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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.

Division of University Advancement Sam M. Walton College of Business Giving University Development

Student Alumni Board Applications Due Today

Friday, April 03, 2020

The Arkansas Alumni Association is accepting applications for the Student Alumni Association Board through today. Applications may be made through Hogsync.

Division of Student Affairs Division of University Advancement Alumni Arkansas Alumni Association Student Organizations

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.

Division of University Advancement Giving University Development

Newswire Email to Publish as Needed During Spring Break

Friday, March 20, 2020

Arkansas Newswire will move to an as-needed publishing schedule through spring break due to an anticipated decrease in the volume of news and information.

Division of University Advancement Administrative News University Relations

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.

College of Engineering Division of University Advancement Appointments Entertainment Giving University Development

McMillons Increase Support for Innovation Studio by $1 Million

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Doug and Shelley McMillon’s additional gift will support student work in customer-focused problem solving and innovation.

Division of University Advancement Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Giving Research and Innovation

Chancellor Releases Ninth Installment of 2020: Focus on the Future Series

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Chancellor Joe Steinmetz's ninth action item makes the case that we "should stimulate the development of what we can call New Arkansans, while doing all we can to retain current Arkansans."

Division of University Advancement Enrollment and Admissions Chancellor

$1 Million Gift to Support Engineering Electrical Engineering Students, Outreach and Facilities

Friday, February 21, 2020

Leaders from SWEPCO and the U of A celebrated a $1 million gift to support electrical engineering outreach, improve undergraduate research opportunities and provide upgrades to student facilities.

College of Engineering Division of University Advancement Engineering Events Giving Department of Electrical Engineering
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