensembles Open to All Students on Campus

Auditions and open enrollment have begun for the 2017-18 UARK Choral Ensembles, which are open to all students on campus regardless of major. Students may directly enroll without audition in the Women's Chorus, Men's Chorus, or Inspirational…

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Learn More About the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Anyone who wants to learn more about the upcoming solar eclipse is invited to an informal presentation at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17 in the Physics Building, Room 133. Astronomers Dan and Julia Kennefick, associate…

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Bumpers College's Caillouet Receives Arkansas Flower and Garden Scholarship

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Olivia Caillouet, a graduate student in agricultural and extension education, was recently awarded a scholarship by the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show. Caillouet, who is from Little Rock, has been chosen to receive a…

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Alumnus Demonstrates Significant Impact of Undergraduate Students on Biomedical Optics and Imaging Research

This past summer, recent U of A graduate Kinan Alhallak was the first author on a scientific paper published in the Journal of Biomedical Optics entitled, "Optical imaging of radiation-induced metabolic changes in radiation-sensitive and…

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Bid Day Will Be Broadcast Live This Saturday at 10 a.m.

Panhellenic Bid Day will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, in the Chi Omega Greek Theatre, and will broadcast live on UATV. "Bid Day at the University of Arkansas is an incredible experience. It is a day where both past and present…

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Music Professor and Students Participate in International Music Festival

Over the last few weeks, the Department of Music in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences was represented at the Brancaleoni International Music Festival in Piobbico, Italy. The festival brings together pianists, vocalists, and…

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Parker Selected to Attend National Digital Stewardship Residency Symposium

Digital services librarian Martha Parker was one of few selected to attend the 2017 National Digital Stewardship Residency Symposium this spring at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Founded by the Library of Congress and the Institute of…

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Hobby Becomes New Assistant Director of M.B.A. Programs

Rachel Hobby is the new assistant director of M.B.A. programs in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. Prior to joining the Walton College, Hobby gained experience in both development and ticketing services at Walton…

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Associated Student Government Applications Now Available

Applications for Associated Student Government legislative vacancies, university committees and Freshman Leadership Forum are now available. Applications can be submitted via HogSync. Students should log in with a valid uark.edu email address. There…

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Electric Power Research Institute Funds GRAPES Project

The National Science Foundation's Center for GRid-connected Advanced Power Electronic Systems (GRAPES) in the College of Engineering's Department of Electrical Engineering will work on a tailored collaboration project funded by the Electric…

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Safety Tips for Viewing the Eclipse

On Monday, Aug. 21, a near-total eclipse of the sun will occur across campus and most of the country. To celebrate this rare and remarkable astrological event, the Associated Student Government will hold a free cookout from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on…

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Frank Broyles Remembered for Strong Support of U of A Academics

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Frank Broyles’ achievements with Razorback athletics are known across Arkansas and beyond. His accomplishments on behalf of University of Arkansas academics are not as well known as the 55 years he served as coach…

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Award Supports Novel Methods to Produce Ammonia and Hydrogen

Ammonia is the world's primary raw material for nitrogen-based fertilizer production, but producing it consumes a large amount of energy—1- to 2-percent of energy consumption worldwide. The National Science Foundation has awarded $450,000…

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Mapping the Natural State: Arkansans Making and Using Maps

From the beautiful to the banal, modest to elaborate, maps have provided Arkansans with a vehicle for more than just understanding the lay of the land. An exhibit at University Libraries titled Mapping the Natural State: Arkansans Making and Using…

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University Symphony Orchestra Open Auditions

The University Symphony Orchestra is holding seating auditions for all orchestral instruments starting Thursday, Aug. 17, through Tuesday, Aug. 22. Students must sign up in person at Room 238 in the Music Building. The University Symphony…

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Graduate Student, Professor Partner to Teach Others About Student Activism in New Book

University of Arkansas graduate student David Tolliver began working on a book with Dean Michael Miller before he even enrolled in the interdisciplinary public policy program. IGI Global recently published the book on student activism, two years…

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Office of Student Activities Announces New Assistant Director for Registered Student Organizations

The Office of Student Activities is pleased to announce Amber Widdowson as its new assistant director for registered student organizations. As part of this new position, Widdowson will oversee RSO registration for more than 430 RSOs on campus as…

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UARK Cardinal Nights This Friday

BE THERE: UARK Cardinal Nights this week! Calling all Razorbacks! Join us on Friday, Aug. 18, from 8 p.m. to midnight on the Arkansas Union mall for the first UARK Cardinal Nights! New Student & Family Programs invites the entire campus…

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Fulbright College Will Expand New Method for Enrolling Students in Online Classes

