The archived stories listed here appear in their original form and may provide historical
context for stories today, but information within the archived stories such as titles
of professors, names of research centers or contact information may no longer be
valid. To check whether information within an older story is still current, please
contact the Arkansas Newswire editor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 479-575-5555
Sociology Master's Student Selected for Prestigious Summer Fellowship
Whitney Frierson, a U of A graduate student and Arkansas native, has been selected as a participant in the 2018 University of Michigan Humanities Emerging Research Scholars Program.
Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia
Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University, will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building Room 144.
Crime Scene Competition and Guest Speaker Event
Lambda Alpha Epsilon, a criminal justice RSO, is sponsoring the first Crime Scene Competition from 1-4 p.m. Friday, April 27, with guest speakers as well.
New Book on Native American Rock Art
George Sabo, professor of anthropology and director of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, is a co-editor of the newly released Transforming the Landscape: Rock Art and the Mississippian Cosmos.
Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia, April 23
Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building 144.
Researchers Receive NSF Grant for Hurricane Harvey Book
U of A researchers Kevin Fitzpatrick and Matthew Spialek are writing about the relationships between location, health and economic wellbeing that people face after a disaster.
New Study Links Obesity to Community Characteristics, Demographics
Combining census and behaviorial survey data, University of Arkansas researchers identified communities at risk for chronic health problems.
Asian Studies Hosts One-Day Symposium, 'From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road,' April 13
The Asian Studies Program will host a one-day symposium entitled "From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road—Historical and Contemporary Ruminations on China's Westward Pivot" from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 13.
Vitalis to Lecture on Oilcraft, Origins of International Relations, April 19
Robert Vitalis, professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, will give two lectures on Thursday, April 19, on the University of Arkansas campus.
Ungar Receives SEC Faculty Achievement Award
U of A anthropology professor honored for his achievements in teaching, research and service.