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Social Leisure Engagement: Participating in Leisure With Others May Affect Well-Being for Students

Monday, January 08, 2018

James Duncan of Bumpers College and colleagues recently examined the correlation between college students' participation in social leisure activities and their mental health.

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Story Mapping Project for Rush Historic District Wins ASLA Arkansas Chapter Award

Monday, December 04, 2017

Landscape architecture students created a multimedia story about the Hicks property that was part of the mining boomtown of Rush, now preserved as part of the Buffalo National River.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Awards Design Human Environment Research & Innovation Landscape Architecture

Callahan in Apparel Merchandising Attends National Women in Toys Conference

Monday, October 30, 2017

India Callahan, a graduate student in apparel merchandising and product development, recently attended the national Women in Toys Conference where she was recognized as a scholarship recipient.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Awards Human Environment AFLS-Human Environmental Sciences

One Book, One Community Author to Speak on Campus Nov. 2

Friday, October 27, 2017

Cristina Henríquez, author of The Book of Unknown Americans, will give a free public lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in Hillside Auditorium.

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CoxHealth's Rana Post to Visit With Students About Career as a Child Life Specialist

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Rana Post, a child life specialist at CoxHealth in Missouri, will speak with students interested in careers in child life from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday in the Maudine Sanders Commons.

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Hospitality Innovation Students Gain Experience at BGO's Chefs in the Garden Event

Monday, October 02, 2017

Hospitality innovation students from the Bumpers College helped the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks raise funds by serving as volunteers at its annual Chefs in the Garden event.

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Ma, Williams Join Faculty, Research Team in Human Development and Family Sciences

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Weiyi Ma and Amanda Williams have joined the faculty in the U of A's School of Human Environmental Science's human development and family sciences program.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Appointments Human Environment

Landscape Architecture Students Transform Dickson Street Parking Spaces Into 'Parklets'

Friday, September 15, 2017

Landscape architecture students in the Fay Jones School are working with community members to reinvent metered parking spaces as temporary community parks.

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Civil Engineering Professor Awarded Research Grant

Friday, September 01, 2017

The National Park Service has awarded a $40,000 grant to Michelle Bernhardt, assistant professor of civil engineering, to research new methods of modeling historic masonry structures.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Human Environment Civil Engineering

University Libraries Complete Largest Digital Collection to Date

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

The Arkansas Extension Circulars have been digitized and are now available online. 

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