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Advance Arkansas Scholarship Created for Lincoln, Jefferson County Students

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Thanks to alumni Erik and Brandy Tuft, a new scholarship endowment will be available for U of A students from southeastern Arkansas.

Sam M. Walton College of Business University Advancement Business Giving

Students: Volunteer for University Photo Shoots This Spring

Monday, January 28, 2019

Current U of A students who wish to volunteer for official university photo and video shoots encouraged to sign up online.

University Advancement

Russell Cothren's 'Postcards from Peru' on Display in the Honors College

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The award-winning photos document the Honors Passport study abroad experience in Peru in 2017. 

Honors College University Advancement Arts International University Relations

Simpson Gift Inspired by Faculty, Friendships in Anthropology

Thursday, January 17, 2019

A planned gift from alumna and archaeologist Kay Simpson will support the Department of Anthropology and Campaign Arkansas. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Advancement Giving Social Sciences Anthropology

$1 Million From ArDOT Supports U of A Students' Civil Engineering Research

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The investment from the Arkansas Department of Transportation will support a “living laboratory” for students in civil engineering research.

College of Engineering University Advancement Engineering Giving Civil Engineering

Pence Scholarship Created for Law Students From Arkansas

Friday, December 14, 2018

A $100,000 planned gift from alumnus B. Jeffery Pence will provide scholarship support for Arkansas students with financial need.

School of Law University Advancement Giving Law and Justice

Chancellor Visits Alumni, Students-to-be and Rotarians in Mountain Home

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Chancellor Steinmetz spoke of student success initiatives, Advance Arkansas scholarships, faculty achievements and state growth.

Student Affairs University Advancement Economic Development Outreach Points of Pride Research & Innovation

Beavers Advance Arkansas Scholarship Is a Blueprint for Student Success

Thursday, December 06, 2018

A $50,000 gift from Hal and Beth Prescott will honor a father and mother’s love for the U of A and career in architecture.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design University Advancement Architecture Design Giving

Fay and Gus Jones Endowments Benefit From Daughter's Campaign Gift

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

A planned gift of more than $1 million from “Cami” Jones will support three endowments in architecture and the University Libraries.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Libraries University Advancement Architecture Design Giving

Garrison Financial Institute to Benefit From $100,000 Campaign Arkansas Gift

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Alumnus Robert Zeiler, a member of the Garrison Financial Institute, has committed funds to support student travel and fund management.

Sam M. Walton College of Business University Advancement Business Giving Finance
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