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Spring 'Pryor Center Presents' Lecture Series Launches Jan. 21
The free virtual series is open to the public and continues through April via Zoom. The first lecture features Jeff Gruenewald on Jan. 21.
Seven Receive Fall 2020 Graduate-Professional Student Congress Research Grants
Graduate students Christina Barnes, Sarah Campau, Alicia Johnson, Ji Li, Heather Parks, Joshua Porter and Ashly Romero received $1,500 grants to assist any aspect of their research.
Callie Zane Selected as December's Student Leader of the Month
Senior Callie Zane, who is studying criminology, psychology and sociology, has been selected as the Student Leader of the Month for December 2020.
Seven Students Named Winners in Undergraduate Research Poster Competition
Seven winners announced in the first Undergraduate Research Poster Competition hosted by the Honors College and Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation.
Practitioner and Researchers Partner to Analyze and Track Gun-Related Violence
Grant Drawve, associate professor of sociology and criminoly, has been award a grant to provide analytical support to police in Chattanooga, Tennesee, about shooting incidents in the city.
School of Law Hosts Roundtable for Human Trafficking Scholars
The University of Arkansas School of Law brought together scholars from multiple disciplines on Oct. 9 in a virtual roundtable to discuss their work in the human trafficking field.
U of A's Humanities Center Announces 2020 Research and Workshop Grant Recipients
Recipients for the fall funding competitions include Confronting the Past/Interrogating our Present Research Grants and the Diversifying Research and Curriculum workshops.
Grant of $1 Million to Promote Equity for Women Faculty in STEM Fields
The $1 million NSF award will help connect, recruit and retain women faculty at the U of A, emphasizing diversity and the STEM fields.
Department of Sociology and Criminology Welcomes New Faculty
The Department of Sociology and Criminology welcomes the addition of Kayla Allison, an assistant professor of sociology and criminology, to its faculty this fall.
Pandemic Leads to Higher Depression, Anxiety and Fear, Studies Show
Research by U of A sociologists from early in COVID-19’s spread shows increased levels of suicidial thoughts and other psychological trauma.