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Etel Adnan Poetry Prize Winner Zaina Alsous to Read at Fayetteville Poetry Festival, Oct 12
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.
Teaching Academy and Teaching and Faculty Support Center Recognize Teaching Excellence
The UA Teaching Academy and the Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center recognized teaching excellence at the Teaching Awards Reception.
Carroll Family Selected as the 2019 Family of the Year
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.
World Trade Center Arkansas Hosts New Canada Consul at Reception
The event included a representative from the Office of Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas business leaders and U of A staff.
Kathryn Sloan, Director of Humanities, Named Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
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.
Jessica Abughattas Named Winner of 2020 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize
Abughattas, a Kundiman Fellow who lives in Los Angeles, earns a $1,000 prize for her poetry collection.
Pre-STEM Fair Mixer on Sept. 24
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.
STEM Career Fair on Sept. 25
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.
New Funding Provides Millions of New Reasons to Attend the U of A
An additional $5 million will increase the general scholarship fund by 33% to $20 million in support of recruitment and retention.
Workshop: Becoming a Student-Ready University
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.