News Archive

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U of A Once Again Posts Record Enrollment, but Growth Is Slowing

Friday, September 08, 2017

The freshman class is the largest ever, with a record number of Arkansas students and record high overall grade point average.

Academic Affairs Administrative News Points of Pride

Spring International, U of A Celebrate Silver Anniversary

Friday, September 08, 2017

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.

Graduate School Academic Affairs International Points of Pride

Immigration Debate the Timely Focus of One Book, One Community Selection

Friday, September 08, 2017

Video message from Chancellor Steinmetz recommends The Book of Unknown Americans to anyone concerned with immigration issues.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Cultural Events Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Lectures Outreach Points of Pride

Nobel Peace Prize Winner to Speak at U of A Distinguished Lecture Series

Friday, September 01, 2017

Iranian human rights advocate Shirin Ebadi was awarded the Peace Prize in 2003 for her work for women’s and children’s rights.

Student Affairs Cultural Events Events Lectures Outreach Points of Pride

Blair Professor of Latino Studies Contributes to Mexican National Electoral Institute Forum

Thursday, August 24, 2017

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."

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Points of Pride Politics Research & Innovation Social Sciences Political Science

Visionary Gift Creates School of Art, Transforms Access to Art in Arkansas

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Giving Points of Pride Art

Frank Broyles Remembered for Strong Support of U of A Academics

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

University leaders recall a man who was key to raising funds for Mullins Library, Old Main and other major academic campaigns.

Giving Intercollegiate Athletics Points of Pride

University Libraries Complete Largest Digital Collection to Date

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

The Arkansas Extension Circulars have been digitized and are now available online. 

Libraries Human Environment Humanities Points of Pride

Office of General Counsel's Matt McCoy Receives First Chair Award for Top In-House Counsel

Monday, July 31, 2017

Matt McCoy, associate general counsel for the university, was awarded the prestigious 2017 First Chair Award for excellence in legal counsel.

School of Law Awards Intercollegiate Athletics Points of Pride

University of Arkansas Reaccredited by Higher Learning Commission

Monday, July 24, 2017

The decision follows a campus visit by a peer review team in April, but reaccreditation is an ongoing process that has already begun again.

Administrative News Points of Pride
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