Russell Cothren, University Relations

Vaccination Appointments Now Being Extended to New Groups of Employees

After 1,000 employees received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine last week, the university is now extending the opportunity to other employees.

U of A Climbs in U.S. News Rankings in Two Categories of Online Programs

Online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in engineering rose in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Italian Honor Society Gamma Kappa Alpha Inducts 17 U of A Students

In December, the Italian Program hosted a virtual induction of 17 students to the Italian National Honors Society, Gamma Kappa Alpha, the largest induction of U of A students to date.

Law Professor Offers Simpler Guidelines to Interpreting the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Laurent Sacharoff examines the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and offers a remedy for courts and scholars seeking to interpret or apply the the federal law in criminal cases.

Two Professors from School of Law Receive Women's Giving Circle Grants for Projects

The Women's Giving Circle at the University of Arkansas awards over $10,000 to School of Law professors Annie Smith and Uche Ewelukwa Ofodile.

Professors Create New Research Lab to Help People Who Have Limited Speech

Two U of A professors — Elizabeth Lorah and Christine Holyfield — have created a research laboratory to help make life better for people with communication limitations.

Annual Alcohol and Other Drug Policy Notification for Students, Faculty and Staff

The University of Arkansas encourages all members of the campus community to familiarize themselves with the annual Alcohol and Other Drug Policy notification.

Horticultural Crops Plant Pathologist Grünwald Guest for Entomology and Plant Pathology Seminar

Niklaus Grünwald of the Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory in Oregon will present "Novel Tools and Approaches Inform on Phytophthora Pathogen Emergence" at 3:30 p.m. today, Jan. 26.

Razorback Spirit Final Collegiate Prep Clinic

The final Virtual Collegiate Prep Clinic of the 2020-21 season at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. This clinic is open exclusively to current high school seniors and University of Arkansas and transfer students.

Holocaust Survivor Q&A on Feb. 11 via Zoom

Pieter Kohnstam, a survivor of the Holocaust and neighbor of Anne Frank, will share his story and first-hand knowledge of the Holocaust at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, via Zoom.

Looking for an On-Campus Student Job? Attend the On-Campus and Summer Jobs Virtual Fair This Thursday

The On-Campus & Summer Jobs Virtual Fair will be online from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. Talk with U of A departments about part-time, work-study, internship, research, and volunteer positions.

University Recreation, Alumni Association to Host Annual Running of the Hogs Race

University Recreation and the Arkansas Alumni Association will host the fourth annual Running of the Hogs (ROTH) 5k/10k on Saturday, March 6.

Seminar on 'Single-cell Manipulation with Single Molecule Resolution' on Friday

Paolo Actis of the University of Leeds will give a virtual seminar titled "Single-cell manipulation with single molecule resolution" on Zoom from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29. The talk is free and open to the public.

Razorback Women's Basketball to Play UConn on Thursday

The University of Connecticut Huskies will visit Bud Walton Arena at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, as they take on the No. 15 Razorback women's basketball team.

Walton Executive Education Spring Open Enrollment Courses

The spring series includes trending topics including Innovation Strategies, Narrative Building and Global Perspectives on Microfinance and many others.

Microsoft Teams Introduces New In-Meeting Share Experience

Microsoft Teams for Windows and Mac will soon have a revised share experience during meetings. Users will see a new design when sharing their screen, window, Whiteboard or PowerPoint.

Chance to Win a $30 Walmart Gift Card by Participating in Luxury Fashion Consumer Study

Researchers are recruiting students, faculty, and staff on campus to understand motivations to purchase second-hand luxury fashion products through online channels.

Participants Wanted for Paid Study on Hydration

This study will involve two visits to the Exercise Science Research Center totaling approximately one hour. Upon completion of the study, participants will be compensated with a $20 Amazon gift card.

New Tool to Help Decision-Makers Understand Freight Movement

A team of University of Arkansas industrial engineering researchers has developed a tool to help public and private sector leaders optimize freight movement across different modes of transportation.

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Jed McCaleb to Keynote Kick-Off for 2021 RZRblock Hackathon

Accomplished programmer and serial blockchain entrepreneur Jed McCaleb will be the keynote speaker to kick off the 2021 RZRblock Hackathon on Friday, March 5.

Courtesy of ZuZu African Acrobats

Virtual Black History Month Kicks Off With ZuZu African Acrobats Feb. 1

Originating in Mombassa, Kenya, the ZuZu African Acrobats have performed in more 25 countries. Register for this virtual show, which will be performed at 7 p.m. Feb. 1.

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U of A Theatre's ArkType New Works Festival Going Digital

This year’s festival featuring new works from the Department of Theatre is going digital, with performances that tackle timely topics.

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