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U of A Geosciences Professor Discovers Rare Original Maps

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tom Paradise, University Professor of Geosciences, examined the eminent map collection of the international Explorers Club, which led to discovery of rare maps previously unknown for nearly a century.

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Explore the Spiro Mounds With U of A's Archaeology, 3D Virtual Reality Team, April 26-27

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Arkansas Stories series continues April 26-27 with story-telling and 3D immersive VR experiences centered on a pivotal Native American site.

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STEM Workshop to Focus on Supporting Women in Science

Monday, April 22, 2019

Do barriers exist that limit the advancement of women in science? A workshop April 26 will center on that topic and how the community can encourage women's success in science fields.

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Explore the Spiro Mounds With U of A's Archaeology, 3D Virtual Reality Team

Friday, April 19, 2019

Arkansas Stories series continues April 26-27 with story-telling and 3D immersive VR experiences centered on a pivotal Native American site.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Cultural Events Entertainment Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Humanities World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

CAST Helps Identify Possible Archeological Sites, International Research Team Publishes Findings

Friday, April 19, 2019

A research team at the U of A help identify probable archeological sites of interest focused on the precolonial cities and kingdoms that arose in the African interior around the 1st millennium A.D.

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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.

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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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Celebration of Life and Legacy of Jamie Chad Brandon, Jan. 26

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A celebration of Brandon's life, achievements and legacy will take place on campus at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 in Giffels Auditorium on the second floor of Old Main.

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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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