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'Re-Remembering Zapata' Lecture and Exhibit Opening at Pryor Center April 4

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

An international photo exhibit celebrating the life of Mexican icon Emiliano Zapata will be on display April 4-15 in the atrium of The Pryor Center. A public lecture and reception will take place Thursday, April 4. 

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Diversity and Inclusion Events Humanities Lectures Politics Social Sciences Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies History Journalism Sociology and Criminology World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Graduate Students, Faculty Invited to Research Days April 2-4

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Graduate students and faculty can learn about the university's research tools and publication processes during Research Days April 2-4 in Arkansas Union 504. Registration required.

Graduate School Libraries Engineering Events Humanities Lectures Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences

Debra Hurd Receives Reappointment to the Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Gov. Asa Hutchison has reappointed Debra Gage Hurd, clinical professor in the School of Social Work, to a second term on the Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Social Sciences Social Work

Honors Political Science Major Selected to Attend Ralph Bunche Summer Institute at Duke University

Monday, March 11, 2019

The American Political Science Association recently selected Jordan Farris, an undergraduate in Fulbright College, to attend the prestigious 2019 Ralph Bunche Summer Institute.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Social Sciences Political Science

Stigler Lecture on Conflict Damage to Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria, Iraq and Libya, March 14

Monday, March 11, 2019

Susan Penacho of the Cultural Heritage Initiatives will give a talk on analyzing damage to cultural heritage in Syria, Iraq and Libya at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Giffels Auditorium, Old Main.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Social Sciences Anthropology Geosciences

'This is What Would Happen Here'; Criminology Instructor Discusses 'True Detective' Experience

Friday, March 01, 2019

John Brooks, a criminology instructor, served as a "police tech advisor" on the recent HBO series, True Detective, set and filmed in Northwest Arkansas.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Law and Justice Social Sciences Sociology and Criminology

Study Finds Majority of Public Is Unfamiliar With Ballot Measures

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The public’s knowledge of ballot measures is worse than past surveys suggested, according to a new approach used by U of A researchers.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Political Science

Two Fulbright College Faculty and Six Students Receive 2018-19 Blair Center Fellowships

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Professors Brandon Jackson and Casey Kayser and students Rebecca Albright, Jama Grove, Alex J. Marino, Jordan Savage, Laura Smith and Marie C. Totten were named recipients of fellowships.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Social Sciences Political Science
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