AEAB Releases Spring Newsletter, 'The Economic Elevator: FFAbulous Fellowship'

The U of A Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness has released the newest issue of The Economic Elevator, our departmental newsletter which highlights the accomplishments of our talented students, faculty, and staff.

Below is a sampling of what you'll find in this issue:

FFA Tailgate: A Cold Day Of Fun, Food, Football & Fellowship With Potential Students

"Have you ever been to a tailgate full of high school FFA students? You can imagine the atmosphere: music blaring, food and games everywhere, giant blow-up Hogs and students of all ages." Kenley Bramall, an agricultural business and agricultural communications student (who is Bumpers College's lead ambassador this year), reflects on his experience at the Arkansas FFA tailgate.

Historic National Direct Marketing Agricultural Summit Co-Chaired by Ron Rainey

The University of Arkansas provided leadership to host the National Direct Agricultural Marketing Summit, which represented the first national conference focused on providing technical assistance to direct marketing practitioners and stakeholders.

To read more, please click this link here.

The Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness is part of the Dale Bumpers College Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas.

Contacts

Ryan P. Ruiz, communications manager
Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
479-575-7374, ryanruiz@uark.edu

Headlines

'Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda' Wins Award From Design Research Group

The book Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda was published by the University of Arkansas Press in collaboration with the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design.

Projects Led by Fay Jones School Faculty Selected for New York Events in May and Into Summer

Visiting professor Cory Olsen’s interior design class and two faculty members — Jessica Colangelo and Charles Sharpless — will have projects on display in New York.

Fifth Annual Play Therapy Conference to Feature Keynote Speaker Bonnie Badenoch

The keynote speaker for the Play Therapy Conference will speak about the play can help heal trauma. The conference will be June 21-22.

Human Development and Family Sciences Students Help Parents Interact With Their Children

U of A students from the School of Human Environmental Sciences recently connected with families in Fayetteville Public Schools to help parents better interact with their children.

Board of Trustees Approves Changes to U of A Tuition and Fees

A 2.5% increase in tuition will go into effect for the fall 2019 semester.

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