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Rowland Gift Will Name Exhibition Gallery in Anthony Timberlands Center

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Alumnus Tom Rowland’s $317,000 real estate gift will benefit the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design.

Division of University Advancement Facilities Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Alumni Architecture Giving

Asmita Singh, Food Science Doctoral Student, Receives Feeding Tomorrow IFT Scholarship

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Asmita Singh, a doctoral student in the Bumpers College food science program, has been selected to receive a Feeding Tomorrow Scholarship.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Department of Food Science

Red Cross RSO President Receives Premier Honor

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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.


Division of Student Affairs Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Health, Fitness & Wellness Points of Pride Center for Leadership & Community Engagement Department of Management Office of Student Activities Student Organizations

Virtual Suzuki Music Camp Ready for Summer Students

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Fine Arts Training Community Music School Department of Music

New Director of Research Computing

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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

Division of Finance & Administration Appointments Research and Innovation University Information Technology Services

UA System Receives $10 Million Gift to Create Center of Excellence, Endowed Professorship

Monday, June 29, 2020

A $10 million donation to the University of Arkansas System from the Fryar Family Charitable Foundation will be used to create and support a center that will provide analysis and education on issues of price risk management in agriculture, finance and energy.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Academic Affairs Agriculture Giving Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness UA Division of Agriculture

Student Studies Effects of Changes in University Retirement Plan

Monday, June 29, 2020

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.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Research and Innovation Department of Finance

Stephen  Tycer Named Chief Information Security Officer 

Monday, June 29, 2020

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.

Division of Finance & Administration Appointments Safety & Security University Information Technology Services

Access The New York Times With Your UARK Email Account

Monday, June 29, 2020

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

Division of Student Affairs Administrative News Associated Student Government Office of Student Activities
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