Data Science Professor Is Newest U of A Arkansas Research Alliance Scholar

Justin Zhan’s research focuses on big data, blockchain technologies, information assurance, social computing and biomedical informatics.

'New Voices at the T2 Commons' Play Reading Series Continues With U of A Work, Dec. 8

Close out the 2019 play-reading series with a reading of Hairy & Sherri, by graduate student Adrienne Dawes, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in the TheatreSquared Commons.

Schola Cantorum presents 'A Child's Christmas in Wales'

The Schola Cantorum will again sing its presentation of "A Child's Christmas in Wales" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Faulkner Center with professor Henry Runkles reading Dylan Thomas' famous poem.

Alumni, Greek Organization and Current Student Honored For Philanthropy

The Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals presented awards in November.

Pre-Order for One-Day Sale and Save Up to $200 on MacBook Pro and Up to $100 on iPad Pro

The U of A Computer Store will offer discounts on MacBook Pro and iPad Pro for U of A faculty and staff on Dec. 11 as well as on pre-orders for that day.

University Theatre Alumni and Graduate Students to Present Reading of 'Your House Is on Fire'

University of Arkansas alumni and graduate students will join local artists to stage several 5-minute plays, collectively titled "Your House Is on Fire," at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Mount Sequoyah Center.

Team of Animal Science Researchers Publish Article on Longitudinal Investigation of Swine Gut Microbiome

A team of researchers from the Department of Animal Science at University of Arkansas recently published an article on their findings from a longitudinal study of the swine gut microbiome.

Marsha Norvell to Retire After More Than 30 Years of Service to University Community

The Division of Student Affairs in recognizing Marsha Norvell on her retirement during a drop-in reception from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, in The Classroom at the Inn at Carnal Hall.

Celebrate Holidays and Traditions from Around the World Dec. 9

Come experience the holidays, traditions and foods from cultures all around the world from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery in the Arkansas Union.

Arkansas Design Projects Shared on International Stage at 2019 World Architecture Festival

Arkansas is on the international stage this week with two design projects being presented at the 2019 World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam.

Talent Search to Hold ACT Success Academy Saturday

The U of A Talent Search program expects about 125 registered high school students to attend the ACT Success Academy, which offers a practical roadmap for doing better on the ACT exam.

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Class Analysis: Mexico Could Soon Be Arkansas' Top Export Destination

Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere trade at the World Trade Center Arkansas, explained Arkansas' strong trade ties with Mexico to a political science class.

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'Louis I. Kahn: The Nordic Latitudes' Published by UA Press, Fay Jones School

A new book by Per Olaf Fjeld and Emily Randall Fjeld will be celebrated with a Dec. 11 book signing in Vol Walker Hall on the university campus.

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Let's Be Careful Out There: Helmet Giveaway Supports E-Scooter Safety

 The university has implemented additional safety precautions for e-scooters on campus, but you should follow safety rules, practice defensive scootering and wear a helmet to improve safety.

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In New 'Short Talks,' Drexler Discusses Infamous History of Lockesburg Mounds

In this episode of Short Talks From the Hill, Carl Drexler talks about the importance of the Lockesburg Mounds and what they might tell us about the Caddo civilization from a thousand years past. 

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