Danielle Badra Named Winner of the 2021 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize

The poetry prize awards publication to a first or second book of poetry by a writer of Arab heritage.

Keep Teaching Site Launches, Providing Resources for Remote, Hybrid Teaching

A new site for University of Arkansas faculty serves as a one-stop resource for planning and teaching remote and hybrid courses.

Materials Science Researchers Develop First Electrically Injected Laser

The diode laser uses semiconducting material germanium tin and could improve micro-processing speed and efficiency at much lower costs.

Teaching and Faculty Support Center Holds First-Ever Virtual Teaching Camp

The Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center held the first-ever Virtual Teaching Camp via Zoom on Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 3-5, with 65 faculty participating.

Data Science Bachelor's Degree First of Its Kind at University of Arkansas

The program will give students the chance to study with faculty from three colleges — the College of Engineering, the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

New Foregrounding Diverse Perspectives Initiative Reframes Writing Courses

The Foregrounding Diverse Perspectives initiative will focus on reframing the discussions that take place each semester and in each unit of the writing courses .

SKY Club Presents Session on 'Beyond Breath Online: Introduction to SKY Campus Happiness Retreat'

Come join the SKY Club to learn more about the the Sudarshan Kriya and the upcoming SKY Campus Happiness Retreat in its free interactive online workshop "Beyond Breath."

NEH Summer Stipend 2021 Nominations

The National Endowment for the Humanities 2021 Summer Stipend competition provides $6,000 in funding for two-months of full-time research in the humanities. Find out how to apply.

Get Paid to Look at Art

The Mechanisms of Attention and Cognition Lab in the Department of Psychological Science is recruiting new participants for an online research study to examine how people view art.

Glen Dunn Named Global Campus Employee of the Year

Dunn, the manager of technology services, was recognized for his exceptional leadership and hard work during the dual crises of extensive flood damage at Global Campus and COVID-19.

Colleen Whitman Named Global Campus Employee of the Quarter

Coworkers who nominated Whitman praised her for her tremendous work during the fourth quarter to develop a self-paced online course enrollment form in Slate for the Credit Studies team.

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Sharman to Debut Play at Virtual Arkansas New Play Festival

Local playwright and screenwriter, Russell Sharman, professor of practice in the Department of Communication, will debut his new play, titled The Interrogator at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7.

Campaign Arkansas Surpasses Goal, Raises Nearly $1.45 Billion

The university's eight-year campaign to advance academic opportunity came to a successful conclusion, raising nearly $1.45 billion for campus.

Russell Cothren, University Relations

UA Greek Life Planning Hybrid Recruitment Activities for Fall

Greek Life is preparing for fall and has made several modifications for those looking to join a fraternity or sorority, including hybrid recruitment with virtual and limited in-person opportunities.

University of Arkansas

Doctoral Student Receives PEO International Peace Scholarship

Paramita Choudhury, a second-year doctoral student in biological anthropology, has received the P.E.O International Peace Scholarship.

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