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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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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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Libraries Continue Support of Open Education in State and Region in 2020

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

During Open Education Week in March, University Libraries will sponsor OE-ARkansas to support open education initiatives on their campuses or use OER in their courses.

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Faulkner Center Offers Sound Production Internship Class

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Tuesday mornings this spring, the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center will offer its interactive Mixing Live Audio internship class for academic credit. Sign up by Friday, Jan. 17.

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Travel Assistance Application Now Open

Monday, January 13, 2020

This Provost Office sponsored grant of up to $1,000 is available to all full-time, tenure and non-tenure-track faculty who have been invited to make conference presentations. Deadline to apply is Jan. 31.

Academic Affairs Awards Research and Innovation

Wiersma-Mosley Honored for Innovation in Addressing Cultural Competence

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Jacquelyn Wiersma-Mosley, associate professor and researcher in human development and family sciences, was presented a Cognella Innovation in Teaching Award for Family Science.

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Enrollment Services Raises Funds for EOA Children's House

Thursday, December 19, 2019

A "Jeans Day" holiday tradition in Enrollment Services raises funds to provide gifts and clothing to local charity.

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Two New Music Industry Classes Offered for Spring 2020

Friday, December 13, 2019

The Music Department will offer two online eight-week classes — one about 21st century music industry and one about commercial songwriting — during the spring semester.

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2020 Winter Teaching Symposium for Faculty

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The 2020 Winter Teaching Symposium — Where the Sidewalk Never Ends: Capitalizing on Our Faculty Platform to Serve and Mentor — will be on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in the Arkansas Union Verizon Ballroom.

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Arkansas Union Provides Finals Study Rooms

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Rooms 507-516, the International Connections Lounge, the Living Room and Food Court Front Porch will be reserved for studying 24 hours a day from Dead Day, Dec. 13, through finals week.

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