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U of A Professor Vicki Collet Receives 2019-20 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award
Vicki Collet, an associate professor of curriculum and instruction, recently received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Japan and Ireland to research the teacher education process in those countries.
U of A's Roberta Sick Named 2019 Crime Victim Advocate of the Year
Roberta Sick, director of the Initiatives on Access and Justice - Partners for Inclusive Communities, was one of two recipients of the 2019 Arkansas Crime Victim Advocate of the Year Award.
University Recreation Memberships Available for $17 a Month
A UREC membership grants members access to the HPER building, the UREC Fitness Center located in the Arkansas Union, and the UREC Sports Complex at Mitchell Street.
Dr. Brian Primack Named College of Education and Health Professions Dean
Primack, a medical doctor, former teacher and dean of the University of Pittsburgh Honors College, will take the helm of the College of Education and Health Professions on July 1.
U of A Nursing Student Serves as Translator on Mission Trip Along the Amazon River
Kelly Ribeiro, a student in the R.N. to B.S.N. program at the university's Eleanor Mann School of Nursing, recently served as a translator on a mission trip along the Amazon River.
Senegalese Sports Leaders Visit U of A to Learn About Teaching Youth Sports
The leaders will take a two week workshop prepared by U of A students, who will later visit Senagal to see the results.
Gift From Behavior University to Help Train Service Providers for Children With Autism
Training service paraprofessionals to work with children who have autism will get a boost from Behavior University, an organization dedicated to creating exceptional education experiences for students.
Exercise is Medicine Research
The Exercise is Medicine program is currently doing research to assess the U of A's current physical activity level and needs your help. Fill out the their survey.
Beloved Professor Sharon Hunt Retiring After 29-Year Career, Reception Set for May 3
Sharon Hunt, professor of kinesiology, will retire in May after 29 years of service to the College of Education and Health Professions. A "last class" and a reception will be held in May.
U of A Project Makes a Difference for Low-Income Youth With Disabilities
A new report finds that Arkansas PROMISE has succeeded at improving education and career outcomes for participants.