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$5 Million Tyson Gift Lifts New Agriculture Research Center

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The Tyson Family and Tyson Foods Inc. have made a substantial gift toward creating a first-of-its-kind agricultural research center in Arkansas – one of the most consequential gifts to advance water quality and sustainability research in the state's history.

Agriculture Giving

Computer Simulator Will Improve Radiation Therapy for Cancer Patients

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

A University of Arkansas researcher helped spearhead a project to develop a computer simulator of dual foil scattering systems.

Business & Economics Health, Fitness& Nutrition Research & Innovation Science

UPDATE: Novelist David Bezmozgis to Give Reading at the Fayetteville Public Library March 3

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The lecture by David Bezmogis has been moved up to Tuesday, March 3, due to threat of inclement weather. Bezmozgis was named one of The New Yorker's 20 most promising writers under the age of 40.

Arts & Humanities Entertainment & Cultural Events Events Lectures

UREC Intramural Associate Director Bill Mock to Retire After 27 Years of Service

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Bill Mock, associate director of intramural sports for the department of University Recreation will retire this month after 27 years of service with the department.

Events Intramurals & Recreation

Architect Henning Thomsen Presents 'Two Currents' Lecture on March 3

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Henning Thomsen will lecture on "Two Currents of Danish Architecture in the 21st Century" at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250, of Vol Walker Hall.

Architecture Events Lectures

Deborah Berke, Architect for 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville, to Lecture in Little Rock, Bentonville

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Deborah Berke will talk about "Out of the Ordinary" at 6 p.m. today in Little Rock and at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Architecture Events Lectures

ASG to Host How-to-Apply-for-Funding Informational Session March 3

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Registered student organizations can learn how to apply for funding during an informational session from 5-6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, in Arkansas Union 504.

Administrative News

Garvan Woodland Gardens Welcomes Spring with Blooms, Workshops and Other Events

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Garvan Woodland Gardens prepares for the return of spring with the annual Daffodil Days and Tulip Extravaganza, along with a host of other activities and events in March.

Architecture Events Outreach

Undecided About Your Major or Career? The Career Development Center Can Empower You

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The U of A Career Development Center will meet with students from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in Northwest Quad B112, the small theater near the Roberta Fulbright Dining Hall.


Aaron Burkes Named New Associate Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Northwest Arkansas native, U of A alumnus, previously served as administrator at Madison Area Technical College in Wisconsin.

Administrative News Awards & Appointments
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