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First-Generation Students Inspire Scholarship Gift From von Gremps

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

A $50,000 gift from Jim and Susan von Gremp will create an Advance Arkansas scholarship and promote student success at the U of A.

University Advancement Giving

A Classic Fairy Tale Gets a Makeover Children of All Ages Will Eat Up. Figuratively.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The U of A Opera Theatre will give a 20th century retelling of the classic "Hansel and Gretel" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22 at the University Theatre in the Fine Arts Center.

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

Civil Engineering Research Center Breaks Ground

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Leaders from across Arkansas gathered Nov. 4 to break ground for the U of A Civil Engineering Research and Education Center at the Arkansas Research and Technology Park.

College of Engineering Facilities Engineering Events Research & Innovation Civil Engineering

Architect Lorcan O'Herlihy to Present 'Social Occupation' Lecture on Nov. 18

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Lorcan O'Herlihy will present a lecture at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Design Events Lectures

Professor Who Studies Education Policy to Give Guest Lecture on Nov. 22

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

A. Brooks Bowden of the University of Pennsylvania will give a lecture titled "Simplifying Cost Study Design for Education Field Trials" at noon Friday, Nov. 22, in Graduate Education 343.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Lectures Education Policy Education Reform

November Cordes Chair Brown Bag Lunch Event

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Sean Connors, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, will discuss how to design inquiry-based learning experiences during the November Cordes Chair lunch at noon Friday. All faculty welcome.

Academic Affairs Events Teaching and Faculty Support Center

STEMusical Bridges Art and Science for Local Students

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Songs written by Gary Prinz and his civil engineering students give grade school students a chance to learn fundamentals of science and engineering while committing them to musical memory.

College of Engineering Education Engineering Outreach Science Civil Engineering

U of A's Asian Studies Program Hosts Webcast of the 2019 China Town Hall, Nov. 18

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Asian Studies Program will broadcast the webcast of the 13th annual China Town Hall and host a discussion to follow from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 in Old Main 201, Giffels Auditorium.  

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Asian Studies History Political Science World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Last Chance to Reserve a 'Human Book' at the Human Library

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Human Library utilizes interactive storytelling to learn about the experiences and perspectives of individuals with compelling personal narratives Nov. 13-15 in Holcombe Hall.

Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Events Multicultural Student Affairs Student Activities

France Featured Today at Holcombe Global Series

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Experience the diverse culture of France in Global Series: France at 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the Holcombe Living Room.

Student Affairs Cultural Events Events International Housing Student Activities
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