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New Exhibit in Mullins Library Showcases Study Abroad Photo Contest Winners
Nearly 1,100 University of Arkansas students studied abroad during the 2016-17 academic year, visiting 44 countries.
U of A Student to Use Research Award to Help ESL Teachers at Local Industry
Rachel Gerner will begin her master's thesis research in the spring semester at the University of Arkansas with a boost from the Arkansas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Panamanian Block Party on November 28
The Panamanian Student Organization invites students to join us at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge to celebrate Panama's history.
Sociolinguist to Present Research on Language Variation and Identity in Brazil
Edvan Brito, assistant professor of Portuguese at the U of A, will present a lecture on the influence of identity in a Rio de Janeiro favela. It will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in CHEM 144.
Winners of Hoyt H. Purvis Award for Service in International Education Announced
Bruce Ahrendsen, Fran Hagstrom and Cynthia Smith have been named winners of the 2017 Hoyt H. Purvis Award for Service in International Education.
Pijanowski to Use Fulbright Award to Study Responsible Conduct of Research in Kutaisi, Georgia
John Pijanowski, a professor of educational leadership in the College of Education and Health Professions, will research, consult and lecture at Akaki Tsereteli State University.
Dance Around the World Showcases International Culture
Holcombe Hall, home of the International Education Living Learning Community, is holding an annual Dance Around the World celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the hall's living room.
Faculty Advance Education, Health Research, Service Through International Travel
International connections allow faculty to offer educational help overseas and make connections that allow their students to travel internationally.
Campus Community Invited to Host International Students, Scholars for Thanksgiving
Those who are interested in hosting international students and scholars for Thanksgiving dinner may sign up by completing the registration form. The deadline is 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16.
Get Tickets This Week for Iranian Student Association's Yalda Night Celebration
The Yalda celebration will be Dec. 3. Tickets will be distributed from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 15-16, in front of the Arkansas Union Food Court.