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Harvard Nuclear Weapons and Torture Scholar to Speak Tonight

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Elaine Scarry, a leading scholar on violence and justice, will give a lecture titled "Beyond Torture and Nuclear Weapons: Reclaiming Our Social Contract" at 5:30 p.m. tonight in Gearhart Hall 26.

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Harvard Nuclear Weapons and Torture Scholar to Speak April 13

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Elaine Scarry, a leading scholar on violence and justice, will give a lecture titled "Beyond Torture and Nuclear Weapons: Reclaiming Our Social Contract" Thursday, April 13. 

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Alumna Honored by Students with Gayle Pettus Pontz Award

Monday, April 10, 2017

The Women Law Students Association will honor Dina Wood (J.D. '88) with the Gayle Pettus Pontz Award during a reception at 5 p.m. Monday, April 10, at Fresco Cafe and Pub in Fayetteville.

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Blair Center Releases First Report From 2016 Poll, Tackles Immigration Politics

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics & Society recently released the first report from its 2016 Blair Center Poll, "Intersections of Region and Race: Divided Opinions on Immigration Politics and Policy in the South," by Xavier Medina Vidal.

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Fulbright College Political Science Professor Named a Public Intellectuals Fellow

Monday, January 30, 2017

Ka Zeng, professor of political science and director of Asian studies, has been named a fellow in the fifth round of the Public Intellectuals Program, sponsored by the National Committee on United States-China Relations. 

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Five U of A Faculty Appointed to Arkansas Civil Rights Committee

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Five faculty members from the university have been appointed to the Arkansas Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, along with two others in the UA System..

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Two Fulbright College Faculty and Five Students Receive Fellowships From Blair Center

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Fellowships given to professors Juan José Bustamante and Lisa Hinrichsen and graduate students Nathaniel Conley, Karly Eaton, Michael Shane Powers, Madeline Forrest Ramsey and Jordan Savage.

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