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Provost, Deans Kick Off Series of Virtual Forums About Returning to Campus

Friday, July 10, 2020

Interim Provost Charles Robinson will moderate a series of virtual forums for members of the University of Arkansas community to discuss the phased return to campus. Registration is required.

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Graduate Students to Discuss Challenges of Conducting Research During Pandemic

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Vice Chancellor Daniel Sui and Dean Kim Needy will co-host a Town Hall discussion about conducting research while adhering to community health guidelines under COVID-19.

Graduate School Office of Research & Innovation Events Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Safety & Security

Stephen  Tycer Named Chief Information Security Officer 

Monday, June 29, 2020

Stephen Tycer, who has a strong background in corporate IT security, has been named the new chief information security officer at the University of Arkansas, effective today, June 29.

Division of Finance & Administration Appointments Safety & Security University Information Technology Services

Employee Health Assessments Will Be Required Daily Starting July 7

Monday, June 29, 2020

Employees will be required to complete a daily self-assessment verifying they have no COVID-19 symptoms or are working remotely.

Division of Finance & Administration Health, Fitness & Wellness Safety & Security Office of Human Resources

Employees Begin Gradual Return to Campus: Phase I Starts Next Week

Friday, June 12, 2020

The first phase of the university's guide to Returning to Campus begins Monday, June 15, as a limited number of employees start to return.

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Razorback Transit Passengers Required to Wear Face Coverings

Monday, June 08, 2020

As a part of the University of Arkansas' phased return to on-campus operations, Razorback Transit passengers will be required to wear face coverings beginning Monday, June 15.

Division of Finance & Administration Health, Fitness & Wellness Safety & Security Transportation Parking & Transit

Plans for Returning to Campus Announced; Phase 1 Starts June 15

Monday, June 01, 2020

A phased-in approach prioritizes safety and aligns with CDC and state guidelines for the goal of returning students to campus this fall.

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Physicist Awarded Vannevar Bush Fellowship by Department of Defense

Friday, May 29, 2020

The award, the department's most prestigious given to a single researcher's group, supports fundamental research with the potential to advance national security.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research and Innovation Safety & Security Science Department of Physics

Chemical Engineering Department Recognized for Lab Safety

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering is one of just 16 departments nationally recognized in a recent study of laboratory safety teams by the American Chemical Society.

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