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'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.

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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.

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U of A Anthropology Hosts Open House Feb. 20 for Public Exploration

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

See how primate anatomy, ancient Egypt and dental patterns can unlock the secrets of humanity during the open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, on the first floor of Old Main.

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Padma Viswanathan and Justin Barnum to Present Lecture, 'Shedunnit'

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Creative writing professor Padma Viswanathan and sociologist Justin Barnum will preview their fall 2019 Honors College Signature Seminar on female criminality on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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U of A Research Study Finds Little Bias in NIH Science-Funding Process

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Results indicate the National Insitutes of Health is equitable in terms of race and gender in reviewing grant applications.

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

Historical Quarterly Article Examines 'Lost Practice' of Paid Cartoon Advertising in Arkansas Politics

Monday, January 28, 2019

Professor Janine Parry and alumnus Dusty Higgins researched the paid cartoons used by candidates from the 1940s to the 1970s to satirize their political opponents.

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First Feb. 1 Deadline Approaching for 2019-20 Fulbright College Scholarship Applications

Monday, January 28, 2019

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-20 academic year. First deadline for application is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1.

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Simpson Gift Inspired by Faculty, Friendships in Anthropology

Thursday, January 17, 2019

A planned gift from alumna and archaeologist Kay Simpson will support the Department of Anthropology and Campaign Arkansas. 

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Fulbright College Scholarship Application Process Begins for 2019-20 Year

Monday, January 14, 2019

The application form and all accompanying materials must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1.

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