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Innovative Journalist and Author Joins UA Center for Ethics in Journalism

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Innovative journalist and author Jesse Holland has been selected as the 2016 visiting distinguished professor of ethics in journalism for the Walter J. Lemke Department of Journalism.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Appointments Humanities

Enrollment Services Has a New Director of Communications

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Jeremy Burns will work to expand recruitment and retention communications along with marketing and public relations efforts.

Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments

Department of Energy Awards Picasolar $2 Million For Solar Cell Technology

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The SunShot award is the result of the company’s patent-pending process to increase solar-cell efficiency and lower solar-panel costs.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduate School Awards Research & Innovation Science

Bumpers College Students, Others Invited to Thursday's Carnival of Clubs Networking Event

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The preview and networking event is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, on the Maudine Sanders Student Plaza and Garden and Hawkins Family Terrace of the AFLS Building.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Student Affairs Agriculture Events Human Environment

For U of A Graduate, Educational Technology Program Really Means Helping People

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Pody Gay, a lifelong learner and alumna of the College of Education and Health Professions, brings her enthusiasm for learning to the visitors of the Amazeum at Bentonville.

College of Education and Health Professions Education

Video: The Band and The Cates perform at Fayetteville's Rink Aug. 31, 1984

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Thirty-two years ago, the Band and The Cate Brothers performed at The Rink in Fayetteville on Aug. 31. The Pryor Center has posted a video of the performance on its website.

Arts Humanities

First Year Photo Project Reception Aug. 31

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Members of the class of 2019 documented their first-year experience in photos currently on display in the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery through Friday, Sept. 2.

Student Affairs Arts Events

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Plans Open House for Public on Thursday

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute invites the public to its annual fall open house from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1 in the atrium of the Chancellor Hotel, 70 N. East Ave.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events

Garvan Woodland Gardens Greets Fall With Art Guild Exhibit, Lake Cleanup and Culinary Pairing

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

With cooler weather on the horizon, Garvan Woodland Gardens has several exciting events planned in September to welcome the beginning of fall.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Events Natural Environment

University of Arkansas ThunderHawgs Ace Field Training at Maxwell Air Force Base

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

A total of 15 ThunderHawgs completed their field training this summer at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, as they transition to the Professional Officer Course.

Air Force ROTC Awards
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