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Get Tickets Friday for Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

Friday, September 21, 2018

The Chinese Students and Scholars Association invites students to attend this celebration from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Donald W. Reynolds Center. Pick up tickets today.

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World Trade Center Sponsors 2018 NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The World Trade Center Arkansas is a sponsor of the 2018 Northwest Arkansas Hispanic Heritage Festival, which will take place from Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23, on the Fayetteville Square.

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U of A One Book, One Community Author's Visit Delayed Until March 26

Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Hate U Give, this year’s book selection, has been made into a movie, and author Angie Thomas will be on tour this fall promoting it.

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Celebrate Russia and Ukraine at Global Series in Holcombe Hall

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The presentation by three exchange students — two from Russia and one from Ukraine — starts at 8 p.m. today in Holcombe Hall's living room.

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Plaza de las Americas kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Plaza de las Americas kicks off the university's Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Arkansas Union Ballroom.

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U of A's Arkansas International Literary Journal Hosts Benefit Concert

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The biannual literary journal’s Sept. 14 concert will feature old-time musician, singer-songwriter and M.F.A. graduate Willi Carlisle.

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Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Honored With James Laughlin Award

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Geffrey Davis will receive a $5,000 prize for a book of poems drawn from his own life experiences, from childhood to present day American life.

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U of A Events to Kick off Celebration of Inclusion and Diversity in Arkansas

Friday, August 31, 2018

A variety of activities, lectures and on-going campus initiatives mark the start of the U of A’s expanded focus on inclusion and diversity.

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Global Series Kick-Off in Holcombe Hall With India and Pakistan

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Discover India and Pakistan during this month's Holcombe Global Series. The presentation starts at 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 29, in Holcombe Hall's living room.

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Indigenous People's Week in October

Monday, August 27, 2018

The Native American Student Association, Native American Symposium Committee, Mont Alto Orchestra, and University Libraries invite you to join them the week of Oct. 8-12 to celebrate Indigenous People's Week.

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