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Online Resource Provides Latest Updates on Student Travel Impacted by Coronavirus

Friday, February 28, 2020

A new Coronavirus Updates webpage offers students and parents current information and relevant resources about studying abroad and international travel.

Graduate School Health International Office of Study Abroad & International

Learn Krav Maga Self-Defense; Class Begins March 3

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Pat Walker Health Center's Wellness and Health Promotion department is offering a Krav Maga self-defense class beginning Tuesday, March 3.

Student Affairs Health Training Health Center

Two On-Campus Support Groups Available for Survivors of Sexual and Relationship Violence

Monday, February 24, 2020

Pat Walker Health Center offers two support groups for survivors of sexual and relationship violence — a Survivors Chat Group and a program called Teal Healing.

Student Affairs Events Health Health Center

Special Education Professor's Book Offers Advice on Sexuality Education for Children with Autism

Friday, February 21, 2020

Peggy Schaefer Whitby, a professor of special education, has fielded calls for years about how to teach sexuality education to children with autism. Now she has a book to help them.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Health Research and Innovation Special Education

ADH Vaccine Clinic Today in Union Ballroom

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The Arkansas Department of Health is holding a vaccine clinic for anyone still needing to receive the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Arkansas Union Verizon Ballroom.

Student Affairs Events Health Health Center

Counselor Launches Second Career Through U of A's new Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Danielle Glenn started classes in January with the first-ever occupational therapy cohort of 27 students at the University of Arkansas and UAMS Northwest. 

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Academic Affairs Education Health

University Recreation to Host Its Annual Celebrate Cycle Competition

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

University Recreation is hosting its annual Celebrate Cycle competition against the University of Georgia from Feb. 24-28. Attend any of several cycling events to add your mileage to the total.

Student Affairs Events Health Sustainability University Recreation

Part of Daily Routine Keeps Razorback Transit Buses Safe and Sanitary

Monday, February 17, 2020

Buses are cleaned each night when they come in, and sanitation efforts are a part of this.

Health Transportation Transit

Medical Humanities Minor Now Available to U of A Students

Friday, February 14, 2020

The medical humanities minor gives an overview of the ways in which various disciplines in the humanities inform, intersect with, and apply to understandings of the medical arts and sciences.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Health Humanities Social Sciences Anthropology English History Philosophy

Inventors Spotlight: Steve Tung and Bo Ma

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Professor Steve Tung and postdoctoral research fellow Bo Ma have been awarded a second commercialization grant from the Chancellor's Fund in support of their portable, handheld DNA-sequencing system.

College of Engineering Economic Development Engineering Health Research and Innovation Mechanical Engineering
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