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Look to Protein Breakfasts to Make a Dent in Child Obesity

Monday, August 31, 2015

A protein-based meal makes it more likely that kids — especially overweight ones — will burn more calories than those who eat a carbohydrate-based breakfast.

Health, Fitness& Nutrition Research & Innovation

McCombs Wins Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize

Monday, August 31, 2015

Davis McCombs, director of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, has been awarded the 2015 Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize by the University of Utah Press for his collection lore.

Awards & Appointments

Nadi Cinema to Host Iranian Film Series

Monday, August 31, 2015

From the Egypt to Saudi Arabia, Nadi Cinema introduces viewers to the storytelling and vision of filmmakers across North Africa and the Middle East.

Entertainment & Cultural Events Events International

Arkansas Alumni Association Announces 2015 Alumni Awardees

Monday, August 31, 2015

U of A alumni, faculty and friends to be honored during the annual celebration Oct. 30.

Awards & Appointments

Global Scholars Meet to Discuss the Fulbright Foreign Policy Legacy

Monday, August 31, 2015

Seventeen scholars from around the world will the "J. William Fulbright in International Perspective: Liberal Internationalism and U.S. Global Influence" conference this week, with two public events.

Events International Lectures Politics & Social Sciences

Designers Helle Søholt, John Bela to Present Fay Jones School Lecture on Sept. 2

Monday, August 31, 2015

Helle Søholt and John Bela will present a lecture at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall.

Events Lectures

Brandon Elected Chair of the Arkansas State Review Board for Historic Preservation

Monday, August 31, 2015

Jamie C. Brandon, an associate research professor of anthropology, will chair the state board that reviews nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.

Awards & Appointments Outreach

Make a Splash With University Recreation's Water Fitness and Education Programs

Monday, August 31, 2015

The HPER Natatorium provides a great way to add diversity to your exercise routine, and a variety of educational programs are also offered to students, faculty and staff.

Health, Fitness& Nutrition Intramurals & Recreation

Panhellenic Women Welcomed New Members With Bid Day Celebration

Monday, August 31, 2015

Ten sororities held Bid Day on Saturday, Aug. 22, at which 10 sororities offered membership bids to more than 1,400 new members.

Greek Life

Measuring, Teaching Character Is Focus of Education Reform Researchers

Monday, August 31, 2015

U of A faculty and graduate students have created the Character Assessment Initiative they dubbed Charassein, an ancient Greek word that is the root of the English word "character."

Education Research & Innovation
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