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Community Design Center's 'Food City Scenario' Wins Two National Awards

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The U of A Community Design Center has won two awards for a project that seeks to build food sustainability through local urban agriculture.

Architecture Awards & Appointments Health, Fitness& Nutrition Points of Pride Research & Innovation Sustainability & Environment

Lorenzo Named Director of the Razorback Marching Band

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Benjamin Lorenzo will serve as director of the 335-plus member Razorback Marching Band, conduct the Symphonic Band, and teach courses in the University of Arkansas Department of Music.

Awards & Appointments Intercollegiate Athletics

Danny Pugh Named Vice President for Student Affairs at Texas A&M

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Danny Pugh, vice provost for student affairs, has accepted the position as vice president for student affairs at Texas A&M University.

Awards & Appointments

Jerry Wall, Professor Emeritus of Architecture, Dies at Age 75

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Jerry Don Wall, 75, professor emeritus of architecture at the Fay Jones School of Architecture, passed away Sunday, May 24, at his home in Rogers.

Administrative News

CELDi Research Project to Review Current Forecasting Model for Medline Industries

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Professors Ashlea Bennett Milburn and Manuel D. Rossetti will work with Medline, the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of health care supplies in the U.S. to analyze their forecasting process.

Health, Fitness& Nutrition Research & Innovation

New Videoconferencing App Now Available

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Faculty, staff and students can initiate, conduct or participate in videoconferences at no cost using the university standard LifeSize, which allows mobile and desktop access.

Administrative News

Fayetteville Policies and Procedures: Revisions

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Four Fayetteville Policies and Procedures regarding payment cards have been revised.

Administrative News

Nepalese Students' Initiative to Help Earthquake Victims of Nepal

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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.

Giving Health, Fitness& Nutrition International Outreach

Undergrads Recommend Changing Payroll Practices to Improve U.S. Economy

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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.

Research & Innovation

Peter MacKeith to Speak at 'Annual Rings' Architecture Seminar at Embassy of Finland

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Peter MacKeith will take part in the "Annual Rings" architecture seminar Thursday, May 28, at the Embassy of Finland in Washington, D.C.

Arts & Humanities Events International
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