News Archive

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Clinton Global Foundation Announces Partnership with U of A Literacy Project

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The Clinton Global Initiative announced a new commitment to help families in Northwest Arkansas through the University of Arkansas "Wash Time is Talk Time" initiative at local laundromats.

Outreach Research & Innovation

Anand Named Walton College Executive Director of Strategic Planning And Innovation

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Interim Dean Matthew A. Waller has named Vikas Anand to take on a short-term role working with the dean's office as executive director of strategic planning and innovation for Walton College.

Awards & Appointments

Walton College Hosts Technology Awareness Program for Students

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The Information Technology Research Institute encourages minorities and female students to learn more about technology fields.

Business & Economics Diversity & Multiculturalism Outreach

Nine Competitors for Miss Arkansas Have U of A Connections

Thursday, July 02, 2015

When the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant begins Sunday, the university will be well represented. And that's not counting the reigning Miss Arkansas, Ashton Campbell, who is also a U of A student.

Events

National Association Appoints Wyandt-Hiebert to Co-Chair Task Forces for Campus Safety, Sexual Assault Prevention

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Mary Wyandt-Hiebert will advise the American College Health Association's board of directors on relevant policy issues and plan and facilitate programming related to campus safety and violence.

Awards & Appointments

Final Reminder: Women's Giving Circle Accepting Grant Proposals Through July

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The University of Arkansas Women's Giving Circle is accepting proposals for programs and initiatives supporting the campus and community. Deadline is July 31.

Administrative News Giving

Nominations Open Now for Emplyee of the Quarter

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Faculty and staff at the Fayetteville campus are encouraged to nominate staff employees in recognition of outstanding service to the university.

Awards & Appointments

Brief Network Outage in Some Buildings During Maintenance, July 5

Thursday, July 02, 2015

During the maintenance, Wi-Fi could be unavailable for up to 5 minutes and wired Internet connections will be down for 5 to 10 seconds in several campus buildings.

Administrative News

BASIS and webBASIS Unavailable During Maintenance, July 5

Thursday, July 02, 2015

IT Services will perform planned maintenance from 8 to 9 a.m. on Sunday, July 5. During the maintenance, BASIS and webBASIS will be unavailable.

Administrative News

Arkansas Teacher Corps Fellow Brings in Third Teacher of Year Honors

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Emilianne Slamons is the third Arkansas Teacher Corps Fellow to receive teacher of the year awards in their school districts.

Awards & Appointments
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