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Ashok Saxena Appointed to Fill University Provost Role

Friday, April 17, 2015

Ashok Saxena, a distinguished professor and dean emeritus, will serve as the chief academic officer until a new chancellor is hired.

Administrative News

'Extreme Caver' Video Takes You to Places Few Have Ever Seen

Friday, April 17, 2015

Matt Covington, an associate professor of geosciences, combines a love of exploration and a background in physics to study the hydrology of caves.

Research & Innovation Science Sustainability & Environment

This Week in the Visual and Performing Arts: April 17-24

Friday, April 17, 2015

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will host several musical performances, two literature readings, a play, a film and an art exhibition this week.

Arts & Humanities Entertainment & Cultural Events Events

Fearless Performer Joins UA Bands for Final Spring Concerts

Friday, April 17, 2015

The University of Arkansas Department of Music inside the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will host Jeff Nelsen in residency from April 19-21.

Arts & Humanities Entertainment & Cultural Events Events

Sponsored Student Programs Appreciation Award Recipients Announced

Friday, April 17, 2015

Faculty members Jean-Francois Meullenet and Paneer Selvam and staff members Jeremy Youmans, Nami Bagirimvano and Cameron Caja were honored for their work with sponsored students.

Awards & Appointments International

Kinesiology Student Wins First Place in Research Competition

Friday, April 17, 2015

Lauren Wethington, a student majoring in kinesiology, took first place April 15 at the annual Honors Research Symposium held by the College of Education and Health Professions.

Awards & Appointments Health, Fitness& Nutrition Research & Innovation

U of A Presents Exhibition of M.F.A. Candidate Laura Polaski in Fine Arts Center Gallery

Friday, April 17, 2015

The exhibition will be on display from April 17-26 in the Fine Arts Center Gallery with a reception at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 24.

2015-16 Staff Senate Elections Are Now Open

Friday, April 17, 2015

If you are a 100 percent appointed staff member, classified or non-classified (and non-faculty), please vote for the next class of staff senators by going to


Chancellor and First Lady Announce $1 Million Gift to University

Friday, April 17, 2015

David and Jane Gearhart made a surprise announcement to committee of volunteers on April 10.

Administrative News Giving

Panel to Discuss Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

Friday, April 17, 2015

A panel of experts will discuss landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18, in the E.J. Ball Courtroom at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Events Lectures

Matt Waller Named Interim Dean of Sam M. Walton College of Business

Friday, April 17, 2015

The provost has named Walton College’s associate dean for executive education to serve in the interim post.

Administrative News Business & Economics
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