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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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Turkish Scholar to Discuss Political Dynamics of The 'New Turkey', Jan. 22

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Nazlı Özkan, a post-doctoral fellow with the King Fahd Center, will speak on Turkey and its historical and global position during a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in Arkansas Union 510-511.

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U of A Graduate Awarded Prestigious Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Samantha Tafoya, a 2018 graduate, earned a fellowship to support her master’s studies and to pursue a career in the U.S. Foreign Service.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride African and African American Studies Anthropology Journalism Political Science

Campus Remembers Jamie Chad Brandon, Archeologist and Anthropology Professor

Thursday, January 03, 2019

Brandon was known for his unparalleled devotion to outreach activities to the general public about archeological discoveries and their relationship to understanding modern society.

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Research Archeologist Studies Prehistoric Textiles at U of A Museum

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Elizabeth Horton, research archeologist for the Arkansas Archeological Survey's Toltec Mounds Research Station, is studying prehistoric plant fibers to gain insight on plant domestication in the region.

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Honors College Forums to Focus on Climate Change, Crystal Bridges, and Smart Campuses

Monday, October 08, 2018

These 75-minute, one-credit-hour honors courses bring star faculty and top administrators together with honors students on a weekly basis to discuss trending topics. Deadline to apply is Oct. 25.

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Doctoral Student Shares Fun Facts About Weird Primates

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The latest installment of Peculiar Primates is now available on the Terhune Lab webpage. This blog series features a different primate each month and shares fun and strange details about primates around the world. 

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With New Imaging System, Archeologist Can Peer Inside Caddo Artifact

Thursday, June 21, 2018

George Sabo, director of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, looked at a 500-year-old Caddo artifact with the university's new MicroCT imaging system, seeing it from the inside out for the first time.

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We're Not Monkeying Around: Doctoral Student Creates Blog to Share Interesting Primate Facts

Monday, June 18, 2018

Doctoral student Ashly Romero has started a blog series called Peculiar Primates as an outreach tool for the Terhune Lab in Fulbright College's Department of Anthropology. 

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