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Zaina Alsous Named Winner of 2019 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize

Monday, August 13, 2018

The prize includes $1,000 and publication of a first or second book of poetry written in English by a writer of Arab heritage.

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Music Students and Professor Participate in International Music Festival

Thursday, August 09, 2018

In July, five students and one professor from the Department of Music represented the University of Arkansas at the Brancaleoni International Music Festival in Piobbico, Italy.

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Faulkner Center Announces Single Ticket Sales and Mobile App Launch

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

The new app is a one-stop destination for information on the Faulkner Performing Arts Center for this season and beyond.

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UA Press Author Kent Bonar to Appear at Fayetteville Roots Festival

Monday, August 06, 2018

The master naturalist will take part in a radio interview, book signing, and nature walks as part of the festival.

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Jose Padua Named 2019 Miller Williams Poetry Prize Winner

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Padua earned a $5,000 prize for his poetry collection, A Short History of Monsters; Jess Williard named as finalist.

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Don and Susan Bobbitt Increase Student Endowment for Chemistry, Theatre

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

A $150,000 planned gift from the University of Arkansas System president and his wife will advance student and departmental success.

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Award-Winning Saxophone Quartet Joins Over 1,000 Students for Summer Music Camp

Thursday, July 05, 2018

The 61st edition of Summer Music Camp will welcome more than 1,000 student-musicians to campus from area band and orchestra programs during July 8-20.

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U of A Theatre Alumni Workshop New Play

Monday, July 02, 2018

ArkansasStaged will present a staged reading of Field Notes from Mother Earth by U of A Department of Theatre alumna Ashley Edwards.  

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Music Faculty Jake Hertzog Authors New Innovative Text on Guitar

Thursday, June 28, 2018

The book focuses on techniques and methods of sound creation with guitars, amplifiers, effects, and studio equipment, designed for the beginner to the advanced musician.

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Public Radio Station to Celebrate Local Music Programs with KUAF Summer Night Swing

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

KUAF 91.3 FM will broadcast a live concert and fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 22. The event is part of the station's celebration of its two longest-running programs.

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