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Arkansas Real Estate Foundation Endows Walton College Scholarship

Monday, April 06, 2020

The Arkansas Real Estate Foundation has endowed a scholarship to help students in the Sam M. Walton College of Business pursue a career in real estate.

Division of University Advancement Sam M. Walton College of Business Giving University Development

Support Students in Need Through Student Emergency Funding

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Donations to four student emergency funds are encouraged during the COVID-19 pandemic to assist students facing financial hardships.

Division of University Advancement Giving University Development

Lansden Named Senior Director of Development for Engineering

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Bill Lansden joins the College of Engineering from Virginia Tech, where he served as senior associate athletic director, focusing on fundraising.

College of Engineering Division of University Advancement Appointments Entertainment Giving University Development

McMillons Increase Support for Innovation Studio by $1 Million

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Doug and Shelley McMillon’s additional gift will support student work in customer-focused problem solving and innovation.

Division of University Advancement Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Giving Research and Innovation

Animal Science Graduate Student Association Ranger's Pantry Pet Food Drive

Friday, March 06, 2020

The Animal Science Graduate Student Association is collecting pet food donations each month for Ranger's Pantry. Drop off donations at the box near the AFLS Building's atrium.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Division of Student Affairs Agriculture Events Giving Department of Animal Science Student Organizations

$1 Million Gift to Support Engineering Electrical Engineering Students, Outreach and Facilities

Friday, February 21, 2020

Leaders from SWEPCO and the U of A celebrated a $1 million gift to support electrical engineering outreach, improve undergraduate research opportunities and provide upgrades to student facilities.

College of Engineering Division of University Advancement Engineering Events Giving Department of Electrical Engineering

Schmieding Gift Funds U of A School of Social Work Internship Opportunities

Thursday, February 13, 2020

A $125,000 gift from the Schmieding Foundation in Springdale will fund a new internship stipend for students in the School of Social Work.

Division of University Advancement J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Giving Service Learning Social Sciences School of Social Work

Law Faculty, Students Attend Arkansas Bar Foundation Scholarship Dinner in Little Rock

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The foundation awards approximately 40 endowed law school scholarships annually to students at the University of Arkansas School of Law and the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law.

School of Law Awards Events Giving Law and Justice

Accounting Department Named for William Dillard

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Department of Accounting in the Sam M. Walton College of Business named for Dillard’s Inc. founder.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Giving Points of Pride Department of Accounting
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