Savannah Baptiste was selected as the March Student Leader of the Month. Kendall Lajewski

Savannah Baptiste Selected as March Student Leader of the Month

Sophomore Savannah Baptiste has been selected as the Student Leader of the Month for March 2023.

Housing's Felisha Perrodin Named Jim Gibson Exceptional Service Award Winner

Felisha Perrodin, assistant director for administrative services, received the Jim Gibson Exceptional Service Award at a recent Southwest Association of College & University Housing Officers conference.

Lori Lander Elected Director of NASPA Region IV-West

Lori Lander, associate vice chancellor for student life and assistant dean of students, has been elected director of NASPA Region IV-West.

Women's History Month: Emma Goldman

Emma Goldman, a Lithuanian-born Jewish émigré and political radical, fought for improved working conditions for low-income laborers and for decriminalization of birth control, which was illegal at the time.

Visiting Scholar to Speak on Black German Hip Hop

The German program will host a talk by Adrienne Merritt, assistant professor of German at the University of Colorado, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in Kimpel 209.

Carving Demonstration Offered by Sculpting in Time, Sound and Matter Today

The chainsaw carving demonstration will take place on the Studio and Design Center lawn from 2-4 p.m. today, Friday, March 31, at the U of A's Studio and Design Center at 696 W. Praxis Lane in Fayetteville.

Inventor Spotlight: Scott Osborn

Scott Osborn, associate professor of engineering, focuses his research on innovation in water treatment, craft brewing industries and entrepreneurship.

Upcoming Fall WLLC Special Topics Course in Arab Film

The course — ARAB 470V-003 / MEST 4103-007 Special Topics — will explore the rich history and diverse cultures of the Arab world through Arab films with English subtitles.

New Course in Fall 2023: Environmental Conservation

Cadi Fung, instructor of geography, will teach a new course on Environmental Conservation and Society in fall 2023. It meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Kimpel Hall.

This Fall, Mentor a Child for Course Credit

U of A students can earn course credit by being a Lunch Buddy mentor to a local elementary school student! Lunch Buddy mentors visit the school twice a week and sit with their mentees at the school lunch table.

U of A OSI to Host Focus Groups

The U of A's Food on the Hill team will be hosting an Onsight-Insite Focus Group on April 11 and 12, allowing students to give us feedback on all things campus dining. Sign up now.

Dorothy Hoover, about 1955. Photo Submitted

Women's History Month: Dorothy McFadden Hoover

Hoover was the first African American woman to be promoted to the Stability Analysis section, the first African American woman to achieve the title of Aeronautical Research Scientist and the first African American woman to co-publish with her supervisor. Hoover's research and calculations helped to design the modern jet wing.

An aperiodic tile set with just one shape of tile. Chaim Goodman-Strauss

Mathematical Sciences Professor Helps Solve 50-Year-Old Problem

Chaim Goodman-Strauss, professor of mathematics, helped prove that a single, recently discovered 13-sided shape could be tiled across a plane without creating a periodic symmetry.

Ian Rolston led a Together in Diversity and Design workshop with 56 interior architecture and design students Design on March 1 in Vol Walker Hall. Gabriel Diaz Montemayor

Fay Jones School Hosts Environmental Designer Ian Rolston for Diversity and Design Workshop

Rolston, a renowned Canadian environmental designer, led the Together in Diversity and Design workshop, exploring equity, empathy and compassion with students through a design reflection of their space.

Gerald and Troy Alley Photo Submitted

Gerald Alley and Troy C. Alley Jr. Selected as 2023 Johnson Fellows

U of A graduates Gerald Alley and Troy Alley will meet with students across campus during a visit April 3-6 as the 2023 Johnson Fellows.

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