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Department of Communication Professor Wins Prestigious National Award for Outstanding Article

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Meredith Neville-Shepard, clinical assistant professor of communication, received the Daniel Rohrer Memorial Outstanding Research Award from the American Forensic Association.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Research & Innovation Communication

Six Finalist Firms Selected for Anthony Timberlands Center Design Competition

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The selected firms – culled from 69 submissions from 10 countries – will create conceptual design proposals for the center by Jan. 31, 2020.

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Atungulu Wins Presenter of the Year Competition

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Mitchelle Atunglu, Sydnie Wilson and Cameron Willis were winners of the Presenter of the Year competition, hosted annually by the Business Communication Lab and the Department of Communication. 

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U of A Hosts Free, Family-Friendly 'Hansel and Gretel' Fairy Tale Retelling

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Hansel and Gretel, a well-known German fairy tale recorded and published by the Grimm brothers in 1812, is being given a 20th-century retelling by the University of Arkansas Opera Theatre on Nov. 21 and 22

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Museum Student Advisory Council Applications Open for Spring 2020

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The U of A Museum will be launching its first ever Student Advisory Council for the spring semester. Undergraduate and graduate students of all majors are welcome to apply by Jan. 16, 2020.

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U of A to Host More Than 130 Examinees for Japanese Language Proficiency Test in December

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The Japanese Program in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures will administer the Japanese Language Proficiency Test to 133 examinees in Kimpel Hall on Sunday, Dec. 1.

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Do You Want to See Your Own Brain Waves?

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The Developmental Cognitive Affective Psychophysiology Laboratory is conducting a study examining the patterns of neural activation and whether the patterns are associated with aging.

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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.

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School of Art Welcomes Artist and Educator Helen O'Leary to Campus

Monday, November 18, 2019

Helen O'Leary, an artist and a professor of art at Penn State School of Visual Arts, will speak about her work at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Hillside Auditorium.

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Cooper Scholarship Is a Cause Close to Colorado Couple's Hearts

Monday, November 18, 2019

A $250,000 gift from Bill and Trish Joyner will enhance the existing endowment of the Richard F. Cooper Endowed Journalism Scholarship.

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