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Mullins Library Study Area to Be Named for Dorothy Ann and Ed Stevenson

Thursday, April 08, 2021

A pledge from alumna Dorothy Ann Stevenson will support the renovation of Mullins Library and ensure the facility continues to meet students’ needs.

Division of University Advancement Facilities University Libraries Alumni Giving Mullins Library University Development

Lunch and Learn to Feature Student Media Future, Scholarship Funding

Friday, April 02, 2021

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.

Division of Student Affairs Alumni Events Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Arkansas Alumni Association Student Media

Women's History Month: Margaret Clark

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Diversity & Inclusion Points of Pride Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Master of Arts in Teaching: Noyce Fellowship for Math and Science

Friday, March 19, 2021

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Alumni Awards Education Engineering Science Technology Department of Curriculum and Education

Bumpers College Grad Goldmon Named USDA's Senior Adviser for Racial Equity

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

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.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Alumni Appointments Points of Pride Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Environmental, Soil and Water Science Program

Southern Cotton Ginners Association Recognizes Bourland for Work in Cotton Breeding and Research

Friday, March 12, 2021

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.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Alumni Awards UA Division of Agriculture

Women's History Month: Wilma Mankiller

Friday, March 12, 2021

Alumna Wilma Mankiller, an activist for Native American rights, was the first woman elected principal chief of the Cherokee Nation in 1987.

School of Law Alumni Diversity & Inclusion Politics & Government

Designer, Apparel Alumnus Torres to Host Fashion Facebook Live Event With AMPD's Apple

Thursday, March 11, 2021

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.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs Alumni Events Apparel Merchandising and Product Development Program School of Human Environmental Sciences

AAIE Hosts Virtual Mock-Interviews for Spring 2021

Thursday, March 11, 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.

College of Engineering Division of Student Affairs Alumni Engineering Events Career Services Department of Industrial Engineering
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