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Smith Named Inaugural Distinguished Scholar by Division of American Society of Criminology

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Brent Smith, distinguished professor, was named the recipient of the inaugural Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology's Division of Terrorism and Bias Crimes.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Law and Justice Social Sciences Criminal Justice

New Analysis Finds the Ancient World Populated by Diverse Hominin Species

Monday, May 15, 2017

Anthropologist Luke Delezene is part of a team that found Homo naledi to be different than anything known and more recent than expected.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Anthropology

Razorback Marching Band Announces 2017-2018 Drum Majors

Friday, May 12, 2017

Drum major candidates go through a rigorous audition adjudicated by faculty. Students are required to teach marching fundamentals, demonstrate the traditional strut, conduct a musical selection, and complete an interview with band faculty.

College of Education and Health Professions College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Science Social Sciences Band Biological Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry Kinesiology Mechanical Engineering Music Pscyhological Science

Political Science Professor Publishes in Special Issue of 'International Organization' Journal

Thursday, May 04, 2017

A. Burcu Bayram, assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, recently contributed a peer-reviewed research article to The Behavioral Revolution and International Relations.

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

Ungar's New Book, 'Evolution's Bite,' to Be Released in May by Princeton Press

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Renowned anthropologist Peter Ungar’s latest book follows dietary clues from fossil teeth to trace the impact of diet on human evolution.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Food & Nutrition Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Anthropology

Petra and Paradise: U of A Professor Leads Research for Smithsonian Channel

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thomas Paradise, a professor of geosciences whose research in Petra, Jordan, has spanned more than 25 years, will be the focus of a May 1 upcoming special on the Smithsonian Channel.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Humanities International Science Social Sciences Anthropology Geosciences Middle East Studies

U of A Project BRAVE Seeks to Stop Alcohol-Related Sexual Assaults

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Volunteers are visiting local nightspots to teach bystanders ways to recognize and intervene to prevent unwanted sexual aggression.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Outreach Social Sciences Criminal Justice

Criminology, Policing to Be Topics April 18 at Science Café

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Panelists will discuss criminology and policing from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at Powerhouse restaurant in Fayetteville.

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Fulbright College Announces 2017 Connor Faculty Fellows

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Fourteen outstanding, hard-working faculty members have been selected as the 2017 class of Connor Faculty Fellows at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Awards Humanities Points of Pride Science Social Sciences

Stigler Lecture Features Whitney Battle-Baptiste on Black Feminist Archaeology April 11

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Whitney Battle-Baptiste's lecture, "Moving Mountains and Liberating Dialogues: My Journey Toward Creating a Black Feminist Archaeology,"  will be at 6 tonight.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Lectures Social Sciences African and African American Studies Anthropology History
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