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Lindsey Aloia Guest Edits Southern Communication Journal

Monday, December 09, 2019

Lindsey S. Aloia, assistant professor of communication& and director of the Center for Communication Research, was recently named guest editor of the Special Issue of the Southern Communication Journal.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Humanities Research and Innovation Communication

Data Science Professor Is Newest U of A Arkansas Research Alliance Scholar

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Justin Zhan’s research focuses on big data, blockchain technologies, information assurance, social computing and biomedical informatics.

College of Engineering Appointments Engineering Research and Innovation Computer Science and Computer Engineering

Graduate School and International Education Names New Director of Communications

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Amy Unruh has joined the Graduate School and International Education as director of communications and director of registration, graduation and commencement.

Graduate School Appointments

Provost Coleman Named AAAS Fellow

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Jim Coleman was selected for his research work in plant physiological ecology and developing research capacity in universities across the country. Ten more faculty are also fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments Points of Pride Research and Innovation Science Biological Sciences

Fulbright College Names New Development and External Relations Team Members

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Two new team members recently joined the Development and External Relations team in Fulbright College, Robert Hopper in development and Michael Stoker in creative services.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Advancement Appointments University Development

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 and Innovation

IT Services Leadership Team in Place

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The new leadership team in Information Technology Services includes Dinesh Hegde, Steve Krogull, Domingo Castillo, Barb Kenny and Michele Crippen.

Finance & Administration Appointments IT Services

Special Education Professor Peggy Schaefer Whitby Elected Vice President of DADD

Friday, October 11, 2019

Peggy Schaefer Whitby was recently elected vice president of the Council of Exceptional Children Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Special Education

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

Civil Engineering Faculty Member to Lead State Licensure Board

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Rod Williams, university professor of civil engineering, has been elected to serve as president of the Arkansas State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors.

College of Engineering Appointments Engineering Civil Engineering
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