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U of A, MLK Council Partner for MLK Legacy Events

Friday, January 15, 2021

A slate of events will include a food drive, memorial service, and virtual freedom march to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Division of Intercollegiate Athletics Division of Student Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Events Greek Life

Weatherby's Law Article Offers Legal Framework to Examine School Discipline Reform

Friday, January 15, 2021

Associate professor Danielle Weatherby's new article, "Student Discipline and the Active Avoidance Doctrine," has been published in the newest issue of the University of California Davis Law Review.

School of Law Law & Justice Research & Innovation

U of A Hosts Nobel Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus on Jan. 22

Friday, January 15, 2021

The economist Muhammad Yunus will talk with students and community members about microfinance and social business during a lecture at 8 a.m. CST Friday, Jan. 22, via Zoom. RSVP for the event.

Division of Student Affairs Sam M. Walton College of Business UA System Business & Finance Events Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Student Organizations Walton M.B.A. Program

New Drug Delivery System Targets Spinal Cord Injuries

Friday, January 15, 2021

Young Hye Song, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded a grant to improve treatments for spinal cord injuries by developing a new drug delivery method using stem cells.

College of Engineering Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Research & Innovation Department of Biomedical Engineering

Campus Community Invited to Participate in National Day of Racial Healing

Friday, January 15, 2021

The U of A's Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Campus Center invites the campus community to celebrate the fifth annual National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Diversity & Inclusion Events IDEALS Institute

Professor Emeritus of English Collaborates with Fellow Literacy Scholar and Long-Time Friend on New Book

Friday, January 15, 2021

David Jolliffe, U of A professor emeritus of English, and Eli Goldblatt, professor emeritus of Temple University, co-wrote a book, Literacy as Conversation: Learning Networks in Urban and Rural Communities.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Department of English

Safe Zone Allies Student Network

Friday, January 15, 2021

The Safe Zone Allies Student Network welcomes students of any sexuality or gender identity who are interested in addressing issues and topics of importance to the LGBTQ+ community.

Division of Student Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Events Center for Multicultural & Diversity Education Student Organizations

Debra Gage Hurd Reelected Chair of the Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board

Friday, January 15, 2021

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Social Sciences School of Social Work

Grant Shields to Speak on Assessing Neural Markers of Vulnerability to Depression in Adolescent Girls

Friday, January 15, 2021

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 of Arts & Sciences Events Health, Fitness & Wellness Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Social Sciences Department of Psychological Science

Sleep and Stress Research Laboratory Examining Link Between Sleep and Stress in Adults

Friday, January 15, 2021

The Sleep and Stress Research Laboratory is participants who are 18 or older and who have a current or past history of difficulty falling or staying asleep.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Studies Department of Psychological Science
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