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Fine Arts Center Gallery is Transformed by 'Sentients' Exhibition

Friday, January 17, 2020

Sentients opens today in the Fine Arts Center Gallery and will be on display through Feb. 23. All are invited to attend the opening reception from 5-7 this evening Friday, Jan. 17.

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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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English Professor Receives Fellowship From National Endowment for the Arts

Thursday, January 16, 2020

U of A professor Toni Jensen has been awarded a $25,000 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts for the upcoming year.

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Department of Theatre Hosts Free Staged Readings and Lecture Exploring Themes of War

Thursday, January 16, 2020

The Department of Theatre presents an evening of staged readings at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, including a staged reading of Massive Ordnance Air Blasta new play by playwright Sarah Loucks.

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U of A Faulkner Center Welcomes 'Josephine' to the Stage

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Josephine tells the story of the iconic Josephine Baker, the first African-American international superstar. It will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Faulkner Center.

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Fulbright College Scholarship Application Process Begins for 2020-21 Academic Year

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Fulbright College is accepting scholarship applications for the 2020-21 academic year. Deadline for general college scholarships is Feb. 15. Deadline for study abroad scholarships is Feb. 1.

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Participants Needed for Survey for U of A Social Work Thesis

Thursday, January 16, 2020

The survey will assess mental health attitudes and gender beliefs. It is anonymous, open to anyone 18 years or older, and should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.

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Free Drawing Event for Students Next Week

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Students can draw Greco-Roman ceramics from the collection of the University Museum at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22. Fill out an interest form to participate. Space is limited. No experience necessary.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Documentary Film Screening

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Join the Italian and Jewish Studies Programs in co-sponsoring the documentary screening of Assisi in Silence for the International Holocaust Remembrance Day at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 in Kimpel Hall 301.

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