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Chancellor's Innovation and Collaboration Funds Offered
The Chancellor's Innovation and Collaboration Funds will be offered again this year. Call for all 2019 applications will occur early in the spring semester.
Walton College Offers Online Degree in Supply Chain Management
The Sam M. Walton College of Business now offers an online bachelor's degree in supply chain management, the third business bachelor's program available completely online.
Blackboard Upgrade to Bring New Features on Dec. 24
The annual Blackboard Learn upgrade will take place during a 24-hour period beginning at 11 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, and going through Tuesday evening, Dec. 25.
U of A Fall Commencement Ceremony Set for Saturday, Dec. 15
A record number of students – 1,356 – have registered to “walk” during the 9 a.m. ceremony in Bud Walton Arena.
Winter Teaching Symposium 2019
John Tagg, a writer and consultant on learning in higher education, will speak at the Winter Teaching Symposium on Jan. 10, 2019. Faculty must RSVP no later than Jan. 4.
New Career Connections Course Starts in Spring 2019
This elective course meets in person on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:05-3:55 p.m. with online activities on Fridays.
Faculty Selected to Participate in Materials Conversion Program
Four professors — Samantha Robinson, Susan C. Tyler, Whitney Payne and Julia Kennefick — have been selected to participate in the Open Educational Resources Course Materials Conversion Program.
5 Reasons to Study Abroad in Costa Rica
This relatively small country offers something for all students, whether it is the bustling metropolis of San José, lush rainforests, active volcanoes or the sunny beaches.
Zajicek Named Graduate School's Outstanding Faculty Mentor
Anna Zajicek, chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminology, is the U of A Graduate School Outstanding Faculty Mentor for 2018.