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Phillips 66 Visits Campus, Presents Check to Walton and Engineering

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Alumna leads team of visitors as company donates $100,000 to support ongoing collaborations with the University of Arkansas.    

College of Engineering Walton College of Business Business Engineering Giving

UAPD fundRazor Event Today: "Dunk a Cop!" Hopes to Make a Splash for K9s

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The University of Arkansas Police Department is holding “Dunk a Cop!” fundRazor event to raise $9K for K9’s.

UAPD Entertainment Events Giving

International Students to Benefit from Parsch Scholarship

Monday, May 01, 2017

Former and current faculty members Lucas and Janet Parsch commit $100,000 to assist international students who encounter financial need.

Graduate School Giving International

Groundbreaking for New Journalism and Student Media Center April 28

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The U of A will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Sue Walk Burnett Journalism and Student Media Center at 2 p.m. Friday, April 28, on the Kimpel Hall patio at Dickson and McIlroy.

Facilities Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Student Affairs Events Giving Humanities Journalism

A Meeting of Miss Americas: Women's Giving Circle Hosts Spring Event

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Donna Axum Whitworth, a founding member of the Women's Giving Circle and Miss America 1964, was joined by Savvy Shields, Miss America 2017, for the spring reception.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Giving

Staff Success: Former Custodian Earns Civil Engineering Degree

Friday, April 21, 2017

The Staff Senate Scholarship program helped Chris Shapley earn his civil engineering degree and now he's headed to a full-time job with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

College of Engineering Walton College of Business Giving Civil Engineering

New Scholarships Will Increase the Quality of Computer Science Education in Arkansas

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A $75,000 gift from ForwARd Arkansas will provide scholarships for University of Arkansas students pursuing a secondary teaching license in the field of computer science.

College of Engineering Giving

University Receives Two Campaign Gifts in Support of Entrepreneurship Hub

Friday, April 14, 2017

Jerry and Kay Brewer and Clete and Tammy Brewer donate a combined $600,000 to fund the creation of an entrepreneurship hub for students.

Facilities Walton College of Business Business Economic Development Giving Research & Innovation

Start Preparing Now for Staff Senate Scholarship

Friday, April 14, 2017

The Staff Senate Scholarship officially opens in a couple of weeks starting April 28 and close on June 2. Start now gathering the items needed for the application process.

Awards Giving

Chancellor's Medal Recipients Named for 2017 Towers of Old Main Event

Monday, April 10, 2017

Sandra and Robert Connor and Margaret Whillock will be celebrated for their philanthropy and service at the event on April 21.

Awards Giving
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