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Freshman Take Part in an #UncommonTradition, Freshman Pep Rally

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Incoming students participated in the Freshman Pep Rally on Aug. 27 in the Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium showing off their loud pride and even louder voices.

Events Points of Pride

Lieutenant Governor to Talk About Common Core Review in U of A Visit

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Tim Griffin’s lecture is free and open to the public as part of the Department of Education Reform lecture series.

Education Events

U of A Team Takes Second at ALPFA National Convention Case Study Competition

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The team of Edith Castillo, Bahizi Eric Habineza, Edgar Camarillo and Matt Sisco represented the university and the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the convention in New York City.

Awards & Appointments Events

International Culture Team Semester Kickoff Attracts Nearly 300 Students

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The team is a volunteer organization that brings global education to the U of A campus, local schools, businesses and community organizations throughout Northwest Arkansas.

International Outreach

Society Presents Excellence in Service Award to University of Arkansas Biologist

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists awarded its 2015 Robert K. Johnson Award for Excellence in Service to Michael E. Douglas, professor of biological sciences.

Awards & Appointments Research & Innovation Science

Conference to Address Cyber Threats to Food System, New Ways to Fight Produce Contamination

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Gary Acuff, director of the Texas A&M University Center for Food Safety, will lead off the conference with a keynote address on Sept. 8 to discuss validation of food safety improvements.

Events Health, Fitness& Nutrition Lectures

University of Arkansas Global Campus to Offer Tips on Hiring Compliance

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The one-hour training at the Global Campus Rogers facility has been approved for general credit toward HR recertification.


U of A Offers an Exam Preparation Course for Supply Chain Professionals

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The Global Campus in Rogers and APICS will offer a 12-week course to prepare registrants for the Certified Supply Chain Professional exam.

Business & Economics Outreach

Research Camp Deadline Extended to Sept. 10

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The offices of the vice provost for faculty development and enhancement and the vice provost for research and economic development are sponsoring a two-day research camp for faculty members who are starting their research programs.

Administrative News Events Research & Innovation

Come out to Black Graduate Students' Association Back to School Fall Cookout Sept. 8

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The association is hosting a back to school cookout on from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, in the Ozark Hall Patio Courtyard to give members and prospective members a chance to meet.

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