Arkansas Alumni Association Announces New Board Members

The Class of 2023 for the Arkansas Alumni Association’s National Board of Directors began work on July 1.

GPSC Shifts Funds to the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry

The Graduate-Professional Student Congress donated nearly $1,000 worth of food and other needed products to the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Campus Food Pantry.

Ricke Receives the National Chicken Council Broiler Research Award

Steven C. Ricke, director of the Center for Food Safety, will receive National Chicken Council Broiler Research Award at the annual Poultry Science Association virtual meeting this month.

Biology Graduate Student Awarded National Science Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Doctoral graduate Tyler K. Chafin was awarded a three-year, NSF "rules of life" post-doctoral fellowship with a focus on interdisciplinary research using biological collections.

Red Cross RSO President Receives Premier Honor

American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern presented the organization's Red Cross Young Adult Leader Award to Wesley Smith, president of the U of A Red Cross RSO, via video.

 

Virtual Suzuki Music Camp Ready for Summer Students

The Suzuki Music School of Arkansas is accepting students ages 5-13 for their 2020 summer music camps. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this year's camps will be held online through Zoom.

New Director of Research Computing

Donald DuRousseau, who has 20 years of technology experience, has joined IT Services as director of research computing on June 29.

Student Studies Effects of Changes in University Retirement Plan

Sarah Brasche, an undergraduate student majoring in finance, is studying the effects of U of A changes in required mandatory contributions to retirement savings and wants the help of employees.

Stephen  Tycer Named Chief Information Security Officer 

Stephen Tycer, who has a strong background in corporate IT security, has been named the new chief information security officer at the University of Arkansas, effective today, June 29.

Access The New York Times With Your UARK Email Account

Students and staff now have full complimentary access to The New York Times via www.nytimes.com and Times mobile apps, thanks to subscription through the ASG Readership Program.

Employee Health Assessments Will Be Required Daily Starting July 7

Employees will be required to complete a daily self-assessment verifying they have no COVID-19 symptoms or are working remotely.

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Arkansas Union to Re-Open in July

The Arkansas Union will reopen its entire facility beginning Monday, July 6. Hill Coffee Company will also re-open on Monday, July 6, with a limited menu. Club Red Union remains open 8 a.m.to 2 p.m. weekdays.

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School of Art High School Summer Workshop Presents Virtual Exhibition 'Together Apart'

The U of A School of Art recently hosted the second annual summer workshop for high school students that concluded with an online exhibition, 'Together Apart.'

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Civil Engineering Graduate Student Awarded American Water Works Association Scholarship

Civil engineering doctoral student Samuel Hodges has earned the American Water Scholarship to further his research into sample gathering technology for use in drinking water.

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Snow to Lead Economic Development Office as Interim; Leeds to Step Down

Inaugural Vice Chancellor Stacy Leeds is stepping down from the post after three years to focus on research and several writing projects.

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