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Workers May 'Choke' Under Pressure of Non-Monetary Incentives

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Researchers studied golfers trying to qualify for the Ryder Cup and find that offering non-monetary rewards may cause diminished performance. 

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Research & Innovation Social Sciences Economics

Sutton Barristers' Union Trial Competition Final Round This Friday

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The final round of the 2017 William H. Sutton Barristers' Union Trial Competition will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in the E.J. Ball Courtroom, located on the second floor of Waterman Hall.

School of Law Events Law and Justice

University Libraries to Host 'Reveal of the Ferial Psalter' Oct. 18

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

University Libraries and the Medieval and Renaissance Studies for the grand reveal of a recently acquired Ferial Psalter from 15th century Bohemia from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in Carnall Hall.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Libraries

Nursing Students Put Training, Passion to Work in Houston

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Nursing students Carly Mott and Ryan Plath took off for Hurricane Harvey-ravaged Houston not knowing what to expect. What they learned is that they are sure of their career choices.

Chancellor's Ball, 'Everybody's Formal,' Features joan and Ben Rector

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The fourth annual Chancellor's Ball will be from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 20, at the Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W. Mountain St. in downtown Fayetteville.

Student Affairs Entertainment Events

Fighting Human Trafficking

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

University Programs hosts singer and songwriter David Zach to speak about human trafficking. The lecture will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Arkansas Union Theatre.

Student Affairs Events International Law and Justice Lectures

Global Ethics Day at U of A Features Discussions of Ethics in World Issues, College Athletics

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The University of Arkansas will host several events today, with free food and the chance to compete in an international essay contest.

Academic Affairs Events

Prospective Students Preview Bumpers College Departments and Programs

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Bumpers College invited prospective students to tour their anticipated areas of study within the college and learn more about the University of Arkansas in late September.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs Events

Walton to Co-Host Central Banking Conference

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Chris Waller, executive vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, will address monetary policies as keynote speaker at the day-long conference Nov. 6 at the Fayetteville Town Center.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Events Lectures

Architect Marina Tabassum to Present 'Architecture of Informality' Lecture on Oct. 23

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Marina Tabassum will present a lecture on the "Architecture of Informality" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Events Lectures
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