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Fulbright College Scholarship Application Process Begins for 2020-21 Academic Year

Thursday, January 16, 2020

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.

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In New 'Short Talks,' Drexler Discusses Infamous History of Lockesburg Mounds

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

In this episode of Short Talks From the Hill, Carl Drexler talks about the importance of the Lockesburg Mounds and what they might tell us about the Caddo civilization from a thousand years past. 

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Pryor Center to Present 'Surprise Encounter with Crescent Hotel History in Eureka Springs'

Monday, December 02, 2019

George Sabo, director of the Arkansas Archaeological Survey, will present "Surprise Encounter with Crescent Hotel History in Eureka Springs" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Pryor Center.

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U of A Hosts 'The Big Ones: Going After Large, Group-Funded Grants' Workshop, Dec. 5

Monday, November 18, 2019

The U of A will host a free grant-writing workshop open to all faculty, titled The Big Ones: Going After Large, Group-Funded Grants, at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5. RSVP by Wednesday, Nov. 27.

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U of A's Asian Studies Program Hosts Webcast of the 2019 China Town Hall, Nov. 18

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Asian Studies Program will broadcast the webcast of the 13th annual China Town Hall and host a discussion to follow from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 in Old Main 201, Giffels Auditorium.  

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Arkansas Stories Continue With On-Site Exploration of Captivity and Resistance

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

The two-day exploration of “Captivity and Resistance” will consist of a series of events that are free and open to the public Nov. 15-16.

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Graduate Students Present Research at American Society of Criminology's Annual Conference

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Six graduate students from the U of A will present their research at the 75th Annual American Society of Criminology Conference in San Francisco next week from Nov. 13-16.

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Stigler Lecture on Gender and Space in the Mongolian Taiga, Nov. 12

Monday, November 04, 2019

Todd A. Surovell of the University of Wyoming will present the Stigler Lecture at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in Giffels Auditorium on the second floor of Old Main.

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RSVP by Friday for Fulbright College's Social Sciences Grant-Writing Workshop on Nov. 6

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The workshop will reveal the secrets of writing successful grants for research in the social sciences. It will be from 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Old Main Room 523. RSVP required by Nov. 1.

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Investigating the Relationship Between Primate Diet and Innervation Using diceCT

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The Graduate Research Series in Anthropology will host Caitlin Yoakum, a doctoral candidate in biological anthropology, for a lecture at 6 p.m. today, Oct. 24, in Discovery Hall 505.

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