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Sabherwal Named IEEE Fellow

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Rajiv Sabherwal, chair of the Department of Information Systems and Edwin & Karlee Bradberry Chair in Information Systems, has been named an IEEE Fellow.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Appointments Business Information Systems

Horticulture Head MacKay Becomes Food Systems Leadership Institute Fellow

Friday, December 07, 2018

Wayne Mackay, department head and professor of horticulture, has been named a Fellow of the Food Systems Leadership Institute.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Appointments Points of Pride Food Science Horticulture

Morimoto Elected Committee Chair for Sociologists for Women in Society

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Associate professor Shauna Morimoto will chair the Career Development Committee for the national organization

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Sociology and Criminology

Cole Mcquirk to Serve as Peace Corps Volunteer in Albania

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Cole Mcquirk, a student studying Italian, will work with banks, nongovernental organizations and a municipality on ways to improve economic development.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Sam M. Walton College of Business Appointments Economic Development International Outreach World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

New Assistant Director for Student Government Leadership Hired

Monday, December 03, 2018

The Office of Student Activities announced that PJ Martinez will serve as the assistant director for student government leadership, helping ASG and the Graduate and Professional Student Congress.

Student Affairs Appointments Associated Student Government

Biology Professor Selected for Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel

Friday, November 16, 2018

Ruben Michael Ceballos, an assistant professor of biology, is one of 28 participants from the U.S. selected for the Jewish National Fund's 2018 Winter Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments International Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences

U of A Researchers Contribute to Updated 'Tree of Life'

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Fred Spiegel, a Distinguished Professor of biology, is one of about 40 experts worldwide, and one of three affiliated with the U of A, tasked with periodically updating the phylogenetic tree for eukaryotes.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Points of Pride Science Physics

Career Development Center Gains New Counselor

Monday, November 05, 2018

Madelyn Jones provides COEHP students with assistance through career exploration, career development, and transitioning to their professional careers.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Career Services

Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative Names New Leader

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Colby Duren will be the new director of the program. Janie Simms Hipp is leaving to lead the new Native American Agriculture Fund.

Agriculture Appointments Economic Development

Jebaraj to Serve on National Economics Board

Monday, October 29, 2018

Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, has been selected to serve on the board of the Association for University Business and Economic Research.

Others Sam M. Walton College of Business Appointments Business Economic Development Center For Business & Economic Research
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