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University of Arkansas Press Author to Discuss Lynching in Arkansas

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Guy Lancaster, editor of Bullets and Fire: Lynching and Authority in Arkansas, 1840–1950, will speak at the Fayetteville Public Library.

Events Outreach University Press

Chartwells Partners With Fayetteville on U of A Composting Program

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The program keeps tons of campus food waste out of the landfill and reduces the amount of methane released into the atmosphere.

Student Affairs Outreach Points of Pride Sustainability

VAC Literacy Team Application

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Volunteer Action Center Literacy Team is seeking mentors for an after-school program in local elementary schools. Applications are due by Wednesday, Jan. 24.

Student Affairs Humanities Outreach

Helping Like a Hog: U of A Alumni in Houston Volunteer at Food Bank

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Members of the Houston Chapter of the Arkansas Alumni Association helped victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Administrative News Outreach Alumni Association

Campus Student-Operated Freight Farm Makes Farm-to-Table a Short Trip

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

More than 12,700 heads of lettuce have been harvested from the freight farm in the Northwest Quad, and used in dining facilities

Student Affairs Outreach Points of Pride Sustainability

Faulkner Center to Host Egyptian Rock Star and Activist Ramy Essam

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Essam, the ‘voice of the 2011 Eygptian revolution’ will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events Outreach Music

Actor Tony Hale - You Might Know Him as 'Gary' on VEEP - to Speak at U of A

Friday, January 12, 2018

The two-time Emmy Award winner will join the student-sponsored Distinguished Lecture Series on Jan. 29 at the Faulkner Center.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Student Affairs Arts Entertainment Events Lectures Outreach Points of Pride Communication

U of A Receives Funding to Support Arkansas A+ Schools

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Windgate Foundation has provided a five-year grant to assist a program bringing art education to students across the state. 

College of Education and Health Professions Education Giving Outreach Research & Innovation

MLK Recommitment Banquet to Honor Five; Local Pastor to Speak

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Twenty scholarships will be awarded during the 22nd annual recommitment banquet to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 15.

Diversity Affairs Cultural Events Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Outreach Points of Pride

Experience 'Songs of the Ozarks' at U of A Faulkner Center

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Local folk artists bring a taste of the Ozarks culture to the Faulkner Performing Arts Center on Jan. 19.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events Outreach Music
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