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Carly Franklin Receives Most Supportive Professor Award at Spark of Hope Event

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Carly Franklin, retention and success undergraduate program director for the School of Social Work in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, received the Supportive Professor Award from the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas.  

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Outreach Points of Pride Social Sciences Social Work

Field School at Leetown Yields New Finds, Unconventional Methods

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The month-long Archeological Field School focuses on uncovering Leetown, a Civil War-era hamlet that served a critical role during the two-day Battle of Pea Ridge in 1862.

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

Pryor Center Rejoins Fulbright College to Expand and Integrate Mission

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The move will provide more student and faculty involvement while enabling the start of the Pryor Center Presents speaker series.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Academic Affairs Administrative News Arts Lectures Outreach Points of Pride Social Sciences

U of A LGBTQ Faculty/Staff-Student Mentoring Program Seeks Mentors

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The U of A LGBTQ+ Faculty/Staff-Student Mentoring Program is seeking faculty and staff members to offer support, guidance and resources to LGBTQ+ students.

Diversity Affairs Diversity & Multiculturalism Outreach Social Sciences

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

Fulbright College Faculty Project Featured on National Geographic's Breakthrough Series

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Assistant professor Grant Drawve is a co-principal investigator on an ongoing policing project focusing on the ability to harness big data to detect patterns and predict future events.

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

Gosack Gift Creates M.P.A. Endowment for Fulbright College

Monday, June 12, 2017

An estate gift from the late Ray Gosack will establish a discretionary fund for the Master of Public Administration program at the U of A. 

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Giving Social Sciences Political Science

Steven Neuse, Former Political Science Department Chair, Passes Away

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Neuse was an exceptional political science professor who was known for the rigor of his graduate seminars. He was a dedicated mentor and advisor to numerous students.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Social Sciences Political Science

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
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