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Nepalese Students' Initiative to Help Earthquake Victims of Nepal
The Nepalese Students Association of Northwest Arkansas has raised a total of $8,517.17 to help earthquake victims of Nepal, and it has been donated to the American Red Cross and the Health Foundation Nepal.
Undergrads Recommend Changing Payroll Practices to Smooth Peaks in U.S. Economy
One of several innovative student recommendations was to change payroll practices to disperse money more evenly through a month, instead of in the traditional payrolls monthly or every other week.
Peter MacKeith to Speak at 'Annual Rings' Architecture Seminar at Embassy of Finland
Peter MacKeith will take part in the "Annual Rings" architecture seminar Thursday, May 28, at the Embassy of Finland in Washington, D.C.
Butterflies, Bees and Chickens Among Themes of Events at Garvan Woodland Gardens in June
"Mystic Creatures: Topiary Art Takes Flight" is an exhibit like no other. The display is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Aug. 31.
U of A Inks Agreement With University of Basrah
The agreement with the University of Basrah calls for the universities to create programs for the exchange of academic, research and other educational materials.
University Perspectives: Destination Graduation Needs Provost Instructors
More than 120 sections of University Perpectives will be offered in the fall, and "Provost Lecturers" are needed to teach the 8-week sections, designed to help students make the transition to college.
U of A Day Camp for Children with Autism Taking Applications
Camp Connect sponsored by the University of Arkansas is taking applications for children with autism to attend the July camp and also taking applications for peer mentors.
AskIT, Cellphone and Other Websites Unavailable During Maintenance, May 28
IT Services will perform planned maintenance from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, to perform an update to FileMaker 13.
Mayfield Wins Bumpers College Outstanding Honors Thesis Competition
Food science major Sarah Mayfield won the Bumpers College’s thesis competition with her research of healthier shortening and chocolate.
Physicists Advance Understanding of Electrical Vortices in Certain Materials
Zhigang Gui, a doctoral student in physics, and Laurent Bellaiche, Distinguished Professor of physics, published their findings in Nano Letters, a journal of the American Chemical Society.