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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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Social Sciences Anthropology Geosciences

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Research & Innovation Social Sciences Anthropology

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Anthropology Arkansas Archeological Survey

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. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Advancement Giving Social Sciences Anthropology

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Lectures Anthropology Middle East Studies

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Anthropology

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Anthropology Museum

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.

College of Engineering Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Arts Engineering Science Social Sciences Anthropology Biological Sciences Industrial Engineering
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