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Arkansas World Trade Center Receives $124,000 in STEP Grant Funding

Thursday, October 01, 2020

The World Trade Center Arkansas received more than $120,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday, Sept. 28, to help Arkansas small businesses enter the global market.

Office of Economic Development Awards Business & Finance Economic Development International World Trade Center Arkansas

Nursing Student Creates Health Product to Help Young Ghanian Women Stay in School

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Nursing student McKenzie Canon was disappointed when her medical outreach trip was canceled this summer, but she continued her work on a reusable feminine hygiene solution for students.

College of Education and Health Professions Alumni Education Health, Fitness & Wellness International Research and Innovation Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

Next Honors College Lecture to Discuss Global Social Change

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Professors Rogelio Contreras, Laurence Hare and Jared Phillips will work globally and locally to tackle intractable issues such as hunger.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Honors College Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Events Food & Nutrition International Lectures Research and Innovation Social Sciences

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated With Virtual Events for 2020

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month provides an opportunity to learn and celebrate the vastness of Latin culture and the achievements and contribution of Latinx individuals across the world.

Division of Student Affairs Office of Diversity and Inclusion Cultural Events Diversity & Inclusion Entertainment Events International Lectures Center for Multicultural & Diversity Education Student Organizations

Holocaust Survivor to Speak to Campus on Oct. 1

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Pieter Kohnstam, a survivor of the the Holocaust, will speak to the University of Arkansas via Zoom at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1. Registration required.

Division of Student Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Events International Lectures Center for Multicultural & Diversity Education Graduate Professional Student Congress Student Organizations

Diversity, Transformation and Italian Studies Hosts Its Inaugural Event

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The collective endeavors to be a forum that encourages discussion and brings about meaningful transformation of Italian studies. A meeting via Zoom will be at 6 p.m. CDT Thursday.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Humanities International Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

UA Rome Center to Provide Student Access to NASA Leader's Event

Friday, September 18, 2020

Douglas Terrier, chief technologist for NASA, will discuss space technologies at 11:30 a.m. CDT Sept. 23. U of A students will have access to hear the discussion through the university's Rome Center.

Graduate School International Education Engineering Events International Lectures Science Space and Planetary Sciences Program

Italian Professor Initiates 'Comic Relief: Making the Best of Things in the Italian Tradition' Seminar Series

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Daniela D'Eugenio, assistant professor of Italian, will initiate the five-part series with "The Hopeless Tricked and the Clever Trickster from Boccaccio to Basile," via Zoom at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Lectures Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Study Abroad Fair Lets Students Shop for Travel Options

Monday, September 14, 2020

The Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange is hosting its annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, via Zoom.

International Education Events International Office of Study Abroad & International Exchange
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