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CFI Director Kevin Fitzpatrick Completes NWA Homeless Point-in-Time Census

Friday, March 17, 2017

The census provides critical data used by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development when awarding grants to local groups.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Outreach Research & Innovation Social Sciences Criminal Justice

Fulbright College Research Team Explores How Spoilers Affect Reading Enjoyment

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Spoiler alert: Published research showing short story spoilers enhance reading enjoyment may be overstated.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Pscyhological Science

Sabon Receives Award From Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Affirmative Action Committee

Friday, March 10, 2017

Lauren Sabon is a visiting assistant professor of sociology and cirminal justice. The annual award recognizes outstanding academic contributions by new minority and women scholars.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Social Sciences Criminal Justice

Study Shows Expanding Conflict-of-Interest Problem in Congress

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Researchers found that the average S&P 500 firm has about seven members of Congress as stockholders.

Walton College of Business Business Politics Research & Innovation Social Sciences

U of A Anthropology Department Hosts Open House for Public Exploration

Friday, February 17, 2017

Go behind the scenes to view artifacts, meet experts and get the scoop on archeology, biological anthropology and cultural anthropology.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Natural Environment Outreach Social Sciences

Lemke Journalism Students Investigate Mortgage Lending Disparities in Northwest Arkansas

Monday, February 06, 2017

Students in a new data journalism course at the Walter J. Lemke Department of Journalism produced an investigation of mortgage lending disparities in Northwestern Arkansas.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Research & Innovation Social Sciences Journalism

Associate Professor Honored by the American Society of Criminology's Division of Corrections and Sentencing

Friday, January 06, 2017

Mindy S. Bradley, an associate professor of sociology and criminal justice in Fulbright College, was recently elected executive counselor for the division.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Appointments Social Sciences Criminal Justice

Barnes Elected President of Preserve Arkansas

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Jodi A. Barnes, research station archeologist for the Arkansas Archeological Survey and assistant research professor for the Department of Anthropology, was elected president of Preserve Arkansas.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Appointments Social Sciences Anthropology

U of A Professor Leading Society of Humanistic Anthropology

Monday, December 12, 2016

Jonathan S. Marion, associate professor of anthropology in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, has assumed leadership of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Appointments Social Sciences Anthropology
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