Hopper to Give Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Alumna Regina Hopper of GRIDSmart Technologies will give the Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Bell Engineering Center Room 2282 on the University of Arkansas campus. Her speech is titled "Intelligent Next Generation Transportation: Integrated Mobility Through Connected and Automated Technologies."
The Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture is sponsored by Mack-Blackwell Transportation Center and the Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center, both research centers at the university.
A graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law and the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Regina is currently the senior vice president of global public policy for GRIDSMART Technologies. Her career spans work in the fields of transportation, telecommunications, energy, media and law.
Hopper has served as president and CEO of ITS America, the country's largest industry association advocating for research and deployment of intelligent transportation systems, president and CEO of America's Natural Gas Alliance, executive vice president of US Telecom and the American Trucking Associations.
Hopper is an Emmy Award-winning former network news correspondent for the CBS Evening News, CBS Morning News, CBS Weekend News, 48 Hours and the CBS affiliate division Newspath.
Hopper served as chair of the Miss America Foundation Board of Trustees and first vice-chair of the Miss America Organization Board of Directors.
As Miss Arkansas, Regina won the non-finalist talent award at Miss America and led the Miss America USO overseas tour.
She is currently serving on the University of Arkansas Alumni Association Board of Directors as well as the Arkansas State Society Board of Directors.
For more information about the lecture, please contact Amy Shell at 479-575-6021 or email@example.com.
Amy Shell, MarTREC Center coordinator
Department of Civil Engineering
Karli Moore, a master's degree student in agricultural economics, won the national Impromptu Public Speaking contest at the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences meeting.
Recognition given to officers, civilian staff and for outstanding support given from outside the department.
Annie Smith, director of the school's Civil Litigation and Advocacy Clinic and Human Trafficking Clinic, has been appointed director of pro bono and community engagement for the School of Law.
Alaina Edwards, a mathematics major, and John McGarigal, a mechanical engineering major, have been selected for the 2018-19 Blue Waters Student Internship Program.
The U of A Clinic for Literacy presents the camp, which is $90 per child if paid before June 1 and $100 per child after June 1. Registration may be done online.