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Spring Commencement Expands to Accommodate More Graduates

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The College of Education and Health Professions ceremony is being moved to Friday, May 8; most ceremonies will be Saturday, May 9.

Administrative News Awards & Appointments Events

Luckstead Earns USDA Grant to Study Immigration

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

A Bumpers College professor has received a $400,000 grant to study immigration policies and agricultural labor markets.

Agriculture Diversity & Multiculturalism International Law and Justice Research & Innovation

M.B.A. Reconnect Weekend Highlights Thinking Like a Startup

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Graduate School of Business of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas recently hosted its second M.B.A. Alumni Reconnect event.


Teaching and Faculty Support Center Awards Research in Teaching Grants for 2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center is pleased to announce the faculty who were awarded nearly $30,000 in Research in Teaching Grants in spring 2015.

Awards & Appointments Education

University Honors 15 Faculty and Staff Grant Recipients

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The University of Arkansas recently honored its “Top 15 in 2015” class of research award recipients – the most highly funded in fiscal year 2014.

Awards & Appointments Points of Pride Research & Innovation

Book Talk and Signing Today Feature Alumnus Charles D. Morgan

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Alumnus Charles D. Morgan will present his new memoir, Matters of Life and Data, twice today, Tuesday, April 28, on campus, first at Mullins Library and later at Hembree Alumni House.

Business & Economics Events Lectures Libraries

Engineering an Amusement Park: Roller Coaster Tycoon 3

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Students work in teams of two to explore engineering concepts using an amusement park simulation game called Roller Coaster Tycoon 3, with a focus on park layout, structures, personnel and customer satisfaction.

Awards & Appointments Events Outreach

Architecture Students Complete Process to Obtain LEED Certification for Free Health Center

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Northwest Arkansas Free Health Center recently achieved LEED certification at the silver level after receiving the help of architecture students in the Fay Jones School of Architecture.

Outreach Sustainability & Environment

Picasolar Wins Bronze Edison Award

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Picasolar Inc., a solar start-up company affiliated with the University of Arkansas, was recognized with a 2015 Edison Award.

Awards & Appointments Business & Economics Engineering Events Research & Innovation Science

Autism Symposium Begins Thursday; Registration Available Online and On-site

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Online registration is available for the annual Autism Spectrum Disorders Symposium sponsored by the University of Arkansas. It will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Events Health, Fitness& Nutrition Lectures
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