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University Housing Recognizes Faculty-in-Residence, Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis
Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis, assistant professor of English, serves as University Housing's Faculty-in-Residence and has pioneered many academic initiatives during her four years.
2018 U of A Medieval England Study Abroad Program
University of Arkansas students can study all things medieval in England during the 2018 summer session 2, July 2 through Aug. 3. Learn more on Jan. 22. Application deadline is Feb. 1.
U of A's Mohja Kahf is University of Michigan-Flint's December Commencement Speaker
Mohja Kahf, professor of comparative literature in the Department of English, will be the keynote speaker at the Dec. 17 University of Michigan-Flint Commencement Ceremony.
Professors Host 2018 NEH Summer Institute on Adapting Classic Literature for Today's Audiences
U of A professors Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis and Sean Connors were awarded a $173,000 NEH grant to co-direct a two-week summer institute for school teachers."
New Exhibit, Event in Mullins Library Highlight Artistic Work of William Blake
'Celebrating the Illuminated Works of William Blake' was curated by graduate student Amanda White, who will give a presentation on it at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in the Special Collections Reading Room.
Kimpel Hall to Be Closed for Electrical Repairs Dec. 18 to Jan. 7
No faculty, staff, students or visitors will be allowed in the building until the construction project is completed.
Construction Underway on New Stadium Drive Residence Halls
The first new student housing since 2013 will provide 708 students a Living Learning Community focused on design, fine arts and English.
Fayetteville Teacher Earns National Award With Curriculum From U of A Program
Alumnus Nathan Strayhorn, a teacher in the Fayetteville School District, received the Jane Ortner Education Award for a study unit that he and professor Chris Goering developed.
Prof. Bowers to Lecture on Newly Discovered J.R.R. Tolkien Manuscript
John Bowers of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas will lecture on "Tolkien as a Chaucerian: The Reeve's Tale," based on Bowers' discovery of an unpublished manuscript by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Teaching Compassion: Fulbright College Prepares Pre-Med Students for Patient-Centered Roles
Fulbright College's Medical Humanities Colloquium, a special topics service-learning course for juniors and seniors in the pre-med curriculum, exposes students to real life experiences.