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Arkansas Union to Re-Open in July

Thursday, July 02, 2020

The Arkansas Union will reopen its entire facility beginning Monday, July 6. Hill Coffee Company will also re-open on Monday, July 6, with a limited menu. Club Red Union remains open 8 2 p.m. weekdays.

Division of Student Affairs Facilities Arkansas Union

School of Art High School Summer Workshop Presents Virtual Exhibition 'Together Apart'

Thursday, July 02, 2020

The U of A School of Art recently hosted the second annual summer workshop for high school students that concluded with an online exhibition, 'Together Apart.'

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Entertainment Events Fine Arts Outreach School of Art

Civil Engineering Graduate Student Awarded American Water Works Association Scholarship

Thursday, July 02, 2020

Civil engineering doctoral student Samuel Hodges has earned the American Water Scholarship to further his research into sample gathering technology for use in drinking water.

College of Engineering Graduate School Awards Engineering Department of Civil Engineering

GPSC Shifts Funds to the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry

Thursday, July 02, 2020

The Graduate-Professional Student Congress donated nearly $1,000 worth of food and other needed products to the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Campus Food Pantry.

Division of Student Affairs Graduate School Food & Nutrition Giving Graduate Professional Student Congress Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry Student Organizations

Ricke Receives the National Chicken Council Broiler Research Award

Thursday, July 02, 2020

Steven C. Ricke, director of the Center for Food Safety, will receive National Chicken Council Broiler Research Award at the annual Poultry Science Association virtual meeting this month.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Agriculture Awards Food Safety Program UA Division of Agriculture

Snow to Lead Economic Development Office as Interim; Leeds to Step Down

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Inaugural Vice Chancellor Stacy Leeds is stepping down from the post after three years to focus on research and several writing projects.

Office of Economic Development Administrative News Appointments Economic Development Research and Innovation

Humanities Center Promotes Action Against Systemic Racism on Campus

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

The Arkansas Humanities Center will offer two grant competitions for fall 2020, funding humanities research and programming to move from words to action in the effort to reveal and dismantle systemic racism.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Humanities Department of Communication Department of English Department of History Department of Philosophy Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures School of Journalism & Strategic Media

Biology Graduate Student Awarded National Science Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Doctoral graduate Tyler K. Chafin was awarded a three-year, NSF "rules of life" post-doctoral fellowship with a focus on interdisciplinary research using biological collections.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School Alumni Awards Research and Innovation Science Department of Biological Sciences

Libraries Digitize All University of Arkansas Yearbooks

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Thanks to project donors and the University of Arkansas Libraries, more than a century of yearbooks, all of them from 1897 through 2018, are now available online, free of charge.

Division of Student Affairs University Libraries Giving Mullins Library Student Media
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