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Spring International Seeks Hospitality Families for Iraqi Students

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Spring International Language Center will host 24 post-graduate students from Iraq and are looking for families to host students for a two-night stay.

Cultural Events Events International

International Class Will Be Studying Arkansas Food Industries and Cuisine

Thursday, July 05, 2018

The interactive international summer food science short course features Arkansas and regional cuisine, and area food industries.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Cultural Events Diversity & Multiculturalism Food & Nutrition International Food Science

New Data Shows Importance of Western Hemisphere Countries to Arkansas Trade

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Nearly half of all Arkansas exports go to Western Hemisphere countries, according to new state export data obtained this year from the International Trade Administration.

Business International

World Trade Center Arkansas Hosts UK Officials for Brexit Update

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Officials of the United Kingdom, Arkansas' fifth largest trading partner, gave an informative discussion on Britain's exit from the European Union and the current status of U.S.-U.K. relations.

Business Economic Development Events International Arkansas World Trade Center

Research Professor Presents Seminars at University in China

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Steve Stephenson, a research professor in biological sciences, recently presented two seminars in the Engineering Research Center of the Chinese Ministry of Education for Edible and Medicinal Fungi.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences International Lectures Natural Environment Science Biological Sciences

International Student Trains Panamanian Teachers in Robotics Through Summer Internship

Monday, June 25, 2018

Marissa Montes returned to her native Panama to offer training that will improve the technological future of children and adolescents in Panama.

College of Engineering Student Affairs Engineering International Outreach Computer Science and Computer Engineering

Landscape Architecture Professor Phoebe Lickwar Collaborates on International Garden Festival Work

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Lickwar collaborated on a garden design that was selected for the 2018 International Garden Festival at Chaumont-sur-Loire, a historic castle in France's Loire River Valley.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Design International Natural Environment Landscape Architecture

Teaching in Mexico Adds New Dimension to First-Year Teacher's Experience

Monday, June 11, 2018

Alumna Marisa Buller went to Mexico for her first job in teaching and she has signed a contract for a second year. She has found the experience fulfilling both professionally and personally.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Education International Curriculum and Instruction Latin American and Latino Studies World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Four U of A Students Earn Federal Scholarship to Study Language Abroad

Monday, June 11, 2018

The U.S. Department of State has awarded Critical Language Scholarships to Jessica Garross, Emily Matlock, Samuel Scurry and Zachary Smith to study critical languages abroad this summer.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards International History Industrial Engineering

Host an International Teacher or Scholar

Thursday, June 07, 2018

The Spring International Language Center is looking for families and individuals who would like to host visiting scholars during one of several Hospitality Days this summer.

Cultural Events Events International
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