Students and advisers should be aware of a new, streamlined method in place to enroll students in online classes from the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences in Spring 2018. This implementation follows a successful pilot test for…

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New York Times Features Case of Mistaken Identity Involving Professor

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Kyle Quinn, an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas, became an internet sensation over night — but not for his efforts to fight disease and promote the healing of wounds through biomedical engineering.…

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Research Accounting Workshops

Research Accounting will be administering five fall workshops in September, with up to six hours CPE available. The workshops are free and on campus, in ARKU 504. If you have any questions, please contact Nick Freyaldenhoven at npfreyal@uark.edu or…

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Research Team Explores Impact of Climate Change on Future of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Environmental problems including changes in our climate, loss of fresh water and competition for resources threaten the world's supply of fresh fruits and vegetables. Marty Matlock, executive director of the U of A Resiliency Center, and…

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Movie Night at the Greek Theater Aug. 17

Grab a friend and head down to the Greek Theater for a night of fun Thursday, Aug. 17! Starting at 7 p.m., you will be entertained by DJ Derrick while enjoying a caricature artist, face painting, and sno-cones. Then at dark, a showing of Guardians…

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Williams Appointed Librarian-in-Residence

When Marianne Williams first set foot in the Dickson Street Bookstore, she knew Fayetteville was her kind of place. Originally from Canada, Williams was appointed Librarian-in-Residence for University Libraries July 10. "I bought so many…

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Local Union to Hold Informational Session on New Concealed Carry Laws

The campus chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 965, will hold an informal informational session about the new concealed carry laws. The event will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15 at St.…

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Astronomy Faculty to Lead Educational Celebration of Near-Total Solar Eclipse

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Monday, Aug. 21 is the first day of classes at the U of A, and in the middle of that day there will be a near-total eclipse of the sun across campus, Fayetteville – actually across most of the country. Astronomy…

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Cooler Than Average Temperatures Boost Primocane Blackberry Crop

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. — Unusually mild temperatures in June and much of July yielded a bonus in the primocane blackberry plots at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture's Fruit Research Station. Primocane-fruiting…

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Sides Receives NSF Grant to Create Innovative Approach to STEM Grad Studies

The National Science Foundation recently awarded $4.8 million to 10 new projects that will pilot innovative approaches in graduate education, including $499,000 to Cynthia Sides, director of the University of Arkansas' Office of Industry…

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University of Arkansas Pens Agreement With Turkish University

The University of Arkansas and Erzurum Technical University in Erzurum, Turkey, have established a formal agreement of cooperation that is intended to further the academic objectives of each institution. A delegation from the Turkish university…

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The Implications of Cosmic Silence

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The universe is incomprehensibly vast, with billions of other planets circling billions of other stars. The potential for intelligent life to exist somewhere out there should be enormous. So, where is everybody?…

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Private Gift Support Pushes Campaign Arkansas Total Past $650 Million

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – For the seventh year in a row, the University of Arkansas raised more than $100 million in private gift support for students, faculty and staff, capital projects and programs. The 2017 fiscal year ended with an impressive…

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Experience Virtual Reality at the Student Technology Center

Are you ready to float through the International Space Station? Tour the human body through a vein? This week, you will have a chance to be one of the first on campus to experience this innovative technology as IT Services prepares to introduce…

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High School Students Learn Electrical Engineering Basics at Engineering Summer Academy

More than 70 high school students from Arkansas and beyond attended the University of Arkansas Engineering Summer Academy from July 23-29. The College of Engineering hosts several camps each summer for students in grades 3-12, as well as a one-week,…

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University Libraries Complete Largest Digital Collection to Date

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University Libraries has digitized over 34,000 pages of content for its latest digital collection, the Arkansas Extension Circulars. An award from Project CERES, whose name honors the ancient goddess of agriculture and…

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Faulkner Performing Arts Center Single Tickets on Sale, Season Opener Sept. 8

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Single tickets are now on sale at the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center at the University of Arkansas for the 2017-18 season. The line-up includes the Singing Men of Arkansas on Friday, Sept. 8; Farah Siraj…

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Staff Senate Congratulates Employee of the 4th Quarter Selections

The Staff Senate wishes to announce University of Arkansas Employee of the 4th Quarter Awards for 2016-17. Selections this quarter are: Sarah Malloy, assistant director, Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange,…

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U of A Education Innovation Office, State Team Up to Offer Annual Summit

The theme of this year's Education Innovation Summit on Sept. 26 and 27 in Little Rock is "Inside the Leader is the Design" with keynote speakers Darryl Adams, James Rickabaugh and John Spencer. The Office of Innovation for Education…

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Nominations Open for 2017 Family of the Year

