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Ungar's New Book, 'Evolution's Bite,' to Be Released in May by Princeton Press

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Renowned anthropologist Peter Ungar’s latest book follows dietary clues from fossil teeth to trace the impact of diet on human evolution.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Food & Nutrition Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Anthropology

Rhoads, Hill, Hartwell Earn Collis R. Geren Awards

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Winners of the 2017 Collis R. Geren awards for excellence in graduate education will be honored at a recognition event at noon today in the Gearhart Hall Courtyard.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduate School Awards International Biological Sciences

Roger Gross, Shakespearean Scholar and Longtime Department of Drama Faculty Member, Dies at 86

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Roger Gross, professor emeritus in the Department of Drama passed away on April 23, 2017. He joined the University of Arkansas in 1980 as the first Chair of the Department of Drama.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Theatre

Petra and Paradise: U of A Professor Leads Research for Smithsonian Channel

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thomas Paradise, a professor of geosciences whose research in Petra, Jordan, has spanned more than 25 years, will be the focus of a May 1 upcoming special on the Smithsonian Channel.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Humanities International Science Social Sciences Anthropology Geosciences Middle East Studies

One-Hour Research Study for $20 for Smokers and Dieters

Thursday, April 27, 2017

If you are over the age of 18 and currently dieting or smoking, you may be eligible to participate in a study related to eating or smoking goals.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Studies Pscyhological Science

U of A Project BRAVE Seeks to Stop Alcohol-Related Sexual Assaults

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Volunteers are visiting local nightspots to teach bystanders ways to recognize and intervene to prevent unwanted sexual aggression.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Outreach Social Sciences Criminal Justice

Arkansas Alumni Non-Traditional Student Leadership Award

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Regina Hamrick will receive the 2017 Arkansas Alumni Association Non-Traditional Student Leadership Award at the Student Involvement Awards Ceremony today.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Events Points of Pride Alumni Association Communication Interdisciplinary Studies

Researchers Build Artificial Synapse Capable of Autonomous Learning

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Discovery opens the door to networks that operate in ways that mimic the function of the human brain.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

Creative Writing M.F.A. Student a Finalist for Albertine Prize

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

J.T. Mahany, an M.F.A. student, has been named a finalist in the prestigious Albertine Prize for his translation of the novel Bardo or Not Bardo by French author Antoine Volodine.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduate School Awards Humanities International Points of Pride Creative Writing English

M.F.A. Theatre Alumna Selected as Drama League Directing Fellow

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Kholoud Sawaf has been awarded a prestigious directing fellowship by the Drama League in New York and will work with four Shakespeare performances in the Northeast.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduate School Appointments Arts Points of Pride Theatre
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