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Debra Gage Hurd Reelected Chair of the Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board
Debra Gage Hurd, clinical full professor in the School of Social Work, was elected to serve a second term as chair of the Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board on Jan. 11.
Grant Shields to Speak on Assessing Neural Markers of Vulnerability to Depression in Adolescent Girls
Grant Shields, an assistant professor of psychology, will speak on "Assessing neural markers of vulnerability to depression in adolescent girls" at noon CST on Thursday, Jan. 21, via Zoom.
Fulbright College Scholarship Application Process Begins for 2021-22 Academic Year
Fulbright College is accepting scholarship applications for the 2020-21 academic year. Deadline for general college scholarships is Feb. 15. Deadline for study abroad scholarships is Feb. 1.
Fulbright College Seeking Submission for New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Anthology
A new anthology called YOUofA: An Anthology of UARK Student Voices, seeks submissions that will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, with preference given to those that arrive prior to March 1.
Students Design Their Own Lives in Fall Career Connections Class, Spots Open for Spring 2021
This elective, 3-hour class teaches students how to use design thinking methods to develop career management skills, and spots are still available to take the class this spring.
Practitioner and Researchers Partner to Analyze and Track Gun-Related Violence
Grant Drawve, associate professor of sociology and criminoly, has been award a grant to provide analytical support to police in Chattanooga, Tennesee, about shooting incidents in the city.
Austin's New Book Looks at Indigenous, African and Spanish Interethnic Relations in Colonial Paraguay
Professor Shawn Austin's new book, Colonial Kinship, uses an ethnographic lens of analysis to trace the history of conquest and colonization in Paraguay during the 16th and 17th centuries.
Professor of Psychological Science Elected to APA Board of Educational Affairs
Tim Cavell, professor of psychological science at the University of Arkansas, has been elected to APA's Board of Educational Affairs and will begin serving a three-year term on Jan. 1, 2021.
Fulbright College to Launch New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Anthology This Spring
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council in the U of A's Fulbright College will soon be accepting submissions for a new self-published anthology called YOUofA: An Anthology of UARK Student Voices.
Roger Beaty of Penn State to Discuss on Memory Systems, Cognitive Control and Brain Dynamics
Roger Beaty, an assistant professor of psychology at Penn State University, will speak on Creative Cognition: Memory Systems, Cognitive Control, and Brain Dynamics at noon Thursday, Dec. 10.