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Abstracts for the 2019 Arkansas GIS Symposium Due by Aug. 31

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The 2019 Arkansas GIS Symposium will take place in October. Abstracts for the symposium are due by Saturday, Aug. 31 and registration for the symposium is now open.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Geosciences

Approval Needed to Fly Drones Over University Property

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Members of the campus community are reminded they must obtain approval to fly any drones over U of A property. Find out more about requesting approval or the policy regarding drones.

Facilities Administrative News

Drone Class Offered for Fall Semester

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The course will meet in-person, or via video for online students, in three sessions — Aug. 26, Sep. 9 and Sep. 23 — and there will be a final practice exam using a drone.

College of Engineering Academic Affairs Distance Education Industrial Engineering Operations Management

World Trade Center Arkansas Hosts Business Meeting for Exporters

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The leader of the Export-Import Bank of the United States met to outline financial resources available to help small businesses compete.

University Advancement Business Economic Development Outreach Arkansas World Trade Center

Researcher Flies Drones Over Iceland to Study Mars

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Paul Knightly, a doctoral candidate, is studying geometric shapes formed by freezing and thawing of soil in periglacial regions. They show up in Iceland and Mars.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science

Live at the Five & Dime Presents the Jake Hertzog Trio

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The second season of the "Live at the Five & Dime" outdoor concert series continues on Wednesday, Aug. 21, with the Jake Hertzog Trio, featuring Jake Hertzog, Garrett Jones and Chris Teal.

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

Frizzell Selected as Walton College Employee of the Quarter

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Alice Frizzell, assistant director of the Department of Information Systems Graduate Programs, has been named employee of the fourth quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business Information Systems

Murphy Selected as Vice Provost for Distance Education

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Cheryl Murphy, formerly chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, will assume her new role Oct. 1.

Global Campus Administrative News Distance Education

Free Bubble Tea by InterVarsity Today at Arkansas Union

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Come enjoy free Bubble tea from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Union Mall with InterVarsity before school starts.

Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Events Student Organizations

Book Signing With Librarian and Author Amy Allen This Saturday

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Amy Allen, university archivist and author, will be signing copies of her book, University of Arkansas (Campus History), this Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble in Fayetteville.

Libraries Events Humanities
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