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U of A Once Again Posts Record Enrollment, but Growth Is Slowing
The freshman class is the largest ever, with a record number of Arkansas students and record high overall grade point average.
Spring International, U of A Celebrate Silver Anniversary
U of A and Spring International officials will continue to grow a 25-year-old alliance, as the contract between the two institutions has been extended for five more years.
Immigration Debate the Timely Focus of One Book, One Community Selection
Video message from Chancellor Steinmetz recommends The Book of Unknown Americans to anyone concerned with immigration issues.
Nobel Peace Prize Winner to Speak at U of A Distinguished Lecture Series
Iranian human rights advocate Shirin Ebadi was awarded the Peace Prize in 2003 for her work for women’s and children’s rights.
Blair Professor of Latino Studies Contributes to Mexican National Electoral Institute Forum
Xavier Medina Vidal was selected by Mexico's national electoral management body to participate in the forum "The Mexican Diaspora and the Vote of Mexicans Living in the United States."
Visionary Gift Creates School of Art, Transforms Access to Art in Arkansas
The new School of Art has been established with largest gift ever given to a U.S. university in support of or to establish a school of art.
Frank Broyles Remembered for Strong Support of U of A Academics
University leaders recall a man who was key to raising funds for Mullins Library, Old Main and other major academic campaigns.
University Libraries Complete Largest Digital Collection to Date
The Arkansas Extension Circulars have been digitized and are now available online.
Office of General Counsel's Matt McCoy Receives First Chair Award for Top In-House Counsel
Matt McCoy, associate general counsel for the university, was awarded the prestigious 2017 First Chair Award for excellence in legal counsel.
University of Arkansas Reaccredited by Higher Learning Commission
The decision follows a campus visit by a peer review team in April, but reaccreditation is an ongoing process that has already begun again.