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Student Alumni Board Applications Due Today

Friday, April 03, 2020

The Arkansas Alumni Association is accepting applications for the Student Alumni Association Board through today. Applications may be made through Hogsync.

Division of Student Affairs Division of University Advancement Alumni Arkansas Alumni Association Student Organizations

Alumna Ellen Compton, Longtime Archivist in Special Collections, Dies

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Ellen Compton, who worked 30 years in Special Collections in the U of A Libraries, was a mentor to a variety of students, staff and faculty.

University Libraries Administrative News Alumni Division of Special Collections

Symposium Honoring Justice Donald Corbin Provides Student Support

Friday, March 13, 2020

Named in honor of alumnus Donald L. Corbin, a former chief judge of the Arkansas Court of Appeals, the award helps with educational expenses such as tuition, books and fees.

School of Law Alumni Awards Law and Justice

Walton College to Honor Outstanding Alumni at Awards Banquet on April 23

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Gerald Alley, Jane Henry and Laura Phillips will be recognized for lifetime achievement, entrepreneurship and service.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Alumni Awards Business & Finance

Women Law Students Honor Alumnae With Annual Gayle Pettus Pontz Award

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The University of Arkansas School of Law Women's Law Student Association will honor Karen Roberts, J.D.'95, and Christy Jones, B.A.'74, J.D.'77, with the Gayle Pettus Pontz Award.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences School of Law Alumni Awards Events Law and Justice Department of Political Science Department of Sociology and Criminology

Alumnus Charles Portis, Best Known for Novel 'True Grit,' Dies at 86

Monday, February 17, 2020

Charles Portis studied journalism at the University of Arkansas in the mid-1950s and turned his writing toward straight-faced comic novels.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Alumni School of Journalism & Strategic Media

U of A Alumna Jessica Cohen Among Select Few Female Athletic Trainers in the NBA

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Jessica Cohen, a 2013 graduate, is the assistant athletic trainer and physical therapist for the Portland Trail Blazers and earlier worked with WNBA teams Atlanta Dream and Chicago Sky.

College of Education and Health Professions Alumni Athletic Training Program

Collection of First African American Professor at U of A Now Open

Thursday, February 13, 2020

The Gordon Morgan Papers contain teaching materials, research files, correspondence and manuscripts — both published and unpublished.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Libraries Alumni Social Sciences Department of Sociology and Criminology

UREC and Alumni Association to Host Third Annual Running of the Hogs Race

Thursday, January 23, 2020

This race will take place on campus starting at the Razorback Gardens on Saturday, March 7, and will include both a 5k and 10k race.

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