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Jan. 5 Power Outage to Interrupt Online Services

Friday, January 03, 2020

IT Services will begin shutting down Data Center services and systems at 6 a.m. before the building loses power at 9 a.m. Core services are expected to be operational by 5 p.m.

Facilities IT Services

Congratulations Employees of the 1st Quarter

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Staff Senate honored Trisha Blau, Julie Brogan, Gabriel Grider, Mark Larmoyeux and Amanda Sanders as Employees of the 1st Quarter.

Facilities Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Student Affairs Awards Staff Senate Physics Student Activities

Let's Be Careful Out There: Helmet Giveaway Supports E-Scooter Safety

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

 The university has implemented additional safety precautions for e-scooters on campus, but you should follow safety rules, practice defensive scootering and wear a helmet to improve safety.

Facilities Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Sustainability Transportation

Walmart Foundation Supports Student Success Center With $5 Million Grant

Thursday, November 21, 2019

The new center will serve the entire University of Arkansas campus as a comprehensive academic support unit in one centralized location.

Facilities Academic Affairs Giving

Six Finalist Firms Selected for Anthony Timberlands Center Design Competition

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The selected firms – culled from 69 submissions from 10 countries – will create conceptual design proposals for the center by Jan. 31, 2020.

Facilities Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Architecture Design Economic Development Giving Research and Innovation Art

Mullins Library Hosts The Un-Quiet on Friday, Nov. 22

Friday, November 15, 2019

Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, the campus is invited to make some entertaining noise on the third and fourth floor of Mullins Library before they are closed for renovation.

Facilities Libraries Entertainment Events

Facilities Management to Host Apprenticeship Week Chili Cook-off

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Facilities Management is hosting its fifth annual Chili Cook-off to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week from 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday in the Facilities Management Carpenter Shop.

Facilities Events Giving

Civil Engineering Research Center Breaks Ground

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Leaders from across Arkansas gathered Nov. 4 to break ground for the U of A Civil Engineering Research and Education Center at the Arkansas Research and Technology Park.

College of Engineering Facilities Engineering Events Research and Innovation Civil Engineering

Facilities Management's Apprenticeship Program Offers Job Opportunities

Monday, November 11, 2019

The U of A Facilities Management Department offers apprenticeship opportunities to job seekers. More than 100 have earned their journeman license since 1973.

Facilities Points of Pride Training
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