The application for Family of the Year is now open! Students interested in nominating their family as Family of the Year can fill out and submit their application online through HogSync. Applications must be submitted by noon on Monday, Aug. 28. Any…

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Everything You Need to Know About the Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Monday, Aug. 21, will feature two major events on the University of Arkansas campus: the first day of classes and a near-total eclipse of the sun. A total solar eclipse will be visible in a 70-mile-wide band across the…

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Shoulders in Agricultural Education Earns NACTA National Educator Award

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Kate Shoulders, associate professor of agricultural education in the U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, has been honored with the national Educator Award by the North American…

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Premiere of 'Mike The Birdman' Documentary Aug. 15

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The documentary Mike the Birdman makes its screen debut at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks on Aug. 15. The documentary follows the routine of an avid bird watcher who documents the patterns of birds in Northwest…

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U of A Graduate Publishes Research on New Concept in Emergency Health Care

University of Arkansas graduate Robert Steeps co-authored a recent article in the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine detailing a survey of emergency medical services professionals' attitudes about a new health-care concept in which they would…

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New 2017-18 Leadership for Staff Senate

As a new academic year approaches, the Staff Senate would like to remind staff to reach out to your Staff Senate senators at ssenate@uark.edu or by attending a regular monthly meeting for any issue which could affect their work environment. Staff…

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Football Fan Day Set for Saturday

With the 2017 season approaching, Arkansas football head coach Bret Bielema and players will host the Razorbacks' annual Fan Day presented by Pepsi on Saturday, Aug. 12 at Willard and Pat Walker Pavilion. The event will be open to the public and…

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Lot 37 and Resident Reserved Parking Lots to Close Through Monday for Move-In 2017

Move-In 2017 begins Thursday, Aug. 10, and ends Monday, Aug. 14. More than 5,700 students will arrive on campus during that time. University Housing will partner with Transit and Parking to make this move-in process as smooth as possible for…

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Mental Health Care Services Expanded for Students

University Housing and the Pat Walker Health Center's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recently collaborated on a new position that increases access to crucial mental health services for students living in the residence halls. This…

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Library Catalog Updates Tuesday, Aug. 8

The Library Catalog system will be offline Tuesday, Aug. 8, from approximately 7-9 a.m. for system maintenance. During that time, the library catalog, Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad), remote access to library electronic resources, Find it!, and Index…

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Summer Movie Night: Lilo and Stitch

University Programs presents the Summer Movie showing Lilo and Stitch (PG) at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, in the University Programs Video Theater on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union. A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a…

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Fitness for Fun Now Enrolling for Fall Session

This community-based wellness program is designed to assist individuals in developing healthier lifestyles through education and a structured exercise routine. Although the program is designed for the adult exerciser, student trainers are…

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Fayetteville Policies and Procedures: Policy Updates

The following Fayetteville Policy and Procedures have been revised: 306.0 Cash Handling Procedures 311.0 Departmental Deposits The following Policy Documents have also been revised: 700.5 Alcohol Policy for University Special Events

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Researchers Add Gene Editing to Rice Research Toolbox

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Rice scientists are developing advanced gene editing tools for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture crop breeding toolbox. Rice breeders today develop improved varieties from genetic breeding stock…

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ACT Academy Provides Test-Taking Skills and College Readiness to over 200 Arkansas High School Students

Over 200 Arkansas high school students took part in test-taking and college readiness prep at the ACT Academy during June 2017. The purpose of the ACT Academy is to improve student participants' ACT scores and provide college readiness skills…

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Clear Bags Offer Razorback Fans New Game Day Flexibility

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – In an effort to allow fans more convenience and flexibility while still enhancing stadium security, the University of Arkansas has implemented a clear bag policy for Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. In previous…

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U of A Students Spend Summer Interning for Senator John Boozman

WASHINGTON – Eighteen University of Arkansas students completed congressional internships this summer in U.S. Senator John Boozman’s Senate offices in Washington D.C. and his Arkansas office in Lowell. Washington interns worked with…

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Celebrates Successes

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute completed a successful fundraising campaign recently as well as making a strong start to a re-up membership drive. In May, Michael Miller, dean of the College of Education and Health Professions, in which OLLI…

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Parking Lot Changes, New Parking Fees and Rules Are Now in Effect on Campus

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Everyone who parks at the University of Arkansas is experiencing changes in where they can park, what it costs to park and even how they park. The changes are the result of new construction on campus that has eliminated…

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New Teachers Can Apply for Possible $250 for Classroom Needs

First-year teachers in Northwest Arkansas have until 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, to apply for the opportunity to receive $250 from the Northwest Arkansas Education Renewal Zone to buy classroom supplies. An application is available on the ERZ website.…

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Emergency Network Maintenance Planned Thursday and Friday

