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Etel Adnan Poetry Prize Winner Zaina Alsous to Read at Fayetteville Poetry Festival, Oct 12

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Zaina Alsous, Arab-American poet and winner of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, will read from her prizewinning poetry collection A Theory of Birds on Saturday, Oct. 12.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Others Events International Lectures University Press Middle East Studies University of Arkansas Press

Teaching Academy and Teaching and Faculty Support Center Recognize Teaching Excellence

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The UA Teaching Academy and the Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center recognized teaching excellence at the Teaching Awards Reception.

Others Academic Affairs Awards Events Teaching and Faculty Support Center

Carroll Family Selected as the 2019 Family of the Year

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The Carroll Family of Coppell, Texas, was awarded the 2019 Family of the Year this past weekend. Daughters Christine and Rebecca are current students, the third generation of their family at the U of A.

Others Student Affairs Associated Student Government Awards Points of Pride Student Activities Student Organizations

World Trade Center Arkansas Hosts New Canada Consul at Reception

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The event included a representative from the Office of Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas business leaders and U of A staff.

Others Business Economic Development International World Trade Center Arkansas Vice Chancellor for Economic Development

Kathryn Sloan, Director of Humanities, Named Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Kathryn Sloan, director of humanities and professor of history, will become the next vice provost for faculty affairs at the University of Arkansas, effective Oct. 1.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Others Appointments Humanities History Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs

Pre-STEM Fair Mixer on Sept. 24

Monday, September 16, 2019

Students in the STEM fields are invited to a Pre-STEM Fair Mixer from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Arkansas Union Verizon Ballroom. Business casual attire is required. Register by Sept. 19.

College of Engineering Others Engineering Events Science Career Services

STEM Career Fair on Sept. 25

Monday, September 16, 2019

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Career Fair from 10 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in Bud Walton Arena. Business casual attire is required.

College of Engineering Others Engineering Events Science Career Services

New Funding Provides Millions of New Reasons to Attend the U of A

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

An additional $5 million will increase the general scholarship fund by 33% to $20 million in support of recruitment and retention.

Others Academic Affairs Administrative News Events Points of Pride Chancellor

Workshop: Becoming a Student-Ready University

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tia Brown McNair, vice president in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success at Association of American Colleges and Universities, will give workshops on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Diversity and Inclusion J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Others Academic Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Events Training Multicultural Student Affairs Teaching and Faculty Support Center Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion
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