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Simpson Gift Inspired by Faculty, Friendships in Anthropology

Thursday, January 17, 2019

A planned gift from alumna and archaeologist Kay Simpson will support the Department of Anthropology and Campaign Arkansas. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Advancement Giving Social Sciences Anthropology

VAC Volunteer Applications Closing Soon

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Spring semester volunteer applications are now open for three of the Volunteer Action Center's signature programs. Some application deadlines are as soon as Friday, Jan. 18.

Student Affairs Giving Student Organizations

$1 Million From ArDOT Supports U of A Students' Civil Engineering Research

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The investment from the Arkansas Department of Transportation will support a “living laboratory” for students in civil engineering research.

College of Engineering University Advancement Engineering Giving Civil Engineering

Pence Scholarship Created for Law Students From Arkansas

Friday, December 14, 2018

A $100,000 planned gift from alumnus B. Jeffery Pence will provide scholarship support for Arkansas students with financial need.

School of Law University Advancement Giving Law and Justice

Meal Plan Scholarships Aid Freshman Commuters

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The office of Off-Campus Student Services partners with the campus dining provider, Chartwells, to award off-campus meal plan scholarships to 10 freshman commuters each semester. 

Student Affairs Food & Nutrition Giving Housing

Animal Science Graduate Students Raise Money for Wildfire Relief

Friday, December 07, 2018

The Animal Science Graduate Student Association held a pancake breakfast fundraiser Wednesday morning to support those affected by the recent wildfires in California.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Events Giving Animal Science

Beavers Advance Arkansas Scholarship Is a Blueprint for Student Success

Thursday, December 06, 2018

A $50,000 gift from Hal and Beth Prescott will honor a father and mother’s love for the U of A and career in architecture.

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

Fay and Gus Jones Endowments Benefit From Daughter's Campaign Gift

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

A planned gift of more than $1 million from “Cami” Jones will support three endowments in architecture and the University Libraries.

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

Annual 'Give a Cookie, Get a Cookie' Returns to Kick Off Holiday Season

Friday, November 30, 2018

The campus community is invited to decorate cookies for themselves and as holiday treats for food insecure students or children.

Student Affairs Events Food & Nutrition Giving Sustainability

Garrison Financial Institute to Benefit From $100,000 Campaign Arkansas Gift

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Alumnus Robert Zeiler, a member of the Garrison Financial Institute, has committed funds to support student travel and fund management.

Sam M. Walton College of Business University Advancement Business Giving Finance
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