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Kim Needy Named Interim Vice Provost for Research and Innovation

Friday, December 15, 2017

Dean Kim Needy and associate professor of history Trish Starks will co-chair the search committee for a permanent vice provost.

Graduate School Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments Research & Innovation Academic/And Fiscal Affairs

Blackboard Learn to Get New Features and Improved Accessibility

Friday, December 15, 2017

The change most users will notice first is the new look and feel, specifically designed to be mobile-friendly across various device types. The upgrade will begin at 11 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24.

Academic Affairs IT Services

Jebaraj Named Director of Center for Business and Economic Research

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Mervin Jebaraj, a former assistant director and interim director, joined the center in 2007. His appointment will be effective Jan. 1.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Academic Affairs Business Economic Development Events Outreach Points of Pride Research & Innovation

U of A Athletes Learn Alexander Technique in Department of Theatre Course

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Offered by the Department of Theatre in Fulbright College, the Alexander Technique course helps students unlearn harmful habits and free their bodies to move more comfortably.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Arts Intercollegiate Athletics Theatre

Text as Data: Tools and Method Workshop to Be Held Jan. 16-19

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Text as Data: Tools and Method Workshop, which will be offered Jan. 16-19, will introduce students to the "Big Data" tools involved with textual analysis.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Social Sciences Political Science

Journal of Food Law and Policy Launches Website

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The University of Arkansas School of Law Journal of Food Law and Policy has gone digital. The new site launched this week and features the journal's vol. 13, no. 1 issue.

School of Law Academic Affairs Agriculture Law and Justice

NSF Grant to Help Honors College Recruit STEM Students

Friday, December 08, 2017

The National Science Foundation will award nearly $1 million over five years to recruit STEM students from underrepresented populations. 

College of Engineering Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Awards Diversity & Multiculturalism Economic Development Engineering Science

Department of Theatre to Offer New Course in Sound Design

Friday, December 08, 2017

The Department of Theatre in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will offer a new Sound Design for Theatre (THTR 491V-009) course this spring. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Arts Theatre

Download the Fall Finals Schedule

Friday, December 08, 2017

Download a PDF that shows the Fall finals week schedule with a complete listing of finals as well as changes in normal university programs during finals week.

Student Affairs Academic Affairs

U of A 2017 Graduate Victoria Maloch Selected as 2018 Marshall Scholar

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Victoria Maloch, an honors graduate from Bumpers College, is one of 43 students in the United States selected to study at Oxford University.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Honors College Academic Affairs Agriculture Awards International Points of Pride Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
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