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Tyson Family Adds $1 Million Gift During Dedication of Iconic Research Building

Friday, November 17, 2017

John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods, announced a new gift during dedication ceremonies for the new Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Facilities Agriculture Events Giving Research & Innovation Science

Campaign Gifts Advance Arkansas Students and Entrepreneurship Efforts

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Greg and Hannah Lee contributed a combined $150,000 to the Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub and an Advance Arkansas scholarship. 

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Giving

Holiday Food Drive

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The University of Arkansas Bookstore is hosting a food drive to help the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry stock up during the holiday season.

Student Affairs Giving Bookstore

RazorGift Donations Needed

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Gifters who wish to fulfill requested items are encouraged to visit the RazorGift virtual registry beginning Nov. 15 through Dec. 6.


Beldens Support Students, Faculty and Athletics With $2 Million Campaign Gift

Thursday, November 09, 2017

A gift from alumni Ted and Leslie Belden will create a faculty chair in architecture, a CARE scholarship and an endowed fund in athletics. 

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Student Affairs Architecture Diversity & Multiculturalism Giving Intercollegiate Athletics

Walton College Office of Diversity and Inclusion Collects Supplies for Dominicans Affected by Hurricane Maria

Monday, November 06, 2017

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Walton College and U of A students from the Commonwealth of Dominica collected non-perishable items for Dominicans affected by Hurricane Maria.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Giving International Outreach

Phi Upsilon Omicron Collecting Donations for Full Circle Campus Food Pantry

Monday, November 06, 2017

Phi Upsilon Omicron is holding a food and toiletry donation drive for the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Campus Food Pantry. Drop items at the donation box in HESC Room 108 before Nov. 23.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Student Affairs Giving Student Organizations

Pryor Center Announces $1.5 Million Tyson Gift to Digitize KATV Collection

Friday, November 03, 2017

A contribution from Barbara A. Tyson and the Tyson Foods Foundation will fund the preservation of footage donated to the center in 2009.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Administrative News Giving Humanities Social Sciences

Fletchers Fund Additional Support for Entrepreneurs With Lecture Series Gift

Friday, November 03, 2017

The North Little Rock couple’s gift creates a distinguished lecture series and benefits members of the Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub. 

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Giving

Honors College Collecting Healthy Snacks, Meals for Kids Facing Food Insecurity

Friday, November 03, 2017

Honors College students will be collecting healthy snacks and microwaveable meals Nov. 6-10 for schoolchildren at risk for hunger.

Honors College Events Food & Nutrition Giving
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