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Teacher Corps Fellows Raise Funds for Dollarway District Class Projects

Monday, February 25, 2019

Two fellows of the Arkansas Teacher Corps raised more than $2,000 through a crowdsourcing app to purchase books and supplies for the Dollarway School District.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Outreach

Gentry Students, Teachers Benefit From Drone Partnership

Monday, February 25, 2019

Elementary students and teachers from Gentry Public Schools are getting a fresh look at water quality through a program that provides access to drone training for studying hard-to-reach areas.

College of Engineering Engineering Natural Environment Outreach Research & Innovation Industrial Engineering Operations Management

The Challenges of Studying Snakes is Topic of U of A Museum Lecture

Thursday, February 14, 2019

J. D. Willson, associate professor of biological sciences will discuss snakes and their secrets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Natural Environment Outreach Science Biological Sciences Museum

EMPOWER Program Helps Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Thrive

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The four-year, non-degree program teaches life skills and functional academics though an on-campus experience with student mentors.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity and Inclusion Education Engineering Outreach Points of Pride

Audio Producer Switches Career Paths With IT Readiness Certificates

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

The U of A IT Readiness program can help people advance or find new careers. The application deadline for spring IT classes is March 1.

Global Campus Outreach Training

Blue Zones Project Designed To Improve Health In Northwest Arkansas

Monday, February 04, 2019

The U of A, Northwest Arkansas Council and other  local groups are teaming up to transform health and well-being for people in the region.  

Health Outreach

Electrical Engineering Department, Businesses Partner to Supercharge Innovation in Local Schools

Friday, February 01, 2019

Electrical engineering faculty and partners are helping students at four Northwest Arkansas schools turn ideas for science-based projects into reality.

College of Engineering Engineering Outreach Electrical Engineering

Clarinet Studio Take Two-Day Tour With Music75

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The University of Arkansas Clarinet Studio, consisting of 19 undergraduate and graduate clarinetists, took a two-day tour on Jan. 22-23 as a part of the Music75 Initiative in the Department of Music.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Outreach Music

Spring Classes Help Workforce Advance Their Careers or Start New Ones

Friday, January 25, 2019

Registration is open for 30-plus job training classes that help workers and managers gain a competitive edge by building or adding skills.

Global Campus Outreach Training

MLK Recommitment Banquet to Honor Five With 'Salute to Greatness' Awards

Friday, January 18, 2019

William “Trey” Smith will deliver the keynote address, and 16 scholarships will be awarded during the Jan. 21 event in Fayetteville.

Diversity and Inclusion Diversity and Inclusion Events Outreach
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