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University Recreation Finds Positive Relationship Between Facility Use and Freshman Success

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Positive relationships identified among the 2017-18 freshman cohort of University Recreation users were higher GPAs and retention rates for second year in a row.

College of Education and Health Professions Academic Affairs Research & Innovation University Recreation

University Recreation Staff Recognized at NIRSA National Conference

Monday, February 25, 2019

University Recreation staff members received national recognition and scholarships at the annual conference.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards University Recreation

Polo Club at University of Arkansas Excelling and Expanding

Friday, February 01, 2019

The U of A Polo Club made its debut last fall. The club is part of Bumpers College's Department of Animal Science, but the men and women's teams are made up of students from across campus.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences College of Education and Health Professions University Recreation Animal Science

U of A Community Members Encouraged to Participate in Wellness Challenge

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Participants earn points for doing any type of physical activity and completing a variety of wellness challenges. Participants may sign up for the challenge beginning Friday, Feb. 1.

College of Education and Health Professions Student Affairs Events Health University Recreation

Trip to Memphis Gives Students New Cultural Experience

Thursday, January 24, 2019

University Recreation and the Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education took 41 students to visit the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

College of Education and Health Professions Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Events University Recreation

University Recreation to Offer Spring Small Group Training

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Small group training offers a unique opportunity to explore a new dimension of fitness by blending camaraderie of a group fitness with individualized attention of a certified personal trainer.

College of Education and Health Professions Health Training University Recreation

UREC Student Employees Positioned for Success

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

University Recreation fosters an environment where student staff can achieve their academic and professional goals.

College of Education and Health Professions University Recreation

Noontime Basketball Association (NBA) is Recruiting Players

Monday, January 14, 2019

U of A faculty and staff invited for the Monday, Wednesday and Friday games at the HPER indoor courts

College of Education and Health Professions Events University Recreation University Recreation

University Recreation to Operate Under Winter Break Hours

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

University Recreation will operate under reduced winter break hours Friday, Dec. 14, through Thursday, Jan. 10, including the HPER Building and the UREC Fitness Center in the Arkansas Union.

College of Education and Health Professions University Recreation

U of A Research Assistant Commits to Healthier Lifestyle Through University Recreation

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Stephanie Hood, a research assistant in the Department of Biological Sciences, found a strong impetus to get serious about her fitness journey at University Recreation: her upcoming wedding.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health University Recreation Biological Sciences
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