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Research Shows Candidates Look to Arkansas More for Big Donors than Super Tuesday Voters

Monday, March 02, 2020

Political Science's Karen Sebold writes about Arkansas' unique role in the primaries for Brookings, saying, "With low turnout, candidates look to Arkansas more for big donors than Super Tuesday voters."

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Politics Research and Innovation Social Sciences Department of Political Science

School of Law Joins ABA Celebration of 100 Years of Women's Right to Vote

Monday, January 27, 2020

The School of Law will host an exhibit, "100 Years After the 19th Amendment: Their Legacy, and Our Future," Jan. 27-30 in the Robert and Vivian Young Law Library.

School of Law Cultural Events Law and Justice Politics Virtual Events

Honors Forums to Focus on BAD Student Organization, Obesity Epidemic and Presidential Election

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The fall 2020 Honors College Forums will focus on the Black Americans for Democracy student organization at the U of A, the obesity epidemic and the presidential election. Apply by April 3.

College of Education and Health Professions Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Health, Fitness & Wellness Politics Department of History Health, Sport and Exercise

Pryor Center Presents 'Opinion Journalism in the Age of Trump' with Journalist Alex Kingsbury Feb. 5

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Alex Kingsbury, senior staff editor at the New York Times, will present "Opinion Journalism in the Age of Trump" at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Pryor Center on the Fayetteville Square.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Lectures Politics Virtual Events Department of Political Science School of Journalism & Strategic Media

Middle East Studies Forum to Discuss Developments, Protests in Iran on Jan. 23

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Shirin Saeidi and Mohammad Tabaar, experts in Iranian studies, will give lectures that look at the escalation of tension between Iran and the United States and the impact on regional politics.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities International Lectures Politics Virtual Events Department of Political Science International Studies Program Middle East Studies Program

Arkansas Poll Looks at Immigration, Gun Laws and Political Makeup of State

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

The 21st annual Arkansas Poll found an increase in Arkansans identifying as Republican and support for both gun laws and a border wall.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Politics Research and Innovation Department of Political Science

Hughes to Present on Re-Segregation of Little Rock Nov. 7

Monday, October 21, 2019

Airic Hughes, a doctoral candidate in history, will present "Through the Heart of the City: I-630 and the Re-segregation of Little Rock" at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Walton Reading Room of Mullins Library.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Libraries Diversity & Inclusion Humanities Lectures Politics Research and Innovation Virtual Events Department of History

U of A's Blair Center Receives $1 Million Campaign Gift in Memory of Namesake

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

A planned gift from alumnus Brian Wolff will support the endowment of the Blair Center and research involving Southern politics and culture.

Division of University Advancement J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Politics University Development

Latin American and Latino Studies Program Hosts Day-Long Research Symposium Oct. 9

Monday, October 07, 2019

Latin American and Latino Studies, which combines Latin American regional studies and U.S. Latinx ethnic studies, will hold a one-day Research Symposium starting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Lectures Politics Virtual Events Latin American and Latino Studies Program
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