Internet access will be unavailable in several buildings during emergency maintenance starting at 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday evenings. Internet outages will last for up to 30 minutes at a time, followed by intermittent outages for the remainder of…

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Wi-Fi Networks Briefly Unavailable for Sunday Maintenance

IT Services will perform network maintenance from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Aug. 6. During the maintenance, all Wi-Fi networks will be unavailable for about 30 minutes. Affected networks include UARK Wi-Fi, Guest Wi-Fi and eduroam. For maintenance and…

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Participants Needed for Study on Mobile Device Use and Habits

A Department of Food Science study is seeking 50 to 100 volunteers who use a personal mobile device with a touchscreen on a daily basis. This is for a study that includes a brief 5 to 10 minute electronic survey that will ask questions about your…

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Doctoral Student Earns NSF Dissertation Research Grant

Jenny Burgman, an environmental dynamics doctoral student, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research grant. The award is valued at nearly $20,000. As part of her dissertation research, Burgman is examining…

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Abrahams Appointed to Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra

The Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra announced in June the appointment of the Department of Music's Daniel Abrahams as assistant conductor of the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra and Conductor of the Arkansas Philharmonic Youth Orchestra's…

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Dixon Announces Retirement as Graduate Coordinator, Geosciences Professor

John Dixon, professor of geosciences, is retiring from his post, effective December 2017. Dixon has been with the University of Arkansas for nearly 40 years. Dixon began his career at the U of A as an assistant professor in 1981. He became an…

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Collected Stories Explores Politics of Writing at 21c Museum Hotel

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. – ArkansasStaged will present a staged reading of Collected Stories by Donald Margulies at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. The reading is directed by University of Arkansas assistant professor…

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Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education Welcomes KIPP Partners to Campus

Although her two older sisters had attended college, a big factor for Naudia Walton's success at the University of Arkansas was the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP). KIPP is a national network of college preparatory, tuition-free, public…

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LGBTQ-Plus Faculty and Staff Mentor Deadline Extension

The University of Arkansas LGBTQ-plus Faculty/Staff-Student Mentoring Program is extending the deadline for applications for LGBTQ-plus faculty and staff who wish to be mentors for LGBTQ-plus students. The goals of this program are to foster…

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It's Time to Purchase Your New Parking Permit: Deadline is Aug. 15

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Students, faculty and staff can now buy their 2017-18 U of A parking permits online. Transit and Parking is sending individual emails this week with detailed instructions for buying a new permit. Online ordering is…

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Participants Needed for Paid Study Involving Exercise in the Heat

Reserchers are seeking 20 male volunteers who exercise more than 2.5 hours per week for a study that includes two exercise trials with 24 hour follow-up visits, where participants will perform mild muscle damaging exercise followed by running in the…

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Volunteers Needed for Razorbash August 24

The Office of Student Activities invites members of the campus community to volunteer for #Razorbash2017. #Razorbash2017 will be on the Union Mall and in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24.…

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Claire Allison Named New Assistant Director for the Center for Community Engagement

The Center for Community Engagement is pleased to announce Claire Allison as its new assistant director! As part of this new position, Allison will oversee the Volunteer Action Center's signature food and mentoring programs, including…

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Research Accounting Workshops

Research Accounting will be administering five fall workshops in September, with up to six hours CPE available. The workshops are free and on campus, in ARKU 504. If you have any questions, please contact Nick Freyaldenhoven at npfreyal@uark.edu or…

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U of A Bookstore Prepared for Arkansas Tax-Free Weekend

The University of Arkansas Bookstore and their Razorback Shops in the Northwest Arkansas Mall and Pinnacle Hills Promenade will observe the Arkansas sales tax holiday Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-6. State and local sales tax will not be collected…

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Women 18-35 Years of Age Needed for Research Study

The Sexuality Education and Consent Studies lab is conducting a research study on women's sexuality. The study requires four visits to the lab in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building. The researchers will ask you to take…

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18th Delta Scholarship Golf Classic Helps Nine CSES Students Earn Scholarships

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas collected more than $22,800 for scholarships at its 18th Annual…

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2017 WebFirst Conference a Success

The fifth annual WebFirst Conference was a hit with additional breakout sessions, a panel discussion and three afternoon workshops. This year's conference — on July 14 at the Donald W. Reynolds Center — was opened to attendees inside…

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Students Dubbed Razorback Classics Excel In and Out of Classroom

Jake Smith and Madeline Wagnon represented the College of Education and Health Professions in the 2017 Class of Razorback Classics at the University of Arkansas. What that means is that they were among the top 22 graduating students last spring, 11…

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Electrical Engineering Professor Serves as Topical Chair for IEEE Photonics Society Summer Conference

