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Padma Viswanathan and Justin Barnum to Present Lecture, 'Shedunnit'

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Creative writing professor Padma Viswanathan and sociologist Justin Barnum will preview their fall 2019 Honors College Signature Seminar on female criminality on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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U of A Research Study Finds Little Bias in NIH Science-Funding Process

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Results indicate the National Insitutes of Health is equitable in terms of race and gender in reviewing grant applications.

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Historical Quarterly Article Examines 'Lost Practice' of Paid Cartoon Advertising in Arkansas Politics

Monday, January 28, 2019

Professor Janine Parry and alumnus Dusty Higgins researched the paid cartoons used by candidates from the 1940s to the 1970s to satirize their political opponents.

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First Feb. 1 Deadline Approaching for 2019-20 Fulbright College Scholarship Applications

Monday, January 28, 2019

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-20 academic year. First deadline for application is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1.

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Simpson Gift Inspired by Faculty, Friendships in Anthropology

Thursday, January 17, 2019

A planned gift from alumna and archaeologist Kay Simpson will support the Department of Anthropology and Campaign Arkansas. 

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Fulbright College Scholarship Application Process Begins for 2019-20 Year

Monday, January 14, 2019

The application form and all accompanying materials must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1.

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Psychological Science Professor Is Finalist for Prestigious William T. Grant Foundation Scholars Award

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Alex Dopp, assistant professor of psychological science, has been named one of 10 finalists for a William T. Grant Foundation Scholars Award, a $350,000 award funding a five-year research project.

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Signing Ceremony at U of A Celebrates Expanded Fulbright Partnership

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board visits Fayetteville, with events to include a signing ceremony before presentations and meetings.

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Criminology Students Attend Regional Conference

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Taylor Boykin, Anna-Claire Butler, Becca Mader, and Chris Prudhomme of the Department of Sociology and Criminology attended the regional conference of Lambda Alpha Epsilon.

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U of A Hosts 'Fearless Conversation' on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Tonight

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

The next event in the Fearless Conversations series will be at 5:30 p.m. today, Nov. 7, in Giffels Auditorium of Old Main. This event is free and open to the public.

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