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Honors College Retro Readings Course to Focus on the World of J.R.R. Tolkien
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.
Service Learning Retreat to focus on Critical Service-Learning
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.
Public Policy, Medicine Focus for Biomedical Engineering Undergrad
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.
Accidental Invention Could Lead to Easier Methods of Screening Drugs and Toxins
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.
Arkansas Reads Program Delivers Books to Delta Elementary School
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.
Bumpers College Honors Students Publish Service Learning Research
Undergraduate theses by Sarah Beth DeLay, Mersady Redding and Kelsey Johnson were published by an international undergraduate journal.
Documentary Film, Buen Camino, Wins Silver Davey Award
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 Pulse Panel to Discuss Whether Arkansas Act Limits Free Speech
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.
U of A Scholars at Risk Committee Hosts Suchi Karim as 2019 Guest Lecturer
Shuchi Karim, a scholar in Gender and International Development from Bangladesh, will lecture at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education in the Arkansas Union.
Honors Students Invited to Attend Thesis Open House
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.