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Ideas for University's Sesquicentennial Due Nov. 8, Can Be Submitted Online

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Ideas the University of Arkansas should consider for its upcoming sesquicentennial celebration should be submitted online by Friday.

Administrative News Events

Chancellor Releases Second Installment of Action Items in U of A's 2020: Focus on the Future Series

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Chancellor Joe Steinmetz released his second action item, detailing how to be "flexible, adaptive, collaborative, and efficient in the creation and delivery of courses and programs."

Others Academic Affairs Administrative News Chancellor

Chancellor Releases First Installment of 2020: Focus on the Future Series

Friday, October 25, 2019

Chancellor Joe Steinmetz released the first of 10 action items focusing on the future needs of the University of Arkansas.

Others Administrative News Chancellor

Snow Named Director of Technology Ventures, Takes Helm on Oct. 28

Friday, October 25, 2019

David Snow joins the University of Arkansas as director of Technology Ventures to lead licensing and patenting of new university discoveries.

Administrative News Appointments Business Economic Development Research & Innovation

Transportation Survey Indicates Big Shift Away From Driving

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The number of drive-alone commuters has dropped significantly while the number of faculty, staff and students who walk, bicycle or ride transits has grown.

Others Administrative News Sustainability Transportation Parking Transit

Campus Faculty to Discuss Proposed Changes to Drug-Free Workplace and Substance-Abuse Testing Policies

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The fall 2019 meeting of the Campus Faculty will include discussion of proposed changes to policies and how the policies might interact with the 2016 Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act.

Administrative News Events Human Resources

Office for Diversity and Inclusion Publishes Strategic Plan

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Arkansas has released its three-year strategic plan to advance the university's guiding priority of enhancing diversity and inclusion.

Administrative News Diversity and Inclusion

Fulbright College Names New Human Resources, Faculty Services, Diversity and Inclusion Team Members

Friday, October 11, 2019

The Human Resources, Faculty Services and Diversity and Inclusion team in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently named several new team members.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Administrative News Appointments Diversity and Inclusion

KUAF 91.3 Adds Science, Culture Programs to New Weekend Lineup

Thursday, October 10, 2019

It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders and RadioLab are being added to science and pop culture programming for a new Saturday schedule.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Administrative News Arts Humanities Journalism

Mail Deliveries on Monday, Oct. 14, Columbus Day

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The U.S. Postal Service will observe Monday, Oct. 14, Columbus Day, as a postal holiday and will not be open or deliver mail. The U of A Mailing Services will be open and deliver and pickup mail.

Administrative News Mailing Services
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