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Libraries Present Graduate Student Speaker Jama Grove Next

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Jama Grove will offer a lecture Nov. 15 about early Arkansas research that questioned the use of DDT. Sarah Riva will talk about students involved in the civil rights struggle on Dec. 6.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Agriculture Events Humanities Lectures Politics History

Historian Publishes New Book on Forgotten Founding Father

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

James Gigantino, associate professor of history, explores howe New Jersey's first governor, William Livingston, experienced the American Revolution in a new book.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Research & Innovation History

Lecture to Discuss Boundaries, Bridges of Medieval Mediterranean Language, Tonight

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Karla Mallette, professor of Italian and Mediterranean studies at the University of Michigan, will give a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in Gearhart Hall (GEAR) Room 26.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies History Middle East Studies

Lecture to Discuss Boundaries, Bridges of Medieval Mediterranean Language, Sept. 20

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

University of Michigan's Karla Mallette will give a lecture titled "Lives of the Great Languages: Arabic, Latin and the Mediterranean Lingua Franca" at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in Gearhart Hall Room 26.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies History Humanities Middle East Studies World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Spruill to Present 'Women's Rights, Family Values and the Polarization of American Politics' Sept. 12

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Marjorie J. Spruill, professor emerita at the University of South Carolina, will present "Women's Rights, Family Values and the Polarization of American Politics" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in Giffel's Auditorium.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences School of Law Events Humanities Law and Justice Lectures History Humanities

Fulbright College Names New 2018 Academic Leaders

Friday, August 31, 2018

This fall, the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences named eight new academic leaders to key positions in departments, schools and centers throughout the college.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Arts Humanities Science Social Sciences Art History Humanities Sociology and Criminology

Historian Publishes New Book on Tobacco in Imperial Russia

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Tricia Starks has published a new book that approaches tobacco from the perspective of users, producers and objectors, revealing an unparalleled view of Russia's early adoption of smoking. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities International Research & Innovation History

Four U of A Students Earn Federal Scholarship to Study Language Abroad

Monday, June 11, 2018

The U.S. Department of State has awarded Critical Language Scholarships to Jessica Garross, Emily Matlock, Samuel Scurry and Zachary Smith to study critical languages abroad this summer.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards International History Industrial Engineering

Additional Fulbright Graduate Students Win Hudson Awards

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Graduate students Samaher Aldhamen, Sam Johnson and Bethany Henry Rosenbaum have won James J. Hudson Doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities for the 2018-19 academic year.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies History Philosophy

Four Selected for Open Educational Resources Awards

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The University Libraries and Global Campus will award incentives to Cash Acrey, Jim Gigantino, Justin Hunter and Matthew Mihalka to adopt, adapt or create open educational resources.

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