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Center for Ethics in Journalism Visiting Distinguished Professor 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.
Educational Leadership Faculty Member Calls on Counseling Experience
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.
New Communication Disorders Faculty Member's Work Focuses on People with Disabilities
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.
Wang Joins HESC Human Nutrition and Hospitality Innovation Faculty
Yao-Chin Wang has joined the faculty in the School of Human Environmental Sciences as assistant professor of human nutrition and hospitality innovation.
College of Engineering Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty Members
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.
Salmon Named Director of Center for Retailing Excellence
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.
Graduate Dean Tapped to Serve on GRE Committee
Kim Needy, dean of the Graduate School and International Education, has been selected to serve on the GRE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee.
U of A Grad Jankovska Honored by UNICEF, Working as Advocate for Children
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.
Following Doctorate, Nathan Kemper Accepts AEAB Department Promotion
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.
University Recreation Offers New UREC Sports Injury Clinic
Avery Rotenberry, a licensed athletic trainer with athletic training certification, is University Recreation's new graduate assistant for athletic training.