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Center for Ethics in Journalism Visiting Distinguished Professor 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Award-winning journalist and media writer Alicia "Lisa" Shepard is the 2017 visiting distinguished professor of ethics in journalism for the School of Journalism and Strategic Media.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Humanities Journalism

Educational Leadership Faculty Member Calls on Counseling Experience

Monday, September 18, 2017

Kara Lasater's background in counseling and leadership led her to develop a passion for strong family-school partnerships and a tenure-track position at the university.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Educational Leadership

New Communication Disorders Faculty Member's Work Focuses on People with Disabilities

Friday, September 15, 2017

Assistant professor Christine Holyfield researches augmentative and alternative communication, focusing on developing and evaluating interventions for people whose speech capabilities don't meet their daily needs.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Communication Disorders

Wang Joins HESC Human Nutrition and Hospitality Innovation Faculty

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Yao-Chin Wang has joined the faculty in the School of Human Environmental Sciences as assistant professor of human nutrition and hospitality innovation.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Appointments AFLS-Human Environmental Sciences

College of Engineering Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty Members

Monday, September 11, 2017

The College of Engineering welcomes several new tenure-track assistant professors to the faculty who bring a range of research interests and backgrounds to the college.

College of Engineering Appointments Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Science and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Industrial Engineering

Salmon Named Director of Center for Retailing Excellence

Friday, September 08, 2017

Jessica Salmon was named director of the Center for Retailing Excellence for the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, effective July 17.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Appointments

Graduate Dean Tapped to Serve on GRE Committee

Friday, September 08, 2017

Kim Needy, dean of the Graduate School and International Education, has been selected to serve on the GRE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee.

Graduate School Appointments

U of A Grad Jankovska Honored by UNICEF, Working as Advocate for Children

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Olivera Jankovska, a 2009 U of A graduate, has been honored twice by UNICEF USA and is now working with the non-profit, non-government organization supporting the United Nations Children's Fund.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Appointments International

Following Doctorate, Nathan Kemper Accepts AEAB Department Promotion

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Nathan Kemper, who recently finished a doctorate in public policy, will coordinate the undergraduate program for the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness in Bumpers College.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Appointments Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

University Recreation Offers New UREC Sports Injury Clinic

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Avery Rotenberry, a licensed athletic trainer with athletic training certification, is University Recreation's new graduate assistant for athletic training.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Health University Recreation
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