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Look to Protein Breakfasts to Make a Dent in Child Obesity

A protein-based meal makes it more likely that kids — especially overweight ones — will burn more calories than those who eat a carbohydrate-based breakfast.

McCombs Wins Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize

Davis McCombs, director of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, has been awarded the 2015 Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize by the University of Utah Press for his collection lore.

Nadi Cinema to Host Iranian Film Series

From the Egypt to Saudi Arabia, Nadi Cinema introduces viewers to the storytelling and vision of filmmakers across North Africa and the Middle East.

Arkansas Alumni Association Announces 2015 Alumni Awardees

U of A alumni, faculty and friends to be honored during the annual celebration Oct. 30.

Designers Helle Søholt, John Bela to Present Fay Jones School Lecture on Sept. 2

Helle Søholt and John Bela will present a lecture at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall.

Brandon Elected Chair of the Arkansas State Review Board for Historic Preservation

Jamie C. Brandon, an associate research professor of anthropology, will chair the state board that reviews nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Invites Public to Two Open Houses

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arkansas will hold two fall open houses in September, the first on Sept. 3 in Fayetteville and the second on Sept. 10 in Springdale.

Join UP, Theta Tau for Skyscraper Day Ultimate Jenga

How high can you go? Find out at Skyscraper Day, playing Ultimate Jenga from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge.

ASG Offers Session to Explain How to Apply for Funding for RSOs

Up to $10,000 a year is available for eligible registered student organizations. Each of three sessions this semester explains the funding process and procedures.

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Global Scholars Meet to Discuss the Fulbright Foreign Policy Legacy

Seventeen scholars from around the world will the "J. William Fulbright in International Perspective: Liberal Internationalism and U.S. Global Influence" conference this week, with two public events.

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Make a Splash With University Recreation's Water Fitness and Education Programs

The HPER Natatorium provides a great way to add diversity to your exercise routine, and a variety of educational programs are also offered to students, faculty and staff.

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Panhellenic Women Welcomed New Members With Bid Day Celebration

Ten sororities held Bid Day on Saturday, Aug. 22, at which 10 sororities offered membership bids to more than 1,400 new members.

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Measuring, Teaching Character Is Focus of Education Reform Researchers

U of A faculty and graduate students have created the Character Assessment Initiative they dubbed Charassein, an ancient Greek word that is the root of the English word "character."

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