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Landscape Architecture Professor Appointed Visiting Professor, Wins Sustainability Award

Friday, September 18, 2020

Carl Smith will be a visiting professor at the University of Sheffield School of Architecture. He was also awarded the 2020 Green Medal Sustainability Award by Garden Communicators International.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Academic Affairs Awards Design Department of Landscape Architecture

Enroll in Honors Adolescent Development Today

Friday, September 18, 2020

The Honors Adolescent Development course will be taught on Thursday afternoons during the second 8-week session of the fall semester. Learn how to work with children and families.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs Human Development and Family Sciences Program School of Human Environmental Sciences

U of A Bookstore to Launch New Adoption Portal Soon

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The Barnes & Noble College Adoption & Insights Portal will be your source for researching, adopting and sharing insights about textbooks and course materials. A demo is available.

Division of Finance & Administration Academic Affairs University Bookstore

Call for Proposals: The Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The winning department will receive $10,000 and a trophy, as well as having the unit name placed on a traveling university plaque housed in that department for one year. Apply by Dec. 18.

Division of Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Awards Teaching Academy

University Enrollment Sees Uptick; Graduate School Hits Record Number

Friday, September 11, 2020

University enrollment rose among diverse groups and Arkansas residents and saw its largest jump among graduate school enrollees.

Division of Academic Affairs Enrollment and Admissions Global Campus Graduate School International Education School of Law Academic Affairs Administrative News Points of Pride

Newly Elected Faculty Senate Leadership Ready for Challenges Ahead

Friday, September 11, 2020

The Faculty Senate of the University of Arkansas elected a new Executive Committee leadership team at the conclusion of their Sept. 9 meeting.

Academic Affairs Appointments

History Department and Libraries' Open Educational Resources Save U of A Students $50,000

Thursday, September 10, 2020

The project will reduce the average cost of books used in HIST 2003 and HIST 2013 by 25% for students who take the core curriculum American history courses this year.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Global Campus University Libraries Academic Affairs Humanities Department of History Mullins Library

College of Education and Health Professions Site Enhances Online Teaching, Enables Collaboration

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Professors in the College of Education and Health Professions are sharing online teaching expertise divided into three sections: organizing, interacting and evaluating.

College of Education and Health Professions Academic Affairs Distance Education Education

Conservatism Is Focus of Upcoming Honors College Lecture

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Jay P. Greene, distinguished professor and chair of the department of education reform, will discuss conservative thought past and present.

College of Education and Health Professions Honors College Academic Affairs Lectures Politics Department of Education Reform

Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center Announces September Virtual Presentations

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

The Teaching and Faculty Support Center will host four virtual presentations during the month of September with professors Janine Parry, Jeannie Whayne, Dave Fredrick and Stephanie Schulte.

Division of Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Events Lectures Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center
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