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Website for Chancellor Search Launched

Monday, July 06, 2015

Potential candidates and the public can learn about the position and search process for the next chancellor for the University of Arkansas at

Administrative News

Bauman Awarded SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship

Monday, July 06, 2015

Recent master's graduate Stephen Bauman has been awarded a 2015 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

Awards & Appointments Research & Innovation Science

Graduate Student Studies Role of Nutrients and Tiny Animals in Stream Ecosystems

Monday, July 06, 2015

Hal Halvorson, a doctoral student in the Department of Biological Sciences, will use a National Science Foundation doctoral dissertation improvement grant to conduct field research in a tributary of the West Fork of the White River in Northwest Arkansas.

Awards & Appointments Research & Innovation Science

Annual Vendors FORE Education Golf Tournament Set for July 10

Monday, July 06, 2015

Event raises scholarship funding for university business students, Razorback women golfers.

Business & Economics Events Outreach

CELDi to Assist ArcBest Technologies Maintain Leadership in Transportation Industry

Monday, July 06, 2015

The Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution will work with ArcBest Technologies, which provides the ArcBest CorporationSM with in-house digital solutions to its complex shipping needs.

Business & Economics Outreach Research & Innovation

Alumni Director Named One of Celebrate Arkansas Magazine's '15 to Watch in '15'

Monday, July 06, 2015

Brandy Cox, executive director and associate vice chancellor for alumni, has been named one of Celebrate Arkansas Magazine's "15 to Watch in '15," along with four fellow Arkansas alumni.

Awards & Appointments Points of Pride

Assessment of Muscular Power Among Younger and Older Adults

Monday, July 06, 2015

Men and women over the age of 30 are wanted for a research project to study different methods of muscular power.

Research & Innovation

Clinton Global Foundation Announces Partnership with U of A Literacy Project

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The Clinton Global Initiative announced a new commitment to help families in Northwest Arkansas through the University of Arkansas "Wash Time is Talk Time" initiative at local laundromats.

Outreach Research & Innovation

Anand Named Walton College Executive Director of Strategic Planning And Innovation

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Interim Dean Matthew A. Waller has named Vikas Anand to take on a short-term role working with the dean's office as executive director of strategic planning and innovation for Walton College.

Awards & Appointments

Walton College Hosts Technology Awareness Program for Students

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The Information Technology Research Institute encourages minorities and female students to learn more about technology fields.

Business & Economics Diversity & Multiculturalism Outreach
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