Shui-Qinq (Fisher) Yu, associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, was elected to chair the IEEE Photonics Society Summer Conference series for the third consecutive year for the topic of Integrated Photonics for the…

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Perceived Composer, Author Intent Influences Experience of Music, Poetry

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – New research finds that people's perception of author or composer intent influences their experience of a poem or piece of music. But while people want their music to be happy, they prefer their poetry to be sad.…

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Adobe Creative Cloud Now Available to Faculty and Staff at No Charge

IT Services is pleased to announce that, thanks to a new cross-campus collaboration, Adobe Creative Cloud is now available to all faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas at no charge to individuals. To get started, visit CreativeCloud.com,…

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IAAP Professional Development Webinar 'Biased? Me? Nah' About Age Bias in Workplace

The Fayetteville LAN of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) will be hosting a professional development webinar on age bias in the workplace. The presentation "Bias? Me? Nah!" presented by Melissa Esquible,…

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WelcomeHealth Offering Medical and Dental Services to Uninsured Children

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – WelcomeHealth, Northwest Arkansas’ Free Health Center, is now providing free dental services to uninsured children from low income families, and will begin to offer limited medical services to these children as well,…

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Ghana Trip Gives Nursing Students New Medical Knowledge, Cultural Experience

Helping deliver babies, teaching about wound care, infant hydration and dental hygiene, teaching CPR, attending a Ghanian wedding and seeing elephants in the wild were all experiences University of Arkansas nursing students won't soon forget…

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University Programs Hosts Fourth Annual Harry Potter's Birthday Bash

Happy birthday to everyone's favorite wizard! Join University Programs starting at 1 p.m. Monday, July 31, in Arkansas Union Version Ballroom for Harry Potter's Birthday Bash. Enjoy wizard-worthy treats and lots of free fun. Email…

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Juneteenth Organizers Praised for Post-Event Recycling Effort

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – This year’s Juneteenth Celebration brought about 600 people to The Gardens at the U of A on June 17, for an afternoon and evening of family fun. The successful event was organized by the U of A African American…

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New IT Help Portal Available Today

The new IT Help Portal is now available at help.uark.edu! To find requests or report issues for specific services like email, software and more, browse the service catalog. The IT Help Portal replaces AskIT, providing a more robust and…

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Pre-Order Your Textbooks for Fall Semester Tax Free

When you pre-order your textbooks at the U of A Bookstore, your order will not be charged until Tax Free Weekend on Aug. 5-6. Not only will you save 9.75 percent, but all pre-orders will automatically be entered for a chance to win $250 off your…

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Garvan Gardens Hosts Workshops, Art Exhibit, Arkansas Ecology Day Camps in August

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – August at Garvan Woodland Gardens brings activities such as workshops for making mosaics and water features and youth day camps focused on Arkansas ecology. The August art exhibit, "People's Choice Award…

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Participants Needed for Study on Mobile Device Use and Habits

We are seeking 50 to 100 volunteers who use a personal mobile device with a touchscreen on a daily basis. This is for a study that includes a brief 5- to 10-minute electronic survey that will ask questions about your daily use of your mobile device…

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UA Music Professor Publishes First Collection on Korean Art Song in United States

Moon-Sook Park, an assistant professor in the Department of Music, has just co-authored an exciting new, two-volume work on Korean Art Song. This publication is the first of its kind published in the United States. Park co-wrote the book with her…

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Volunteers Needed: Welcome On-Campus Students During Move-in 2017

University Housing wants your help welcoming the newest class of Razorbacks to Fayetteville. Join Housing representatives Monday, Aug. 14, to assist with Move-in 2017. Every member of the University of Arkansas and the Fayetteville community is…

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University of Arkansas Reaccredited by Higher Learning Commission

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas continues to be an accredited institution of higher education, following a decision by the Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission. That decision followed a visit in April…

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Buy a Mac or iPad Pro; We'll Supply the Beats

For a limited time the University of Arkansas Computer Store is offering a complimentary set of Beats wireless headphones when you buy an eligible Mac or iPad Pro. And save more with Apple education pricing. To redeem offer call 479-575-5414 or…

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World Trade Center Arkansas Involved in Ongoing NAFTA Modernization

ROGERS, Ark. – The World Trade Center Arkansas has played an active role in the past three months representing the state and its businesses during the ongoing process of modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement. Melvin Torres,…

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Women Needed for Paid Research Study About Alcohol Intoxication in Young Adults

If you are a current alcohol drinker between the ages of 21 and 29 years, you may be eligible to participate in a research study on the effects of alcohol intoxication on young adults, conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the…

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"Lights! Camera! Arkansas!" Comes to Crystal Bridges Summer Film Series

