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Federal $2.74 Million Grant to Drive Social Work Diversity at U of A

Thursday, July 16, 2020

A $2.74 million federal grant will provide scholarships for underserved students in the University of Arkansas’ Master of Social Work program.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion Academic Affairs Awards Diversity & Inclusion Points of Pride Social Sciences IDEALS Institute School of Social Work

Video Submissions for Fulbright College New Student Open House Website Due July 20

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Faculty, staff, students and alumni are encouraged to submit videos for an online open house to welcome students back to campus. Submit by Monday, July 20.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Fine Arts Humanities Science Social Sciences

TFSC to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting With Chancellor Steinmetz on Friday, July 17

Monday, July 13, 2020

The Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center invites all faculty to participate in a virtual Town Hall Meeting with Chancellor Joe Steinmetz from 1-2 p.m. on Friday, July 17.

Division of Academic Affairs Office of the Chancellor Academic Affairs Events Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center

Provost, Deans Kick Off Series of Virtual Forums About Returning to Campus

Friday, July 10, 2020

Interim Provost Charles Robinson will moderate a series of virtual forums for members of the University of Arkansas community to discuss the phased return to campus. Registration is required.

Division of Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Administrative News Health, Fitness & Wellness Safety & Security

Walton College Adds University of Arkansas Cossatot to Community College Transfer Program

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Students at the University of Arkansas Cossatot will be able to participate a program that helps students at two-year institutions transition to complete a four-year B.S.B.A. degree at the U of A.

Sam M. Walton College of Business UA System Academic Affairs Business & Finance

New 'Bb Annotate' Enhances Grading Experience

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

A new tool inside Blackboard Learn called Bb Annotate is now available to all UARK instructors and makes it easy for instructors and graders to provide additional feedback during the grading process.

Division of Finance & Administration Academic Affairs University Information Technology Services

Humanities Center Promotes Action Against Systemic Racism on Campus

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

The Arkansas Humanities Center will offer two grant competitions for fall 2020, funding humanities research and programming to move from words to action in the effort to reveal and dismantle systemic racism.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Humanities Department of Communication Department of English Department of History Department of Philosophy Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures School of Journalism & Strategic Media

UA System Receives $10 Million Gift to Create Center of Excellence, Endowed Professorship

Monday, June 29, 2020

A $10 million donation to the University of Arkansas System from the Fryar Family Charitable Foundation will be used to create and support a center that will provide analysis and education on issues of price risk management in agriculture, finance and energy.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Academic Affairs Agriculture Giving Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness UA Division of Agriculture

Fulbright College Calls for Video Submissions for New Student Open House Website

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The virtual open house, "We Welcome You: College of Arts and Sciences," will feature video introductions for each department or school within the college. Submit videos by July 20.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Fine Arts Humanities Science Social Sciences
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