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Ellen Compton Fund Benefits Special Collections in University Libraries

Thursday, March 04, 2021

A gift of more than $92,000 from the estate of Ellen Compton will enhance the holdings of Special Collections, with an emphasis on architectural records.

Division of University Advancement University Libraries Alumni Giving Division of Special Collections University Development

Jim Faulkner, Namesake of Faulkner Center, Remembered by University

Friday, February 19, 2021

Faulkner leaves behind a tremendous legacy at the university where he and his wife, Joyce, supported numerous initiatives, including the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center.

Division of University Advancement Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Fine Arts Giving Points of Pride Arkansas Alumni Association Bands Department of Music Faulkner Performing Arts Center University Development

Two Professors from School of Law Receive Women's Giving Circle Grants for Projects

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The Women's Giving Circle at the University of Arkansas awards over $10,000 to School of Law professors Annie Smith and Uche Ewelukwa Ofodile.

Division of University Advancement School of Law Awards Diversity & Inclusion Giving Law & Justice Research & Innovation University Development

Scholarship Honors Long-Time Leader of Walton College Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Monday, January 18, 2021

Walton College has established the Dr. Barbara A. Lofton Endowed Scholarship for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to honor the long-time leader of the college's effort to make sure all are welcome.


Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Giving Points of Pride

Hein Creates 'Beautiful Symmetry' With Gift, Honors Father's Legacy as Founder

Monday, January 11, 2021

Diana “Sue” Hein, daughter of the late John G. Williams, is donating her family home in Fayetteville to the school her father helped build.

Division of University Advancement Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Design Giving

Career in Healthcare Design Inspires Roberts Gift to Fay Jones School

Thursday, December 17, 2020

A $1 million gift from alumnus Greg Roberts will create an endowed chair and support a degree concentration in healthcare and wellness.

Division of University Advancement Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Design Giving Design Studies Program

Santa's Students: U of A Greeks Give Back to Northwest Arkansas for Holidays

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Every December, Greek Life students partner with local churches, various public school districts, and community leaders to connect with families in need. This year proved no exception.

Division of Student Affairs Giving Greek Life Student Organizations
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