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Frank Broyles Remembered for Strong Support of U of A Academics

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

University leaders recall a man who was key to raising funds for Mullins Library, Old Main and other major academic campaigns.

Giving Intercollegiate Athletics Points of Pride

University Libraries Complete Largest Digital Collection to Date

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

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

Libraries Human Environment Humanities Points of Pride

Office of General Counsel's Matt McCoy Receives First Chair Award for Top In-House Counsel

Monday, July 31, 2017

Matt McCoy, associate general counsel for the university, was awarded the prestigious 2017 First Chair Award for excellence in legal counsel.

School of Law Awards Intercollegiate Athletics Points of Pride

University of Arkansas Reaccredited by Higher Learning Commission

Monday, July 24, 2017

The decision follows a campus visit by a peer review team in April, but reaccreditation is an ongoing process that has already begun again.

Administrative News Points of Pride

Summer Stipends Pave Way for Humanities Research Around the World

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Five humanities scholars in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences competed for and earned $5,000 summer stipends to engage in research abroad and/or writing respites. 

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Awards Humanities Points of Pride Art History Philosophy World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Physics Professor Appointed as Fellow at the U.S. Naval Research Lab

Monday, July 10, 2017

Joseph B. Herzog, assistant professor in the department of physics, has been appointed as a fellow in the Office of Naval Research Summer Faculty Research Program.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Appointments Points of Pride Research & Innovation Science Physics

Alumna Maggie Benton Crowned Miss Arkansas 2017

Friday, July 07, 2017

U of A communications alumna Maggie Benton won the title of Miss Arkansas 2017 at the 80th Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant June 17. 

Awards Points of Pride

Carly Franklin Receives Most Supportive Professor Award at Spark of Hope Event

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Carly Franklin, retention and success undergraduate program director for the School of Social Work in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, received the Supportive Professor Award from the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas.  

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Outreach Points of Pride Social Sciences Social Work

Office of Study Abroad Moves to New Location

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange has moved to 520 Storer Ave., the previous home of the university's Home Management House.

Graduate School International Points of Pride Office of Study Abroad & International

Razorbacks Earn Top 20 Learfield Directors' Cup Finish

Friday, June 30, 2017

The National Association of Collegiate Directors of America award recognizes the  most successful intercollegiate athletics programs.

Awards Intercollegiate Athletics Points of Pride
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