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas professors Robert Cochran and Suzanne McCray will present “Lights! Camera! Arkansas!” as part of the Crystal Bridges Summer Film Series, from 8:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday nights, July 26,…

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Fleischer Scholars Present Business Plans for Entrepreneurial Projects

Twenty-five high school students from Arkansas recently spent one week on campus to learn about entrepreneurship, business plans, presentations, teamwork and community improvement projects through the Fleischer Scholars summer camp program. The…

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Game Day: Spy Edition University Programs Event to Feature Water Guns on Union Mall

University Programs hosts Game Day: Spy Edition today from 2-5 p.m. on the Arkansas Union Mall. The event features a spy-themed water fight and includes competitive games as well as free food. Students will use water guns to compete on the grassy…

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Wali Caradine, First African-American Graduate of the Fay Jones School, Passes Away

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Wali Caradine Jr., an architect and alumnus of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas, passed away July 10, 2017, in Little Rock. He was 68. Born in 1949 and raised in West Memphis,…

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Recent U of A Graduate Now Working for Sen. John Boozman

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Jace Motley, of Conway, graduated from the University of Arkansas in May with a triple major in political science, international relations and pre-law, with a minor in Spanish, all in the J. William Fulbright College of…

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Razorback Football Fan Day Scheduled for Aug. 12

With the 2017 season approaching, Arkansas football head coach Bret Bielema and players will host the Razorbacks' annual Fan Day presented by Pepsi on Saturday, Aug. 12. The event will be open to the public and free for fans of all ages. The…

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New IT Help Portal Replacing AskIT Next Week

The new IT Help Portal will be released next week, providing a more robust and user-friendly online ticketing system. Starting Tuesday, July 25, the AskIT site at askit.uark.edu will no longer accept new requests and users will be directed to the…

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Peggy Parks, Alumna and Longtime U of A Supporter, Passes Away

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Peggy Sue Murphy Parks of Prairie Grove, a teacher, community leader and philanthropist, passed away July 17 at the age of 89. She was born in Fayetteville and graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1945. She married…

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Xerox on Campus to Assess Needs

IT Services is working with Xerox to assess the university's printing, copying, scanning and faxing needs. This assessment will evaluate our present requirements and help determine the university's future needs to maximize productivity and…

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$100 Reward for Parent and Child Nutrition Study

The Hydration Science lab at the U of A is conducting a study looking at the link between parent and child nutrition with children ages 3-13 years and parents ages 20-50 years. Compensation is $100 per parent/child pair. Please contact LynnDee…

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Office of Trade Official Visits World Trade Center Arkansas

ROGERS, Ark. – The World Trade Center Arkansas will host Brenda Smith, executive assistant commissioner in the Office of Trade for U.S. Customs and Border Protection from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 20. Smith will hold a round-table session…

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Native Youth Arrive on Campus for Food and Agriculture Summit

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at the University of Arkansas School of Law welcomed 132 Native American, Alaska native and Native Hawaiian students representing 76 tribes for its Native Youth in Food and…

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California Couple Advances Arkansas Students with New Scholarship

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – J. Stephen and Kathryn L. Lauck of Ross, California, are contributing $50,000 to Campaign Arkansas for the establishment of an Advance Arkansas scholarship. Their gift is a continuation of scholarship support provided over…

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Professor Explores Gender Identity in Post-Conflict Societies

Erika Almenara studies the aftermath of human rights abuses in Peru and in Chile, particularly as they affect gender identity. She spent four weeks in Latin America in May and June, conducting research in Lima and Santiago de Chile. "What is…

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Engineering Faculty Recognized by American Society for Engineering Education

Faculty members in the University of Arkansas College of Engineering were recognized at the 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition of the American Society for Engineering Education in Columbus, Ohio. Ed Clausen, professor and associate department…

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Fall 2017 Instrumental Explorers Open for Registration

The Suzuki Music School of Arkansas is now accepting enrollment for their Suzuki Explorers Program. This interactive class allows children ages 4-7 years old to explore the cello, flute and violin in a small music class setting. Classes will meet…

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Arkansas Attorney General Welcomes Summer Interns

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has welcomed six University of Arkansas students into the Attorney General's office internship program. "Interns have the opportunity to obtain crucial experiences…

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Section of Parking Lot 50 Near Yocum Hall to Close Wednesday to Friday

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A section of Parking Lot 50 — west of Yocum Hall and marked in red on the graphic — will be closed for repairs from Wednesday, July 19 through Friday, July 21. Vehicles can still enter the lot from either the…

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Food Science's Morawicki Speaks on Sustainability, Food Waste at International Event

