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Resiliency Center Director Marty Matlock Named Chair of National Council's Leaders' Alliance

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Marty Matlock, executive director of the University of Arkansas Resiliency Center, was recently elected to chair the Leaders' Alliance of the National Council for Science and the Environment.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Appointments Natural Environment Sustainability

Samuel Binns Named Buffalo National River's Artist-in-Residence

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Samuel Binns, a poet in the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing and Translation, received an Artists 360 award from Mid-America Arts Alliance earlier this year.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Arts Natural Environment Outreach Creative Writing English

Cox, Dunlap Join Bumpers College as Advisors, Simmons Over Advising and Student Experience

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The hiring of Ryan Cox and Melinda Dunlap and promotion of Lucas Simmons will push forward Bumpers College student success priorities.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Appointments School of Human Environmental Sciences

Incoming Ag Economics Head Anderson to Bring Diverse Experience

Monday, December 16, 2019

John Anderson will join the Division of Agriculture and Bumpers College as head of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness on Jan. 2, 2020.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Appointments Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Thomas Named Manager of University Communications at University Relations

Friday, December 13, 2019

U of A alumnus John Thomas is the new manager of university communications at the University of Arkansas. He started Dec. 9.

University Advancement Appointments University Relations

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
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