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Korth to Serve as Interim Head of Combined Entomology, Plant Pathology Departments

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Ken Korth, a professor recognized as an outstanding mentor and researcher, has been appointed interim head of the combined department of entomology and plant pathology. 

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Appointments Research & Innovation Entomology Plant Pathology

Department of Sociology and Criminology Welcomes New Faculty

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Brandon Crawford, Brittany Hearne, and Rocio Paez have joined the University as assistant professors in the Department of Sociology and Criminology.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Social Sciences Sociology and Criminology

Norton Appointed President of the Leadership Walton Student Executive Committee

Monday, September 17, 2018

Mia Norton, a senior accounting major, has been selected to serve as president of the Leadership Walton student executive committee for 2018-19.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Student Affairs Appointments Student Organizations

American Marketing Association Elects New Executive Team

Thursday, September 13, 2018

The student chapter of the American Marketing Association has announced a new executive team to run the organization and continue the strong track record from previous years.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Student Affairs Appointments Business Marketing

New Hires and Promotions in the Department of Music

Monday, September 10, 2018

Hyun Kim and Josquin Larsen have been hired as new faculty members while Elizabeth Margulis, Moon-Sook Park and Justin R. Hunter have been promoted.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Arts Music

Brooks Named Director of Small Business and Tech Development Center

Friday, September 07, 2018

A former Bank of Fayetteville president takes the reins of an entrepreneurial support organization at the University of Arkansas.

Administrative News Appointments Business Economic Development Outreach Research & Innovation

CNN Professional Brings Decades of Ethics Experience to UA as Visiting Professor

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Steven A. Holmes, a top CNN newsroom professional, has been chosen as the 2018 visiting distinguished professor of ethics in journalism for the School of Journalism and Strategic Media.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Humanities Journalism

Arkansas Teacher Corps Welcomes New Staff

Thursday, September 06, 2018

The Arkansas Teacher Corps has hired Brandon Lucius as its newest executive director. Laureina Toler and Donnalie Nelson are also joining as teacher development managers.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education

Chancellor's Commission on Women Confirms New Slate of Membership, Sets Priorities for 2018-19 Academic Year

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Anna Zajicek, professor and chair in the Department of Sociology and Criminology, was elected chair of the commission, and April Taylor and Amber Duncan will also serve in leadership.

Appointments Diversity & Multiculturalism

College of Education and Health Professions Welcomes New Faculty

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

The College of Education and Health Professions welcomed 12 new tenure-track and tenured faculty members for the 2018-19 school year, including a few who started teaching last January.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments
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