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Fulbright TEA Scholars Return to Home Countries, Apply Lessons Learned at U of A During Pandemic

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

The Northwest Arkansas community recently said goodbye to 27 teachers from 25 countries who participated in an English teacher professional development program.

College of Education and Health Professions Education International

U of A's Portuguese Program Director Hosts Virtual Info Session April 7

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Assistant professor Edvan Brito, director of the Portuguese Program, will provide an overview of the program during a virtual meeting from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 7. Students can join online or by phone.

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

New Course Coming in Fall 2020: Made in Italy

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Consider taking Made in Italy (ITAL 3983: Special Topics) from 3:05-5:35 p.m. Mondays. This course counts towards the Italian minor and the Italian business specialization. Taught in English.

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

Study Abroad Program Cancelations Extended

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The university will cancel all summer university-sanctioned and coordinated study abroad programs through the end of the summer semester in August.

International Education Academic Affairs International Office of Study Abroad & International Exchange

U of A-Sanctioned Study Abroad Travel Canceled Through June 15

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Decisions regarding university-sanctioned study-abroad trips departing after June 15 will be made later this spring.

International Education Academic Affairs International Office of Study Abroad & International Exchange

Roque Viera Selected as February Student Leader of the Month

Monday, March 09, 2020

Roque Viera has been selected as the Student Leader of the Month for February. Roque is majoring in mechanical engineering and serving as president of the Panamanian Student Organization.

College of Engineering Division of Student Affairs Awards International Department of Mechanical Engineering New Student & Family Programs Office of Student Activities Student Organizations

University Suspends Student Travel for Countries With CDC Risk Levels 2-3

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

New international travel recommendations for faculty and staff included in latest university update. 

Graduate School Administrative News Health, Fitness & Wellness International Office of Study Abroad & International

U of A Students Visit Senegal to Evaluate Sport Education Method, Foster Mutual Understanding

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Seventeen sports leaders from Senegal visited the U of A six months ago to learn an innovative method for teaching sports to children. Last month, U of A students visited Senegal to see how it was going.

College of Education and Health Professions Education International Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation

University Celebrates International Peace Corps Week

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

The University of Arkansas Graduate School and International Education is hosting a celebration of Peace Corps Day from noon-1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6, in the Holcombe Hall classroom.

Graduate School Events International

The Late Great Layla Murad: Egypt's Jewish-Muslim Superstar, Tonight

Monday, March 02, 2020

Hanan Hammad of Texas Christian University will give a lecture about Layla Murad: Egypt's Jewish-Muslim singing star at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in Gearhart Hall Room 26.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Cultural Events Events Fine Arts Humanities International Lectures Department of History Department of Music Middle East Studies Program
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