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Mullins Library Study Area to Be Named for Dorothy Ann and Ed Stevenson
A pledge from alumna Dorothy Ann Stevenson will support the renovation of Mullins Library and ensure the facility continues to meet students’ needs.
Lunch and Learn to Feature Student Media Future, Scholarship Funding
The lunch and learn will begin at noon, Thursday, April 8, with alumni Sue Walk Burnett, president of Burnett Specialists, and Tevon Wooten, meteorologist for The Weather Channel.
Boyce Billingsley, Philanthropist and Friend of the University, Passes at 89
Billingsley, a 1955 graduate of the U of A and longtime philanthropist, will be remembered for the numerous programs she and her husband supported on campus.
Women's History Month: Margaret Clark
Margaret Clark, the first Black woman professor at the U of A, taught world languages from 1969-1998, served as cosponsor for Alpha Kappa Alpha and was sponsor of the African Student Union.
Master of Arts in Teaching: Noyce Fellowship for Math and Science
Graduates and seniors in biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics can apply for the Noyce Scholarship, which allows a student to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching and an Arkansas teaching license for grades 7-12.
Bumpers College Grad Goldmon Named USDA's Senior Adviser for Racial Equity
Dewayne Goldmon, a U of A alumnus and a farmer in southeast Arkansas for more than 30 years of experience, has been named senior adviser for racial equity to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
Southern Cotton Ginners Association Recognizes Bourland for Work in Cotton Breeding and Research
Bourland received the A.L. Vandergriff Cotton Pioneer Award in February from the Southern Cotton Ginners Association. The award recognizes a career of innovative cotton research accomplishments.
Women's History Month: Wilma Mankiller
Alumna Wilma Mankiller, an activist for Native American rights, was the first woman elected principal chief of the Cherokee Nation in 1987.
Designer, Apparel Alumnus Torres to Host Fashion Facebook Live Event With AMPD's Apple
U of A graduate Rulli Torres, a fashion designer and entrepreneur in Dallas, is hosting a Facebook Live event and has asked associate professor Laurie Apple to join him for the episode.
AAIE Hosts Virtual Mock-Interviews for Spring 2021
Students in the Industrial Engineering Department participated in its Annual Mock Interviews Feb. 23-25, the second year for the event to be held virtually.