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Some Student Affairs Scholarships Have Extended Application Deadlines to April 1

Friday, March 19, 2021

The Henry Woods Student Leadership Award, the Mason McWatters Memorial Scholarship and the Home for Dinner Scholarship are still open for applications.

Division of Student Affairs UA System Awards Scholarship Office

McKenzie Appointed Fryar Endowed Professor in Risk Management

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Andrew McKenzie, professor of agricultural economics and agribusiness, will also serve as associate director of the Fryar Center Price Risk Management Center of Excellence.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Agriculture Appointments Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness UA Division of Agriculture

Read The March Issue of the Student Affairs Bulletin

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

The Student Affairs Bulletin is the official blog from the Division of Student Affairs. Each issue features stories about Student Affairs, written by staff and students working in the division.

Division of Student Affairs UA System Greek Life Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry Razorback Food Recovery Program

Director of Agricultural Research and Extension Center Honored With Distinguished Service Award

Monday, February 22, 2021

The Research Center Administrators Society has bestowed its 2021 Distinguished Service Award to Vaughn Skinner, resident director of the Milo J. Shult Research and Extension Center in Arkansas.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Agriculture Awards UA Division of Agriculture

Webinar on Creating Ripples Using Environmental Education to Inspire Change

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

A free webinar on Feb. 18 will feature guest speakers from the world's only industrial-strength river cleanup operation, and then a Spring Creek cleanup is slated for March 20 in Springdale.

UA System Events Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Natural Environment Sustainability & Resilience UA Division of Agriculture

Robert Bacon, Wheat Breeder, Professor and Department Head, Retires After 37 Years

Friday, February 05, 2021

Robert Bacon joined the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station as a wheat breeder in 1984, working for the Division of Agriculture and Bumpers College since.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Agriculture Points of Pride Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences UA Division of Agriculture

U of A Hosts Nobel Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus on Friday

Friday, January 15, 2021

The economist Muhammad Yunus will talk with students and community members about microfinance and social business during a lecture at 8 a.m. CST Friday, Jan. 22, via Zoom. RSVP for the event.

Division of Student Affairs Sam M. Walton College of Business UA System Business & Finance Events Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Student Organizations Walton M.B.A. Program

Researchers Receive $499,936 Grant to Investigate Molecular Signals That Initiate Plant Defenses

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Fiona Goggin, a professor of entomology, has spent years studying the interactions of plants and insects with an eye toward developing safe biological pest control against nematodes and soilborne diseases.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Agriculture Research & Innovation Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology Entomology Program Plant Pathology Program UA Division of Agriculture

UA System Board of Trustees Expresses Thanks to Employees

Friday, December 18, 2020

The Board of Trustees praised the UA System’s more than 17,000 employees for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UA System Administrative News Points of Pride

Read the December Issue of the Student Affairs Bulletin

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

The Student Affairs Bulletin is the official blog from the Division of Student Affairs. Each issue features stories about what is happening in Student Affairs at the University of Arkansas.

Division of Student Affairs UA System Greek Life New Student & Family Programs Office of Student Activities University Recreation
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