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History Doctoral Candidate Wins Smithsonian Institution Fellowship

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Graduate student Michael Shane Powers recently completed a month tenure as a Baird Society Resident Scholar Fellow at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries.  

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduate School Awards Humanities History

University Libraries Digitize Southland Papers

Friday, June 16, 2017

A new digital exhibit is now available for viewing on the University Libraries' website tells the story of the first institution of higher learning west of the Mississippi River for African-Americans.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Libraries Education Humanities History

Fulbright College Faculty Members Honored at Retirement Reception

Friday, June 16, 2017

After more than 236 years of combined service, six Fulbright College faculty members are retiring following the successful completion of their final academic year.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Science Social Sciences Biological Sciences Geosciences Journalism Mathematical Sciences Pscyhological Science

Jeff Shannon to Present Shadow Patterns at Two Arkansas Events

Thursday, June 15, 2017

U of A professor will discuss new book about renowned Arkansas architect Fay Jones at Arkansas Arts Center, Fayetteville Public Library

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Foley to be Honored with Silver Circle Award for Broadcasting Career

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Lemke Journalism Department chair recognized for accomplishments as journalist, public broadcaster, educator and documentary film maker.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Events Humanities Journalism

Summer Course Offered on "The Holy Land in Jewish Thought"

Monday, June 12, 2017

Professor Jacob Adler will offer the course during the second five-week summer session, July 3 to Aug. 4.

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Modern Sexism and 2016 Election are Focus of Report From Blair Center Poll

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Report explores respondents’ measurable hostility toward women in the workplace, along racial, gender, regional and partisan divides. 

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Arts and Humanities Seed Grant Program Will Help Fund Movie, Recording, Art and More

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The $25,000 program provided five awards of $5,000 each to tenure-track faculty engaged in scholarly and/or creative activity in the arts and humanities. Read more at Research Frontiers.

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Group of Online Spanish Courses Earn National Recognition for Quality

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

University of Arkansas colleges gain momentum in earning independent confirmation of the quality of their online courses.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Global Campus Academic Affairs Distance Education Education Humanities Points of Pride Training

Second Fulbright Student Wins Hudson Award

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Graduate student Nathaniel Conley has won a James J. Hudson Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities for the 2017-18 academic year.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduate School Awards Humanities History
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