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'A View from the Ridge' Features Native American Family's Complex History

Thursday, February 14, 2019

A Faulkner Center event showcases readings from Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play Sovereignty, along with an expert-led conversation on Feb. 18.

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Padma Viswanathan and Justin Barnum to Present Lecture, 'Shedunnit'

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Creative writing professor Padma Viswanathan and sociologist Justin Barnum will preview their fall 2019 Honors College Signature Seminar on female criminality on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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Arkansas Stories Use Objects and Places to Bring History to Life

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

A new series exploring Arkansas’ fascinating history of human interaction kicks off Feb. 18 with a Cherokee Confederate’s heirlooms.

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EMPOWER Program Helps Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Thrive

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The four-year, non-degree program teaches life skills and functional academics though an on-campus experience with student mentors.

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Chancellor's Commission on Women to Host Lecture on Microaggressions

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Professor Yolanda Flores Niemann of the University of North Texas will give a keynote address on microaggressions during a luncheon between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3.

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U of A Student Attends D.C. Conference on Neurofibromatosis

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Nick Lange, a student in the EMPOWER program, visited with U.S. Rep. Steve Womack about research that could help people who have neurofibromatosis and other tumor-based diseases.

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Shades of Ebony: A Red Carpet Affair Tonight

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The annual semi-formal event, "Shades of Ebony," will be at 6 tonight, Feb. 12, at the Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House.

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Beth Tauke to Present 'Possible Futures of Design and Diversity' Honors Program Lecture on Feb. 18

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Beth Tauke, associate dean of architecture and planning at the University at Buffalo, will present a lecture at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall of Vol Walker Hall.

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Native American Playwright Shares Family's Complex Ancestral History Through Art

Friday, February 08, 2019

Mary Kathryn Nagle and the legacy of her influential Cherokee family will be featured in a series of theatre, art and history events Feb. 18-21.

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Arkansas Gospel Chorale Begins Thursday

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

The Arkansas Gospel Chorale performs music drawn from African-American religious traditions. The choir will meet from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays starting this week and running through April 18.

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