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Arkansas Entomology Student Earns $15,000 PEO Scholar Award

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Three years of dedication and academic excellence have earned entomology graduate student Hillary Fischer the $15,000 Scholar Award from the Philanthropic Education Organization.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Points of Pride Entomology

U of A Classical Studies Students Triumph at National Convention

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Four U of A students won the national Certamen Classics College Quiz Bowl, and one student on the team was elected president of Eta Sigma Phi, the Classics Honorary Society.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Points of Pride Classical Studies World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Richardson to Receive Silver Medal of Honor From University of Melbourne and CPA Australia

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Vern Richardson, distinguished professor in the accounting department, is being awarded the Silver Medal of Honor from the University of Melbourne and CPA Australia.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards International Points of Pride Accounting

Beloved Professor Sharon Hunt Retiring After 29-Year Career, Reception Set for May 3

Friday, April 12, 2019

Sharon Hunt, professor of kinesiology, will retire in May after 29 years of service to the College of Education and Health Professions. A "last class" and a reception will be held in May.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Points of Pride Health, Human Performance and Recreation

U of A Project Makes a Difference for Low-Income Youth With Disabilities

Thursday, April 11, 2019

A new report finds that Arkansas PROMISE has succeeded at improving education and career outcomes for participants.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Outreach Points of Pride Research & Innovation

New Short Takes Video Looks at Life After Graduation: The Next Adventure

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Like thousands of seniors, Miriam Gonzalez is joining the legacy of the U of A with her name on Senior Walk and heading to a new job in state.

College of Engineering Points of Pride

Professor Jennifer Webb Named Fellow by Interior Design Educators Council

Thursday, April 04, 2019

Jennifer Webb, a University of Arkansas professor, was recently inducted into the Council of Fellows by the Interior Design Educators Council.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Design Human Environment Points of Pride Interior Design

Industrial Engineering Senior Earns National Service Scholarship

Thursday, April 04, 2019

Senior Nicole Hayes is the recipient of the 2018-19 S. Balachandran Service Scholarship, one of five scholarships awarded nationally each year by Alpha Pi Mu, the industrial engineering honor society.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Points of Pride Industrial Engineering
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