Belize Program Combines Service Learning, Community Impact
University of Arkansas students interested in taking part in the education programs scheduled during the spring Study Abroad trip to Belize are invited to attend an informational meeting from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in Room 206 of Peabody Hall.
Faculty in the College of Education and Health Professions will lead projects to include teaching literacy skills to local students. The U of A students will also learn about the country's culture and visit historical and cultural places in Belize. They will receive 6 hours of course credit.
The U of A has led the service-learning project in Belize since 2006. More information is available on the Office of Study Abroad & International Exchange website.
Muhammad Ali Muhammad, a junior originally from Islamabad, Pakistan, who is studying poultry science, has been selected as the Student Leader of the Month for September 2022.
The U of A has lowered the default speed limit through the campus area from 25 mph to 20 mph as part of a collaborative effort with the City of Fayetteville.
Burak Eksioglu and Alan Vazquez, professors in the Department of Industrial Engineering, recently traveled to Monterrey, Mexico, as part of an effort to recruit graduate students and build relationships.
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The University of Arkansas Latin American Ensemble will give a special performance at UA Fort Smith at 6:30 p.m. today, Monday, Oct. 3, in the Campus Center Reynolds Room.