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James Patterson, Don Rice to Receive U of A Honorary Degrees

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Best-selling author and African-American entrepreneur to be honored and will speak at December commencement ceremony.

Administrative News Awards Events

Two U of A Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

American Association for the Advancement of Science honors Stahle and Fritsch for their distinguished contributions to science.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Natural Environment Points of Pride Research & Innovation Science

Bumpers Student Earns National Black Farmers Association Student Scholarship

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Demetrius Arnold from Marianna was recently awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the National Black Farmers Association.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Awards

Arkansas Union to Close for Electrical Upgrades From Dec. 19 to Jan. 11

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

The Arkansas Union will close for essential electrical panel upgrades at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, and reopen at 7 a.m. Jan. 11. Offices will be temporarily relocated.

Facilities Administrative News

New Academic Feature Lets Students Ask 'What If?'

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

The new "What if?" feature will allow students to check online which requirements are completed and which are remaining for any major, minor or other program plan.

Academic Affairs

Rogelio Garcia Contreras Named Director of Social Innovation

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Garcia, the founder of a social entrepreneurship program, has been named to the new position and will start Jan. 4.

Walton College of Business Appointments Business Distance Education Diversity & Multiculturalism Economic Development International Outreach Points of Pride Research & Innovation

Fay Jones School Students Recognized in Eighth Hnedak Bobo Group Design Competition

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Carla Chang, Juan Alvarez, Laura Cochran, Greg Scherer and Edmundo Gonzalez were honored for their winning architectural designs in the Hnedak Bobo Group Design Competition.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Awards Design

Full Circle Pantry Conducts Research on Student Food Security/Insecurity

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

The Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry is conducting an online survey asking students about their perceptions and experiences with access to food and resource availability on and off campus.

Student Affairs Fitness & Nutrition Studies

McKenzie Selected to Join National Task Force on Assessment Education

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Sarah McKenzie, executive director of the Office for Education Policy at the U of A, has been selected to join a national Task Force on Assessment Education for Teachers.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education

Advertising Club Winter Holiday Party on Dec. 8

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Advertising Club invites students to attend this celebration of the winter holidays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, in WCOB room 234. Music, food, and drinks will be provided.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Student Affairs Events
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