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Six Finalist Firms Selected for Anthony Timberlands Center Design Competition

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The selected firms – culled from 69 submissions from 10 countries – will create conceptual design proposals for the center by Jan. 31, 2020.

Facilities Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Architecture Design Economic Development Giving Research & Innovation Art

Recruitment and Student Outreach Team Wins Global Campus Innovation Award

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The Recruitment and Student Outreach Team was awarded the Global Campus Lightbulb Award for its innovative use of the customer relationship tool Slate to organize travel documents

Global Campus Awards

Atungulu Wins Presenter of the Year Competition

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Mitchelle Atunglu, Sydnie Wilson and Cameron Willis were winners of the Presenter of the Year competition, hosted annually by the Business Communication Lab and the Department of Communication. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business Events Humanities Business Administration Communication

Biomedical Engineering Researcher to Explore Immune System Impact on Genome Engineering

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Christopher Nelson, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received a $50,000 award to pursue a new line of research into the immune system's role in genome engineering.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Health Biomedical Engineering

U of A Hosts Free, Family-Friendly 'Hansel and Gretel' Fairy Tale Retelling

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Hansel and Gretel, a well-known German fairy tale recorded and published by the Grimm brothers in 1812, is being given a 20th-century retelling by the University of Arkansas Opera Theatre on Nov. 21 and 22

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events Music Theatre

Seven Student Teams Win at Seed Funding Competition

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Seven teams of U of A students won up to $1,000 each in seed funding for their business ideas at a competition held Nov. 13 at the U of A Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business Economic Development Events Business Administration

Museum Student Advisory Council Applications Open for Spring 2020

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The U of A Museum will be launching its first ever Student Advisory Council for the spring semester. Undergraduate and graduate students of all majors are welcome to apply by Jan. 16, 2020.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Museum

LGBTQ-Plus and Queer Identifying Students Invited to Lavender Graduation Celebration

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

LGBTQ-plus and Queer identifying students graduating at the end of this semester are invited to participate in a free lavender graduation celebration with Lavender Society on Saturday, Dec. 14.

Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Events Multicultural Student Affairs Student Activities Student Organizations

U of A to Host More Than 130 Examinees for Japanese Language Proficiency Test in December

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The Japanese Program in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures will administer the Japanese Language Proficiency Test to 133 examinees in Kimpel Hall on Sunday, Dec. 1.

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

ASG Offers Free Shuttle Rides to XNA for Winter Break

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Associated Student Government is offering shuttles to and from the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport for students over winter break.

Student Affairs Associated Student Government Transportation Student Activities
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