The archived stories listed here appear in their original form and may provide historical
context for stories today, but information within the archived stories such as titles
of professors, names of research centers or contact information may no longer be
valid. To check whether information within an older story is still current, please
contact the Arkansas Newswire editor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 479-575-5555
Honors Student Launches Non-Profit to Spark Youth Activism
Sturgis Fellow Maya Ungar along with students from Stanford and University of Toronto are creating lesson plans on political engagement.
Lecture to Explore Cinematic Representation of Current War Between Russia and Ukraine
Professor Vitaly Chernetsy of the University of Kansas will speak about the cinematic representation of the current war between Russia and Ukraine at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in Kimpel 105.
U of A Rome Center Students Tour the Foro Italico to Learn About Propaganda
The communication, journalism and global studies students studying at the U of A Rome Center toured the Foro Italico to learn about how Benito Mussolini and his fascist regime used propaganda.
Middle East Studies Forum to Discuss Developments, Protests in Iran on Jan. 23
Shirin Saeidi and Mohammad Tabaar, experts in Iranian studies, will give lectures that look at the escalation of tension between Iran and the United States and the impact on regional politics.
Fall 2019 Peace Corps Prep Certificate Recipients
Natalie Friend and Lane Justus completed all the program requirements and earned their certificates this semester
U of A Scholars at Risk Committee Hosts Suchi Karim as 2019 Guest Lecturer
Shuchi Karim, a scholar in Gender and International Development from Bangladesh, will lecture at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education in the Arkansas Union.
Ibrahim to Discuss Egypt's Coptic Christians in Guest Lecture Tonight
Vivian Ibrahim of the University of Mississippi will give a lecture titled "Awlad al-Balad or Minority: Revisiting the 'Coptic Question'" at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in Gearhart Hall Room 26.
Jessica Abughattas Named Winner of 2020 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize
Abughattas, a Kundiman Fellow who lives in Los Angeles, earns a $1,000 prize for her poetry collection.
Hazbun to Discuss Political Insecurity in the Middle East, Tonight
Political scientist Waleed Hazbun will give a talk on political insecurity in the Middle East following U.S. intervention at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in Kimpel Hall 102.
Museum to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Fayetteville Public Library
The University of Arkansas Museum will feature Central and South American materials at the Fayetteville Public Library from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month.