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Humanities Center Promotes Action Against Systemic Racism on Campus

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Humanities Department of Communication Department of English Department of History Department of Philosophy Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures School of Journalism & Strategic Media

Permanent Advisory Board Part of Enhanced Diversity Efforts on Campus

Friday, June 26, 2020

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.

Office of the Chancellor Diversity & Inclusion

Study Shows How COVID-19 Impacts College Students with Special Needs

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Journalism professor Kara Jolliff Gould finds college students with special needs face unique challenges in remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion Diversity & Inclusion Education Outreach School of Journalism & Strategic Media

Northwest Arkansas Juneteenth Committee Announces Date of Virtual Celebration

Thursday, June 18, 2020

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.

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Call to Action from Chancellor Steinmetz: Listen, Learn, Act

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

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.

Office of the Chancellor Administrative News Diversity & Inclusion

Strategy Sessions Designed to Combat Racism, Build More Inclusive Campus

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

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. 

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Office of the Chancellor Diversity & Inclusion Events IDEALS Institute

Lavender Society Celebrates Supreme Court Decision

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

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.

Division of Student Affairs Office of Diversity and Inclusion Diversity & Inclusion Center for Multicultural & Diversity Education Student Organizations

Professor Angela Smith-Nix Named to GLSEN Arkansas Board

Friday, June 12, 2020

University of Arkansas faculty member Angela Smith-Nix has been named to the board of directors of the GLSEN Arkansas chapter.

College of Education and Health Professions Division of Student Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Student Organizations

'Arkansas Soul' Program Hosts Summer Digital Media Challenge

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Events Humanities Outreach School of Journalism & Strategic Media

Asylum Webinar June 14 With Expert Witness Kimberly Gauderman

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Events Law and Justice Lectures Department of History International Studies Program Latin American and Latino Studies Program
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