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Opportunities for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers New to U of A

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Connect with the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer coordinator at the University of Arkansas for opportunities to participate in social events, mentor students or more.

Graduate School Student Affairs International International Students & Scholars

Walton College Engages Students Through Summer Programs

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Sam M. Walton College of Business hosted four residential summer camps in June to introduce high school students to university life.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Academic Affairs Business Diversity and Inclusion Events

$4.6 Million Award Creates Program to Train Cybersecurity Professionals

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The program will address a shortage of highly skilled cybersecurity professionals and train students for careers in government agencies.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Science Training Transportation Computer Science and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Industrial Engineering

Researchers Pursue Radiation Resisting Tech for Electronics

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Jeff Dix and Morgan Ware, assistant professors of electrical engineering, each received $40,000 for six months with a one-year option period for $160,000  to develop radiation-resistant electronic components.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Electrical Engineering

U of A Bachelor of Science in Public Health Degree Among First in Nation to Be Accredited

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The University of Arkansas' Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree recently became one of the first in the nation to be accredited as a stand-alone baccalaureate program. 

College of Education and Health Professions Academic Affairs Health Health, Human Performance and Recreation Public Health

Volunteers Needed: Welcome On-Campus Students During Move-in 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Campus and community volunteers are needed to help students move into their on-campus homes on two days: Saturday, Aug. 17, and Monday, Aug. 19.

Student Affairs Events Giving Housing

Viridian Saxophone Quartet Encore Performance at Live at the Five & Dime

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The second season of the "Live at the Five & Dime" outdoor concert series continues on Wednesday, July 17, with an encore performance of the Viridian Saxophone Quartet.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events Music

Warming Climate Intensifies Summer Drought in Parts of U.S., Study Finds

Monday, July 15, 2019

In regions with low soil moisture, higher temperatures create a 'feedback loop' that links the land and air, worsening droughts. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Geosciences

Fossil of Smallest Old World Monkey Species Discovered in Kenya

Monday, July 15, 2019

A research team including Michael Plavcan discovered Nanopithecus browni near Kanapoi, Kenya, far from the habitat of other guenons.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences International Research & Innovation Science Anthropology

Last Chance! Nominate Staff for Employee of the 4th Quarter

Monday, July 15, 2019

Today, July 15, is the last day to nominate staff employees in recognition of outstanding service to the university for the fourth quarter: April, May and June.

Awards Staff Senate
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