Lori Birrell has been appointed associate dean for Special Collections, and Joel Thornton has been appointed interim associate dean for Research and Learning.
Jessica Mathis, a graduate student in biological anthropology, will lecture on bioarcheological applications in cultural resource management at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Discovery Hall 505.
Tomika Ferguson of Virginia Commonwealth University will present two lectures on Oct. 1, one on black women student-athletes and a second on safe spaces and visibility in the classroom.
Nearly 50 students — licensed practical nurses — from across Arkansas and beyond enrolled in the inaugural class to pursue a bachelor's degree in nursing through online instruction.
Evan Michelson, program director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, will discuss philanthropic support for research from 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in room 504 of the Arkansas Union.
The International Student Organization and Bahamian students will host a drive through the end of this moth to raise funds and most needed items to help those devastated by Hurricane Dorian.
Professor Kenneth Nicholas of the University of Oklahoma will give a Chemistry Seminar at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in Chemistry Building 144. A reception will follow in CHEM 105.
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Justine Howe of Case Western Reserve University will give a lecture titled "Reviving Islam in Cold War America" at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30 in Gearhart Hall Room 258.
Garry McDonald, clinical assistant professor in U of A's Department of Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences, has been named a Minority Access National Role Model by Minority Access.
Are you passionate about mental health? If so, consider becoming a mental health student ambassador. Applications must be submitted by Thursday, Oct. 31.
The Social Innovation Challenge connects a multidisciplinary network of classes with local, national, and international organizations committed to addressing pressing social and environmental problems.
First-generation college students make up almost 25 percent of the total U of A undergraduate population. First-gen freshmen and sophomores can apply for a mentoring program. Apply by Oct. 4.
Share an interesting life story or your unique perspective through dialog with another person at the Human Library, which will be Nov. 13-15 in Holcombe Hall. Fill out a short form to become a "human book."
AccessABLE, the University of Arkansas' first faculty and staff disability resource group, is open for membership. The group will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the Multicultural Center in the Arkansas Union.
This Provost Office-sponsored grant of up to $1,000 is available to tenured and tenure-track faculty who have been invited to make conference presentations between Oct. 1 and Jan. 31.
Nominations for Teaching Academy Academy Fellows are now open. The due date for nominations is 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28.
The Office for Faculty Development and Enhancement will be hosting its first Faculty Enrichment Series event of the semester from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in ARKU 512-514.
Faculty and staff of the U of A are encouraged to nominate part-time employees for the Staff Senate Part-Time Employee Award, in recognition of outstanding service to the university.
Two electrical engineering professors — Alan Mantooth and Fang Luo — have joined a multi-institutional team of researchers on a NASA-funded project to develop an all-electric aircraft.
Chancellor Joe Steinmetz will deliver his annual State of the University address Oct. 1, at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center.
Dean Lynda Coon and associate professor of architecture Kim Sexton will discuss the movement’s impacts on politics, economics and society.
An article by Jo Hsu, assistant professor of English, is the lead essay in a special issue — "The #MeToo Moment: A Rhetorical Zeitgeist" — of the Women's Studies in Communication journal.