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Sociology Master's Student Selected for Prestigious Summer Fellowship

Monday, April 23, 2018

Whitney Frierson, a U of A graduate student and Arkansas native, has been selected as a participant in the 2018 University of Michigan Humanities Emerging Research Scholars Program.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Social Sciences Sociology

Crime Scene Competition and Guest Speaker Event

Monday, April 23, 2018

Lambda Alpha Epsilon, a criminal justice RSO, is sponsoring the first Crime Scene Competition from 1-4 p.m. Friday, April 27, with guest speakers as well. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Student Affairs Events Lectures Social Sciences Criminal Justice Sociology Student Organizations

Researchers Receive NSF Grant for Hurricane Harvey Book

Friday, April 13, 2018

U of A researchers Kevin Fitzpatrick and Matthew Spialek are writing about the relationships between location, health and economic wellbeing that people face after a disaster.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health Research & Innovation Social Sciences Communication Sociology

New Study Links Obesity to Community Characteristics, Demographics

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Combining census and behaviorial survey data, University of Arkansas researchers identified communities at risk for chronic health problems.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Economic Development Research & Innovation Social Sciences Criminal Justice Sociology

Social and Demographic Factors Linked to Charitable Giving in Recent Study

Monday, March 19, 2018

Characteristics that predict higher levels of giving include age, sex, political affiliation, trust and social connectedness.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Criminal Justice Sociology

U of A Researchers Receive Grant to Study Domestic Terrorism Patterns

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Terrorism Research Center will investigate where acts were planned as opposed to where they were committed.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Research & Innovation Social Sciences Criminal Justice Sociology

Sociology Professor and UACDC Design Emergency Housing for Homeless Persons

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Living the land-grant mission: University Professor Kevin Fitzpatrick and the U of A Community Design Center teamed up to expand emergency housing for people without shelter in Fayetteville.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Design Humanities Outreach Social Sciences Sociology

Interdisciplinary Team Awarded Grant to Study Resiliency Among Hurricane Harvey Victims

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $124,500 to an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Fulbright College at the University of Arkansas to study victims of Hurriane Harvey.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Communication Geosciences Sociology

Sociology Senior Spends Summer at Pew Research Center in Washington D.C.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Bryn Smernoff, a sociology major, participated in research at the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., with mentor Patricia Herzog, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice.

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