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Long Named 2015 SportsBusiness Journal AD of the Year

Friday, May 22, 2015

University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long has been named the 2015 SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily Athletic Director of the Year.

Awards & Appointments Intercollegiate Athletics

Staff Member's Painting Accepted for International Pastels Exhibition

Friday, May 22, 2015

Judy Howard’s One Winter Evening is her second painting accepted for an International Association of Pastel Societies juried exhibition.

Arts & Humanities

Andrew Sharpley Elected Society President for 2017

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Soil Science Society of America has elected professor Andrew Sharpley of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture as president for the 2017 term.

Agriculture Awards & Appointments

International Culture Team Recognizes Student Volunteers, Campus Communities

Friday, May 22, 2015

The University of Arkansas International Culture Team recently held an awards banquet to celebrate student volunteers' achievements in bringing the world to the Northwest Arkansas community.

Awards & Appointments International

Artwork by Laura Terry Selected for 'Ballad of the Farm' Exhibit in Nebraska

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Laura Terry's polyptych "Plow the Good Earth" will be part of an exhibit at the Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art in David City, Nebraska, will run from May 23 to Sept. 13.

Arts & Humanities Entertainment & Cultural Events

Bumpers College Didactic Program Director Elected to NDEP Regional Position

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Cindy Moore, director of the didactic program in dietetics, has been elected Area 3 regional director for the Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Awards & Appointments

Trio of Arkansas Programs Earn APR National Recognition

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The NCAA recognized the Razorbacks' women's golf, men's golf and volleyball teams or their standing among the top 10 percent of academic performing teams in the country.

Awards & Appointments Intercollegiate Athletics

Professionals Drop In to Walton College Classes for Professional Development

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Professionals will learn to tackle organizational change and control workplace conflict via a Global Campus partnership with the college.

Business & Economics Outreach

Nominations Now Open for 2016 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The deadline for submission of nominees is July 1.

Business & Economics Events Outreach

English Professor Named RBS-Mellon Fellow in Critical Bibliography

Thursday, May 21, 2015

University of Virginia’s Rare Book School and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation choose Joshua Byron Smith among its 2015-17 Fellows.

Arts & Humanities Awards & Appointments
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