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Dillard, Hunt Named 2015 Chancellor's Medal Recipients

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The honorees will be recognized at Towers of Old Main event on April 10.

Awards & Appointments Events Giving

Cesar Chavez Blood Drive

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Blood Drive will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in Gym 4 of the HPER Building and is benefiting the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks.

Events Giving

Maxwell Named Director of Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Angie Maxwell, the Blair Professor of Southern Studies and an assistant professor of political science, has been named director of the Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society.

Awards & Appointments Politics & Social Sciences

University Recreation Outdoors Held Vertical Mile Challenge

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A total of 62 climbers' participated and 8,585 laps were recorded, a height equivalent to climbing over nine Mount Everest ascents.

Events Intramurals & Recreation

Civil Engineering Student Wins Poster Competition

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Chase Henrichs, a graduate student in civil engineering, won the best poster in the Student Poster Competition at the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists 90th Annual Meeting in Portland on March 8-11.

Awards & Appointments

New Book Analyzes Intersection of Archaeology and National Identity

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Historian J. Laurence Hare reveals close ties between the growth of modern nationalism and archaeology in German-Danish borderlands

M.F.A. Student Pairs Technical Skills, Creativity in Design Creations

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Jacquelyn Cox, a master of fine arts student, uses a variety of skill sets to help tell the story of a theatrical production through light design.

Arts & Humanities

Faculty and Staff: Post Your Selfless Selfie for Chance to Win

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Get your selfie sticks ready and practice your poses, because the volunteer team is issuing a Selfless Selfie social media challenge.


Lecture to Focus on Cell Hydration Epidemiology in Children

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Jodi Stookey, a nutritional epidemiologist with Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute in San Francisco, will give a lecture at noon Friday, April 3, in HPER 103.

Events Health, Fitness& Nutrition Lectures

College of Engineering Creates Early Career Alumni Council

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The council was formed to help engage alumni who have completed their degrees in the last 10 years and to strengthen the recruitment, retention and placement of students in the college.

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