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Get the Grant: Free Workshop Presented by Successful U of A Grant Writers

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Fulbright College and the vice provost for research and innovation will host a free workshop Oct. 4 for the U of A community dedicated to the art of nationally competitive grant writing.

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Honors College Forum to Track Trump's First Year

Thursday, September 14, 2017

In 2016, the Honors College Forum series tracked the 2016 presidential election; now honors students will have the opportunity to study President Trump in action. Apply by Oct. 15.

Honors College Academic Affairs Politics Social Sciences

Interdisciplinary Team Awarded NSF Grant to Address Technology and Skills Gaps

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

An interdisciplinary team of researchers recently received an NSF grant to organize and host a workshop next fall about technology and skill gaps during adulthood transitions.

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Get the Grant: Free Workshop Presented by Successful U of A Grant Writers

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Fulbright College and the vice provost for research and innovation will host a free workshop Oct. 4 for the U of A community dedicated to the art of nationally competitive grant writing.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Engineering Events Natural Environment Science Social Sciences

Blair Professor of Latino Studies Contributes to Mexican National Electoral Institute Forum

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Xavier Medina Vidal was selected by Mexico's national electoral management body to participate in the forum "The Mexican Diaspora and the Vote of Mexicans Living in the United States."

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Sociology Senior Spends Summer at Pew Research Center in Washington D.C.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Bryn Smernoff, a sociology major, participated in research at the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., with mentor Patricia Herzog, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice.

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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

Field School at Leetown Yields New Finds, Unconventional Methods

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The month-long Archeological Field School focuses on uncovering Leetown, a Civil War-era hamlet that served a critical role during the two-day Battle of Pea Ridge in 1862.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Human Environment Research & Innovation Social Sciences Anthropology

Pryor Center Rejoins Fulbright College to Expand and Integrate Mission

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The move will provide more student and faculty involvement while enabling the start of the Pryor Center Presents speaker series.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Academic Affairs Administrative News Arts Lectures Outreach Points of Pride Social Sciences

U of A LGBTQ Faculty/Staff-Student Mentoring Program Seeks Mentors

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The U of A LGBTQ+ Faculty/Staff-Student Mentoring Program is seeking faculty and staff members to offer support, guidance and resources to LGBTQ+ students.

Diversity Affairs Diversity & Multiculturalism Outreach Social Sciences
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