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Fulbright College Faculty Members Honored at 2018 Retirement Reception

Thursday, July 12, 2018

After more than 92 years of combined service, three faculty members in Fulbright College recently retired and were honored following the successful completion of their final academic year.

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High School Scholars Visit U of A to Gain STEM Skills, Give Performance June 15

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Thirty high school students from across the nation are participating in the Math, Science and Engineering Academy pre-college program.

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OLLI Students Create Lifelong Memories During Educational Tour of Rome

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The trip, organized by the U of A Rome Center and the Office for Study Abroad and International Exchange, was the first of its kind for OLLI and marked the institute's 10th anniversary.

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Fulbright College Announces 2018 Winners of King, Nolan and OMNI Awards

Friday, May 18, 2018

Professors Kevin Fitzpatrick, Anna Zajicek, Song Feng and Juan Bustamante were selected to receive Fulbright College's most prestigious endowed faculty awards.

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Anthropology Doctoral Candidate Awarded NSF Dissertation Grant

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

John Samuelsen, an anthropology doctoral candidate, was awarded $14,750 to determine if individuals interred in southwest Arkansas grew up in the area or were from some other region.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Research & Innovation Science Arkansas Archeological Survey Geosciences

Department of Geosciences Competes in the American Association of Petroleum Geologists' Imperial Barrel Award Competition

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The competition is is a prospective basin evaluation competition for geoscience graduate students from universities around the world.

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U of A Alumna Confirms That State Dinosaur Is a New Species

Monday, March 26, 2018

Arkansaurus fridayi has been the state's official dinosaur for about a year. But it wasn't until very recently that scientists confirmed how unique our ornithomimosaur (ostrich-like dinosaur) really is.

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U of A Research Paper Selected as Article of the Month by Cambridge University Press

Monday, February 26, 2018

Cambridge University Press selected an article by U of A researchers Fred Limp and Malcolm Williamson on planning for international travel with "high-tech" field equipment as a journal article of the month.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Research & Innovation Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Geosciences

Fort Valley State University to Honor U of A's Boss, Kvamme

Friday, February 23, 2018

Steve Boss, professor of geosciences, and Jo Ann Kvamme, assistant director for the environmental dynamics graduate program, will be honored by Fort Valley State

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Outreach Science Geosciences
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