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Ruben Morawicki, an associate professor of food science in the U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences and with the System Division of Agriculture, recently presented speeches on food…

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Kirkpatrick Appointed Interim Department Head of Entomology, Plant Pathology

Terry L. Kirkpatrick, professor of plant pathology for the U of A System Division of Agriculture, has been appointed interim head of the U of A's departments of entomology and plant pathology. Kirkpatrick took up his new duties as entomolgy…

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Ozark Integrated Circuits Receives $750,000 Award from Air Force

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Ozark Integrated Circuits Inc., a technology firm located in the Arkansas Research and Technology Park at the University of Arkansas, has received a $750,000 award from the U.S. Air Force. The grant is to develop…

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Physicists Determine How a Promising Lead-Free Material Works

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Scientists seeking lead-free materials for use in sensors, actuators and ultrasonic motors have recently focused their efforts on a type of ceramic commonly referred to as BCZT. New research by physicists at the University…

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Current Parking Permits Remain Valid Until New Permits Arrive Mid-August

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Students, faculty and staff concerned about renewing or purchasing new parking permits can relax. All current permits that are due to expire July 31 will be extended until new permits are available in mid-August. The…

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Donald Judges Named Vice Provost for Distance Education, Global Campus Head

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Donald P. Judges has been named as vice provost for distance education and leader of the Global Campus, effective July 1. He served in these roles in an interim capacity since April 2016 and has played a key role on the…

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Nelson-Ginder, Knight Named New Leaders in University Development

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Katy Nelson-Ginder has been named the associate vice chancellor for university development and Kellie Knight has been promoted to assistant vice chancellor for university development, effective July 1. Both Nelson-Ginder…

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"This Is Hunger" Interactive Exhibit to Visit Downtown Fayetteville in July

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – “This Is Hunger,” a touring community engagement program and exhibit will set up near the downtown Fayetteville square from Saturday, July 22, through Wednesday, July 26. The walk-through, interactive…

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Former Plant Pathology Department Head Celebrates 100th Birthday

Joseph P. Fulton, retired professor and former head of the department of plant pathology for the U of A System Division of Agriculture, celebrated his 100th birthday July 14 with family, colleagues and friends. Fulton joined the U of A faculty in…

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Enrollment Now Open for Students Using Financial Aid and Scholarships to Pay for Fall 2017 Self-Paced Online Courses

U of A students who plan to use scholarships and/or financial aid funding to pay for Fall 2017 Self-Paced Online Courses that begin Aug. 21 may submit enrollment requests now through Aug. 4. Learn how to request enrollment and explore financial…

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Baker Parks Named Employee of the Year by Walton College

Kathryn Baker Parks, director of Data and Academic Systems, has been named Employee of the Fourth Quarter and Employee of the Year by the Sam M. Walton College of Business. Anyone in the college may nominate colleagues for the award, which is…

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IAAP Brown Bag Webinar "Strengthen Everything You Write"

The Fayetteville LAN of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will be having a brown bag lunch webinar from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, in the Administration Building room 321A. The presentation is "Strengthen…

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Subjects Wanted for Research Study to Evaluate Personal Health

A study is seeking adults between 18 and 55 years old with no chronic illness or injury. This study will involve four visits to the Human Performance Laboratory and one to three periods of 24-hour nutrition monitoring. Subjects who qualify for…

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U of A Faculty Member Awarded Porter Prize for Arkansas Literature

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas novelist and playwright Padma Viswanathan is the recipient of the 2017 Porter Fund Literary Prize. She is associate professor of Creative Writing at the University of Arkansas. A native of Canada, she now lives…

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Travis Mossotti Named 2018 Miller Williams Poetry Prize Winner

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Travis Mossotti has won the 2018 Miller Williams Poetry Prize for his collection Narcissus Americana. Two finalists were also named: Roy Bentley, for his collection Walking with Eve in the Loved City, and P. Scott…

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Fayetteville Policies and Procedures: Policy Updates

The following Fayetteville Policy and Procedures have been revised: 301.0 Abatement Procedure for Uncollectible Accounts Receivable 313.3 University Equipment 323.2 Prizes and Awards 516.0

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Chancellor to Serve as Presiding Co-Chair for Northwest Arkansas Council

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz is the new presiding co-chair for the non-profit Northwest Arkansas Council. Steinmetz joined the Council’s Executive Committee shortly after becoming chancellor in…

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Michael Peven, Former Art Chair and Photography Professor, Passes Away

Michael Peven, former chair and professor of photography in the Department of Art in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017. Peven was born and raised in Chicago where he attended the University…

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NSF Award Funds Research Program for Undergraduates

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $314,900 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program grant to chemistry professors David Paul and Julie Stenken. The U of A program, Encouraging Students in Science, was chosen for the…

