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Connection Found Between Audience Reaction and Candidate Debate Success

Monday, July 27, 2015

Researcher finds that audience laughter and applause directly affected the likeability of candidates in the 2012 presidential primary debates.

Politics & Social Sciences Research & Innovation

Harry Potter's Birthday Bash

Monday, July 27, 2015

Join University Programs on July 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Grylfindor Common Room (International Connections Lounge) for Harry Potter's birthday bash.

Entertainment & Cultural Events Events

Harvard Alumnus Joins Department of Physics

Monday, July 27, 2015

Hugh Churchill will join the Department of Physics in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences this fall as an assistant professor.

Awards & Appointments Science

Update for Chancellor Search During June and July

Monday, July 27, 2015

Advertisements have been placed in several national publications, and Greenwood/Asher has begun to make inquiry and recruitment calls to prospective candidates.

Administrative News

NACWAA Honors Cromer Peoples With Nell Jackson Award

Monday, July 27, 2015

The National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators awarded Julie Cromer Peoples, senior associate athletic director and senior administrator, the Nell Jackson Award.

Awards & Appointments Intercollegiate Athletics

Exercise Science Graduate Student Honored at International Conference

Monday, July 27, 2015

Graduate student Nicole Moyen won top honors for a presentation she made this summer at the 16th International Conference on Environmental Ergonomics in Portsmouth, England.

Awards & Appointments Health, Fitness& Nutrition Research & Innovation

U of A Bookstore Prepared for AR Tax-Free Weekend

Monday, July 27, 2015

The University of Arkansas Bookstore, its shops at the Garland Center, and all of its Razorback Shops will observe the Arkansas sales tax holiday Saturday, Aug. 1, and Sunday, Aug. 2.

Administrative News

Paid Research Study for Adolescent Girls

Monday, July 27, 2015

The lab is currently running a study for adolescent girls 12 to 17 years old. If eligible for the four-phase study, girls will be paid a total ranging from $125-135.

Research & Innovation

Arkansas High School Students Attend Second Summer ACT Academy

Friday, July 24, 2015

A record number of high school students spend five days on campus studying for the ACT exam and the college experience.

Diversity & Multiculturalism Outreach

Microelectronics-Photonics Graduate Student Awarded Bridge Fellowship

Friday, July 24, 2015

Morgan Roddy, a doctoral student in microelectronics-photonics, has been awarded an Arkansas Space Grant Consortium Bridge Fellowship.

Awards & Appointments
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