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Hanna Jensen Named 2019-20 Recipient of Outstanding Contribution to Service Learning Teaching Award

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Hanna Jensen, a clinical assistant professor of biomedical engineering, was named the recipient of the 2019-20 Outstanding Contribution to Service Learning Teaching Award.

College of Engineering Honors College Awards Service Learning Department of Biomedical Engineering

Service Learning to Offer New Student Travel Grants; Due March 15

Friday, February 14, 2020

Travel Grants are presented to support travel for a domestic academic conference presentation related to a service-learning course or research. Funds must be used by June 30.

Awards Service Learning

Schmieding Gift Funds U of A School of Social Work Internship Opportunities

Thursday, February 13, 2020

A $125,000 gift from the Schmieding Foundation in Springdale will fund a new internship stipend for students in the School of Social Work.

Division of University Advancement J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Giving Service Learning Social Sciences School of Social Work

Service Learning Faculty Material and Travel Grant Applications Due March 15

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The goal of these grants is to help increase the number and improve the quality of undergraduate service learning courses by providing financial resources for development of service learning activities.

Awards Service Learning

Summer Program in Mexico Offers Professional Service-Learning Placements

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Information sessions on the study abroad program in Puebla, Mexico, this summer will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 29-30, in Kimple Hall 416.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Service Learning Arkansas Humanities Center Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures Office of Study Abroad & International

Service Learning Retreat to focus on Critical Service-Learning

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The University's IDEALS Institute will lead this spring's Service Learning Workshop on Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Arkansas Union. RSVP by Jan. 27 if you plan to attend.

Honors College Diversity & Inclusion Events Service Learning Training

U of A Nursing School Starts Intergenerational Service-Learning Experience, Seeks Mentors

Friday, December 13, 2019

The program is seeking older adults who are willing to work as mentors to nursing students. Forty mentors are needed when spring classes start in January.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Health, Fitness & Wellness Service Learning Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

Technical Writing Course Offers Students Community-Based Service-Learning Opportunities

Monday, December 09, 2019

Students have the chance to see how their academic writing can have important, observable and positive results in the lives of other people — even before the semester ends.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Humanities Outreach Service Learning Department of English

New Short Takes Video Showcases the Art of Experiential Learning and Service

Monday, November 25, 2019

Rose Kaczmarczyk spent the summer teaching art at Texarkana’s Regional Arts Center to gain experience before graduation.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Fine Arts Service Learning School of Art
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