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Hobby Becomes New Assistant Director of M.B.A. Programs

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Rachel Hobby is the new assistant director of M.B.A. programs in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

Graduate School Walton College of Business Appointments

Office of Student Activities Announces New Assistant Director for Registered Student Organizations

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Amber Widdowson, who has worked in student activities while pursuing degrees, has been appointed the new assistant director for registered student organizations.

Student Affairs Appointments Student Organizations

Williams Appointed Librarian-in-Residence

Monday, August 14, 2017

When Marianne Williams first set foot in the Dickson Street Bookstore, she knew Fayetteville was her kind of place. Williams was appointed Librarian-in-Residence for University Libraries July 10. 

Libraries Appointments

Claire Allison Named New Assistant Director for the Center for Community Engagement

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Claire Allison will oversee the Volunteer Action Center's signature food and mentoring programs, including supervising its staff members and advising student volunteers.

Student Affairs Appointments

Birrell Appointed Head of Special Collections for University Libraries

Monday, July 31, 2017

 Lori Birrell has found a new home as head of Special Collections at the University of Arkansas Libraries. She assumed the new role July 10.

Libraries Appointments

Poultry Science Students, Faculty Receive Awards, Honors at Poultry Science Association Meeting

Monday, July 31, 2017

Students and faculty of the U of A Poultry Science Department received prestigious awards at the 2017 Poultry Science Association annual meeting Billy Hargis was elected second vice president.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Appointments Events Poultry Science

Electrical Engineering Professor Serves as Topical Chair for IEEE Photonics Society Summer Conference

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Shui-Qinq (Fisher) Yu, associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, was elected to chair the IEEE Photonics Society Summer Conference series for the third consecutive year.

College of Engineering Appointments Engineering Electrical Engineering

Arkansas Attorney General Welcomes Summer Interns

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has welcomed six University of Arkansas students into the Attorney General's office internship program.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Appointments Politics Criminal Justice Political Science Pscyhological Science

Donald Judges Named Vice Provost for Distance Education, Global Campus Head

Monday, July 17, 2017

Judges continues to lead the Global Campus, which supports the U of A in the development and delivery of online and continuing education. 

Global Campus Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments Distance Education Education

Nelson-Ginder, Knight Named New Leaders in University Development

Monday, July 17, 2017

Katy Nelson-Ginder and Kellie Knight began leading Campaign Arkansas fundraising efforts on behalf of the University of Arkansas on July 1. 

University Advancement Administrative News Appointments Giving University Development
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