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Student Applications Now Open for First-Generation Mentoring Program

Monday, September 23, 2019

First-generation college students make up almost 25 percent of the total U of A undergraduate population. First-gen freshmen and sophomores can apply for a mentoring program. Apply by Oct. 4.

Honors College Diversity and Inclusion

Honors College Lecture Explores the Origins and Legacies of the Gothic

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Dean Lynda Coon and associate professor of architecture Kim Sexton will discuss the movement’s impacts on politics, economics and society.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Honors College Architecture Arts Lectures

Razorback Marching Band Students Receive Custom-Made Ear Plugs as Part of Research Project

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Razorback Marching Band students will be taking to the football field this academic year with a new piece of equipment: custom-made ear protection proposed by an honors student.

College of Education and Health Professions Honors College Health Research & Innovation Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Spring 2020 Honors College Retro Readings to Explore Secret Rituals and the Logistics of Science

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In Honors College Retro Readings courses, students from all colleges tackle classic texts from a contemporary, multidisciplinary point of view.

College of Education and Health Professions Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Science Curriculum and Instruction History

Service Learning to Offer New Student Travel Grants; Apply by Oct. 15

Monday, September 16, 2019

Service Learning Student Travel Grants are presented to support travel for a domestic academic conference presentation related to a service learning course or research.

Honors College Awards

Anthropology Professor to Lecture on the Many Faces of Violence

Friday, September 13, 2019

Anthropology professor Ram Natarajan will discuss how we, as a society, define, categorize and approach the violence all around us.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology

Honors College Forums to Focus on Innovation, Med School, Community Service and Olympics

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The spring Honors College Forums, designated as HNRC 300VH, will focus on innovation, medical school, community service, the Olympics and running a state university. Apply by Nov. 1.

Honors College Academic Affairs

Honors College Course Led by Chancellor to Provide Insight Into University Administration

Thursday, September 05, 2019

The course offers students an in-depth exploration of higher education administration with the opportunity to see how decisions are made from a variety of administrative angles.

Honors College Academic Affairs Education Chancellor

Service Learning Faculty Material and Travel Grant Applications Due Oct. 1

Thursday, September 05, 2019

The Service Learning Initiative has opportunities for faculty and instructors to engage in service learning with grants for materials and equipment as well as domestic travel.

Honors College

Law Professor to Lecture on Contentious Church and State Question

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Law professor Mark R. Killenbeck will discuss a fundamental freedom challenged by the diversity of religions and a fractured Supreme Court.

Honors College School of Law Law and Justice Lectures Politics
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