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As Sweet as 'Dumpster Honey,' New Short Talks Features Poet and Professor Davis McCombs

Monday, October 02, 2017

In the latest edition of the podcast Short Talks from the Hill, Davis McCombs, poet, professor and director of the program in creative writing and translation, reads three elegiac poems about his life in the Ozarks.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Creative Writing English

International Careers Meeting for German Students

Monday, October 02, 2017

This meeting is for German majors and minors, as well as other students who are proficient in German or interested in taking it.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

2018 Summer Program in Mexico Offers Service-Learning Options, Info Meetings Oct. 3 and 4

Monday, October 02, 2017

The study abroad program in Puebla, Mexico offers six popular options including service-learning programs and a traditional classroom program in Spanish and Mexican culture at the advanced or intermediate level.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Business Education Engineering Health Humanities International World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

U of A Student Documentaries to Be Shown at Free Public Screening

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Three films will be shown at the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Oral and Visual History at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events Humanities Journalism

Scholar and New York Times Columnist to Speak on 'Charisma In American History'

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Professor Molly Worthen of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will deliver a talk titled "Charisma in American History, from the Puritans to Trump" on Friday, Oct. 6, at Gearhart Hall. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures English History

Douglas Bristol to Lecture on Success Secrets of 19th-Century Black Barbers

Monday, September 25, 2017

Professor Douglas Bristol will be participating in a class discussion at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in CHEM 144, with several barbers from Skillz Unlimited Barbershop in Springdale.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures English

Philosophy Presents Columbia University's Wolfgang Mann as Spellman Lecturer, Oct. 6

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wolfgang Mann of Columbia University will deliver the annual Spellman Lecture in the History of Philosophy, titled "'God' as First Principle in Plato and Aristotle," on Oct. 6 in Old Main 325.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures History Philosophy

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

German Professor Wins National Award for Teaching and Fostering International Cooperation

Monday, September 18, 2017

Kathleen Condray, an associate professor of German, will be honored with a Checkpoint Charlie Foundation Award by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Engineering and German Student Awarded International Fellowship

Monday, September 18, 2017

Senior Connor Heo has been awarded a fellowship for study at the Technische Universität Darmstadt from the German Academic Exchange Service. 

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Humanities International Mechanical Engineering World Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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