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Humanities Center Promotes Action Against Systemic Racism on Campus
The Arkansas Humanities Center will offer two grant competitions for fall 2020, funding humanities research and programming to move from words to action in the effort to reveal and dismantle systemic racism.
Permanent Advisory Board Part of Enhanced Diversity Efforts on Campus
A letter to the campus community from Chancellor Joe Steinmetz gives an update on some actions related to recent conversations with university students about the #BlackAtUARK hashtag on Twitter.
Study Shows How COVID-19 Impacts College Students with Special Needs
Journalism professor Kara Jolliff Gould finds college students with special needs face unique challenges in remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Northwest Arkansas Juneteenth Committee Announces Date of Virtual Celebration
The University of Arkansas African American Resource Group and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion will host a virtual Juneteenth celebration event 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 19, via Facebook Live.
Call to Action from Chancellor Steinmetz: Listen, Learn, Act
University of Arkansas Chancellor Joe Steinmetz encourages a call to action and is committed to enhancing and enriching diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campus.
Strategy Sessions Designed to Combat Racism, Build More Inclusive Campus
Students and employees are invited to offer actions and steps at any of several upcoming online sessions to achieve transformative change in the areas of diversity and inclusion.
Lavender Society Celebrates Supreme Court Decision
The Lavender Society, a registered student organization, applauded Monday's decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold workplace protections to include LGBTQ-plus individuals.
Professor Angela Smith-Nix Named to GLSEN Arkansas Board
University of Arkansas faculty member Angela Smith-Nix has been named to the board of directors of the GLSEN Arkansas chapter.
'Arkansas Soul' Program Hosts Summer Digital Media Challenge
The Arkansas Soul Summer Workshop program staff wants minority high school students from around the state to share stories about the impact COVID-19 has had on their communities.
Asylum Webinar June 14 With Expert Witness Kimberly Gauderman
Kimberly Gauderman, associate professor of Latin American history at the University of New Mexico, has served as an expert witness for nearly 150 asylum cases. The webinar will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.