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Bumpers College Asking Students to Participate in Diversity and Inclusion Virtual Forum

Friday, July 24, 2020

The Bumpers Student Forum on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is for students of color to share experiences and expectations for diversity, inclusion and change within Bumpers College. It will be July 30.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Cultural Events Diversity & Inclusion Events

LGBTQ-PLus Staff Event Postponed

Friday, July 24, 2020

Postponed: The LGBTQ-plus staff conversation previously scheduled for July 30 regarding the recent Supreme Court Decision has been postponed and will take place in the fall semester.

Diversity & Inclusion Events

Postponed: LGBTQ-Plus and Supreme Court

Monday, July 20, 2020

Postponed: Law faculty members Danielle Weatherby and Jordan Blair Woods will discuss the recent Supreme Court decision at 7 p.m. July 30 through an online Zoom event.

Division of Student Affairs School of Law Diversity & Inclusion Events Lectures Center for Multicultural & Diversity Education

Diversity and Inclusion Office Hours Now Offered to Campus Community

Monday, July 20, 2020

Appointments to meet with an office representative may be scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and from 5-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Diversity & Inclusion Events

Education Reform Study Suggests More Charter Regulations Harm Minority Educators

Friday, July 17, 2020

Professor Robert Maranto and alumnus Ian Kingsbury studied how more stringent state standards on who can get a charter led to few African American and Hispanic charter school operators.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity & Inclusion Education Research and Innovation Department of Education Reform

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

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training Available Online

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The Human Resources Employee Development Team, in partnership with the IDEALS institute, is offering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training via the online platform of WebEx. Registration is open.

Division of Finance & Administration Office of Diversity and Inclusion Diversity & Inclusion Training IDEALS Institute Office of Human Resources

Professor's Research Regarding COVID-19 Impact and Gender of Note to New York Times

Monday, July 13, 2020

Professor Gema Zamarro was recently interviewed by The New York Times regarding her research about how job losses, childcare duties and mental distress have disproportionately affected women.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity & Inclusion Education Research and Innovation Department of Education Reform

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers New to U of A Can Connect

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Peace Corps volunteeers who have returned from abroad can connect with others in the area. Find out more.

International Education Diversity & Inclusion International International Students & Scholars

U of A Partners' Toolkit Assists Faculty in Creating Accessible Online Courses

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Partners for Inclusive Communities developed a toolkit called Designing an Accessible Online Course to help with the transition.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity & Inclusion Education Research and Innovation
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