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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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Second Year Law Student Wins Arent Fox/Dale Bumpers Award

Friday, June 01, 2018

Michael Adkins wins the award for writing excellence named in honor of former U.S. Sen. and Arkansas Gov. Dale Bumpers. 

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'True Detective' Crew Teach Students and Staff About On-Site Film Production

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The HBO cable series crew shot scenes in the Global Campus Building and provided students and staff with an on-location tour of the set.

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Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia

Monday, April 23, 2018

Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University, will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building Room 144.

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