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Eiler Selected as Walton College Employee of the Year

Carolyn Eiler, director of special events and projects, has been named the 2019-20 Employee of the Year for the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Title IX Resources, Policy Updated to Align With New Federal Guidelines

Updated website includes new guidance to reflect the Department of Education's Title IX Final Rule, which is now in effect.

Communication Students Produce Documentary About Women in Indian Cinema

Students in the U of A Department of Communication recently finished a documentary film, Barrier-Breaking Women in Indian Cinema, for the online 2020 Bentonville Film Festival.

Plant Science Grad Student Sharfadine Selected for Global Crop Loss Program

Sherif Sharfadine, a U of A graduate student, has been selected to participate in the Global Burden of Crop Loss Initiative, which focuses on the impact of pests on food production and availability.

Nursing School Graduate Helps COVID Patients Communicate with Family at Washington Regional

Washington Regional Medical Center recently recognized alumna Mariel Royan as a "Health Care Hero" for her work helping patients communicate with their families.

 

Summer 2020 Graduating Student Survey

Students graduating this summer are invited to complete the First Destination Survey to report their post-graduation pursuits and learn what other students are doing after graduation.

Community Music School Offers New Group Programs, Private Music Lessons for Fall 2020

The U of A Community Music School continues to offer private and group lessons for students of all ages this fall, even though lessons are conducted virtually rather than face-to-face. 

Southeast Arkansan Middle School Students Take on COVID-19 During Biomedical Research Camp

This summer, the U of A's 2020 Biomedical Research Camp went virtual while also taking the topic of COVID-19 head-on.

Walton College Chapter, Students Win Awards at Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting

Students from the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas won several awards and recognitions at the annual Beta Alpha Psi national meeting held this month.

Gaduh Named Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Affiliated Professor

Arya B. Gaduh, an associate professor of economics in Walton College, has been invited to join the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab as an affiliated professor.

Staff Senate Scholarships Awarded for 2020-21

Twelve scholarships have been awarded to staff members across campus who are continuing undergraduate and graduate classwork.

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OLLI Season Kickoff to be Held Online Monday, Aug. 17

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will kick off the fall season with a virtual information session from 1:30-3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17.

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Chancellor, Campus Leaders Discuss Fall Preparations, Actions on Racial Climate

Chancellor Joe Steinmetz and Vice Chancellor Yvette Murphy-Erby gave updates about the return to campus and efforts to be more inclusive.

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Honors College Selects 21 Incoming Students for Path Program

The Path Program provides mentoring and scholarships to support exceptional students from underrepresented populations.

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Dillon Gift Names Endowed Chair and Entrance Hall for Timberlands Center

A $1 million gift from Ray and Deborah Dillon of Little Rock will be split between the Anthony Timberlands Center and a new endowed chair.

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