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Physicist Awarded Vannevar Bush Fellowship by Department of Defense

Friday, May 29, 2020

The award, the department's most prestigious given to a single researcher's group, supports fundamental research with the potential to advance national security.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research and Innovation Safety & Security Science Department of Physics

Faculty Member's Short Film Competes for Oxford Film Festival's Artist Vodka Prize

Friday, May 29, 2020

The Oxford Film Festival has gone virtual and the film Animal by Russell Sharman, assistant professor in the Department of Communication, is being featured and premieres today.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Entertainment Fine Arts Humanities Virtual Events Department of Communication

Law Alumni Society Announces Inaugural Award Winners

Friday, May 29, 2020

Alex Guynn will receive the Commitment to Justice Award, Nathan Bogart will be given the Early Career Award, and the Career Champion Award will go to the Legal Team at Walmart Inc.

School of Law Alumni Awards Law and Justice Points of Pride

Sarah Judy and J. Laurence Hare Named U of A's Academic Advisors of the Year

Friday, May 29, 2020

Sarah Judy of Walton College and J. Laurence Hare of Fulbright College have been selected by the University of Arkansas Academic Advising Council as 2019-20 outstanding academic advisors. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Department of History International Studies Program

BASIS and webBASIS Access Limited Starting Today

Friday, May 29, 2020

Starting at 5 p.m. today, webBASIS will be unavailable and BASIS access will be limited until 8 a.m. Monday, June 1. This planned outage is required to convert BASIS data to the new Workday system. 

Division of Finance & Administration University Information Technology Services

Leadership Transition in the Office of Sponsored Programs

Friday, May 29, 2020

Bob Beitle, professor of chemical engineering and associate vice chancellor for research and innovation, will serve as interim director for the office of sponsored programs.

Office of Research & Innovation Appointments Research and Innovation

Community Music School Announces Virtual Young Artist String Camp

Friday, May 29, 2020

The Community Music School will hold an online Young Artist String Camp from June 28-July 3 an individualized plan for the week and daily private lessons on Zoom or YouTube.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Fine Arts Outreach Training Virtual Events Community Music School Department of Music

NIH Award Supports Research on Biological Drug to Rebuild Heart Tissue

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The project is part of the Southeast XLerator Network’s Ideas to Products program to quickly commercialize healthcare technologies.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Science Department of Biomedical Engineering

Two Fay Jones School Faculty Selected as Fellows at Prestigious MacDowell Colony

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Jessica Colangelo and Charles Sharpless, both in the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design, were selected for a joint summer 2020 fellowship at the MacDowell Colony.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Appointments Architecture Design Points of Pride Department of Architecture

Sharman Publishes Open Textbook with Libraries, Global Campus Funding

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Russell L. Sharman, assistant professor of practice of communication, has now published an open textbook for the Film Lecture course on campus, saving students more than $100 each.

Global Campus J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Libraries Academic Affairs Humanities Points of Pride Continuing Education Department of Communication Mullins Library
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