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History, Global Campus and OLLI to Offer Course 'COVID-19 and the History of Pandemics'
An online course, either for credit or for non-credit, will explore the connections between our current pandemic and how humans have experienced and responded to pandemics past.
Glen Dunn Named Global Campus Employee of the Year
Dunn, the manager of technology services, was recognized for his exceptional leadership and hard work during the dual crises of extensive flood damage at Global Campus and COVID-19.
Colleen Whitman Named Global Campus Employee of the Quarter
Coworkers who nominated Whitman praised her for her tremendous work during the fourth quarter to develop a self-paced online course enrollment form in Slate for the Credit Studies team.
Women in the Workforce Conference Offers Discounted Registration to U of A Faculty and Staff
University of Arkansas faculty and staff can receive a 10-percent discount off registration for the Thursday, Aug. 6, Women in the Workforce Conference.
Enrollment Open for Students Using Financial Aid and Scholarships for Fall Self-Paced Online Courses
U of A students who plan to use scholarships and/or financial aid funding to pay for fall 2020 self-paced online courses that begin Aug. 24 may submit enrollment requests now through Aug. 9.
Update: Campus Units Collaborate to Keep Campuswide LinkedIn Learning Service
The University of Arkansas will keep its campuswide access to LinkedIn Learning, thanks to the academic and support units across campus that chipped in to pay for full licensing.
Enrollment Open for Self-Paced Online Courses Final Summer Session
The U of A Global Campus is now accepting requests for enrollment in Self-Paced Online courses for the final summer session, July 3 to Sept. 22. Submit enrollment requests by June 19.
Sharman Publishes Open Textbook with Libraries, Global Campus Funding
Russell L. Sharman, assistant professor of practice of communication, has now published an open textbook for the Film Lecture course on campus, saving students more than $100 each.
Seven Faculty Members Selected to Participate in Paid Course Conversion Program
Jennifer Beasley, Myra Haulmark, Lynn Meade, Laurie Apple, Claretha Hughes, Sheila Smith and Jonathan Marion will participate in the paid Open Educational Resources Course Conversion Program.
Graduates Can Get Glimpse of Name on Virtual Senior Walk
Senior Walk, a tradition that dates back to the earliest years of the University of Arkansas, has a new virtual addition for the Class of 2020.