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Arkansas Real Estate Foundation Endows Walton College Scholarship

Monday, April 06, 2020

The Arkansas Real Estate Foundation has endowed a scholarship to help students in the Sam M. Walton College of Business pursue a career in real estate.

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Support Students in Need Through Student Emergency Funding

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Donations to four student emergency funds are encouraged during the COVID-19 pandemic to assist students facing financial hardships.

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Lansden Named Senior Director of Development for Engineering

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Bill Lansden joins the College of Engineering from Virginia Tech, where he served as senior associate athletic director, focusing on fundraising.

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Fulbright College Names New Development and External Relations Team Members

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Two new team members recently joined the Development and External Relations team in Fulbright College, Robert Hopper in development and Michael Stoker in creative services.

Division of University Advancement J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments University Development

Texas Instruments Gift Supports Electrical Engineering Lab

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Electrical engineering students have access to the latest lab equipment and software thanks to a $70,000 gift from Texas Instruments.

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U of A's Blair Center Receives $1 Million Campaign Gift in Memory of Namesake

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

A planned gift from alumnus Brian Wolff will support the endowment of the Blair Center and research involving Southern politics and culture.

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Mary Purvis, Ryan Peters Promoted in Development Roles for Fay Jones School

Monday, October 07, 2019

Mary Purvis has been promoted to senior director of development, and Ryan Peters has been promoted to assistant director of development in the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design.

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Campus Community Invited: All In for Arkansas Lunch and Learn Session

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Planning is already underway for the U of A's annual All In for Arkansas giving day, set for April 1-2, 2020. Join the lunch and learn on Oct. 9. Register by Friday, Oct. 4, to reserve your lunch.

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Campaign Arkansas Enters Final Year of Counting, Continues Momentum

Monday, September 30, 2019

Steuart Walton will lead FY20 efforts, which will continue to focus on student success initiatives, research and economic development.

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