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Physicists Gain New Understanding of Quantum Cooling Process

New research at the U of A is helping physicists better understand optomechanical cooling, a process that is expected to find applications in quantum technology. Scientists have long understood that applying a properly tuned light field to a…

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College of Engineering Welcomes Two New Development Officers

Ethan Hayman and Autumn Lewis recently joined the College of Engineering development team. Hayman began March 27 as development and external relations officer. In this role, he is responsible for stewarding and cultivating relationships with alumni…

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STAR Central Hourly Graduate Student Positions Available

STAR Central (Office of Support, Training, Advocacy and Resources on Sexual and Relationship Violence) in the Pat Walker Health Center has two hourly graduate student positions available for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year (fall and spring…

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Participants Wanted for Study on Economic Decision Making

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Students and staff are invited to participate in our research investigating individuals’ decision making in an economic setting. Please bring your student of staff ID. The experiment will take approximately 15…

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Adults Aged 55 and Older Needed for Nutrition and Exercise Study

Men and women aged 55 and older are needed for participation in a research study examining the effects protein supplementation and high-velocity resistance exercise on muscle mass. All participants need to be in good health with no known cognitive…

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Campus Network Upgrades

Spring and summer have been busy for the network team as projects continue to improve the campus network experience. More than 500 access points in 40 buildings were upgraded to the latest generation of network hardware. The result of this will be…

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Summer Camp for PROMISE Teens Focuses on Career, College Readiness

Going to camp is the typical summer experience for millions of kids in America. For teens with disabilities participating in Arkansas PROMISE, they may have never had that opportunity until now. PROMISE teens range in age from 15 to 19, have been…

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Lecture Capture Available to All U of A Faculty

Echo 360 allows you to capture each class lecture and then make it available through Blackboard. This invaluable service is available to all faculty at the U of A and is easy to setup and use. In fact, lecture capture can be scheduled in advance to…

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Nominate Someone Today for Employee of the Quarter

Faculty and staff are invited to nominate staff employees in recognition of outstanding service to the university for the fourth quarter (April, May and June). You can download a nomination form or request a nomination form by contacting Mary…

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Individuals Aged 18-59 Needed for Ageism Research Study

The Human Performance Lab is seeking adults aged 18-59 to participate in a research study examining perspectives on aging across decades. Participation will include two one-hour sessions at the Exercise Science Research Center on the U of A campus…

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Upcoming Maintenance to Affect Echo360, SharePoint, Gizmo

Maintenance scheduled for Friday night and Saturday morning will briefly impact some online services, including Echo360 lecture capture, SharePoint, Gizmo and MyDocs. Maintenance details are available at itstatus.uark.edu. For updates about…

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Healthy Adults Needed for Nutrition Study

Men and women ages 21-45 are needed for a nutrition study examining the effects of sorghum bran polyphenols on fecal fermentation. Eligibility requirements include no antibiotic use for 6 months, and no gastrointestinal disease or conditions.…

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Subjects Wanted for Research Study to Evaluate Personal Health

A study is seeking adults between 18-55 years old with no chronic illness or injury. This study will involve four visits to the Human Performance Laboratory and one to three periods of 24-hour nutrition monitoring. Subjects who qualify for this…

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Cross-Campus Tech Collaboration Supports Faculty and Student Success

A new collaboration will begin this fall between the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Information Technology Services, aimed at supporting academic technology. Sean O'Bryan, computer support specialist within the school of architecture,…

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Leadership Walton Application Deadline Is July 31

Undergraduate business majors are encouraged to apply for membership in Leadership Walton, a professional development program offering a unique blend of academic, leadership and career development opportunities. The deadline to apply is July 31.…

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University Libraries Present Net Neutrality Talk July 12

How did these words appear in front of you? Without research projects funded by the Federal Government of the United States and the European Organization for Nuclear Research, as well as the work of countless volunteers who developed the…

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Korea University's Lee Visiting for Seminar on Circadian Clock Genes and Student Exchange Opportunities

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Jin Hyup Lee, an assistant professor at Korea University, is speaking next week as part of a seminar hosted by the U of A's School of Human Environmental Science's human nutrition program. Lee, who has worked as a…

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Professor Jeff Shannon to Present 'Shadow Patterns' Lecture on July 11 in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK - Jeff Shannon, professor and former dean at the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design, will present a lecture at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, at the Arkansas Arts Center, at Ninth and Commerce streets, in Little Rock. The lecture,…

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Summer Stipends Pave Way for Humanities Research Around the World

Summer is time for kicking back on vacation, taking a refreshing swim - and as many scholars know - engaging in sustained research and writing. Five humanities scholars in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences competed for and…

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