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U of A's Mohja Kahf is University of Michigan-Flint's December Commencement Speaker

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Mohja Kahf, professor of comparative literature in the Department of English, will be the keynote speaker at the Dec. 17 University of Michigan-Flint Commencement Ceremony.

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Professors Host 2018 NEH Summer Institute on Adapting Classic Literature for Today's Audiences

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

U of A professors Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis and Sean Connors were awarded a $173,000 NEH grant to co-direct a two-week summer institute for school teachers."

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New Exhibit, Event in Mullins Library Highlight Artistic Work of William Blake

Monday, December 04, 2017

'Celebrating the Illuminated Works of William Blake' was curated by graduate student Amanda White, who will give a presentation on it at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in the Special Collections Reading Room.

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Kimpel Hall to Be Closed for Electrical Repairs Dec. 18 to Jan. 7

Thursday, November 30, 2017

No faculty, staff, students or visitors will be allowed in the building until the construction project is completed.

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Fayetteville Teacher Earns National Award With Curriculum From U of A Program

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Alumnus Nathan Strayhorn, a teacher in the Fayetteville School District, received the Jane Ortner Education Award for a study unit that he and professor Chris Goering developed.

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Prof. Bowers to Lecture on Newly Discovered J.R.R. Tolkien Manuscript

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

John Bowers of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas will lecture on "Tolkien as a Chaucerian: The Reeve's Tale," based on Bowers' discovery of an unpublished manuscript by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Teaching Compassion: Fulbright College Prepares Pre-Med Students for Patient-Centered Roles

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Fulbright College's Medical Humanities Colloquium, a special topics service-learning course for juniors and seniors in the pre-med curriculum, exposes students to real life experiences.

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With U of A Help, Arkansas High School Students Write Business Plans to Better Their Communities

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Arkansas high school students are improving their communities through SISTA, a project of the Brown Chair in English Literacy in Fulbright College by researching a community need and writing a business proposal.

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Author of 'White Rage' to Speak on Racial Divide One Year After Presidential Election

Friday, November 10, 2017

Carol Anderson, author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, will present the lecture about the cultural context leading up to the 2016 presidential election.

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