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Japanese Delegation Meets With Arkansas Business, Government Leaders

Friday, December 14, 2018

The World Trade Center Arkansas and Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin hosted the Consul General of Japan in Nashville, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, and a delegation on Dec. 10 in Little Rock.

Business Economic Development International Outreach Arkansas World Trade Center

Comfort Sheds Light on 'The Dark Years'

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Kathy Comfort, associate professor of French, has recently published a book titled Refiguring Les Années Noires: Literary Representations of the Nazi Occupation.

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

5 Reasons to Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

This relatively small country offers something for all students, whether it is the bustling metropolis of San José, lush rainforests, active volcanoes or the sunny beaches.

Academic Affairs International Office of Study Abroad & International

Hoyt H. Purvis Award Winners Announced

Monday, December 10, 2018

Lanier Nalley, Chelsea Hodge and Leyah Bergman-Lanier are the 2018 award winners of the Hoyt H. Purvis Award for Service in International Education.

Graduate School Awards International

Mathematics Professor Invited to International Exhibition and Special Lecture Oversees

Monday, December 10, 2018

Edmund Harriss, clinical assistant professor of mathematics, will host an exhibition of curvehedras and give a special lecture at South Kensington Campus of the Imperial College of London.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events International Lectures Science Mathematical Sciences

East Africa Trade Mission to Grow Trade, Business, Tourism for Arkansas

Thursday, December 06, 2018

The World Trade Center Arkansas is inviting Arkansas companies to join its trade mission to Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia.

Business Economic Development International Arkansas World Trade Center

Former President George H.W. Bush Remembered at U of A

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Bush spoke on campus and met with Indonesian students he had helped bring to the U of A after a 2004 tsunami devastated their region.

Graduate School Student Affairs Events International Lectures

Cole Mcquirk to Serve as Peace Corps Volunteer in Albania

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Cole Mcquirk, a student studying Italian, will work with banks, nongovernental organizations and a municipality on ways to improve economic development.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Sam M. Walton College of Business Appointments Economic Development International Outreach World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

October RSO Member, Advisor, and Event of the Month Announced

Monday, December 03, 2018

Kate Truitt of the Student Alumni Board; Samuel J. Rochell, adviser for the Poultry Science Club; and the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration were honored.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Student Affairs Awards International Alumni Association International Students & Scholars Poultry Science

Trade Director Explores Bilateral Opportunities in Paraguay, Brazil

Friday, November 30, 2018

Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas, met with government officials and directors during regional meetings in Paraguay.

Business Economic Development International Arkansas World Trade Center
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