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Last Chance to Submit Ideas for University's Sesquicentennial in 2021

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Ideas must be submitted by Jan. 29 to be considered by the Sesquicentennial Planning Team for the U of A's 150th celebration. 

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RazALERT, Inclement Weather and Campus Safety Reminders for 2020

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The new semester is a good time to review and check your RazALERT and inclement weather notification preferences.

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Registration Deadline Approaching for Campus Groups Wanting to Fundraise During "All In for Arkansas" Giving Day

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

The final deadline to complete a Giving Day Project Application is Friday, Jan. 17.

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Most-Read Stories on Newswire for 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019

The University of Arkansas news site garnered more than 1.2 million views during 2019 and an average of 4,170 readers each weekday. These were the most-read stories among them.

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Thomas Named Manager of University Communications at University Relations

Friday, December 13, 2019

U of A alumnus John Thomas is the new manager of university communications at the University of Arkansas. He started Dec. 9.

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Alumni, Greek Organization and Current Student Honored For Philanthropy

Friday, December 06, 2019

The Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals presented awards in November.

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Burnett Gift Fosters Faculty Excellence in Data Science With Endowed Award

Monday, December 02, 2019

A $250,000 commitment from alumnus Kent Burnett will be used to recognize outstanding faculty in the College of Engineering.

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Advance Arkansas Scholarship Benefits El Dorado, Eureka Springs Students

Monday, November 25, 2019

A $60,000 gift from Tracy Young  and Lisa Johnson-Young will give preference to students from the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Sam M. Walton College of Business University Advancement Alumni Business Giving Accounting

Walmart Foundation Supports Student Success Center With $5 Million Grant

Thursday, November 21, 2019

The new center will serve the entire University of Arkansas campus as a comprehensive academic support unit in one centralized location.

Student Affairs University Advancement Giving

Documentary Film, Buen Camino, Wins Silver Davey Award

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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.

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