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Honors College Retro Readings Course to Focus on the World of J.R.R. Tolkien

Friday, January 17, 2020

Tolkien, an Oxford professor of medieval literature, thought deeply about the power of myth, the justness of war, and humanity's relationship to the natural world — topics that still resonate. Apply by April 3.

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Service Learning Retreat to focus on Critical Service-Learning

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The University's IDEALS Institute will lead this spring's Service Learning Workshop on Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Arkansas Union. RSVP by Jan. 27 if you plan to attend.

Honors College Diversity and Inclusion Events Service Learning Training

Public Policy, Medicine Focus for Biomedical Engineering Undergrad

Monday, January 13, 2020

Samia Ismail, a biomedical engineering honors student and a 2019 Truman Scholar, earned a travel grant to attend the medical and biological engineering Public Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.

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Accidental Invention Could Lead to Easier Methods of Screening Drugs and Toxins

Monday, December 16, 2019

Jack Freeland, a physics major and Honor College student, and assistant professor Yong Wang have developed a method to study the interactions between DNA and other chemicals more easily.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research and Innovation Science Physics

Arkansas Reads Program Delivers Books to Delta Elementary School

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Chancellor Joe Steinmetz and Vice Provost Suzanne McCray delivered 7,000 books collected by sororities this year to Augusta Elementary to help promote early literacy.

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Bumpers College Honors Students Publish Service Learning Research

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Undergraduate theses by Sarah Beth DeLay, Mersady Redding and Kelsey Johnson were published by an international undergraduate journal.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Honors College Agriculture International Research and Innovation Service Learning Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Animal Science

Documentary Film, Buen Camino, Wins Silver Davey Award

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Buen Camino, a short documentary film produced by the Honors College, won a silver award in the Davey Awards competition, which drew nearly 3,000 entries from around the world.

Honors College University Advancement Awards International University Relations

Honors College Pulse Panel to Discuss Whether Arkansas Act Limits Free Speech

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Does Arkansas Act 710 of 2017 limit your First Amendment rights? An Honors Colleg Pulse panel will discuss the act at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Honors Student Lounge of Gearhart Hall.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences School of Law International Law and Justice Journalism Middle East Studies

Honors Students Invited to Attend Thesis Open House

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The Office of Scholarly Communications and Honors College invite all honors undergraduate students to an open house Nov. 19-20 in the upstairs Honors College lounge in Gearhart Hall.

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